2018 Workers' Compensation CLE

Date: 05/10/2018

 2018 Workers' Compensation CLE
Chairpersons Doug Palmer and Brian Wright
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Westin Hotel, Seattle or via Webcast
5.75 Law & Legal Credits • 0.5 Ethics credits 


8:20-8:30 Welcome & Opening
Seminar Chairs

8:30-9:00 Legislative Update
Michael Temple, 
WSAJ Government Affairs Counsel

9:00-9:45 Case Law Update
Bill Hochberg, 
Edmonds Attorney

9:45-10:00 DLI Policy/WAC Update
Tara Phillips, 
Olympia Paralegal

10:00-10:15 Break

10:15-10:45 How to Get a Guardian Ad Litem
Joe Koplin, 
Kirkland Attorney  &  Nick Pleasants, Bellevue Attorney

10:45-11:15 Discovery Ethics
Jane Dale, 
Seattle Attorney

11:15-12:00 Discovery Panel
Elizabeth LePley, 
Bellevue Attorney  &  Katherine Mason, Seattle Attorney

12:00-12:45 Lunch

12:45-1:05 Does Authorization of Procedure = Acceptance? 
Doug Palmer, 
Vancouver, WA Attorney

1:05-1:25 Challenging a Department Rule
Brian Wright, 
Seattle Attorney

1:25-1:45 In re Douglas R. Palmer and RCW 51.32.055
Doug Palmer, 
Vancouver, WA Attorney

1:45-2:15 What a VRC Wants You to Know
John Cary, MA, CRC, CDMS,
Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, OSC Vocational Systems, Inc.

2:15-2:30 Break 

2:30-3:00 Good Client Intake
Tara Reck, 
Seattle Attorney

3:00-4:00 A Thorough Orthopedic Examination
Gary Schuster, MD, 
Internal Medicine & Sports Medicine, Swedish Hospital, Seattle