AMY CREAGER, Partner, was admitted to the California State Bar in 1999. She is a graduate of the University of California at San Diego where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. Ms. Creager received her law degree from Northeastern University School of Law in 1999. Ms. Creager is a member of the American Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and is admitted to practice before all federal district courts in California and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. After receiving her Juris Doctor degree, Ms. Creager served as a law clerk to the Honorable Elizabeth D. Laporte, United States District Court for the Northern District of California. Ms. Creager was an associate at Russ, August & Kabat, where her practice included complex business and real estate litigation, as well as general corporate transactions. Prior to opening Newhouse and Creager, LLP, Ms. Creager practiced at Albert and Mackenzie, concentrating on the defense of workers’ compensation claims, including the defense of 132a and Serious and Willful claims on behalf of employer. In addition to this, Ms. Creager has argued before the California Court of Appeals as well as the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and has considerable experience in conducting depositions and court proceedings, including complex trial litigation. Ms. Creager was lead defense counsel on Apparicio vs. WCAB, which resulted in the reversal of an over $1.5 million dollar home health care award. In addition to this, Ms. Creager provides seminars for clients on a regular basis. Ms. Creager is also a Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation Law.
Newhouse and Creager, LLP
Our Southern California offices handle claims throughout the Southland, from San Diego to Bakersfield. Our office also covers Northern California venues as well. The firm has extensive litigation experience in all Workers’ Compensation Appeals Boards throughout California.
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