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Onsite Program

2020 Annual Workers' Compensation Institute - Kansas City


Total Credits: 6.5 MCLE, 2.0 Ethics, 1.0 Elimination of Bias

Practice Area:
Elimination of Bias |  Ethics |  Workers' Comp
Duration:
7 Hours 10 Minutes
License:
Not Applicable
Location:
Kansas City, Missouri
Available Dates:

Fri, Apr 17, 2020 - 08:30a to 03:40p CDT - Kansas City, Missouri

Description

Moderator: Joseph R. Ebbert, Mullins & McMillan, P.A., Overland Park, KS

8:00 – 8:30 AM | Registration

8:30 – 9:20 AM | Update from the Division
A review of current administrative and adjudicatory procedures and practices . This discussion will include consideration of the differing practices and customs of each adjudication office.
Speakers: Hon. Mark S. Siedlik, ALJ, Missouri Division of Workers' Compensation, Kansas City and Hon. Ryan S. Asbridge, ALJ, Missouri Division of Workers' Compensation, St. Joseph

9:20 – 10:10 AM | On Issues of Bias, Diversity, Inclusion, & Cultural Competency (pre-recorded)
A comparison of Missouri Rule 4-8.4(g) and the ABA Model Rule 8.4(g) & COMMENT [4] of both and the implications for their differences, and an overview of general explicit or implicit bias, diversity, inclusion, or cultural competency awareness issues and resources.
Speaker: Christian A. Stiegemeyer, The Bar Plan Mutual Insurance Company, St. Louis

10:10 – 10:20 AM | Break

10:20 – 11:35 AM | Case Law Update
Speakers: Kevin M. Johnson, Wallace Saunders, Overland Park, KS, William G. Manson, Adler & Manson, Kansas City and Alexandra E. Wilson, Missouri Attorney General's Office, Kansas City

11:35 AM – 1:00 PM | Lunch (on your own)

1:00 – 1:50 PM | How to Conduct an Psych IME
This session will give a behind the scenes look at the psych IME process. The doctors will walk you through the evaluation process including testing, and the importance of each step. The session will conclude with an open question and answer session.
Speaker: Dr. Guillermo R. Ibarra, MD, Lenexa, KS

1:50 – 2:40 PM | Post Cosby & 2014 PTD Amendment
This session will address the impact on workers’ compensation procedure and ligation involving the Second Injury Fund in the aftermath of the 2014 Amendments and the recent Cosby v. Treasurer Missouri Supreme Court decision.
Speaker: Kimberley C. Fournier, Missouri Attorney General's Office, Kansas City

2:40 – 2:50 PM | Break

2:50 – 3:40 PM | A Conversation with Deputy Chief Disciplinary Counsel: Relevant Issues in Legal Ethics
An analysis and review of recent decisions and relevant issues in Legal Ethics facing the practitioner from the Office of Disciplinary Counsel.
Speaker: TBA, Representative from the Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel

3:40 PM | Adjourn

Faculty

Mark Siedlik Related seminars and products: 1

Missouri Division of Workers' Compensation


Emily Fowler Related seminars and products: 1

Honorable

Division of Workers' Compensation


Ryan Asbridge Related seminars and products: 1

MO Department of Revenue

Missouri Division of Worker's Compensation


Colleen Vetter Related seminars and products: 5

Director, Division of Workers' Compensation


Harsh Bhasin Related seminars and products: 5

Project Director

Missouri Division of Workers' Compensation


Christian Stiegemeyer's Profile

Christian Stiegemeyer Related seminars and products: 5

The Bar Plan Mutual Insurance Company


Christian A. Stiegemeyer, Director of Risk Management, The Bar Plan Mutual Insurance Company, received his B.A. in Communications from Southeast Missouri State University and his J.D. from The Saint Louis University School of Law.  Prior to joining The Bar Plan, Chris was in private practice concentrating in the areas of domestic relations, criminal law, and appellate practice.



Kimberley Fournier Related seminars and products: 1

Missouri Attorney General's Office



Cancellation Policy

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Location

Kauffman Foundation Conference Center

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4801 Rockhill Rd., Kansas City, Missouri 64110, United States

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