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Valerie Velasco, Associate, Central Valley Office

Valerie J. Velasco

Ms. Velasco received her Juris Doctor from San Joaquin College of Law in 2009. Prior to joining the Goldman Magdalin & Krikes team, she worked defending public entities and their employees in civil rights actions, insured individuals in tort actions as well as employers accused of discrimination and harassment. Ms. Velasco has also worked with public and business entities to ensure policies and procedures are in place with regard to the handling of incidents that could potentially result in claims and/or litigation. Currently, Ms. Velasco represents employers, insurance carriers and self-insured entities in all matters relating to Workers’ Compensation defense.

Ms. Velasco is admitted to the State Bar of California, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She is also a member of the Fresno County Bar Association.