3 Workers’ Compensation Section’s
Request— John Furlong, General Counsel,
reviewed his initial opinion regarding the
Workers’ Compensation Section’s request for
SBA lobbying in support of the independence
of the Industrial Commission’s Director
and Administrative Law Judges. Additional
research is recommended. The matter will
return to the board’s October agenda for a
possible vote and Lobbyist Janna Day and
Worker’s Compensation Section’s representatives will be invited.
3Board of Legal Specialization Proposal—
Chair Thomas J. Griggs and Sub-Committee
Chair David E. Shein presented the proposed
revision to Specialists’ CLE requirements.
The Sub-Committee findings:
3Advanced legal education for specialists is
available through self-study modes such as
DVDs, CDs, non-interactive video and
3 The national and local CLE providers offer
advanced programs in self-study formats
which are consistent with the high CLE
standards applicable to specialists.
3Specialists would, as always, be responsible
for affirming that the self-study education
meets the requisite standards for specialists.
3 The self-study component would exclude
claims for non-compensated arbitration
which is permitted for non-specialists.
3Specialists would be allowed to obtain up
to five ( 5) hours of CLE in their area of
specialization via self-study formats.
This agenda item will return in October for
vote by the Board of Governors.
3 Meeting Schedule—The board’s full meeting
schedule is on the Bar’s website:
FRED L. HOWE
Bar No. 013270; File Nos. 11-1562, 11-1592, 11-
PDJ No. 2012-9091
By the presiding disciplinary judge’s Sept. 17,
2012, order, Fred L. Howe, Surprise, Ariz., was
reinstated as an active State Bar member, and
placed on probation for two years, effective the
date of the order.
JAY K. POWELL
Bar No. 021576; File Nos. 11-0622, 11-1483, 11-
2042, 11-2589, 11-3253
PDJ No. 2012-9087
By the presiding disciplinary judge’s Sept. 5,
2012, order, Jay K. Powell, Tucson, was reinstated as an active State Bar member, and placed
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