Meet Our Experienced Attorneys

Our Attorneys Have Handled Thousands Of Cases And Recovered Over Half a Billion Dollars For Our Clients

Chris Scranton

Chris Scranton

Owner

In 2009, Michael Scranton passed ownership of the firm to Christian, his youngest son. Since that time, The Scranton Law Firm has continued to further the interests of the “regular guy”.

 

John Villagran Mejia

John Villagran Mejia

Attorney

John Villagran Mejia is a native of the Bay Area and received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1989, and went on to complete law school at the University …

 

 

Louis Beary

Louis Beary

Attorney

“Gravitas” was one of the Roman virtues. Loosely translated, it can be variously defined as substance, or depth of character. This depth of character is part of Lou’s appeal as an attorney …

 

Gurman Bal

Gurman Bal

Attorney

Gurman Bal grew up in California’s Central Valley before attending college at UC Berkeley. He went on to law school at UC Hastings, where he first sensed a desire to someday practice law …

 

Daniel Platt

Daniel Platt

Attorney

Daniel joined the Scranton Law Firm because he feels strongly about helping those who aren’t getting a fair shake. Injuries, accidents, and other assorted mishaps happen every day and even those people...

 

Greg Redmond

Greg Redmond

Attorney

Greg joined the Scranton Law Firm after spending most of his 25 year legal career as a sole practitioner.  His practice focuses primarily on personal injury claims and employment law related matters.

 

John Buenfil

John Buenfil

Attorney / Director Of Finance

John Buenfil was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, however it was in Virginia in his youth where he got involved with the Civil Rights movement and developed his desire to study the law.

 

Dalton Miesen

Dalton Miesen

General Manager

Dalton Miesen is a world traveler with and array of experiences from around the globe. Dalton credits this travel as the core of his education. From a young age, he was immersed in many different cultures. . .

 

Our Legal Support Team

At The Scranton Law Firm

Chris Ackermann

Chris Ackermann

Legal Assistant

Chris Ackermann joined Scranton Law Firm 15 years ago after trying his hand at being a travel agent. He grew up in Fairfield, graduating from Fairfield High School and going on to spend two years at Briercrest Bible...

 

Jacob Polk

Jacob Polk

Legal Assistant

Jacob Polk has spent the last eleven years serving personal injury claim clients at Scranton Law Firm. He grew up in Portland, Oregon and is a graduate of Oregon State University. He is a former educator and, having...

 

Robert Beren

Robert Beren

Legal Assistant / Investigator

Robert Beren is a graduate of De La Salle High School, Class of 1973 and split his college career between the University of San Francisco and California State University Sacramento.

 

Karl Wurzbach

Karl Wurzbach

Legal Assistant

Originally beckoned to Scranton Law Firm by his father, Karl Wurzbach, has 25 years of experience in personal injury at SLF. After completion of a Bachelor of the Arts degree from Biola University...

 

Roman Gomez

Roman Gomez

Legal Assistant

Roman Gomez is a one our new upcoming Legal Assistant. Roman was born in Mexico but grew up in Pittsburg, graduating from Pittsburg High School and spending four years at Golden...

 

Mike Vendrell

Mike Vendrell

Litigation Paralegal

Michael Vendrell felt called to the legal field specializing in personal injury since the completion of his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from the University of California at Santa Cruz in 1990.

 

Nicky Tenney

Nicky Tenney

Litigation Paralegal

Nicky Tenney is another California native and graduate of California High School in San Ramon with a Bachelor of the Arts degree from San Jose State. She went on to obtain her Paralegal Certificate..

 

La Juan Davis

La Juan Davis

Litigation Paralegal

La Juan Renee (Andrews) Davis was born in San Francisco. La Juan graduated with a high school diploma from George Washington High School, San Francisco, CA at the age of seventeen...

 

Lissethe Montiel

Lissethe Montiel

Litigation Paralegal

Lissethe Montiel first joined Scranton Law Firm in August 2012, as a Receptionist. Shortly after, she became a Case Coordinator, where she learned the ins and outs of the life of a case in pre-litigation...

 

Esmeralda Calles

Esmeralda Calles

Litigation Paralegal

Since high school, Ms. Calles knew that she wanted to pursue a career in the legal field. As soon as she graduated from High School, she went on to complete her Associate in Applied Science degree in Paralegal...

 

Gloria Pita

Gloria Pita

Legal Secretary

Gloria Pita was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, a few blocks from the Mississippi River. She attended Meadows-Draughon Business College there. At age 20, Gloria and her husband moved...

 

Chrystie Sargent

Chrystie Sargent

Reception Manager

Chrystie Sargent is a triple threat receptionist. She can sing, dance and type. When she isn’t answering phones and sorting mail she can be found tapping at her keyboard, pulling reports, and working on a ....

 

Aubrey Patts

Aubrey Patts

Case Coordinator

Aubrey Patts received her Associates Degree in Administration of Justice at Diablo Valley College, and moved on to receive her paralegal certification at John F. Kennedy University.  She spent her formative years following her globetrotting parents around...

 

George Francies III

George Francies III

Case Coordinator

George J. Francies III was born and raised in the city of San Francisco. Raised in a poverty-stricken neighborhood of Hunters Point, he wanted to make a positive difference in his community. At an early age, Mr. Francies III found a passion for the ...

 

Erica Mendez

Erica Mendez

Litigation Paralegal

Erica Mendez is another native of the Bay Area and received her Associate in Liberal Arts and Humanities from a local community college. In 2017 she obtained her B.A. in Legal Studies and her Paralegal Certificate from John F. Kennedy University.