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Original Program: February 6-7, 2020

Available formats


Join workers’ compensation lawyers, mediators and specialists and fulfill your yearly CLE requirements, including Ethics/Professional Responsibility, Substance Abuse/Mental Health, Technology Training and Certified Mediator Education credit.

Designed as a one-stop shop, this program discusses case law updates, foreshadowing of the upcoming extended benefits cases and employment law overlap of the Workers’ Compensation Act.

Planned by the NCBA Workers’ Compensation Section

Satisfies NC State Bar Technology Training requirement

Qualifies for 2.0 hours of Certified Mediator Education (CME) credit

Click on the "In Depth" tab for tuition, video replay and speaker information.

  • Update from the Industrial Commission | Baddour
  • Update from the Executive Secretary | Henderson
  • Two Lawyers and a Mediator Walk into a Bar; Now What? A Discussion of Practice and Ethics in Workers' Compensation Mediations Issues (CME Credit) | J Clare, T Clare and Sumner
  • Google Power Search for Lawyers (Technology Training) | Reach
  • The Intersection of Employment Law and Workers' Compensation | Gessner, Lewis and Soule
  • Recent Developments in North Carolina Workers' Compensation Law | Baker and Hamilton
  • Life of the Case: Ethical Issues | Brewer, Brown, Cleary and Jennings
  • Avoiding Burnout: Maintaining Mental Health in the High Pressure Practice of Law | Journey
  • Six Months In – Forecasting the Future of N.C.G.S. § 97-29(c) in February 2020 | Harper, Kadis, Simmons and Sumwalt
Product Information
Date Presented:
February 06, 2020 8:55 AM Eastern
1 day, 3 hours
Let's Just All Agree to Disagree (2020 Workers' Compensation Section Annual Meeting)
TUITION RATE. Early and Membership discounts automatically apply at checkout. 

Register early and SAVE 10%!  

Standard: $580 / $520 Early
NCBA Member: $485 / $435 Early
NCBA Workers' Compensation Section Member: $450 / $405 Early
CLE Premier Pass: $0

Discounts are available for NCBA members who are students, law professors, judges or legal services/public interest attorneys. Call CLE at 800.228.3402 for details.

VIDEO REPLAYS. The agenda may not include certain breakouts/tracks shown at the original program.  

CANCELED | Cary | Tuesday-Wednesday, April 28-29, 2020  

CANCELED | Charlotte | Thursday, April 23, 2020  

Speaker Information
Philip A Baddour III  [ view bio ]
Heather T Baker   [ view bio ]
Sarah C Blair   [ view bio ]
Joy H Brewer  [ view bio ]
Michael T Brown Jr  [ view bio ]
Jacqueline R Clare   [ view bio ]
Thomas M Clare  [ view bio ]
Melissa R Cleary  [ view bio ]
L Michelle Gessner  [ view bio ]
Bruce A Hamilton   [ view bio ]
Richard B Harper   [ view bio ]
Meredith R Henderson   [ view bio ]
Barry C Jennings   [ view bio ]
Alicia J Journey   [ view bio ]
Jeffrey A Kadis  [ view bio ]
Erica B Lewis  [ view bio ]
Catherine Sanders Reach  [ view bio ]
Cameron D Simmons   [ view bio ]
Jerri J Simmons  [ view bio ]
Martha E 'Mimi' Soule  [ view bio ]
H Randolph 'Dolph' Sumner  [ view bio ]
Vernon R Sumwalt  [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
NC State Bar
Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) and Certified Paralegal Education (CPE) (Total): 9.00
General: 5.00
Ethics/Professional Responsibility: 3.00
Substance Abuse/Mental Health (SA/MH): 1.00
Technology Training: 1.00
North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission
Certified Mediator Education (CME): 2.00
CLE Premier Pass