IOWA ASSOCIATION OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAWYERS, INC.

Forty-Third Annual Seminar

Total CLE hours approved:  9.5 | Diversity hours approved:  1.0 | Wellness hours approved:  1.0

ACTIVITY # 369252

October 14-15, 2021

AGENDA | Download

Thursday, October 14, 2021

7:30 – 8:20 Registration

                Timothy Clausen, President of IAWC, Sioux City

Agency Update

Joseph Cortese, Iowa Worker’s Compensation Commissioner | Download

8:39 - 9:00 Appellate Update

Valerie Foote, Attorney, Des Moines | Download

9:00 – 10:00 Covid Issues

                Megan Srinivas, M.D., | Download

10:00 – 10:15 BREAK

10:15 – 10:45 Covid Cases

                Jane Loretzen, Attorney, Des Moines | Download

                Nate Boulton, Attorney, Des Moines | Download

10:45 – 11:15 Shoulder Case Discussion

                Jean Z. Dickson, Attorney, Davenport | Download

11:15 -11: 45 Prepping for Depositions
                   
                Rob Conklin, Attorney, Urbandale | Download

11:45 – 1:00 LUNCH

1:00 – 2:00 Race, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Legal Profession

                Andrew Bribriesco, Attorney, Bettendorf | Download

2:00 – 2:30 Deputy Perspective Since Covid | Download

                Erica Fitch, Deputy Workers’ Compensation Commissioner

                Stephanie Copley, Deputy Workers’ Compensation Commissioner

2:30 – 3:00 Martinez Case Discussion | Download

3:00 – 3:15 BREAK

3:15 – 4:15 Eye Injuries

                D. DeAnn Fitzgerald, O.D., Cedar Rapids | Download

4:15 – 4:45          Vocational Evaluation

                Jeff Johnson, Management Services LLC, Clive | Download

4:45 – 5:00 Membership Meeting

5:00 – 7:00 RECEPTION

Friday, October 15, 2021

8:00 – 8:30 Agency Update

                Rachel Neff, Attorney, Des Moines | Download

8:30 – 9:30 Pain Management

                J. Wesley Rayburn, M.D. | Download

9:30 – 10:00 Mediation Panel | Download

                Martha Krone, Adjuster, Great West Casualty

                Brian Scienzinski, Attorney, Des Moines

10:00 – 10:15 BREAK

10:15 – 11:00 SHOULDER Re-tears

                Kris Van Houten, DPT V | Download

11:00 – 12:00 Lawyer Wellness – Why it Matters

                Hugh Grady, Des Moines | Download

 

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

2021 Seminar Registration Form