Meet our experienced personal injury law attorneys and staff at Sloat, Nicholson & Hoover, P.C.
Ozzie Mendoza graduated from Regent University School of Law in 2006 and from Colorado State University in 1998. Mr. Mendoza’s practice focuses on personal injury law and social security disability. He is a member of the Colorado Bar Association, the Boulder County Bar Association, and the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association. He grew up in Boulder County and is admitted to practice in the United States District Court and Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals in Colorado.
Regent University School of Law, Virginia Beach, VA ,December 2006
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, December 1998
B.S. in Biology with Secondary B.S. in Sports Medicine
United States District Court – District of Colorado (October 2007)
U.S. Court of Appeals – Tenth Circuit (October 2007)
Colorado Supreme Court (October 2007)
SLOAT, NICHOLSON & HOOVER, P.C., BOULDER, CO (June 2019 to Present)
Represent and advise clients in Personal Injury negotiations and civil litigation.
Assist with client intakes, case investigations, and research of case law.
Write demands, insurance correspondence, mediation letters and court pleadings.
Attend court appearances, mediations, and client meetings.
DOHERTY, CELLA & KEANE, LLP, DENVER, CO (March 2016 to May 2019)
Represented clients in Social Security hearings in Colorado, Wyoming, Utah and Arizona.
Wrote on-the-record requests, agency letters, office memos, briefs, and appeal requests.
Managed local Colorado office, including handling of travel planning, travel receipts, hearing scheduling, and case reporting.
Prepared claimants for hearing testimony and supervised paralegal with case file management.
MENDOZA LAW, LLC, DENVER, CO (September 2012 to December 2016)
Advised and represented disability clients before the Social Security Administration in a variety of states.
Represented clients in immigration matters before USCIS, the Department of State, and the Department of Labor.
Colorado Bar Association
Boulder County Bar Association
National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
Oswaldo A. Estrada, Note, Human Dignity and The Convention Against Torture: Has the Burden of Proof Become Heavier Than Originally Intended? 3 REGENT J. of INT’L. L. 87 (2005) (published under mother’s maiden name)