Beatriz A. Trejo is a senior partner with Chain | Cohn | Stiles, where she focuses on workers’ compensation cases. She is a Certified Legal Specialist in Workers’ Compensation, and a recipient of the “Workers’ Compensation Young Lawyer of the Year” award in California.
Trejo earned her bachelor’s degree in political science from Cal State Bakersfield and her master’s degree in political science from Cal State Northridge. At both universities, she was also a part of Pi Sigma Alpha, a national political science honor society. Trejo earned her law degree from the University of Akron School of Law in Ohio.
Trejo has practiced in front of the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board since 2012. As a former defense attorney, Trejo is familiar with the inner workings of insurance companies, insurance carriers, and self-insured employers.
She is the past president of the California Applicants’ Attorneys Association (CAAA), Bakersfield Chapter, and has been named as one of the 20 Under 40 People to Watch by Bakersfield Life Magazine. She was also recognized by her peers in the “Top Attorneys” poll voted on by local lawyers, highlighting the best lawyers in their practice areas.
She is an active member of CAAA’s Latino Caucus, and serves on the panels of the Immigration Justice Collaborative, which aims to educate immigrants on their constitutional rights. She is a frequent speaker for Kern County Small Business Academies, educating new business owners on work injury laws, and serves on the CSU Bakersfield Pre-Law Advisory Committee, helping aspiring lawyers. Outside of the office, she supports her community through local organization including Latina Leaders of Kern County, Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center Foundation for Community Wellness.
Trejo is fluent in Spanish.
If you or someone you know has been injured on the job, please contact our Bakersfield workers’ compensation law firm immediately at (661) 616-9830 to learn how we can help you obtain maximum compensation for your injuries.