(831) 444-7901 (Salinas) / (805) 539-8686 (Santa Maria) / (909) 659-2622 (San Bernardino)   (831) 444-7909

Michael P. Holmes

Workers’ Compensation Specialist
Michael Holmes

Michael P. Holmes

Workers’ Compensation Specialist


(831) 444-7901, Ext. 114


Michael Holmes received his law degree from Golden Gate University in 1991 and immediately began legal practice in workers’ compensation. It was a natural transition from workers’ compensation claims examiner for California Casualty on the self-insured account of Hewlett Packard. He has worked with all types of workers’ compensation claims from beginning to end, including 132a and serious and willful misconduct allegations against major California employers. He has also brought high-valued cases to settlement through mediation and arbitration processes.

Education & Expertise

Frequent Speaker at Various Seminars/Conventions Regarding Various Workers’ Compensation Issues

Judge Pro Tempore – Salinas, San Jose, and Oakland WCAB

Former Legal Advisor for South Bay Industrial Claims Association

Former Managing Partner of the San Jose office of Laughlin, Falbo, Levy & Moresi 1996-2008

Admitted to Bar: 1991

Golden Gate University Law School 1987-1991

California State University Chico – Bachelor of Science

Workers’ Compensation Senior Claims Examiner with California Casualty, Certified Self-Insured Specialist 1985-1991

Workers’ Compensation Specialist

More About Michael

Mr. Holmes worked with one of the original carve-out groups through California Casualty and NECA/IBEW.

Michael HolmesCurrently, Mr. Holmes is a managing partner with the firm of Luna, Levering & Holmes specializing in the area of workers’ compensation defense.

Current clients include: United Parcel Service, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies, Superior Court of California, Acclamation Insurance Management Services, and Gallagher Bassett Insurance Services.

Mike and his wife, Cindy, have two daughters, Emily and Kendall, and a son, Tyler. Mike and Cindy are avid San Francisco Giants fans, so much so they attend Spring Training every year in Arizona. They enjoy traveling, watching sports, and spending time with family and friends.