Annual Workers Compensation Seminar **New Date August 14th**(Boise)

Event Details

Sponsored by the Idaho State Bar Workers Compensation Section

March 12th and 13th dates have been rescheduled to Friday, August 14th, 2020

UPDATED INFORMATION:  Thank you for understanding the decision to postpone the Annual Workers Compensation Seminar that was scheduled for Thursday and Friday, March 12th and 13th due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19.  The Seminar has now been officially rescheduled for August 14th at The Grove Hotel in Boise.  The Seminar will be available via LIVE WEBCAST and limited in-person attendance will be allowed.

The revised agenda is below.  Please note that the reception has been cancelled.

If you have registered for the March dates, your registration has been carried over to the new dates and you will receive an email giving you the option to change your registration to LIVE WEBCAST instead of in-person attendance.

If the new date will not work for your schedule, please contact Dayna Ferrero at for a full refund.

We apologize for the inconvenience that this may have caused and we thank you for your understanding.


5.5 CLE credits of which .75 is Ethics (pending)

The Grove Hotel 
 245 S Capitol Blvd, Boise, ID 83702

Friday, August 14, 2020

Registration / Continental Breakfast on Friday, August 14 at 8:00 a.m.

**LIVE WEBCAST – Limited In Person Attendance

Join the Workers Compensation Section for their Annual Seminar. This year, topics include: The Aging Workforce and Work Place Injuries, Vocational Expert Observations, Workers’ Comp Ethical Questions for Bar Counsel, and more.

                                                                                                Seminar Agenda


Friday, August 14, 2020

8:30 State of the Industrial Commission

           Thomas P. Baskin, Idaho Industrial Commission

9:00 Neurosurgeon Presentation

           Paul J. Montalbano, MD

10:00 Discussion of Medical Fee Schedule

           Matthew K. Shriver, JD, Industrial Commission Medical Program Analyst

10:30 Morning Break

10:45 Introduction to OSHA

           David Kearns, Area Director, Occupational Safety & Health Administration

11:45 Hosted Lunch and Workers’ Compensation Section Meeting

1:00 The Workforce and the Future: How a Forensic Vocational Evaluation Can Add Value to Your Case

           Kourtney Layton, Kourtney Layton and Associates

2:00 Afternoon Break

2:15 Caselaw Review

           Nathan Gamel, Gamel Law, PLLC

3:15 Workers’ Compensation Ethical Questions for Bar Counsel

           Bradley G. Andrews, Idaho State Bar Counsel

4:00 End of Program




The Grove Hotel: Book online HERE and use booking code: IDSTBAR or call 208-333-8000 and mention “Idaho State Bar” to receive the negotiated rate.