Lisa Pearson

Adjunct Faculty, Associate at the Law Offices of Kelly R. Rodieck & Associates
J.D., Drake University
B.A., St. Olaf College

Lisa Pearson serves as counsel to both insured and self insured Minnesota companies advising them in all aspects of workers' compensation litigation. She has also worked closely with risk managers to develop and implement effective workers’ compensation injury management programs and counsels employers with respect to hiring and termination decisions to the extent those decisions are affected by the Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Act. Ms. Pearson is the diversity liaison for her office and region and mentors inters, younger attorneys and claims adjusters.  She has appeared before the Workers’ Compensation Trial Court, the Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court. She has co-written materials for CLE and internal legal seminars as well as materials for St. Thomas’ Workers’ Compensation Course. 

Summer 2018 Courses

Summer 2018 Courses
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Fall 2018 Courses

Fall 2018 Courses
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LAWS 860 - 01 Workers Compensation - - - R - - - 1800 - 2100 MSL 334

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1800 - 2100


MSL 334

Course Registration Number:

43190 (View in ClassFinder)

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Lisa B. Pearson, Raymond R. Peterson

This course will cover the theory and administration of the workers' compensation laws. Students will examine the rights and responsibilities of injured employees and their employers under workers' compensation and will learn about employer/employee relationships, employees' remedies apart from workers' compensation, the classification of risks and disability and death benefits.

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J-Term 2019 Courses

J-Term 2019 Courses
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