William J. Kropach

Location:
Encino, California
Phone:
818-600-4714
Fax:
818-609-8126
Email:

 

About the Kropach Law Firm

Mr. Kropach specializes in representing individuals who have been injured or has lost loved ones from on the job work injuries in the state of California.

Mr. Kropach has developed a reputation for effectively representing employees who are harmed at work as a result of injury, occupational illness, exposure or continuous trauma that develops over time.

William J. Kropach is a "Certified Specialist"

Certified workers' compensation specialist have taken and passed a written examination in their specialty field, demonstrated a high level of experience and proficiency, fulfilled ongoing education requirements and been favorable evaluated by other attorneys and judges familiar with their work.

When their attorney is a certified specialist, client can take confidence in the ability, training and experience of their attorney. Opposing councils and judges respect lawyers who have attained the proficient, experience, training and scrutiny required to become a certified specialist.

Mr. Kropach started his private practice in the San Fernando Valley in 1978, specializing in Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability. He is a Certified Specialist in Workers' Compensation (State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization).

Educational & Personal Background

  • UCLA Law School, Juris Doctor, 1971
  • UCLA B.S. Business Administration, 1968
  • Mr. Kropach and his wife, Milena, have three sons, Alex, John, and William.

Professional Association

  • Chairman of the Workers' Compensation Section of the Valley Bar Association 1987 to 2010.
  • Director of the Valley Community Legal Foundation 1990 to 2001.
  • Superior Court Arbitrator Since 1980.
  • Trustee of the San Fernando Valley Bar Association from 1990 to 1992
  • Member of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • Sustaining Member of the California Applicant's Attorneys Association.
  • Member of the San Fernando Valley Bar Association.
  • Member of the Santa Clarita Valley Bar Association.

Attorney Awards

  • 2003 Volunteer of the Year - San Fernando Valley Bar Association.
  • 2002 & 2003 - Commendation for Outstanding Services to Community - California State Senate and California State Assembly
  • 1998 - Los Angeles County Superior and Municipal Courts Certification of Appreciation for Pro Bono Services as Arbitrator / Mediator / Settlement Officer.
  • 1984 - Valley Community Legal Foundation Award for Outstanding Service.

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1972
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1972

Education

  • University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, Los Angeles, California
    • Juris Doctor - 1971
  • University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
    • B.S.B.A. - 1968

Honors and Awards

  • Volunteer of the Year - San Fernando Valley Bar Association., 2003
  • Commendation for Outstanding Services to Community - California State Senate and California State Assembly, 2002
  • Commendation for Outstanding Services to Community - California State Senate and California State Assembly, 2003
  • Los Angeles County Superior and Municipal Courts Certification of Appreciation for Pro Bono Services as Arbitrator / Mediator / Settlement Officer., 1998
  • Valley Community Legal Foundation Award for Outstanding Service., 1984

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • San Fernando Valley Bar Association, Chairman, Worker's Compensation Section, 1987 - 2010
  • Valley Community Legal Foundation, Member, 1980 - 2001
  • Superior Court Arbitrator, 1980 - Present
  • San Fernando Valley Bar Association, Trustee, 1990 - 1992
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Member
  • California Applicant's Attorneys Association, Sustaining Member
  • San Fernando Valley Bar Association, Member
  • Santa Clarita Valley Bar Association, Member