Save the date for the 2022 Workers' Compensation Program! We will be live at the Little America Hotel in Flagstaff, Arizona from October 12-14, 2022. The annual workers' compensation seminar features staples like case law and legislative updates as well as topics on ethics, medical subjects and technology issues.
Day 1 - Wednesday, October 12, 2022
12:00 – 2:00 p.m. Case Law/Legislative Review
Case Law: Rob Forman, Dix & Forman PC
Todd Lundmark, Lundmark Barberich LaMont & Slavin PC
Legislative: Brian Clymer, Brian Clymer Attorney At Law
Mark Kendall, CopperPoint Insurance Companies
2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Great Resignation - Labor Market Consultant Perspective
Staci Schonbrun, Labor Market Consulting Services
3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Breakout Groups
Applicants’ Bar: Diana Ezrre Robles, Snow, Carpio & Weekley PLC
Defense Bar: Kirk Barberich, Lundmark Barberich LaMont & Slavin PC
Judicial: Hon. Paula Eaton, Industrial Commission of Arizona
Hon. LuAnn Haley, Industrial Commission of Arizona
Total Hours: 5 CLE; 5 Workers Compensation Specialization
Register for Wednesday here
Day 2 - Thursday, October 13, 2022
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Ethics of Selling a Workers' Comp Practice
Pat Sallen, Ethics at Law PLLC
9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Evidence-Based Medicine and ODG Website Tutorial
Patrick Robinson, VP, Government Affairs; ODG, an MCG Health
10:15 – 11:15 a.m. Full and Final Settlements
Hon. Andy Campbell, Industrial Commission of Arizona
Paul Sighinolfi, Senior Managing Director, Ametros
11:15 – 12:15 p.m. Neuropsychological Impairment Ratings
Dr. Shannah Biggan, Neuropsychologist
12:15 – 1:15 p.m. Workers' Comp Section Luncheon (separate ticketed event)
1:30 – 5:15 p.m. Issues Involving Claimants Who are Minors or Have Diminished
Ethical Concerns & Best Practices
ICA Rules & Procedures
What Happens in Other Venues & Emerging Procedures
Probate Court: Nuts & Bolts for Superior Court
Eric Awerkamp, Awerkamp Law
Hon. Michelle Bodi, Industrial Commission of Arizona
Sharon Hensley, CopperPoint Insurance Company
Emily Kile, Kile Law Firm PC
Weston Montrose, Arizona Injury Law Group PLLC
Richard Palmatier, Assistant General Counsel, State Bar of Arizona
Pat Sallen, Ethics at Law PLLC
Denice Shepherd, Law Office of Denice R Shepherd PC
Guy Testini, Industrial Commission of Arizona
Hon. Paula Eaton, Industrial Commission of Arizona
Total Hours: 7.5 CLE; 3 Ethics; 7.5 Workers Compensation Specialization
Register for Thursday here
Day 3 - Friday, October 14, 2022
9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Reverse Total Shoulder Surgery & Emerging Techniques
Dr. Phillip Bennion, Orthopedic Surgeon
10:45 – 11:45 a.m. Implications of the Gig Economy for Labor & Employment Law
Michael C. Duff, Professor of Law, Saint Louis University School of Law
Total Hours: 2.5 CLE; 2.5 Workers Compensation Specialization; 1.5 Personal Injury/Wrongful Death Specialization
Register for Friday here
Want to attend all three days?
Register for all three days and save $45!
Need a room?
Rooms are $150 per night for single/double occupancy. Additional charge of $10 per night for each additional occupant.
Reservations must be made by Sept. 21st. Call 1-800-352-4386 or click here to make a reservation today!
If you call to make a reservation, please be sure to ask for the State Bar's Workers' Comp room block.
Want to be a sponsor?
Contact Lisa.Bormaster@staff.azbar.org to learn more about sponsorship opportunities for this conference and other great AZCLE® programs.