Ellen T. Dugan
Ellen T. Dugan has been a member of the California State Bar since 1986. She graduated from the University of Denver with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in 1978. Ellen worked for Liberty Mutual Insurance Company from 1978 to 1982 as a workers’ compensation claims adjuster and claims supervisor. She attended Southwestern University School of Law and received her Juris Doctor degree in 1986. While attending law school, she acted as a paralegal for a workers’ compensation defense firm. After obtaining her law degree, Ms. Dugan continued practicing in the field of workers’ compensation as an associate in two major workers’ compensation defense firms. She also handled personal injury and civil litigation matters. Ms. Dugan joined Wall, McCormick & Baroldi, later incorporated into Wall, McCormick, Baroldi & Dugan as an associate on May 8, 1989. She became a partner in the firm on July 1, 1993. Her legal affiliations include the State Bar of California, American Bar Association, Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity, California Workers’ Compensation Defense Association and Orange County Bar Association. She has regularly provided clients with in-house educational seminars and acted as Judge Pro Tem before the WCAB.