The College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers is an organization that honors workers’ compensation plaintiff’s attorneys, defense attorneys, professors, and judges nationwide. Our Fellows are recognized as distinguished members of the workers’ compensation legal community.

Workers’ compensation is a very important field of the law, if not the most important. It touches more lives than any other field of the law. It involves the payments of huge sums of money. The welfare of human beings, the success of business, and the pocketbooks of consumers are affected daily by it.

Judge E.R. Mills, Singletary v. Mangham Construction, 418 So.2d 1138 (Fla. 1st DCA, 1982)

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2022 Annual Induction Dinner
2022 Annual Induction Dinner
March 05 2022

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2021 WRITING CONTEST WINNER : Simon X Cao

Penn State Law at University Park

Before attending Penn State Law at University Park, Simon worked as a staff representative for a teachers union in Albuquerque New Mexico for over five and a half years. There, he represented teachers by handling grievances, administrative hearings, and arbitration proceedings. All told, he was able to win over 1.2 million dollars in back-pay for educators through either settlement agreements or hearings awards. Simon’s passion for working people began at an early age growing up in a union household. While working as a conductor for a railroad, Simon’s father would explain the degree of danger railroad workers faced each day...

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Before attending Penn State Law at University Park, Simon worked as a staff representative for a teachers union in Albuquerque New Mexico for over five and a half years. There, he represented teachers by handling grievances, administrative hearings, and arbitration proceedings. All told, he was able to win over 1.2 million dollars in back-pay for educators through either settlement agreements or hearings awards.

Simon’s passion for working people began at an early age growing up in a union household. While working as a conductor for a railroad, Simon’s father would explain the degree of danger railroad workers faced each day they worked. Simon’s passion continued into college where he eventually earned his Master’s degree in Applied Sociology after writing his Master’s thesis on post-secondary faculty unionization.

More recently, Simon was a two-time recipient of Peggy Browning Fund Fellowships where he worked with the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, and the American Federation of Teachers. Simon currently serves as the Penn State Arbitration Law Review’s Executive Communications Editor. As a member of the Penn State Arbitration Law Review, Simon was selected to publish a case comment on federal sector union arbitration. Simon hopes to continue his journey advocating for working people after law school.

Simon is supported by his four-year-old daughter and wife. Without both of their support, friendship, and love, Simon would be lost.

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