Join Me at the 16th Annual SBH Oregon Claims Professional Workshop

brian perkoSBH is hosting its annual Oregon Claims Professional Workshop on November 3, 2017 at the Holiday Inn in Wilsonville. Topics covered include an appellate update, independent medical exams and post traumatic stress disorder, non-subject workers, and vocational rehabilitation. You do not want to miss this years magical event! To register and for more information click here.

Sather Byerly and Holloway is Hiring!

lacee jonesSBH is growing and looking for a Washington-licensed attorney to join its Washington workers’ compensation litigation team. SBH seeks a full-time associate with 2 – 6 years workers’ compensation or civil litigation experience. Besides a strong academic and professional record, we are looking for someone with a keen business sense and entrepreneurial view of the practice of law. The associate will primarily assist in handling Washington workers’ compensation cases. Washington state bar membership is required. Interested candidates may email a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and references to the SBH office administrator Lacee Jones ( If you or your colleagues know an attorney you enjoy working with who would make a great member of the SBH… Continue reading

Join SBH at the 2017 Oregon PRIMA Annual Conference

stephen verotskyJoin SBH attorneys Steve Verotsky and Krishna Balasubramani at the 2017 annual Oregon PRIMA Conference. The conference will be held at Salishan Lodge in Gleneden Beach September 27-29. Steve and Krishna will discuss recent workers’ compensation and employment law cases including the recent supreme court decision in Brown v. SAIF. Their presentation will focus on case law with practical advice for public entities. To register for the conference click here.

Join SBH at the DMEC Chapter Meeting on June 7

Need a refresher on the ADA? Want tips about accommodating mental health issues? Join us at the DMEC Chapter Meeting on June 7th, when experts from the Job Accommodation Network (JAN) and Kaiser Permanente share their insights on the following ADA topics: accommodating depression & anxiety medical inquiries under the ADA ADA interactive process This half-day program has been approved for 3 CLMS/CPDM credits. It will take place at the Kaiser Permanente Town Hall on 3704 N Interstate Ave. The cost is $50 for members or $60 for nonmembers and includes breakfast. Parking is free. Register at the link below.

Disability/Leave Roundtable for Employers

The Oregon/SW Washington chapter of the DMEC is hosting a free lunch roundtable on March 15, 2017. Employers, HR professionals, and leave administrators are encouraged to attend to discuss leave management challenges. The event is free, but registration is required. March 15, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Kaiser Town Hall – 3704 N Interstate Avenue. Register here:

October 5th seminar on workforce management

rebecca_watkinsJoin me and an excellent group of presenters for a full day of cutting edge topics related to disability management. Topics include emergency preparedness, ADA/FMLA challenges, productivity management, and more. This seminar is hosted by the Oregon/Southwest Washington Disability Management Employer Coalition, which has been recognized nationally for excellence by the DMEC. The meeting has been approved for 6 CPDM and 6 CDMS credits. For more information and to register, go to

SBH 2016 Race for Justice Sponsor

Vaniman-Megan_160-x-222SBH is a proud sponsor of the 2016 Race for Justice. The Race for Justice, now in its 16th year, helps raise funds for the St. Andrew Legal Clinic (SALC). SALC is a non-profit law firm that provides low-cost legal services to families in crisis. SALC is committed to providing security for children, support to women in crisis, and access to justice for the working poor. Though SALC is a serious cause, the Race for Justice is a fun way to support the families who look to SALC for support and advocacy. This 5k race is enjoyed by competitive runners and leisurely walkers. Families often participate together and young children have the opportunity to get… Continue reading

Join us at the SBH Washington Claims Professional Workshop

laurel hensleySBH will be hosting its annual Washington Claims Professional Workshop on Friday, March 4, 2016 at the Heathman Lodge in Vancouver, Washington. 6.0 Washington Credits Approved: 5.0 Claims Management & 1.0 Legal Presentations by SBH Attorneys and Guest Speakers: Edward Dagher, MD Peter Edgerton, Vocational Services Specialist, Department of Labor & Industries Debra Hatzialexiou, Legal Services Program Manager, Department of Labor & Industries Doug Palmer, Partner at Busick Hamrick Palmer Sheryl Whitcomb, Penalty Adjudicator, Department of Labor & Industries Elizabeth Ziegler, Ph.D. – Neuropsychologist Workshop Topics: Case Law Update Introduction to Neuropsychological Testing Assessing Employability in the Vocational Resolution Dispute Office Penalties: Self-Insured Employers Beware Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Working With Claimant’s Attorneys Cost: $85 Includes Continental Breakfast, Lunch,… Continue reading