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					      Vocational Economic
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                                         DAVID C. TOPPINO
 2934 ½ Beverly Glen Circle, PMB # 286                                          1320 S. Dixie Hwy., Suite 901
 Bel Air, CA 90077                                                                    Coral Gables, FL 33146
 Telephone (818) 784-4535                                                                     (888) 784-4535
 Fax (818) 784-5636                                                                           (888) 599-9996
                                            e-mail: veala@aol.com

                                          FORMAL EDUCATION
Doctoral Student, (Ph.D. Program in Political Economics, specialization “Law and Economics”). Claremont
Graduate University, Center for Politics and Economics, Pomona, CA; 1998 to 12/00. Ph.D. course work
completed, 49 of 72 units (68%). Currently on sabbatical until approximately Fall 2002.

Master of Arts, Economics. Claremont Graduate University, Specialization Labor Economics and Law &
Economics; GPA = 3.69. M.A. graduation scheduled for January 2001.

Master of Arts in Politics, Economics and Business (MAPEB). Claremont Graduate University, Concurrent
program with Ph.D. in Economics. 1998 to present. Scheduled MAPEB graduation in Spring 2002.

Master of Arts (Clinical Psychology, GPA = 3.55) Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA; 1984.

Bachelor of Arts (Liberal Arts - Psychology and History Majors, Business Minor, GPA = 3.25) Mercer
University, Macon, GA; 1980.


      POST GRADUATE FORENSIC VOCATIONAL ECONOMICS EDUCATION
Graduate School of Business, Economics Department: (“Integrating Worklife Expectancy into Forensic
Economic Loss Analysis” ). University of North Alabama. Professors Mark Kuga and Roberale, with David
Toppino. One graduate economic credit, Florence, AL; Spring 2000.

Graduate School of Business, Economics Department: ("Rehabilitation Economics from Retainer to Trial")
Marylhurst University. Professors Michael Butler and Robert Male, with Phillip Homsey II, Esq. One
graduate economic credit, Portland, OR; Spring 1996.
Graduate School of Business, Economics Department: ("The Economics of Personal Injury Evaluation")
Marylhurst University. Professor Michael Butler. One graduate economic credit, Portland, OR; Fall 1994.

Graduate School of Business, Economics Department: ("Interest, Inflation, Wage Growth and Present Value
Methodologies") University of North Alabama. Professor Michael Butler. Four Economic CEU's, Florence,
AL; Spring 1993.

Graduate School of Counseling, Vocational Rehabilitation Department: ("Vocational Evaluation and Work
Adjustment Workshop") University of South Florida. Professor Alan Kerns. Three week course, Tampa, FL;
Summer 1981.

                                 CURRENT STATE LICENSURE
State of California, Board of Behavioral Science Examiners, Sacramento, CA: Marriage, Family and Child
Counselor (1990 to present); MFCC# 2603.

                               CURRENT STATE APPOINTMENT
State of California, Rehabilitation Unit, Division of Workers’ Compensation: Independent Vocational
Evaluator, West Los Angeles, CA (1997 to present).

                           CURRENT NATIONAL CERTIFICATIONS
American Rehabilitation Economics Association: Certified Earnings Analyst - Sherman Oaks, CA (1994 to
present); CEA #1002.

American Board of Pain Management: Certified Pain Practitioner, Fellow, Sonora, CA (1992 to present);
CPP# 4927.

American Board of Vocational Experts: Certified Vocational Expert, Diplomate, Aptos, CA (1990 to
present); VE# 181749.

American Rehabilitation Economics Association: Certified in Rehabilitation Economics - Sherman Oaks, CA
(1989 to present); CRE# 9006.

                             PRIOR NATIONAL CERTIFICATIONS
Commission on Certification of Work Adjustment and Vocational Evaluation Specialists: Certified Work
Adjustment Specialist - Arlington, IL (1988 - 1996).
Commission on Certification of Work Adjustment and Vocational Evaluation Specialists; Certified Vocational
Evaluator - Arlington, IL (1987 - 1995).


               SELECT FORENSIC VOCATIONAL ECONOMICS TRAINING

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Western Economics Association: 67th , 68th, 69th, 71st, 73rd, 74th, and 75th Annual International WEA Conferences
(1992 - 2000) presentations of the National Association of Forensic Economics, held at San Francisco, CA;
Lake Tahoe, NV; Vancouver, British Columbia - Canada; San Francisco; Lake Tahoe; San Diego; and
Vancouver, B.C., respectively.

