Melissa Matovich

Of Counsel

Melissa Price-Matovich attended California State University, Long 
Beach and graduated in 1987. After obtaining her Bachelor of Arts 
degree in English, she attended Southwestern University School of Law 
in Los Angeles & received her Juris Doctor degree in 1990.

Melissa actively competed in the Moot Court Honors Program, attending 
the William B. Spong Moot Court Invitational Tournament held at 
William & Mary Law School in Virginia. She also received the 
prestigious American Jurisprudence Award in Appellate Advocacy.

In 1990, she was admitted to the California State Bar. Ms. Matovich 
worked as a partner at a large firm before joining Prindle, Goetz, Barnes & Reinholtz. She has exclusively practiced Workers’ Compensation defense  and has been a California State Bar Certified Workers’ Compensation  Specialist since 2003.

Melissa has represented insurance entities, third party administrators 
and a vast range of employers. She has extensive trial experience at  multiple boards in California. Well versed in discovery tactics,  she has deposed and cross-examined countless injured workers, physicians and witnesses during her career. She has successfully  resolved numerous litigated injury cases including high-value
claims and catastrophic injuries involving traumatic brain injury and paraplegia in addition to defending employers from 132a discrimination  allegations and serious and willful misconduct claims.