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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top Lawyer 2013||Palm Springs Life Magazine||2013|
|Workers Compensation Specialist||University of California Riverside||2007|
|Certificate||Trial Lawers College - Gerry Spence||2005|
|Specialization in Workers Compensation||University of California Riverside||2003|
|Training for Temporary Judges||Palm Springs Superior Court||2001|
|Trial Advocacy||Hastings College of Law||1999|
|Managing Partner||The Law Offices of Dr. Peter M. Schaeffer||1996 - Present|
|Owner||Schaeffer Motors||1982 - 1995|
|Broker - Owner||ERA- The Schaeffer Company||1980 - 1983|
|Pharmacist Owner||The Towne Pharmacy||1975 - 1982|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|State Bar of California||Officer||1996 - Present|
|Riverside County Bar Association||Officer||1996 - Present|
|California Pharmacy Association||Member||1970 - Present|
|California Applicants' Attorneys Association||Member||2004 - 2009|
|Desert Bar Association||Member||1997 - 2004|
|Federal Bar Association (California chapter)||Member||1997 - 2004|
|Riverside Board of Realtors||Officer||1978 - 1983|
|Burbank Board of Realtors||Member||1971 - 1975|
|Sethi v. Singh Chevrolet||Plaintiff award for injured worker 1/2 million|
|Chavez v. Interstate Brands||Nearly $1,000,000 settlement|
|See all legal cases|
|Your Workers Comp Claim||Three Ways to Settle Your Workers Compensation Claim||2006|
|Employment and Earnings||What is At Will Employment?||1997|
|Citrus Belt Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1985|
|Southwestern University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1975|
|University of Southern California||Pharmacy||PhD - Doctorate||1970|
|Columbia University||Pharmaceutical Science||N/A||1968|
|Riverside Board of Realtors||1031 Tax Free Exchanges in a Recession||1983|
Posted by Bob K.
Peter is well read and very knowledgeable in the workers compensation law field. He will do everything in his power to get what is best for you, and does not give up fighting for you. He will also tell you up front what is the best direction to take with your case with no confusing lawyer speak. Thanks again Peter for your help.
Posted by Diana
Dr. Peter Schaeffer has proven to be my best choice as a workers’ compensation attorney. I searched around, and I kept coming back to him, and as a result, he has proven his excellence in many important ways. I chose him because I could tell from the very first consultation visit that he is well-spoken, well-informed about California’s Workers Compensation Laws and because of his apparent passion for his clientele’s best interests. My case was finished in only one year and nine months. Within that time, because of Dr. Schaeffer, I received disability benefits and the best medical services that are available in the Coachella Valley for my types of injuries to the spine and shoulders. My case was a particularly difficult one because of my status as an adjunct professor. Dr. Schaeffer didn’t let that get in his way because he knew that California Workers Comp laws apply to everyone who is legally employed by a business or organization. One thing that I truly appreciated about him is that he kept me informed throughout the entire process. If I had questions, all I had to do is email him, and he would answer my questions in a timely fashion. He’s honest, and he follows the law to the dime. I was particularly impressed by his oratory skills in front of the judge during our expedited trials. He was polite, ethical, well-spoken, honest, and yet, he was assertive. His team is equally as impressive as Dr. Schaeffer; they truly represent his compassion and professionalism. Furthermore, underneath all of that professionalism, he’s exceptionally kind and thoughtful of others. If you want a workers’ comp attorney that truly fights for your rights, I highly recommend Dr. Schaeffer; he is without a doubt, the attorney for you. He cares, and he will get you what you are entitled to in a timely fashion.
Posted by Joseph Dimalanta
I have aquired the service of Peter Schaffer for about three years now. He have worked on my case methicolously and always treated it personally, making you feel that you are part of his family. First thing you will notice about him is his unique setting. his office is at his home of residensy. now this is very rare and i thing it show he has nothing to hide and he is not going nowhere to hide from you, and you know where to find him. unlike other lawyers that has big spacy offices. next thing you know they have move or won't even answer your calls. It's truly a pleasure having him as my lawyer and highly recommended. and his law firm comes with the most accomodating people you will encounter. He has my outmost trust and highest respect..and he will alway be there to help you out.
Brian Freeman, Workers compensation Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
I am doing something in writing this that is probably uncommon: I am fully endorsing my direct competitor. Dr. Schaeffer and I practice in the same area of law, and in the same geographic territory. Direct competitors. But I can honestly say that he is a role-model for what it looks like to be a zealous advocate for the injured worker. I was at Court today on another case and saw Dr. Schaeffer at work. He was destroying the defense attorney. He was confident, knowledgeable about the law and the facts of his case, and he would not be intimidated by anyone. His advocacy was epic and if it was recorded, millions of people would have loved to watch it on television. We all have our own unique personalities and methods of advocacy, but Dr. Schaeffer is an attorney that I will never forget and always wish I could emulate. 5 Stars to this direct competitor of my firm. If I was hurt at work, I would hire Dr. Peter Schaeffer to represent me.