Our Staff

OUR TOP-NOTCH STAFF IS THE BACKBONE OF OUR SUCCESS

Zazil Mijares is AM Lien Solutions’ Operations Manager. Zazil is responsible for working with each of our clients to implement the Lien Resolution/Litigation service that best fits their needs. Zazil designs and manages all performance measurement tools to ensure goals are being met. In her role as Operations Manager, Zazil manages all AM Lien Solutions staff, while staying hands on and negotiating files as well as appearing at all WCABs. Zazil is passionate about our mission to provide aggressive defense of liens on California Workers’ Compensation claims and providers training to all of our clients annually.


JULIA SMITHSON
Lien Litigation Manager

JSmithson@amliensolutions.com

Julia Smithson is AM Lien Solutions’ Litigation Manager. As Litigation Manager, Julia leads a team of Hearing Representatives, Resolution Specialists, Calendar Manager, and Assistants. She appears before all WCABs throughout California and has extensive Lien Trial and appellate work. Julia performs legal research and strategizing; overseeing and writing pleadings; formulating and delivering arguments as well as conducting depositions to advance the defenses against fraud.


MEGAN DEAN
Lien Manager

MDean@amliensolutions.com

Megan Dean is AM Lien Solutions’ Lien Manager. She focuses on the defense of workers’ compensation liens on behalf of employers, carriers, and third-party administrators. Megan has an extensive understanding of complex legal issues and has strong negotiating skills. She understands the importance of client communication and always focuses on trying to successfully resolve liens in the most cost-effective manner for her clients. Megan has superior negotiation skills and is successful with in-house lien negotiations as well as WCAB appearances throughout California.


CUAUHTLI ROURA
Senior Hearing Representative

CRoura@amliensolutions.com

Cuauhtli Roura is a Senior Hearing Representative who attends Lien Conferences and Lien Trials throughout California WCABs. She focuses on the defense of workers’ compensation liens on behalf of employers, carriers, and third-party administrators. Cuauhtli’s strong negotiation skills, clear and consistent client communication and proactively working with lien claimants results in early and cost effective resolution of liens.


KRISTINE HUTCHINSON
Hearing Representative

KHutchinson@amliensolutions.com

Kristine Hutchinson is a Hearing Representative and attends Lien Conferences and Trials in all WCABs throughout the state of California. She focuses on the defense of workers’ compensation liens on behalf of employers, carriers, and third-party administrators. Kristine believes that an aggressive defense of liens coupled with excellent client communication results in early and cost effective resolution of liens.


MIGUEL SAINZ
Lien Resolution Specialist/Hearing Representative

MSainz@amliensolutions.com

As a Litigation Specialist/Hearing Representative, Miguel Sainz attends Lien Conferences and Trials in all WCABs throughout the state of California. He is a skilled negotiator of bills and liens and has an impressive record of favorable negotiations with lien claimants.