Learn how to present a cogent, persuasive case to the Commission; when to make an opening and/or closing statement; how to organize your presentation; whether to take evidence testimony by deposition as opposed to simply submitting reports/records; and how to cross examine a witness. Also, learn what are you obligated to explain to your client about the hearing and what your client should expect from the hearing officer.
Credits: 0.5 General, 0 Diversity/Inclusion PR, 0 MH/SA PR, 0.5 Other PR
Arbitrator Christine Ory, Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, Chicago
Richard K. Johnson, Katz Friedman Eagle Eisenstein Johnson & Bareck, Chicago*
Denne Knell, Knell Law, LLC, Peoria**
Originally presented as part of Work Comp Trial Boot Camp, available in its entirety as P1812-18U.