Mr. Purks is a graduate of California Western School of Law in San Diego. Mr. Purks has been employed in the field of workers’ compensation in various capacities for more than 15 years. Initially, Mr. Purks worked for the largest Applicant firm in southern California, where he learned the intricacies of the Applicant bar. The skills and knowledge obtained during this time period continue to provide him with an advantage in his work as a defense attorney. Mr. Purks has been working exclusively on behalf of employers, insurance carriers, third-party administrators, self-insured and uninsured employers for more than 10 years. Mr. Purks experience also includes participation in numerous arbitration proceedings.
Mr. Purks is a Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation Law by the State Bar of California.