Sylvia Joo

Ms. Joo is an associate attorney at the Law Firm of Rowen, Gurvey & Win. She is licensed to practice in the state of California. Her practice includes drafting appeals to petition the California Court of Appeal and the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board for reconsideration on a variety of issues, including home care, permanent disability and apportionment, as well as representing clients in all aspects of workers’ compensation. She also assists with educational seminars and conferences focusing on workers’ compensation issues.

Ms. Joo received her law degree from Boston College Law School in Newton, Massachusetts. While there, she served as an articles editor for the Journal of Law and Social Justice and was involved with the Public Interest Law Foundation and the Law Student Governing Association. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and theology. She is originally from Cupertino, California.

Before attending law school, Ms. Joo worked at a legal aid organization in Philadelphia, as a member of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. She continued working with various non-profit organizations during her time at law school and assisted low-income clients, domestic violence survivors, and sexual assault survivors with critical legal needs. In addition to workers’ compensation law, her legal experiences include family law, estates and wills, housing law, immigration law, and restraining order hearings.