Total Credits: 2 CLE, 2 Workers' Compensation Law Specialization
Part 2 of the 2022 Annual Workers' Compensation Seminar
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BRIAN I. CLYMER has practiced law in Arizona since 1978. He has been a sole proprietor in Tucson since 1996 when he opened his firm, Brian Clymer, Attorney at Law, which represents claimants in Social Security disability and workers’ compensation cases. His sister Laura joined him in 2013 as an associate attorney. Brian grew up in Phoenix, spent his junior high years in Michigan, and then moved to Tucson where he finished high school. He earned a B.A. with high honors from the University of Virginia and graduated with high distinction from the University of Arizona College of Law. He has been board certified in Workers’ Compensation by the State Bar of Arizona since 1983 and currently serves on the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Commission of the State Bar of Arizona which evaluates attorneys for specialization certification in Workers’ Compensation. Brian has won cases before the Arizona Court of Appeals and the Arizona Supreme Court on a variety of issues including: heart attacks caused by emotional stress, hearing loss from gradual noise exposure, exposure to pesticides, gradual injury claims for muscular conditions, the definition of “disability” for time loss injuries, and making scheduled injuries unscheduled. Brian was a contributing writer to two chapters of the Arizona Workers’ Compensation Handbook published by the State Bar of Arizona. In his spare time he enjoys rooting for the San Francisco Giants, grilling in his backyard, and watching Six Nations rugby “fixtures” with his daughter, Emily.
MARK KENDALL is currently Vice President of Legal Services with CopperPoint’s Legal and Regulatory Affairs Division. Primary duties include executive management of in-house legal services and coordination of CopperPoint legislative initiatives. He received his B.A. in Political Science from Northern Arizona University in 1983 and a M.A. in International Relations from the University of Arizona in 1986. He received his J.D. from Arizona State University in 1988 and a Ph.D. from Arizona State University in Justice Studies in the year 2000. He is a certified specialist in workers’ compensation and has limited his practice to workers’ compensation defense for the past 25 years. He is the past cochair of the workers’ compensation section of the State Bar of Arizona and actively engaged in continuing legal education in workers’ compensation. Mark is a member of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce Executive Committee and serves as co-chair of its Workplace, Workers’ Compensation, and Insurance Committee. Mark also serves as an Executive Board Member and Chair of the Finance Committee for Children’s Action Alliance, Arizona’s premier children’s advocacy organization.
ROB FORMAN is a partner at Dix & Forman, P.C. and represents applicants at the Industrial Commission and plaintiffs in Superior Court. He has been practicing workers' compensation law for over 35 years, has been a certified specialist in workers' compensation law since 1991, and has been a frequent speaker at workers' compensation seminars.
R. TODD LUNDMARK has been a member of the State Bar of Arizona since 1981. He received his B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of Arizona in 1978, and his J.D. in 1981 from Arizona State University College of Law. Certified by the Arizona Bar as a workers' compensation specialist since 1991, he is a co-editor and co-author of the Arizona Workers' Compensation Handbook (State Bar of Arizona, 1992).