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Heather Leigh Siles

Workers compensation Attorney at Chico, CA

5.0   7 reviews
  • Licensed for 26 years
    State CA
    Acquired 1997
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Heather

Learn Heather’s areas of practice.

4
Practice areas
  1. Workers compensation
    60%
    Representing applicants in Northern California

    27 years

  2. Social Security & Disability
    30%
    Representing applicants for SSDIB and SSI in Northern California

    27 years

  3. Bankruptcy and debt
    8%
    Chapter 7's

    27 years

  4. Personal injury
    2%
    Representing Plaintiff's in Northern California

    27 years

Heather L. Siles is the only female certified specialist in Workers’ Compensation in Butte County.  Heather L. Siles began her career in the Workers' Compensation field as a paralegal in 1994 and began practicing Workers' Compensation law upon be admitted to the California State Bar in 1997.  She became a certified specialist in 1999.  She has over 20 years of experience representing injured workers before the California Workers' Compensation Appeals Board.  She also has over 20 years of experience representing claimants before the Social Security Administration and the Federal Bankruptcy Court.  Heather L. Siles is a long standing member of the California Applicant's Attorneys Association (CAAA) and has been a member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives (NOSSCR).

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Location

Siles & Foster, P.C.
2064 Talbert Drive
Ste 100
Chico, CA, 95928

Reviews

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Posted by anonymous | December 26, 2017
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Better than expected.
Answered my questions, very thoughtful and considerate. Anyone who decides to employ her will not be disappointed. A lawyer with compassion and commitment.
Posted by anonymous | July 28, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Workmans comp
Very knowledgeable. Easy to speak with and explains the law so I can understand the process.. very satisfied knowing she will represent me... big relief!! I feel like I'm in good hands now!!
Posted by Deborah Burton | May 18, 2017
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Very Helpful.....
I posted lawyer searching for work compensation case with the Tribal law, Heather Siles responded and referred me to another attorney that may be able to do my case.
Posted by anonymous | March 9, 2017
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Excellent Answer
Gave a complete answer that thoroughly answered my questions.
Posted by Gladys Tineo | November 25, 2016
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Wonder attorneys
So far, so good...very thorough lawyers. I am really impressed.
Posted by anonymous | November 17, 2016
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Great and helpful advice
A quick response to my posted question. Very helpful and eased my nerves regarding my post.
Posted by Rob | July 25, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
The best
Ms. Siles and Mr. Foster represented me in a workers' compensation case. They took the time to explain things to me and walked me through a difficult claim. Their staff was always gracious. I had interviewed other firms and can't recommend Siles & Foster enough. I have recommended family and friends to them and will continue to do so.
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Cost

Rates
  • Contingency 12%-40%
Payment methods
Cash, Check

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.3 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Judge Pro Tem
  • Butte County Superior Court - Small Claims
  • 2016 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Law Offices of Siles & Foster, PC
  • 1997 - Present

Education

  • CAL Northern School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1996
  • California State University, Chico
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1992

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Serious burn
  • Cont TD beyond 24 months
  • Death case
  • Obtained benefits for dependents

Associations

  • California Applicants' Attorneys Association chapter
  • Chapter president
  • 2005 - Present
  • California Applicants' Attorneys Association
  • 2000 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Lawyers of Distinction
  • Lawyers of Distinction
  • 2018
  • Certified Specialist Workers' Compensation
  • California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization
  • 2015
  • Certified Specialist Workers' Compensation
  • California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization
  • 1999

Publications

  • What is IMR
  • What is IMR
  • 2014

Speaking Engagements

  • Butte County Bar Association
  • Workers Comp Overview
  • 2010

Attorney endorsements

Received (11)
Given (3)
Endorse Heather
Workers compensation Attorney | Feb 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Ms. Siles for over 10 years. I have referred cases to her in the past and will continue to do so in the future. She provides excellent representation to her clients. She knows the law. She knows real life. She really does a top notch job for her clients."
Workers compensation Attorney | Feb 22
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse Ms. Siles. She works hard for her clients and is ethical and knowledgeable. She is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Workers compensation Attorney | May 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Honest, diligent and cogent are some of the traits that attorney Siles brings into the courtroom when she represents her clients. I endorse her."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Mar 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ms. SIles is a highly skilled, diligent and knowledgeable attorney who is well-known in the legal community for her outstanding professionalism. She was able to obtain satisfactory results even for clients whose cases were incredibly difficult by dedicating her time and effort to achieve the best results. I certainly endorse this lawyer and have no doubt she will be of great help to anyone seeking legal advice or representation within her main areas of practice."
Personal injury Attorney | Feb 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Ms. Siles provides a much needed service on Avvo. She donates her time to individuals who are in need of immediate legal answers."
Workers compensation Attorney | Jan 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Siles gives a considerate amount of time answering questions in AVVO. Based on her answers it is clear she has an extent knowledge of Workers' Compensation."
Workers compensation Attorney | Dec 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Ms. Siles has demonstrated a high degree of knowledge about the workers' compensation system. I have no reservations recommending injured workers in her community consult with her for advice."
Personal injury Attorney | Dec 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Oct 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ms. Siles is an insightful attorney in her areas of practice. I endorse this lawyer."
Workers compensation Attorney | Sep 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Workers compensation Attorney | Jul 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Heather Siles is an outstanding attorney. Ms. Siles has successfully represented clients for over 20 years. Her reputation throughout the community is beyond reproach. She is well respected not only because of her depth of knowledge but also for her vigorous representation of her clients. Ms. Siles is always willing to take the extra time necessary to ensure that her clients needs are met. Foster & Siles is the firm I trust when my clients ask for a referral for their workers compensation issues. I confidently endorse this lawyer."
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