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Mr. Wismar attended San Francisco State University, receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree in European History in 1976. After working for the U.S. Department of Labor – Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, Mr. Wismar attended the University of The Pacific – McGeorge School of Law, where he received his Juris Doctor degree in May of 1980. Following admission to the California and Federal Bar, Steve joined the firm of Rose, Klein and Marias in December of 1980 where he practiced in the areas of  Social Security law and employee representation under the California Workers Compensation and Federal Longshore and Harbor Workers Acts.

Mr. Wismar became a member of the defense bar in 1984 when he joined the San Diego law firm of  England & Greenberg. As a subsequent partner in the Law Offices of Jones, Wismar and Ball, and Wismar & Barber, Steve has represented numerous insurance carriers, corporation employers and public entities in workers’ compensation, subrogation, disability retirement and other employment-related matters before the Superior Court, Workers Compensation Appeals Board, Office of Administrative Hearings and Appeals and California Labor Commission.

Mr. Wismar was appointed a Judge Pro Tem by the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board in 1985, certified as a Specialist in Workers’ Compensation Law by the State Bar of California in 1993 and has served as an expert witness in Workers Compensation litigation before the Superior Court on multiple occasions.

Steve and his wife Deborah, a seventh grade math teacher, will celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary in 2014 with children Brian and Kate; and enjoy travel, sports and good times with friends. Steve also enjoys golf when he can scare up a foursome of equally inept players.


Steve Wismar
Trovillion, Inveiss & Demakis, APC
1455 Frazee Road

Suite 650
San Diego, CA  92108
p. (619) 232-7181
f. (619) 232-8423

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