Ms. Jorgensen joined Kegel, Tobin & Truce in 2020, yet her career in workers’ compensation began much earlier, in 2002. She attended the University of California at Irvine, where she studied Biological Sciences and Sociology. During her time at UCI, she worked as a research and teaching assistant in the Sociology department and maintained employment at a workers’ compensation defense firm as a receptionist and legal secretary. After graduating, she continued working as a legal secretary at both Applicant and Defense firms. In 2007, Ms. Jorgensen became a workers’ compensation examiner at one of the largest, most well-respected TPAs in the industry. As an examiner, she worked on high exposure claims and was extremely effective at managing the litigation process, ensuring both timely and cost-effective resolution of her files.
After working five years as an examiner, Ms. Jorgensen decided to further her professional development by attending Whittier Law School, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2014. While in law school, Ms. Jorgensen worked as a research assistant and as a law clerk at a workers’ compensation firm. Upon passing the bar, she began her career as an attorney, handling high exposure and complex litigation claims involving catastrophic injuries, permanent total disability, fatalities, and jurisdictional issues. Ms. Jorgensen has represented a wide variety of employers in many different industries including medical, air transportation, manufacturing, public entities, and retail.