Friday, February 24, 2012

Gary Hall Named New Workers Compensation Court of Appeals Judge.

Congratulations to former Office of Administrative Hearing Judge Gary Hall who currently serves as Assistant Commissioner for Safety and Workers’ Compensation at the Department of Labor and Industry. Through his role as Assistant Commissioner, Judge Hall is responsible for the operations of the Workers’ Compensation and OSHA programs. He also acts as the Executive Director of the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council.  He received a B.A. summa cum laude from the University of Minnesota in 1979; and a J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1982.
Additionally, Judge. Hall is a member of the American Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section National Conference of Specialized Court Judges and is a past member of the National Association of Hearing Officials.  Aside from his numerous chili cooking honors, Judge Hall is also a Rosetown Playhouse Community Theater volunteer as well as a Moot Court volunteer.  Congratulations Judge Hall on your appointment to the Minnesota Workers Compensation Court of Appeals.