Barry H. Hinden

BarryH.Hinden

Partners
Location:
Los Angeles, California
Phone:
(323) 954-1800
Fax:
323-954-0600

A trial lawyer with more than 38 years experience. Mr. Hinden is the senior partner and founder of Hinden & Breslavsky. The firm’s 20 attorneys and a bilingual staff of 90 have devoted their careers to restoring the benefits to injured and disabled Californians. Mr. Hinden is past president and currently the legislative chair of CAAA, an organization committed to fight for civil rights and eliminate discrimination. He has authored over 80 books or publications, and has been a guest lecturer in more than 100 seminars, teaching the principles of workers compensation and personal injury. He is an adjunct professor at Southwestern University, an arbitrator, and a judge pro tern. His passion is helping to restore dignity and self esteem to those who’s occupations and lives have been altered due to an injury.

Publications

  • Review & Update 1990/1991 Rules & Procedures;
  • Recognizing and Handling the Collateral Issues to the Workers* Compensation Claim;
  • Understanding Normal Issues – Back to the Basics;
  • Handling Workers’ Compensation Cases under the 1993 Reform Acts – Applicant Attorneys’ Procedures;
  • Medical Office Procedures under the 1993 Reform Acts;
  • The Post – Termination Claim – Due Process v. Public Policy;
  • Billing for Treatment Collection of Medical-Legal Liens and the Admissibility of Your Reports;
  • Medical Control 1994 to 2011;
  • How to Practice Workers’ Compensation Under Senate Bill 31;
  • How to Effectively Prosecute Your Liens;
  • Review and Update Rules and Procedures, Employee-Selected Physicians Outline;
  • Review and Update Rules and Procedures, Applicants Attorneys* Outline;
  • Seeing a New Patient in 1994, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2007;
  • Surviving the Storm of Reform;
  • Medical Control Revisited;
  • Advanced Workers’ Compensation in California, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2005;
  • Workers’ Compensation in California, 1998;
  • Preparing Your Client for Trial, 1998;
  • Paralegal & Medical Support Staff Seminar 2000, 1 & II, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012;
  • Vocational Rehabilitation 1975 to 2005;
  • Dealing with UR, ACOEM & Networks;
  • Medical Care & Control 2000, 2001, 2004, 2007;
  • Interviewing Prospective Clients;
  • Changing Physicians Within the MPN;

Areas of Practice

  • 95% Workers Compensation
  • 5% Personal Injury
  • Mesothelioma & Asbestos

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1974

Education

  • Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. – 1974
  • California State University, Northridge, California
    • B.A. – 1970
    • Major: Psychology
  • Los Angeles City & Valley Colleges – 1968

Classes/Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor, Southwestern University School of Law, 2002 – 2008
  • Seminar Co-Chair, CAAA, 1997 – Present
  • Lecturer, Lawyers, Doctors & Insurance Representatives

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers, 2009 – 2012
  • Legislative Chair, CAAA, 2011 – 2012
  • Judge Pro Tern/Arbitrator WCAB
  • Who’s Who in American Law, 1996 – Present
  • Who’s Who in American Colleges & Universities
  • President, Blue Key National Honor Society
  • President Tau Alpha Epsilon National Honor Society
  • President graduating Class (CSUN), 1970
  • Vice President Pi Kappa Alpha (CSUN)
  • Vice President & Fund Raising Chair, Westside Jewish Community Center
  • Marathon Runner (Completed Los Angeles and New York)
  • Lifetime Member 11-99 Society (CHP)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • California State Bar Association, 1974
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member
  • California Applicant’s Attorney Association, President, 1995 – Present
  • California Society of Industrial Medicine & Surgery
  • California Applicant’s Attorney Association, Member, 1985 – 1988

Past Employment Positions

  • United States Army, Field Medic, 1962 – 1965

Pro Bono Activities

  • Elected Representative, Los Angeles City Neighborhood Council, Mid City, 1997
  • Vice President, National Kidney Foundation
  • President, Temple Emanuel Brotherhood, Beverly Hills
  • Vice President/Board of Directors Temple Emanuel Beverly Hills
  • Master Mason, Ionic Composite Lodge
  • Boy Scouts of America, Scout Master & Cub Master (9 Years)
  • Ayso Coach & Referee (6 Years)
  • Little League Coach & Manager (6 Years)

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Pi Kappa Alpha