American Rehabilitation Economics Association: Annual AREA Conferences from 1989-2000, held at Discovery
Bay, Jamaica; La Jolla, CA; Las Vegas, NV; Phoenix, AZ; Sonoma, CA; Atlanta, GA; San Francisco; San
Diego; and Reno, NV; respectively.

Atlantic International Economic Society. 48th and 49th Annual AIES Conference - Montreal, Canada (1999), and
Charleston, S.C. (2000).

American Academy of Economic and Financial Experts. 1993 Annual Conference - Las Vegas, NV.

Earning Capacity Institute: Intermediate Rehabilitation Economics - Las Vegas, Nevada. William H. Reed,
Ph.D., CRE, Michael Butler, Ph.D., RFE, and Anita Howell, M.Ed., CRE (1993); 8 CEU's.

San Diego Institute: Rehabilitation Economics - San Diego, California. Robert Metcalf, Ph.D., CRE (1989); 16
CEU's.

NARPPS: Forensic Rehabilitation and Vocational Economics - El Paso, Texas. Everett Dillman, Ph.D. (1988);
16 CEU's.

Workers' Compensation: Legal Aspects - Los Angeles, CA. Blair Megowan (1985); 16 CEU's.

Workers' Compensation: Principles and Procedures -Los Angeles, CA. Blair Megowan (1984); 16 CEU's.

                                    WORK HISTORY/EXPERIENCE

 6/94 - Present      Vocational Economic Analysts (VEA), Sherman Oaks, CA, and Miami, FL. President,
                     Vocational Economic Consultant. Specialist in forensic vocational rehabilitation, wage loss
                     assessment, vocational economics, employability, loss of earning capacity, post incident
                     mitigation capacity, household service loss, future medical care expenses and present
                     value past/future impairment to income stream in cases involving pediatrics, household
                     services, life care planning/catastrophic injury, wrongful termination, wrongful death,
                     personal injury, marital dissolution, sexual harassment and employmentdiscrimination.



                     A Florida partnership has been established as of 1/99 with Emmanual Green, Ph.D.,
                     with a dba of Vocational Economic Associates. Dr. Green is the resident Vocational
                     Analyst, and Mr. Toppino is the Forensic Economic Analyst. The same consulting
                     specialities and vocational-economic service provisions delineated above pertain to
                     VEA Florida. Satellite offices located at Delray Beach and Fort Lauderdale, FL.



                     VEA Rehabilitation, Senior Bilingual Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, Sherman Oaks,
                     CA. A division of Vocational Economic Analysts. Rehabilitate and re-employ

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                  industrially injured workers via direct placement, on the job training or vocational
                  retraining back to work plans. Specialist in psychometric testing and job placement.
                  Private career counseling and marriage, child and family therapy clinical services.
                  Periodically provide training seminars in the areas of forensic rehabilitation and
                  vocational economics under the heading of Vocational Economic Training Seminars.

                  Coordinate services with VEA Independent consultants, Lily Chia (work evaluations);
                   David Kaufman (labor market research); and Joanne Baker-Latham (job analyst).
                  Specialize in Independent Vocational Evaluation (I.V.E.) cases referred by the Southern
                  California Rehabilitation Unit, California Department of Industrial Accidents.



1/95 to Present   Earning Capacity and Life Care Analysts, Inc. (ECALCA), Pittsburgh, PA. Vice-
                  President, Earning Capacity Division. A professional forensic full-service group
                  providing vocational, economic and life care planning services to attorneys
                  throughout the United States. Evaluate loss of earning capacity, mitigation earning
                  capacity, past and future impairment to income stream, lost household services, and
                  fringe benefits.



6/94 - 2/96       MCS Rehabilitation, Tarzana and Los Angeles offices. Senior Bilingual Vocational
                  Rehabilitation Counselor. Counsel industrially injured workers under the auspices of the
                  State Department of Industrial Accidents. Part-time independent counselor. Services
                  included job placement, modified return to work plans, vocational testing, job
                  analysis, transferrable skills analysis and labor market surveys.


