Over Twenty Years of Representing New York State's Injured Workers.

In their third decade of protecting the rights, dignity, and self respect of New York's injured workers, The Injured Workers Bar Association continues its tradition of holding three CLE Conferences each year, offering a total of 12 CLE credits.  IWBA events are open to any New York State Attorney, however, preferred reduced pricing is given to IWBA Members. The events are held statewide on a rotating basis, consisting of a January Conference held in New York City, an April Conference held in Western New York, and a September conference held in the Capital Region.  See below for the 2018 IWBA CLE conference dates and information.

Pre-registration is strongly advised to guarantee your seat and course materials. Seating may be limited and registrations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis. Pre-registrants are guaranteed a seat, emailed a set of course materials, and will automatically be notified if there are any such changes in the date or location of the program.

Tape Recording of Injured Workers Bar Association Seminars is not permitted.

Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities: The IWBA will make reasonable modifications/accommodations to allow participation in its services, programs, or activities by persons with disabilities. IWBA will provide auxiliary aids and services upon request. IWBA with remove architectural barriers and communication barriers that are structural in nature where are readily achievable. To request any aids or services or if you have any questions or concerns, please contact the IWBA office.

IWBA Sponsorship Opportunities

The IWBA offers exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities at each of its CLE events. Click here to learn more, register as a sponsor organization, and view current sponsorship opportunities, or contact Abby Curro for more information.

IWBA 2018 Fall CLE

September 28-29, 2018
The Saratoga Hilton
534 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, New York  12866

Room Reservations at The Saratoga Hilton
Group Room Rate is $189.00 per night for reservations made by September 4, 2018 under the IWBA Room Block.

Conference Registration Deadline September 24, 2018 at 12:00am


Friday, September 28, 2018

3:00 pm - 3:50 pm
Combatting Fraud in the Workers’ Compensation System
Speaker: Audrey Cunningham, Esq., Deputy Inspector General for Workers’ Compensation Fraud, Office of the New York State Inspector General

4:00 pm - 4:50 pm
Make Comp Great Again: Administrative Practice and Policy Changes
Speaker: Kelly B. Dean, Esq. 

Saturday – September 29, 2018

8:00 am - 9:00 am
Registration and Breakfast

9:00 am - 9:50 am
Setting AWW and Rates: Refreshing the Basics and Discussing a Few Less Common Considerations
Speaker: Aaron T. Sanders, Esq.

10:00 am - 10:50am
Business Meeting - Members Only

11:00 am - 11:50 am
Permanency: What’s a 3B Anyway?
Speaker: Martin Schaeffer, M.D. with Chris Stringham, Esq.

11:50 am

For Room Reservations at The Saratoga Hilton
Book your group rate for Injured Workers Bar Association
Room Rate is $189.00 per night for reservations made by September 2, 2018 under the IWBA Room Block.

 ~ Thank you to our 2018 Fall Sponsors ~



Blue Sponsor

CPT Institute

For more information on IWBA Sponsorship Opportunities, click here

 Save the Date for the Winter 2019 CLE!

 Friday, January 24, 2019 - Saturday, January 26, 2019

The Stewart Hotel in New York City
371 7th Avenue (at 31st St.)
New York, NY  10001