The Industrial Commission announced on August 4, 2021 the appointments of Jessica N. Holmes and Samuel A. Scudder as deputy commissioners. Ms. Holmes will be assigned to the Raleigh office. She comes to the Commission with a background in labor and employment law and served two terms on the Wake County Board of Commissioners.
The North Carolina Industrial Commission (NCIC) will resume in-person hearings with the Deputy Commissioner and the Full Commission beginning Oct. 1, 2021.
Jennifer Morris Jones will serve on a panel during the CLM 2021 Annual Meeting in Atlanta. The panel will be held Aug. 12.
Ellen Szypula, a Senior Paralegal at Cranfill Sumner LLP (CSH Law), has been selected to serve as the Paralegal Division Liaison for the North Carolina Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section.
On May 14, Jennifer Morris Jones presented at the CLM Virtual Workers’ Compensation and Retail, Restaurant and Hospitality Conference. Along with professionals from the insurance and workers’ compensation industries, Jennifer participated in a panel discussion entitled “Workers’ Compensation Claims and Litigation Management in the Age of Technology.”
Attorneys from Cranfill Sumner LLP participated in the April 30 Workers’ Compensation Defense Institute(WCDI) webinar entitled, “Tips From the Trenches.” David Rhoades presented at the webinar, and Jennifer Morris Jones served as moderator.
On Feb. 19, Jennifer Morris Jones was a featured presenter at the Workers’ Compensation Defense Institute(WCDI) Webinar “COVID Claims, Compensability and Vaccines, Oh My!”
CSH Law announced today that Joan Welborn has joined the firm as a Paralegal based in the firm’s Raleigh office. She will assist with the firm’s Workers’ Compensation Practice Group.
Dawn Lane and Roy Pettigrew, Partners at CSH Law, participated in the “Advanced Topics of Workers’ Compensation (2020 Workers’ Compensation Section Fall CLE)” presented by the North Carolina Bar Association NCBA Workers’ Compensation Section.
Scott Fuller served as a featured speaker at The Twenty-Fifth Annual North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference. Scott’s presentation was entitled “Suitable Employment and Return to Work in 2020.”
Cranfill Sumner LLP (CSH Law) presented its 2020 Distinguished Leader in Diversity and Inclusion Award to Robin Terry, Vice Chair of the firm’s Workers’ Compensation Practice Group. This is the inaugural year for the award.
Cranfill Sumner LLP (CSH Law) today announced that Nick Greene has joined the firm as a Paralegal based in its Raleigh office. Greene will support the firm’s Workers’ Compensation Practice Group.
Jennifer Morris Jones, a Partner at Cranfill Sumner LLP (CSH Law), participated in a panel discussion during the WCI Virtual Conference on Aug. 18.
Dawn Lane, an attorney with Cranfill Sumner LLP (CSH Law), has been nominated to become a Council Member of the North Carolina Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section.
Cranfill Sumner is proud to be the North Carolina partner of the Workers’ Compensation Defense Institute (WCDI). WCDI is an alliance of leading US law firms that dedicate considerable experience to the representation of employers and carriers in the area of workers’ compensation.