John M. Poswell, R. Parker White, William Brelsford, and Joseph Androvich are attorneys at the Sacramento-based firm, Poswall, White & Brelsford. With a select few, Mr. Poswell has been inducted into the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers and elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates. He is also recognized as one of the “Best Lawyers in America." Over the last 30 years, Mr. White has developed a special knowledge of medicine necessary to handle major medical malpractice cases. In 2010, he litigated and tried a disputed liability automobile accident case involving the death of a single woman. The jury returned a verdict in the amount of $4,000,000. William Brelsford, a lawyer since 1999, has extensive trial experience and a thorough understanding of how to defeat insurance companies in cases arising from auto accidents, medical malpractice, and products liability. He joined the firm in 2006 and was named partner in 2009. Super Lawyers, an organization of attorneys who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement, honored Mr. Brelsford as a Rising Star. In California, a Rising Star Super Lawyer represents the top 2.5 percent of attorneys from more than 70 practice areas who are 40 years old and younger or who have been in practice ten years or less. Since turning 40, he has been annually recognized as a Super Lawyer. Mr. Androvich joined PWB after having served six years as a defense lawyer in the Sacramento area. He has successfully represented clients at trial and licensing hearings. Mr. Androvich has participated in a number of civil jury Trials in Sacramento, Yuba, Sutter, and El Dorado counties. Learn more at
Rory Muscat is the strategic business manager of dVT Group, a Sydney, Australia-based advisory firm that delivers tailored and innovative solutions to conquer business challenges. Rory accepted his appointment in 2011 and has since been responsible for establishing and prioritizing business objectives, driving improvements to internal processes, customer focused services and products, and marketing strategies, and developing and enriching relationships with new and existing clients. Prior to his current role, Rory gained invaluable knowledge as the director of private banking for BankWest NSW/ACT and head of premier banking, retention, and direct sales for AMP Banking Ltd. Rory is an ambassador for the University of Sydney Rugby League Football Club and has been involved with the Manly Sea Eagles and Manly Warringah Rugby League Football Club Ltd. as a member since 2005. Originally with the high profile supporters group the Silvertails, he developed and created the One Eyed Eagles in 2008 with the then Manly CEO. He was voted the inaugural chairman of the group, a role he presided in for two years. In 2011, Rory was encouraged to stand for election on the Manly Warringah Rugby League Football Club Limited Board and was elected unopposed and was re-elected in December 2013 for a further two year term. During this tenure, Rory has carried out a risk management assessment of the Manly Sea Eagles and the findings now make up part of MWRLFC Ltd.’s charter.
Narbeh Shirvanian, Esq. is the President and Managing Attorney of The Shirvanian Law Firm, APLC, one of Los Angeles, California’s leading personal injury litigation law firms. Mr. Shirvanian is an aggressive litigator and exclusively represents plaintiffs and accident victims who have serious and often times catastrophic personal injury claims stemming from car accidents to wrongful death cases. As a former insurance defense attorney, his in-depth knowledge of how insurance companies and insurance defense attorneys evaluate cases gives his clients a strategic advantage by being one step ahead of his adversaries. His firm motto is that all cases are “taken personal.” Mr. Shirvanian has been honored with a number of prestigious awards and accolades, which include, being recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star consecutively from 2014 to 2017. He was also named a Top Attorney in Los Angeles consecutively from 2014 to 2017. In 2016 and 2017 he was bestowed with the Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyers distinction by the National Trial Lawyers association. Well respected for his knowledge, dedication, and track record of successful litigation cases and significant monetary settlements, Mr. Shirvanian attributes his success to integrity and giving a voice to his clients who otherwise would have zero access to legal representation of The Shirvanian Law Firm’s caliber. Mr. Shirvanian’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts degree from the acclaimed University of California, Los Angeles, where he was bestowed with the Phi Sigma Alpha honors distinction. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Southwestern Law School. Mr. Shirvanian is a proud member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Charity, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, and the California Supreme Court and United States District Court for the Central District of California. Mr. Shirvanian maintains an active profile in the local community where he engages in pro bono work and offers anyone with legal questions free consultations.