Welcoming General Counsel Yael Higgins to Boehm & Associates

Boehm & Associates is pleased to introduce our new general counsel, Yael Higgins, to the workers’ compensation community.  Yael combines a keen understanding of the law along with a fierce commitment to defending her clients’ interests.  Proficient in research and writing, she clerked for Federal Magistrate Judge Nita L. Stormes and authored a published opinion. Yael is also an experienced litigator. Understanding that litigation is not always the best solution, Yael has informally settled hundreds of cases in civil practice.  She has successfully represented clients in various legal disciplines.

The following is a summary of her scholastic accomplishments:


California Western School of Law, San Diego, California

Juris Doctor, cum laude

Dean’s Honor List

Board Member of California Western Law Review/International Law Journal

Highest Grade: Legal Research & Writing; Products Liability

First Place: Trial Motions Oral Argument Competition

National Order of Scribes Award: Outstanding Legal Writing While in Law School

Faculty Award: Significant and Positive Contributions to the Law School

Pro Bono Honors Society Award: Pro Bono Service to the Community

Creative Problem Solving Scholarship; Academic Merit Scholarship