1987 - 1994       Foster Assessment Center & Testing Service, (FACTS), Los Angeles, CA.
                  Managing Partner, Vocational Economic and Rehabilitation Consultant, supervised/trained
                  staff. Vocational economic and vocational rehabilitation consultant. Performed
                  employability and earnings loss evaluations of industrially injured workers, welfare
                  recipients, veteran’s and civil litigation clients. Assisted/coordinated occupational
                  therapy programs, including work hardening, pain management, ergonomic
                  assessment and transfer of hand dominance retraining. Initiated in-house forensic
                  rehabilitation training services. Opened FACTS-L.A. in March 1988, which became
                  the largest, most profitable office of nine centers within two years of operation, with
                  annual revenues exceeding $1,500,000.



1984-1987         The Work Evaluation Company, Van Nuys, CA. Unit Manager, Vocational Evaluator,
                  supervised/trained staff.   Workers' Compensation testing and evaluation.
                  Psychometric testing, physical capacity evaluations, work sampling and work
                  adjustment protocols. Created forensic rehabilitation programs. Opened Van Nuys
                  office in 1985.




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 1981- 1983          Miami Adult Center - Miami, Florida. Job Placement Coordinator. Used targeted job
                     tax credit system in placing State Department of Rehabilitation clients in the open,
                     competitive labor market. Job development services for State of Florida referred
                     psychiatric, penal and developmentally disabled teenagers and adults.

                     Work Evaluator and Work Adjustment Specialist. Counseled and evaluated ex-prison
                     offenders and mentally disabled clients as to the world of work. Psychometric testing
                     of skills/aptitudes. Visual, audiological and nueropsych screening. Trained at the
                     University of South Florida.



 1980 - 1981         Sunrise Community - Miami, FL. Habilitation Manager. Coordinated physical,
                     occupational, music and recreational therapy programs for developmentally disabled
                     and moderately to severally cognitively impaired children and adolescents. Supervised
                     line staff with feeding, dressing, anti-seizure and recreational protocols. Counseled
                     family members and assisted staff psychologist in administering a token economy
                     program.


                                     TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Spring 2001. CSU - Long Beach. Forthcoming Bachelor and Master’s level course in “Law and Economics”.
Paid Lecturer. Bruce Gridley, Esq., co-lecturer. Economics Chair, Professor Joseph Magadinno.

Spring 2000. Florida State University. Master’s level course # 5936 in “Forensic Economics”. Guest Lecturer.
Professor Michael Piette.

Spring 2000. University of North Alabama. Master’s level course workshop in “Integrating Worklife
Expectancy into Forensic Economic Loss Analysis” Paid Lecturer. Economic Chair, Professor Michael Butler.

Fall 1997. LSU Medical Center at New Orleans. Master’s level course #6605 in “Forensics in
Rehabilitation”. Guest Lecturer. Professor Craig Feldbaum.

Summer 1991 - 1994. CSU - Los Angeles. Master’s level workshop leader in “Vocational Testing and Forensic
Vocational Rehabilitation”. Guest Lecturer. Rehab Dept. Chair, Professor Martin Brodwin.

1984. Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA campus. Master’s level Teaching Assistant, Clinical Psychology.
Professor Clarence Hibbs.

                                                 BOOK
“The ABCs of Rehabilitation Economics.” Toppino, David, Reed, W. H., and Agrusa, J. The Professional Reader,
Vol. 2, #4. Publication by Elliot & Fitzpatrick, Inc. Tim Field, Ph.D., editor. Athens, GA, March 1998.*



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Professionally reviewed in the Journal of Legal Economics by Jerald Udinsky, Ph.D., CRE, in Vol. 7, #3, Winter
1998.

Professionally reviewed in the Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling by Larry Kontosh, M.S., CRC, CPC,
Review Editor in Vol. 27, # 3, Fall 1998.

