John Sheehan

The Barnes Firm

Mr. Sheehan is the managing attorney for the Los Angeles office of The Barnes Firm, one of the largest personal injury law firms in the nation. The attorneys at The Barnes Firm have the knowledge, experience and the resources to achieve maximum results for every client. John has represented injured persons since his admission to practice law in 1988 and he has derived great satisfaction helping people in their time of need. He relishes the opportunity to zealously represent clients whose lives have been adversely affected by the carelessness of others. He has prosecuted cases in California and New York against some of the country’s biggest companies and insurance carriers. He appreciates his role as his clients’ champion when they face a “David versus Goliath” confrontation in their personal injury claim.

Bachelor of Arts: 1982 Canisius College; Juris Doctorate: 1987 McGeorge School of Law, Univ. of the Pacific; Licensed to practice law in New York and California.

Previously he was a Trial Attorney – Hellerer, Cuomo & O’Connor (1999 – 2002); General Counsel – The Erie Group of Companies (1998); Trial Attorney – Law Offices of John A. Sheehan (1991 – 1997); Trial Attorney – Hoseit & Koelewyn (1990 – 1991); Trial Attorney – VanTassell & Fornasero (1988 – 1989).

Mr. Sheehan has been honored and is a member of the following professional organizations: Erie County Bar Association; The State Bar of California. He was a Youth Hockey Coach (1988-1997). John enjoys running and cycling and the outdoor activities of hunting, fishing, hiking and camping.