Legal Issues Workshop 2022

Embassy Suites - Tukwila

Wednesday, October 26th, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 27th, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Agenda Includes:

Day 1

  • Case Law Update
  • Penalties in Self-Insurance
  • WISHA Discrimination Claims
  • What Constitutes Filing a Claim - The SIF-2 Issue
  • What is a Claim File?
  • CRSAs and CMS/MSA Compliance
  • Legal Advocacy vs. Claims Adjudication - Attorneys Making Claims Decision
  • Case Law Trends on Vocational Recovery & Post-COVID Labor Markets

Day 2

  • New IME Rules + Records Review Update
  • Legal Ethics in Workers' Compensation Litigation
  • Mediation, Settlement and Non-Traditional Closure Options
  • Post-Maphet Issues & Recent Case Law on Authorization
  • Case Law Trends on Reopening & PPD
  • What is a Claim File
  • Presumptive Coverage Updates

Workshop Leaders:

Chris Bishop, Wallace Klor Mann Capener & Bishop
Bernie Pratt, Pratt Day & Stratton

Speakers to Include:

Kelly (Walsh) Myers, Gress Clark Young & Schoepper
Caleb Leonard, Wallace Klor Mann Capener & Bishop
James Anderson, Cummins Goodman Denley & Vickers
Michael Godfrey, SBH Legal
Ryan Miller, Hall & Miller
Logan Pry, Allan Koba Compliance Solutions
Brett Schoepper, Gress Clark Young & Schoepper
Julie Busch, Strategic Consulting Services
Robert Arim, Law Office of Robert M. Arim
Shawna Fruin, Reinisch Wilson Weier
Lonnie Ladenburg, Eims Tedrow & Ladenburg
Marne Horstman, Pratt Day & Stratton

Venue & Hotel Information

Embassy Suites
15920 West Valley Highway
Seattle, WA 98188
(360) 993-4500

A limited number of rooms have been reserved for overnight attendees. The WSIA group rate is $139 per night for single/double occupancy. Must book prior to Monday September 19, 2022 to receive the group rate. 

  • Book by phone at 1-800-362-2779 and reference group code: SIA
  • Book Online

Parking Information

  • Self Overnight Parking - $15.00/day
  • Day Parking - Complimentary

Continuing Education Credits

WWCP — 12 credits awarded
DLI Certified Claims Administrator CEU Credits – pending application for 12 hours
Washington State Bar Association CLE- pending application for 12 hours including 1 hour of ethics credit
SHRM - 12 credits awarded

Attendees will receive a certificate of attendance to use in submitting continuing education credits. 


WSIA Members - $425
Additional members from same organization - $350 each
Non-members - $700 (Not a member? Click here to join today!)

Full breakfast and lunch included both days

Cancellation Information

No credit and/or refund will be given for cancellations made after October 19, 2022.