Brian L. Duncan

Focus of Practice

  • Workers' Compensation Defense
  • Subrogation
  • Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1999


  • J.D., San Joaquin College of Law, 1998
  • B.A., California State University Fresno, 1994

Reported Cases

  • Telles Transport, Inc. v. WCAB (Zuniga)
    (2001) 92 Cal.App. 4th 1159
    [112 Cal.Rptr. 2d 540]
  • Denny's v. WCAB (Bachman)
    (2003) 104 Cal.App. 4th 1433
    [129 Cal.Rptr. 2d 53]

Professional and Civic Involvement

  • State Bar of California
  • Fresno County Bar Association, Agricultural Section
  • American Bar Association
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of California

Brian Duncan is a shareholder with DCLBV. Mr. Duncan is a lifelong resident of the valley and practices with the firm’s workers’ compensation department.

Mr. Duncan has defended employers in a wide variety of employment and labor relations matters before state and federal courts and administrative agencies. He is experienced in the defense of claims for industrial injuries, counseling employers on employee disciplinary matters, litigation avoidance, employee handbook policies, arbitration agreements, leaves of absence, the California Family Rights Act, the federal Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Fair Employment and Housing Act. Mr. Duncan has also represented employers on matters relating to business transactions and general litigation needs.

Mr. Duncan earned his Bachelor of Arts degree at California State University, Fresno and his Juris Doctor degree from San Joaquin College of Law.

Brian Duncan is member of the State Bar of California, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California and the American Bar Association. He is also a member of the Fresno County Bar Association and remains active with its Agricultural Section.

Mr. Duncan is rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale Hubbell, a rating bestowed on those attorneys who have earned an exemplary reputation in their legal community.