February 15th, 2023 – $25.00

Luncheon

Date
February 15th, 2023
11:30am - 1:30pm

Location
Spezia
3125 S 72nd St, Omaha, NE 68124

Presenter
Dallas D. Jones

Topic
Legislative Bills Impacting Nebraska Workers' Compensation...and Anything Else You Want to Know about Nebraska Workers' Compensation

CEUs

TBA

Objectives:

Review the legislative bills under consideration by the Nebraska Legislature during the 2023 session which relate to workers’ compensation;

Explain the genesis of each bill, why it was introduced, and what problems it is intended to address;

Explain the intended and unintended consequences of each bill, and the challenges each will face in becoming law;

Review and discuss the most significant Appellate and Trial decisions which impact Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Law, and

Answer any questions the attendees may have regarding Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Law.

Bio: 

Mr. Jones is the Chair of the firm’s Workers’ Compensation Practice Group. The focus of his practice is identifying innovative ways to enable employers to navigate the overlap of workers’ compensation claims and the myriad of employment laws that can create complications in the claims process. He has authored numerous articles in an effort to educate employers and claims handlers on how to limit the costs associated with employers’ workers’ compensation programs. Mr. Jones is a frequently-invited speaker, locally and nationally, regarding all aspects of workers’ compensation and the overlap of related employment laws.

Admitted to practice in: State of Nebraska; United States District Court, District of Nebraska; United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit

Juris Doctor, University of Nebraska College of Law, 1987
Bachelor of Science in Geology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1984

Professional Affiliations

  • College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers, Fellow
  • Nebraska State Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section, Past Chair
  • American Law Firm Association, Workers’ Compensation Practice Group, Past Chair
  • Nebraskans for Workers’ Compensation Equity and Fairness, President
  • Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Labor Relations, Workers’ Compensation subcommittee, Chair
  • Nebraska State Bar Association House of Delegates, Past Member
  • Lincoln Bar Association, Past President
  • Lincoln Bar Association Board of Trustees, Past Member
  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys
  • Selected to Super Lawyers List in the area of Workers’ Compensation

Community Service

  • Kids’ Chance of Nebraska, Founding Member, Past President, Board of Directors, Current Member
  • Lincoln Literacy Council, Past Board Member
  • Lancaster County Republican Party, Past Chair
  • Nebraska Republican Party, State Central Committee, Past Member
  • First Plymouth Church Board of Trustees, Past Member
  • Cedars Home for Children Foundation Board of Trustees, Past Chair, Current Member
  • Cedars Home for Children Board of Directors, Past Member
  • Workers’ Compensation Association Board of Directors, Current Member
  • Tau Kappa Epsilon, Phi Chapter, Board of Advisors, Past Member
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