State News : Iowa

NWCDN is a network of law firms dedicated to protecting employers in workers’ compensation claims.

NWCDN Members regularly post articles and summary judgements in workers’ compensations law in your state.  

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New Deputy Commissioner Announced

Joseph L. Walsh has been hired as a Deputy Workers’ Compensation Commissioner with the Iowa Division of Workers’ Compensation.  He will commence his duties with the division on January 17, 2014.  Mr. Walsh has previously been in private practice as a workers’ compensation and employment law attorney in Des Moines, Iowa and has served as the Deputy Director of Iowa Workforce Development  from 2007 to 2010.  Mr. Walsh most recently held the position of Chief Administrative Law Judge for Iowa’s Division of Unemployment Insurance Appeals.  Mr. Walsh is a 1993 graduate of Drake University with Cum Laude Honors and a 1996 graduate with Honors of the Drake University School of Law.

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