Workers’ compensation lawyer

Robert S. Havens. Workers' compensation lawyer

Robert S. Havens has been a workers’ compensation lawyer since 1982. He is experienced in personal injury law, with an office in Los Angeles.

The Law Offices of Robert S. Havens has over thirty years of experience representing injured workers. Our goal is providing the best possible representation for injured workers, so they receive the full medical care and disability benefits as provided for by California workers’ compensation law.

We are a small firm, providing personalized attention to injured workers. After 30 years in Marina del Rey, we recently relocated to an office in Los Angeles. Call us now at 310 823-3500 or email

Our comprehensive articles in English and Spanish explain the various stages of a workers’ compensation claim, from basic claims information to trial preparation. We also feature extensive links on worker’s compensation and related subjects.

Our network of attorneys in related specialties such as labor law, social security, personal injury, and criminal law helps us serve the legal needs of our injured clients.


“You have had my case for 11 years and now that’s it’s finally coming to a close after 11 years. You and your office staff has treated me with the utmost respect, sympathy, would talk with me on the phone for however long I needed, you all truly cared about me and all that I’ve gone through because of the accident at work and you have all worked so hard on my case all these years and I can never ever thank you enough.

You all are wonderful and awesome and you all will be greatly missed. Please feel free to give anybody my number if they want a reference before retaining you. Again thank you all from the bottom of my heart and I wish you all the best in health and life. I couldn’t have gotten through this without you! God bless you all.” — Vicki F.

“Robert Havens handled my case with the professionalism that only someone with 25 years of experience can do. His moral support and advice along the way were also extremely supportive. I would highly recommend his services.” — Michael M.

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“Mr. Havens has represented my husband on two separate work comp cases. My husband returned to Mr. Havens, the second time, because he felt assured that he would represent him with the same respect, compassion and professionalism as he did before. Mr. Havens has always returned my calls or emails promptly and explained so that I would understand. My husband, as well as I, are totally confident that Mr. Havens will do his extreme best in representing my husband. Bottom line – we have referred friends and relatives to Mr. Havens without a second thought.” — Mrs. K

“I contacted attorney Robert Havens and he quickly answered all my questions, explained policies and got my case in order. Robert’s experience gave me the confidence and knowledge to move forward in selecting a physician who has kept my best interest in healing from the start. This experience is what gives you the edge that your case is handled with care and you will heal correctly!” — Gino A.

Experience and background

Specialist in Workers’ Compensation Law. Certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.

Robert Havens is a native Californian.  He has been an attorney since 1979, and  a workers’ compensation lawyer since 1982. He was a sole practitioner in Marina del Rey until December 2015 and continues as a sole practitioner with offices  in Los Angeles and Santa Monica, focusing primarily on the Marina del Rey workers’ compensation court.  He has specialized in representing injured workers for over 30 years, is active in the California Applicants Attorneys Association, as a director of that organization and in coordinating educational seminars for workers’ compensation attorneys.

Workers’ compensation is a complex and ever-changing field. The information on this website is intended to serve as a basic introduction to the field of workers’ compensation law in California and should not be relied upon in any legal proceeding. When pursuing your legal remedies you should always obtain specific legal advice from an attorney who knows the facts of your particular case.

Contact us now at  310 823-3500 or email