Registration Fee:

$150

 

ADR IN THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION ARENA

RECORDED JANUARY 23, 2014

Archived Webcast

CLE Hours:
6 CLE Hours including 1 Ethics Hour, 1 Professionalism Hour and 3 Trial Practice Hours

Co-Sponsor:
Workers' Compensation Law Section, State Bar of Georgia

Presiding:
R. Craig Henderson, Program Co-Chair, ADR Division, State Board of Workers’ Compensation, Atlanta
Marianne T. McMillan, Program Co-Chair, ADR Division, State Board of Workers’ Compensation, Atlanta

Welcome and Program Overview
Hon. Janice B. Askin, Judge; Director, ADR Division, State Board of Workers’ Compensation, Atlanta

WE ARE THE BOARD MEDIATORS
Moderator:
Kimberly Reaves, ADR Division, State Board of Workers’ Compensation, Atlanta

ADR Division:
Hon. Liesa A. Gholson, Judge; Deputy Director, ADR Division, State Board of Workers’ Compensation, Atlanta
Hon. Barbara Lynn Howell, Administrative Law Judge, State Board of Workers’ Compensation, Atlanta
Joe Weatherford, State Board of Workers’ Compensation, Atlanta
Michael D. Usry. State Board of Workers’ Compensation, Atlanta
Hon. Janice B. Askin
R. Craig Henderson
Marianne T. McMillan

SITF IN THE SETTLEMENT PROCESS
Michael T. Coan, Administrator, Subsequent Injury Trust Fund, Atlanta

A VIEW FROM THE CHAIRMAN’S DESK…
Hon. Frank R. McKay, Chairman, State Board of Workers’ Compensation, Atlanta

DEMYSTIFYING THE ANCILLARY ISSUES INVOLVED IN SETTLEMENTS
Joel A. Thrift, Affleck & Gordon, P.C., Atlanta

A VIEW FROM THE BENCH
Hon. David K. Imahara, Chief Administrative Law Judge, Legal Division, State Board of Workers’ Compensation, Atlanta
THE respective PLAYERS IN THE settlement process
Ryan V. Klee, Drew, Eckl & Farnham, LLP, Atlanta
Sarah E. Stottlemyer, Stottlemyer & Associates, LLC, Atlanta
Sue Lorance, Claims Manager, Alternative Service Concepts, LLC, Norcross
Susan V. Caston, The Comprehensive Care Group, Inc, Canton
SETTLEMENTS—WHAT REALLY GETS RESOLVED
David M. Kay, Director, Settlement Division, State Board of Workers’ Compensation, Atlanta
LEGAL SKILLS AND PROFESSIONALISM IN MEDIATION
Andrea Doneff, Professor and Director, Legal Skills and Professionalism Program, Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School, Atlanta
ETHICS, CONFLICTS, AND RECONCILIATION IN MEDIATION
R. Craig Henderson