                                         PROFESSIONAL PAPERS
“Mitigation Earning Capacity: Three Paradigms and the Common Investigative Method.” Toppino, David and Agrusa,
J. The Journal of Forensic Vocational Assessment, Vol.3, #1, December, 2000.*

“Sorting out the Economic Consequences of Opportunistic or Harmful Employment Actions.” Paper Presentation to the
49th Annual Atlantic International Economic Society, Charleston, S.C., October, 2000. Discussant, James
Rodgers, Penn. State University. *
“Forensic Economics in the Classroom: The State of the Emerging Discipline.” Toppino, David, F. Slesnick, E.
Gunderson, and R. Male. Submitted to the Atlantic Economic Journal for publication in 2000 or 2001.*

“Disability and the New Worklife Expectancy Tables, VEI, Inc., 1998: A Critical Analysis.” Skoog, Gary & D.C.
Toppino, Journal of Forensic Economics, Vol. 12, #3, May 2000.*

“The Mexican - White Earnings Gap in the United States: Decomposing Observable Human Capital Differences from
Potential Labour Market Discrimination.” Toppino, David and C. Wilkerson. The Earnings Analyst, Vol. 3, #1,
May 2000.*

“Forensic Economics Curricula as a Subcomponent to Law and Economics and Labour Economics in the Teaching of
Economics.” Annual Student Paper Conference. Claremont Graduate University, School of Politics and
Economics. March 12, 2000.

“Vocational Literature Review Applicable to Wage Loss.” Paper Presentation to the National Association of
Forensic Economics (NAFE) at the 74th Annual Western Economics Association, July 1999.

“Mitigation Earning Capacity.” Toppino, David, The Earnings Analyst, Vol. 2, #1, May 1999.*

“Mitigation Earning Capacity: A Law and Economics Perspective.” Annual Student Paper Conference, Claremont
Graduate University, School of Politics and Economics. February 20, 1999.

“An Interview with Everett G. Dillman: Vocational Economic Methods, Parameters, and Underpinnings in Personal Injury
Litigation,” Toppino, David, Journal of Forensic Vocational Assessment; Vol. 1, #2; June 1998.*

“Establishing an Earnings Base as a Need Offset in Divorce Cases.” Toppino, David and Hawk, R. Family Law
News, Official Publication of the State Bar of California Family Law Section. Debra S. Frank, Esq. editor.
Spring 98, Vol. 21, #1; February 1998.*

“Q & A with Everett G. Dillman: Vocational Economic Parameters of Forensic Practice.” Toppino, David, AREA
Monograph; October 1997.*

“Present Value Hocus Pocus: Using the Pfeifer Case as a Barometer.” Toppino, David, AREA Newsletter, Spring

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1997.*

“The Eight Fundamental Techniques of Cross Examination as Applied to Vocational and Economic Experts.” Toppino,
David, presented to the CA. Attorney General’s Office at San Francisco, CA. October 1996.

“American Board of Vocational Experts Holds Annual Spring Conference in Jamaica.” Toppino, David, ABVE
Newsletter, Vol. 13, Issue 1; Spring 1996.

"Wage Loss Analysis: Vocational Expert Foundation and Methodology." Toppino, David and D. Boyd, AREA
Journal, Vol. 1, #1; May 1996. Reprinted with Journal of Legal Economics and author's permission.*

"The FVE's Approach to Wage Loss." Toppino, David and D. Boyd, NARPPS Journal, Vol. 10, #3; 1995.*

"Current Trends in Estimating Work Life Expectancy and Household Services." Toppino, David and J. Udinsky,
Ph.D., presented to Marylhurst College and AREA at Sonoma, CA; October 1994.

"Wage Loss Assessment: The Expanding Role and Methods of Forensic Vocational Experts." Toppino, David,
presented to the California Association of Rehabilitation Professionals at Santa Barbara, CA; October 1994.

"Defining the Vocational Expert's Role in Wage Loss Analysis." Toppino, David and D. Boyd, ABVE Monograph
#2; 1994.*

"The Investigative Process of Forensic Vocational Experts." Toppino, David and D. Boyd, Lawyer's Resource;
August 1993.*

"Wage Loss Analysis: Vocational Expert Foundation and Methodology." Toppino, David and D. Boyd, Journal of
Legal Economics, Vol. 3, #2; 1993.*

"Rehabilitation Economic Analysis Summary: The Efficacy of Workers’ Compensation Rehabilitation." Toppino, David,
California Association of Rehabilitation Professionals Newsletter; January 1993.*

"Forensic Rehabilitation: Application and Development of Your Own Transferable Skills." Toppino, David and D.
Boyd, National Association of Service Providers in the Private Sector Newsletter; Vol. 6, 1992. Reprinted
with CARP and author's permission.*

“The Need for Forensic Vocational Experts in Determining LOEC.” Toppino, David and D. Boyd, presented to the
National Association of Forensic Economics at the 67th annual Western Economics Association
conference. San Francisco, CA; July 1992.

