Before joining the firm in 2017, Mr. Tarchala had a 17-year career in insurance claims after college as well as three years as a Litigation Supervisor for Continental Insurance’s workers’ compensation claims. Thereafter he practiced all aspects of workers’ compensation litigation across his career, including representing employers under LC 132a and Serious & Willful misconduct claims. Specializing in negotiation skills learned from his insurance claims background, he espouses early settlements and analysis of potential exposure as his top legal strategies.
Bill is well involved with the PIWC Mid-Valley Chapter, formerly as president. When at home, his four grandchildren keep him plenty busy, but he still finds time for himself. A former cook, Bill enjoys his work in the kitchen both with food and brewing his own beer and is the organizer for the Amador County Fair’s beer competition.
Lincoln Law School, Sacramento, California
Juris Doctor 1994
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois
Bachelor of Arts 1976
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