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Weston Montrose

Industrial Commission of Arizona
Arizona, California

About Weston Montrose

Arizona Injury Law Group was ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a First-Tier "Best Law Firms In Arizona", 2020. Former staff attorney at the Industrial Commission of Arizona. Certified by the State Bar of Arizona as a "specialist" in workers' compensation since 2010. Recognized in Best Lawyers in America since 2013. Admitted to practice in Arizona, California, Arizona Federal Court, and before the United States Supreme Court. Present the winning oral argument to the Arizona Court of Appeals in a landmark international business/labor case resulting in a publish decision petitioned to the United States Supreme Court for review. Porteadores Del Noroestes S.A. De, C.V. v. The Industrial Commission of Arizona, 234 Ariz. 53, 316 P. 3d 1241 (Ariz.App. 2014). http://caselaw.findlaw.com/az-court-of-appeals/1654911.html I received an Outstanding Leadership Award from the State Bar of Arizona for 2010-2011 in recognition of my leadership as Co-Chair of the Workers' Compensation Section. I was selected by my peers to be included in "Best Lawyers in America". I have been a featured presenter for the State Bar of Arizona's Annual Workers' Compensation Program and the Industrial Commission's Annual Workers' Compensation Claim Seminar. I have also been a presenting speaker for private legal education providers. .I currently serve on the legislative committee for Arizona Association of Lawyers for Injured Workers (AALIW). My role includes interacting with lobbyists and industry stake holders, attending legislative sessions, offering legal opinions, and participating in strategy development for the purpose of advancing the interests of injured workers in Arizona. In this role I have testified before legislative bodies and government agencies.

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Work experience

Industrial Commission of Arizona
Staff Attorney | 2004 - 2007
Handled workers' compensation claims, provided legal guidance to agency subdivisions, prosecuted OSHA violation cases and OSHA discrimination cases on behalf of a state administrative agency

Education

Pepperdine University School of Law
J.D., Law | 1993 - Present
University of Arizona
B.S. (1989), Business Administration | 1989 - Present
Honors: 1988, 1989 Dean's Honorable Mention

Awards

Outstanding Leadership Award
State Bar of Arizona | 2010

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