"Forensic Rehabilitation: Application and Development of Your Own Transferable Skills." Toppino, David and D.
Boyd, California Association of Rehabilitation Professionals Newsletter; 1991.*

"Crossing the Bridge from Rehabilitation Counseling to Vocational Expert Testimony." Toppino, David, Organization
of Bilingual Rehabilitation Associates Bi-Lines; 1991.*
"Invalid Testing: Confounding Variables in Vocational Testing." Toppino, David, Organization of Bilingual
Rehabilitation Associates Bi-Lines; 1989.*

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"Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Placement of Industrially Injured Workers." Toppino, David, Placement Locator
Assessment Network Newsletter; 1986.*

"Work Adjustment Programming." Toppino, David and M. Ravicz, Ph.D., OBRA Bi-Lines; 1985.*

* peer reviewed or professionally refereed papers. 30 papers, of which 22 were peer reviewed.



                                             INSTRUCTIONAL
“Psychic Income: Job Amenities v. Disamenities as Pay Determinants.” Session Chair, with Professors Tom Ireland
and Jim Rodgers, with Bob Taylor. NAFE 3rd Annual International Conference. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
Scheduled for February 2001.

“Mitigation Earning Capacity, Clinical and Diagnostic Case Histories and Forensic Testimony.” Session Chair, with
Mike Piette. IARP Forensic Section, Las Vegas , NV. Scheduled for December 2000.

“Sorting Out the Economic Consequences from Opportunistic or Harmful Employment Actions.” Atlantic International
Economic Society, 49th Annual Conference, Charleston, S.C. October, 2000.

Roundtable Discussion: “Code of Ethics of AAEFE, AREA and NAFE.” Session Chair, Mary B. Bailey with
David C. Toppino, Paul C. Taylor, Mary E. Young, and Manuel R Smith. 75th Annual Western Economics
Association International Conference. Vancouver, B.C. Scheduled for June, 2000.

“Vocational Economic Methodologies in Public and Private Interest Legal Disputes.” Toppino, David, Guest Lecturer
and Workshop Leader, Florida State University. Professor Michael Piette, Graduate Course # 5936,
“Forensic Economics.” Spring 2000, Tallahassee, FL.

“Disability and Worklife Expectancy: A Critical Analysis.” Sole presenter. American Rehabilitation Economics
Association 10th Annual Conference. Reno, NV. May 2000. Reno, NV.

“Integrating Worklife Expectancy into Forensic Economic Loss Analyses.” Toppino, David with Professors Mark
Kuga, Ph.D. and Robert Male, Ph.D. One graduate credit in economics from the University of North
Alabama. American Rehabilitation Economics Association Conference. May 2000. Reno, NV.

“Forensic Economics in the Classroom: The State of the Emerging Discipline.” Toppino, David with Frank Slesnick,
Ph.D. and Elizabeth Gunderson, Ph.D. Discussant, James Rodgers, Penn State University. Atlantic
International Economic Society Conference. October 1999. Montreal, Quebec.
Roundtable Discussion, “The Interaction of Vocational, Life Care Planners and Economic Experts in a Personal Injury
Analysis.” Tom Ireland, Ph.D., session chair, with David Toppino, Penelope Carrigone, Tony Riccardi and
David Heaps. Atlantic International Economic Society Conference. October 1999. Montreal, Quebec.

“Vocational Rehabilitation Methodologies in Establishing Wage Loss” Session Chair, with Everett Dillman, Ph.D.,
Roger Thrush, M.S., Robert Male, Ph.D., Rick Gaskins, CPA, and Bryan Conley, Ph.D., NAFE Session #2,


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at the 74th Annual Western Economics Association Conference. July 1999. San Diego, CA.

“Vocational Methodologies in the Assessment of Wage Loss: A Primer for Economists and Financial Analysts.” Session
Chair, with Roger Thrush, M.S., and James Plummer, Ph.D., American Rehabilitation Economics
Association 9th Annual Conference, Reno, NV. May 1999.

“Symposium on Lost Services,” with Frank D. Tinari, Ph.D. (Seton Hall University), Thomas R. Ireland, Ph.D.
(U. Of MO - St. Louis), Pauline Boss, Esq., and William Jungbauer, Esq. Western Economics Association.
73rd Annual WEA Conference, (National Association of Forensic Economics Session). Lake Tahoe, NV.
June 1998.

