So, Jon is stuck in jail, and possibly could go to a formal prison for the remainder of his time left to fulfill his four-year prison sentence. His sentence was issued from the honorable Patrick Donahue on October 21st 2022, in court room C-40, at the Santa Ana Orange County Superior Court. Yesterday morning, in... Read More
Former applicants’ attorney Jon Woods on calendar for tomorrow, December 2, 2022, for bail hearing.
The bail hearing for former applicants’ attorney Jon Woods, whose law firm was centered in Cypress, is still set for tomorrow morning in Orange County Superior Court. Woods was found guilty by a jury on August 1, 2022 on 37 counts of workers’ compensation claims related fraud. He was convicted in the court room of... Read More
Bill Fleming, left, with his client, Sim Hoffman, leave the preliminary hearing on September 2, 2015.
Three fraud case defendants, Sim Hoffman, M.D., Jon Woods, applicants’ attorney, and Robert Slater, applicants’ attorney, didn’t get equal justice.
In May of 2011, the Orange County District Attorney brought forth an Indictment against Sim Hoffman, M.D., a radiologist based in Buena Park, California. It had 884 counts of workers’ compensation claims related fraud allegations. Most of them were under LC 550 (a). That’s a huge number of counts. It may be unprecedented, as this... Read More
Jon Woods’ bail hearing continued to December 2, 2022. His lawyer, Richard Wynn, withdraws from the case. New attorney, Rod Pacheco, steps in.
The bail hearing for applicants’ attorney Jon Woods in Orange County Superior Court on Friday morning, November 4th 2022, didn’t happen. It got continued. This was surprising because defense counsel, Richard Wynn, didn’t mention there would be a continuance and he was in communication with this writer the day prior. He even sent a copy... Read More
Jon Woods hopeful to be granted bail at his bail hearing on Friday, November 4th 2022 in Orange County Superior Court. He has filed an appeal on his four-year prison sentence.
Applicants’ attorney Jon Woods, who is presently incarcerated in the Santa Ana central jail, is scheduled for a bail hearing. It is on calendar in court room C-40 for this coming Friday, November 4th 2022. Woods was found guilty of 37 counts of workers’ compensation related fraud plus a white collar crime enhancement by an Orange... Read More
Jon Woods sentenced to four years of incarceration by Orange County Superior Court. Judge Donahue expressed this is not a situation “where I believe you’re an inherently bad person.”
Jon Woods didn’t have his sentencing hearing called until late in the morning yesterday. All other kinds of cases, mostly ones with the defendant appearing remotely through WebEx, were heard first. The bailiff, Deputy Murray, kept moving around the court room making sure the sound was working. But then Jon finally came out from the side door,... Read More
Diana Gonzales testified she worked for Jon Woods’ law firm and not for the photocopy company. Intakes were sent to Accu Sign-Ups directly by Centro Legal. Woods’ sentencing is tomorrow at 9:00 am.
Jennifer Friedl, the DA investigator, was the last prosecution witness to testify at Jon Woods’ trial on July 19, 2022. She remembered many emails that were talking about the procedures for the call centers. There was one call center in Tijuana and another in El Salvador. The employees were instructed to get the callers to... Read More
Applicants’ attorney Jon Woods to be sentenced on Friday, October 21st, in Orange County Superior Court. Investigator Jennifer Friedl was the last prosecution witness to testify at his trial.
Jon Woods testified in July of 2022 at his latest trial in Orange County stating he personally worked on his workers’ compensation applicants’ work 25% of the time. The work comp legal work was done mostly by others. So, he worked 75% of his time on his real estate projects. He wasn’t specific about which... Read More