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Rabiat Ngbwa has been hired as the newest Hearing Officer in the Division of Workers’

Compensation. Most recently, Ms. Ngbwa served as a reviewing attorney at the Texas Workforce

Commission, where she was a Hearing Officer. Between her stints at the TWC, Ms. Ngbwa worked

as a consultant at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and then as an attorney with

Synergy Legal Professionals. She received her B.A. from Texas Lutheran University in 1997 and

her J.D. from Houston College of Law in 2003. She is also certified in both human resources and

mediation. Ms. Ngbwa will be the third traveling Hearing Officer in the Division’s central office.