Kevin Murch Perez & Morris

Contact

eweeden@perez-morris.com

D | (614) 396-3822

O | (614) 431-1500

8000 Ravine’s Edge Court

Suite 300

Columbus, Ohio  43235

 

Practice

Workers’ Compensation

 

Education

Capital University Law School, Juris Doctor, 1988

Shippensburg University, Bachelor of Arts, 1984

Elizabeth Weeden

Attorney

Beth Weeden  joined Perez Morris in 2018. With more than 30 years’ experience, she counsels employers in all aspects of their workers’ compensation and risk management programs. She represents both self-insured and state-funded employers including national and regional retail distribution centers, retail stores, staffing services, restaurants, manufacturing facilities and home health care providers. Beth also represents state agencies and public employers. She advises on effective risk management and defense strategies to resolve clients’ matters with the goal of reducing costs and exposure.

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. She counsels clients on effective defense strategy, hearing preparation, policy coverage issues and violations of specific safety requirements.

Beth advises clients regarding appeals in the Ohio court system. She has appeared at all levels of the Ohio courts including preparation of appeals, briefs and has twice argued to the Ohio Supreme Court. Beth is a frequent speaker on workers’ compensation topics and provides training to employers regarding supervisory level strategies to effectively defend workers’ compensation claims.

Beth lives in Bexley, Ohio, with her husband, two children and two dogs. Her hobbies include gardening, hiking and reading.

 

Admissions

Ohio, 1989

>United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 1991

 

Memberships & Affiliations

>Ohio State Bar Association, Member

>Columbus Bar Association, Member

 

Presentations

>How to Defend a Workers’ Compensation Claim, Ohio Safety Congress; 2020, 2019

>How to Defend a Claim and Prepare for Hearing from the Employer’s Perspective, various Safety Councils throughout Ohio, 2010 – present

>Effective Use of Surveillance, 2020

 

Awards & Recognition

>Best Lawyers in America, 2008 – present

 

Board Positions & Community Service

>CHOICES for Victims of Domestic Violence, Board Member, 2019 – present