Southern California Lawyer Brian Mitchell


From San Diego to Los Angeles: Workers’ Compensation, Personal Injury and Employment Law


A graduate of Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, Lawyer Brian Mitchell has been practicing since 1996. He got his start for the City Attorney’s Office in San Diego focusing on criminal law in the Alternative Dispute Resolution Division and serving an internship with the Public Defender’s Office. A San Diego resident since 1972, Mr. Mitchell was admitted to the California State Bar and Federal District Court in 1996. Shortly thereafter, he began practicing civil litigation as an associate for a San Diego firm specializing in workers’ compensation and personal injury where he gained valuable experience litigating cases before the San Diego Superior Court and Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board.

Mr. Mitchell went into private practice in 1999, focusing on personal injury and employment-related law. In 2003, he became a certified specialist in California workers’ compensation and the following year was appointed by his colleagues to serve as San Diego Chapter President of the California Applicant Attorneys Association (CAAA). In 2006, Mr. Mitchell was appointed to a lifetime post on the CAAA Board of Governors.

A California Workers’ Comp and Personal Injury Lawyer Fluent in Spanish

An alumnus of the University of Arizona, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and a minor in Spanish, Mr. Mitchell has negotiated and won thousands of favorable settlements on behalf of injured workers and individuals in San Diego County and throughout California. He has participated in panel discussions, has lectured on a wide range of legal topics and has trained numerous legal professionals on representing workers’ compensation claimants and interacting with insurance providers.

He is fluent in Spanish and takes great pride in the communities in which he lives and works. With the entire support staff and other attorneys at Mitchell & Shea, Attorney Brian Mitchell aggressively advocates for the rights of his clients from all communities in California.

If you have a question regarding a possible legal matter, call (619) 702-6517 or send an eMail to receive a response within 24 hours. Your case evaluation and initial consultation are free and imply no obligation on your part. To get answers to your legal questions and understand the merits of your case, contact Brian Mitchell.