Beth has represented and advised employers for thirty years regarding all aspects of their workers’ compensation and risk management programs. She represents both self-insured and state-funded employers including retail distribution centers, staffing services, restaurants, manufacturing facilities and home health care providers. She has also represented state agencies and public employers. Beth routinely advises on effective risk management and defense strategies to efficiently resolve her client’s matters with the goal of reducing an employer’s costs.
Beth’s philosophy is that preparation and attention to detail are the hallmarks of a successful defense plan. Her practice includes representation of employers at all administrative hearing levels before the Industrial Commission of Ohio and the adjudicating bodies of the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation. Beth advises clients regarding effective defense strategy, hearing preparation, policy coverage issues and violations of specific safety requirements. She also advises clients regarding appeals in the Ohio court system and has appeared at all levels of the Ohio Courts, including preparation of appeals to the Ohio Supreme Court, briefing and has argued before the Ohio Supreme Court.
Beth is a frequent speaker on workers’ compensation topics and provides training to employers regarding strategies that can be employed at the supervisory level to effectively defend workers’ compensation claims.
Beth received her JD from Capital University Law School in 1988. She resides in Bexley, Ohio with her husband and two children.
J.D., Capital University Law School, l988
B.A., Communications/Journalism, Shippensburg University, 1984
State of Ohio, 1989
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 1991