“A Primer of Rehabilitation Economics,” with Joseph Agrusa, M.S., CRE. Guest lecturer and workshop leader,
LSU Medical Center, at New Orleans. Graduate School of Rehabilitation Counseling. Course # 6605,
“Special Topics in Rehabilitation: Forensics in Rehabilitation.” New Orleans, LA. November 1997.

“Vocational Economics: A Sampling of Questions and Answers”. Guest Lecturer, MCLE, CA State Bar. Law
offices of Parker, Milliken, Clark, O’Hara & Samuelian, Employment Law Section. Los Angeles, CA.
October 1997.

“The ABC’s of Vocational Economics.” with Sally Moore, M.A., and Joseph Agrusa, M.S., CRE. Pre-
conference workshop, American Rehabilitation Economics Association, 7th Annual Symposium, San Diego,
CA. April, 1997.

“Cross Examination of Plaintiff Vocational and Economic Experts: Common Errors and CV Deficiencies of the Opposing
Witness,” Guest Lecturer and workshop leader with Jerald Udinsky, Ph.D., CRE. California Attorney
General’s Office, San Francisco, CA. October 1996.

“An Overview of Future Medical Care Commodities and Services in Establishing Life Care Plans.” American Board of
Vocational Experts, Spring Conference, Discovery Bay, Jamaica, West Indies. March 1996.

“The Vocational Economic Interface in Employment Law Cases from a Defense Perspective.” Law Offices of Steel,
Hector & Davis, Employment Section, Miami, FL, February 1996.
"The Vocational Expert's Decision Making Model in Determining LOEC," with Barton Hurtine, Ed.D., CRE.
American Board of Vocational Experts, Fall Conference, Seattle, Washington. October, 1995.

"Current Trends in Estimating Work Life Expectancy and Household Services," with Jerald Udinsky Ph.D., CRE,
Economist. Marylhurst College, Graduate School of Business, and the American Rehabilitation Economists
Association, Fall Conference, Sonoma, CA. October 1994.

"Forensic Dimensions of Vocational Expert Practice," Session Chair, with Jeffrey P. Jacobs, Esq., Diane Freeman
Esq., and Kenneth J. Rose Esq. California Association of Rehabilitation Professionals. Convention XII,
Santa Barbara, CA. October 1994.

"Wage Loss Assessment: The Expanding Role and Methods of Forensic Vocational Experts," California Association of
Rehabilitation Professionals. Convention XII, Santa Barbara, CA. October 1994.


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"Advanced Forensic Rehabilitation and Job Placement Strategies," Guest Lecturer and Session Coordinator, with
Philip Starr, M.S., CIRS and Gordon Spielberg, M.A. California State University, Los Angeles, Graduate
School of Rehabilitation Counseling, Monterey Park, CA. August 1994.

"Vocational Economic Analysis and Selected Case Histories," Session Chair, with Jerald Udinsky, Ph.D., CRE,
Economist, Robert Male, Ph.D., CRE, John Adams, Ph.D., RFE, Economist and Michael Butler, Ph.D.,
RFE, Economist. Western Economics Association. 69th Annual WEA Conference, Vanouver, British
Columbia. July 1994.

"Challenging the Plaintiff's Vocational and Economic Expert Witnesses," MCLE, CA. State Bar. Law Offices of
Sedgwick, Detert, Moran and Arnold, Los Angeles, CA. June 1994.

"Panel Discussion: Software and Published Materials Helpful in the VE Practice," Session Chair, with representatives
from CAPCO, Advocate Software, VALE, OASYS Software, U.S. Publishing and LIFECORP. American
Board of Vocational Experts, Spring Conference, Tempe, Arizona. March 1994.

A Primer on Vocational Economics," Session Chair, with William H. Reed, Ph.D., CRE; Barton Hultine, Ed.D.,
CRE; Anita Howell, M.Ed., CRE; and Robert Male, Ph.D., CRE. American Board of Vocational Experts,
Spring Conference, Tempe, Arizona. March 1994.

"Computer Software and Practical Resources Exhibitor Session," Session Chair, with representatives from VALE,
P.I. Economist, and Lawyers and Judges Publishing. American Rehabilitation Economics Association, 4th
Annual Symposium, Phoenix, Arizona. March 1994.

