Workers' Compensation Section
News from the Section
- Workers' Comp Section Members - Did you know that many of the significant articles from the Workers' Compensation Section E-News are now posted in our Members Only Area? See a full listing of what's available at Workers' Compensation Section E-News.
- 2013 Workers' Compensation Fall Program, Saturday, November 2, 2013, San Diego
- Upcoming Webinars
- Regs, Rules and Impact of SB863 – Annual Update, Friday, November 15, 2013
- IMR - How is it Working so Far? Tuesday, November 19, 2013
- Webinar: Conflicts of Interest Post SB863: Old Woes and New Hazards, Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
- Online CLE
- Save Money with CEB
Workers' Compensation Fall Program: Implementing SB863: What you need to know now to successfully litigate your workers’ compensation case.
Saturday, November 2, 2013
Westin San Diego
400 West Broadway
San Diego, CA
WCAB Chairwoman Ronnie Caplane & Associate Chief Judge Mark Fudem
Earn 7 hours MCLE and Legal Specialization Credit
You can now Register Online (new window) for this program. For more information, see Workers' Compensation Fall Program.
Regs, Rules and Impact of SB863 – Annual Update
November 15, 2013, 12 noon - 1 p.m.
This program offers 1 hour Participatory MCLE Credit and 1 Legal Specialization credit in Workers’ Compensation Law. You must register in advance in order to participate.
The impact of SB863 one year after inception will be discussed. Speakers will explain the regulation process post-SB863, as it has evolved over the last twelve month period. Key issues will be discussed, with particular focus on how the new law and regulations have changed various aspects of the workers’ compensation litigation practice. With speakers Richard Newman, Chief Judge of DWC and Katherine Zalewski, Chief Counsel of DIR.
Webinar: IMR - How is it Working so Far?
Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 12 noon - 1 p.m.
This program offers1 hour Participatory MCLE Credit and 1 Legal Specialization credit in Workers’ Compensation Law. You must register in advance in order to participate.
Current trends and applications of the Independent Medical Review (IMR) process will be discussed. An outline the IMR procedure, as well as tips on how to successfully handle medical treatment disputes, from the initial request to the IMR Appeal will be provided. With speaker John Don.
Webinar: Conflicts of Interest Post SB863: Old Woes and New Hazards
Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. (Pacific)
This program offers 1 hour Participatory MCLE Credit, 1 hour credit Legal Specialization in Workers’ Compensation Law and
1 hour credit Ethics. You must register in advance in order to participate.
Conflicts of Interest always pose a challenge to practicing attorneys because as the old saying goes, “It’s not what you know, but whom you know.” In this one hour program, Presiding Judge W. Kearse McGill presents ethical issues that still vex attorneys related to conflicts of interest, along with some new issues that attorneys now face with SB863.With speaker W. Kearse McGill.
See Online CLE and click on Workers' Compensation to find out how you can get online participatory MCLE credit for Workers' Compensation programs at your convenience. Choose from a wide selection of State Bar of California MCLE programs at both modem and broadband connection speeds. For information about other options for CLE credit, see Education .
Save Money with CEB
Continuing Education of the Bar, California (CEB) is extending some special discount offers to our section. As a member of the Workers' Compensation Section, you're eligible for:
- 10% off selected CEB print or online books
- A rebate on your section dues that can be applied to the cost of a CEB Gold CLE Passport or a CLE program ticket
A complete list of the products eligible for a discount is available on a CEB web page accessible through our Members Only Area . Information about the section dues rebate program can be found on the CEB Web site .
Workers' Compensation Section
The State Bar of California
180 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105-1639