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.

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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
                                   Session Chair
                                   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!

Conference Co-Chairs

Meghann Fawcett, Matt Fendon Law Group

Danielle Vukonich, Ritsema Law

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.

2022 Sponsors

Event Bag Sponsor - Injured Workers Pharmacy (IWP)          Notepad Sponsor - Comprehensive Pain Management



Lanyard Sponsor - Settlement Partners, LLC                                  Name Tag Sponsor - Medplace                                                                                                                                        



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.