Our Mission Statement

To build upon our notable tradition of providing professional, integrity-driven legal services.

We believe that everyone deserves access to our civil justice system to obtain the maximum possible recovery for damages.

We strive to handle each matter with accountability and responsiveness, as if we were representing ourselves.

We are committed to five core values: Excellence, Commitment, Professionalism, Integrity and Teamwork.

To provide our clients with the highest quality legal services and build upon our professional skills and ethical standards.

Through our actions, we want to be regarded as the most valued legal services provider in our targeted practice areas.

About Us

The Law Offices of Scott Warmuth: A History of Advocacy, Innovation, and Community Engagement

Founding and Early Years

In the heart of the San Gabriel Valley, a region rich in diversity and cultural dynamism, the Law Offices of Scott Warmuth was established in 1984. Founded by David Scott Warmuth, a visionary attorney with a deep commitment to serving the community, the firm set out to deliver exceptional legal services to the region’s predominantly Asian and Latino immigrant populations. Warmuth, who grew up outside of Seattle and served as an elected city councilman at 18, entered the legal field with a unique blend of political insight and a passion for justice.

Building a Multilingual and Multicultural Practice

Recognizing the linguistic and cultural barriers faced by many immigrants in accessing legal services, Warmuth pioneered a multilingual approach. The firm offered services in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Spanish, a decision that reflected a profound understanding of the community’s needs. This strategy was not just about language proficiency; it was a commitment to cultural sensitivity and accessibility.

One of the early and significant additions to the firm was Tammy Wong, whose story is a testament to the firm’s ethos. A fluent speaker of Mandarin, Cantonese, English, and Taishanese, Wong brought with her a deep understanding of the immigrant experience. Her arrival marked a pivotal moment in the firm’s history, broadening its outreach and deepening its connection with the Chinese-American community.

Innovative Marketing Strategies

The Law Offices of Scott Warmuth quickly became known for its innovative marketing strategies. Warmuth was among the first in Monterey Park to use Chinese billboards, a move that not only appealed to the local demographic but also reflected a nuanced understanding of the community’s perceptions. The firm’s advertisements cleverly navigated cultural expectations, at times featuring Warmuth’s image to convey a sense of familiarity and trust to Chinese clients who might have held the belief that white attorneys were more connected to American legal systems.

Radio Show and Community Involvement

The firm’s commitment to community engagement extended beyond traditional advertising. Warmuth and Wong co-hosted a segment on the Chinese-language radio station KAZN AM 1300, answering legal questions and demystifying aspects of the U.S. legal system for their audience. This initiative was more than just a marketing tool; it was an educational platform that made legal knowledge accessible to a broader audience. Wong, in particular, became a familiar voice in the community, her involvement highlighting the firm’s dedication to proactive, community-centered legal education.

Addressing Challenges and Changing Perceptions

Warmuth’s advocacy for Chinese clients was not without challenges. He witnessed firsthand the discrimination faced by immigrants, particularly in dealings with insurance companies. The firm’s approach was both a response to and a challenge against these injustices, striving to ensure fair treatment for all clients, regardless of their background.

The choice of Tammy Wong to appear alongside Warmuth on billboards and in other marketing materials further symbolized the firm’s inclusive ethos. This decision also reflected a broader industry trend towards greater diversity, a change that Warmuth welcomed and celebrated.

Cultural Intelligence in Practice

The story of Warmuth’s Chinese name change from Hua Ming Si to Hua Ming Sheng is a fascinating example of cultural intelligence in action. This seemingly minor alteration had a significant impact on the firm’s appeal, demonstrating Warmuth’s sensitivity to cultural nuances and superstitions. Such attention to detail was emblematic of the firm’s overall approach to its clients and community.

Expansion and Evolution

Over the years, the Law Offices of Scott Warmuth expanded its areas of practice to include auto accidents and personal injury, immigration, workers’ compensation, criminal defense, business litigation, and consumer law. This expansion was a natural progression, driven by the firm’s commitment to meet the evolving needs of its clients.

As the demographic landscape of the San Gabriel Valley continued to change, the firm adapted its marketing strategies once again. English-language billboards began to appear, signaling the firm’s ongoing evolution and its desire to reach a wider audience while retaining its core commitment to the immigrant community.

Legacy and Impact

Today, the Law Offices of Scott Warmuth stands as a beacon of legal excellence and community advocacy. The firm’s history is not just a record of professional achievements; it is a story of cultural integration, innovation, and unwavering commitment to justice. From humble beginnings in a small office with just four people, the firm has grown into a respected institution, renowned for its legal expertise, community involvement, and dedication to serving a diverse clientele.

Representative Judy Chu’s humorous remark about Warmuth being the “most famous” person in the San Gabriel Valley is a testament to the firm’s impact and Warmuth’s personal legacy. The firm’s journey reflects a deep understanding of the complexities of legal practice in a multicultural context and a steadfast dedication to the ideals of fairness, equity, and community service.

In conclusion, the Law Offices of Scott Warmuth’s history is a compelling narrative of a law firm that not only adapted to the changing times but also played a significant role in shaping them. It stands as a model of how legal practice can be effectively blended with cultural sensitivity, community engagement, and innovative thinking to serve the greater good.

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Meet Your Attorneys

Scott Warmuth

Attorney & President

Dan Hoffman

Senior Litigation Attorney

Andrew McCabe

Managing Attorney Workers' Compensation Practice Group

Eric Johnson

Personal Injury Attorney

James Yoo

Employment Law Attorney

Pam Braswell

Employment Law Attorney

Ana Sahagun

Immigration Attorney

Daniel Dailey

Workers' Compensation Attorney

Angela Lozano

Workers' Compensation Attorney

Jane M. Braugh

Personal Injury Attorney

Erica Willis

Workers' Compensation Attorney

Ani Ghazaryan

Workers' Compensation Attorney

Tammy Wong

General Manager

Jeff Wong

Personal Injury Department Manager

Tina Xie

Immigration Department Director

Maurice Lin

Director of Client Relations

Navil Barron

Workers' Compensation Department Manager

Meet Your Client Advocates

Alex Tan

Administrative Coordinator

Margaret Cheung

Intake Specialist

Nicola Pau


Zach Brooks

Settlement Negotiator/Demand Specialist

Joyce Wang

Personal Injury Case File Manager

Christina Williams

Settlement Specialist

Edmond Lam

Medical Insurance Coordinator

Catherine Luu

Medical Record Coordinator


Alex Tan is the most professional employee who is due diligence to follow up my case at a timely manner. He replies promptly and gave detailed feedback about my case. I highly recommend Alex Tan as your case manager.

- Mariinsky H

I have discontinued writing reviews on Yelp until now. The services I received from Seth Mitchell and his assistants were as successful as it gets. Their group was always kind, courteous, patient and diligent. This type of professionalism is rare in this day and age.

- Richard Allen R.

Best attorney in San Gabriel Valley for sure. Professional and patient services that I got in the worker’s comp. Especially appreciate their case manager Mr. Maurice Lin, Kana ( case file manager ) and my attorney Mr. Eric Ellison. I would recommend this firm to all my family and friends.

- Stella H.

I was in a car accident and called Law Offices of Scott Warmuth, they took great care of me, always kept me posted along the way.  I was really happy with the results.  Christina Williams handle my lien reductions and was able to get my liens reduced by more than 50%.  If you’re looking for a good PI Law Firm, call Law Offices of Scott Warmuth.

- Cera A.

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