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Boxer & Gerson, LLP attorney Julius Young has been appointed to the California State Bar’s Workers’ Compensation Law Section Executive Committee effective September 30, 2007.
The Workers’ Compensation Section of the State Bar of California is charged with working to achieve an efficient and just workers’ compensation delivery system. As a member of the committee, Young will help promote better legal practice, education, and legislation affecting the state’s workers’ compensation system. He will also help review proposed state legislation and regulations, and make recommendations to their authors.
Young is a partner at Boxer & Gerson, LLP and a prominent workers compensation attorney. His blog (www.workerscompzone.com) covers important legal and political developments in California workers’ compensation.
Young has represented thousands of individuals in various cases relating to workers’ compensation issues and Social Security disability matters. Young currently serves as a judge pro tem at the Workers Compensation Appeals Board in Oakland. There, he conducts settlement conferences on a pro bono basis to assist the WCAB in handling the tremendous volume of workers’ compensation cases. He has argued cases at the California Courts of Appeal and is admitted to practice in the Northern and Eastern Districts of the U.S. District Courts in California.
Young has lectured on workers’ compensation, Social Security disability claims and employment law to numerous professional groups and unions. He has been on the Board of the Family Service Agency, and has served as chapter chair of the Northern California American Civil Liberties Union, in addition to serving as a member of its legal and development committees. He has volunteered for the San Francisco Employment Law Center Clinic and has been a featured speaker at seminars sponsored by the California Applicants’ Attorneys Association, the Industrial Claims Association and the Diablo Valley Claims Association.
Young is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Law School. Before entering law school, he was awarded a Rockefeller Fellowship in theological studies and received a Master’s degree in theology from the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley. He received his undergraduate degree at Davidson College and he has studied at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England.
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