ADR In The Workers' Compensation Arena '14

Recorded January 23, 2014

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