"Demonstrative Evidence, Vocational Foundation and Calculating the Present Value of Future Lost Earnings," Session
Chair, with David Berglund, Esq. and Joyce Pickersgill, Ph.D., Economist. American Rehabilitation
Economics Association, 4th Annual Symposium, Phoenix, Arizona. March 1994.
"Sexual Harassment: Lawsuit of the 90's," Santa Barbara Bar Association, Civil Litigators section. MCLE, CA
State Bar. Santa Barbara, CA. January 1994.

"Vocational Economic Methodology in Injury Litigation," with Dawn Boyd, M.A., CRE. California Association of
Rehabilitation Professionals, Convention XI, San Diego, CA. September 1993.

"Forensic Vocational Rehabilitation, Vocational Testing and Labor Market Investigation," Guest Lecturer. California
State University, Los Angeles, Graduate School of Rehabilitation Counseling, Monterey Park, CA. August
1993.

"Forensic Economic Panel Discussion," American Academy of Economic and Financial Experts and
American Rehabilitation Economics Association, Joint Symposium, Las Vegas, Nevada. March 1993.

"Vocational Evaluation and Job Placement Techniques and Methodology," Guest Lecturer, California State University,
Los Angeles, Graduate School of Rehabilitation Counseling, Monterey Park, CA. August 1992.

"The Need for Forensic Vocational Experts in Determining Loss of Earnings Capacity," Session Chair with Barton
Hultine, Ed.D., CRE, Dawn Boyd, M.A., CRE, and John Adams, Ph.D., RFE, Economist. Western
Economics Association, 67th Annual WEA Conference, (National Association of Forensic Economics
Session) San Francisco, CA. July 1992.

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"Defensible Work Products in Tort Litigation," with Billy J. McCroskey, Ph.D., CRE. American Board of
Vocational Experts, Conference, San Diego, CA. March 1992.

“The Vocational and Economic Interface in Personal Injury Cases,” Guest Lecturer. Law Offices of Berglund &
Johnson. Granada Hills, CA. January 1992.

"Integration of Vocational and Economic Testimony in Soft-Tissue Personal Injury Cases: A Case Study," with Bob
Johnson, MBA, economic consultant, and David Berglund, Esq. American Rehabilitation Economics
Association, 2nd Annual Symposium, La Jolla, CA. November 1991.

“Rehabilitation Economics: The Integration of, Vocational Rehabilitation and Forensic Economics in Civil Litigation
Matters”, with Robert Metcalf, Ph.D., CRE. American Rehabilitation Economics Association, 2nd Annual
Symposium, La Jolla. CA. November 1991.

"Vocational Evaluation: Testing Protocol, Client Profiles and Forensic Application," Guest Lecturer. California State
University, Los Angeles, Graduate School of Rehabilitation Counseling, Monterey Park, CA. August 1991.

"Use of Vocational Test Facilities to Generate Future Loss of Earnings Capacity," American Rehabilitation
Economics Association, International Conference, Discovery Bay, Jamaica, West Indies. November 1990.
"Charting the Course: Los Angeles County Gain Vocational Assessment Program," at the second statewide
Conference on GAIN Education Services, San Francisco, CA. February 1990.

"Test Interpretations and Their Use in Rehabilitation," speech given before the California Association of
Rehabilitation Professionals, Downey, CA. November 1989.

"Vocational Assessment Modalities in the Los Angeles Region," at the first statewide conference on GAIN
Education Services, San Jose, CA. July 1989.

"Vocational Evaluation: Cost Containment and Feasibility of Vocational Rehabilitation," speech given at Fremont
Indemnity, Glendale, CA. May 1989.

“Grants that Could Impact Private Rehabilitation," speech given at CAL-NARPPS, Studio City, CA. June 1988.

"To Test or Not to Test in Vocational Rehabilitation," speech given at CAL-NARPPS, Studio City, CA. March
1988.

"Panel Discussion: Rehabilitating the Monolingual Spanish Speaker," speech given at Organization of Bilingual
Rehabilitation Associates, Monterey Park, CA. January 1988.

* 48 speeches/paper presentations, with 36 at organizational conferences, symposiums or local business meetings.

                                    OTHER RELEVANT ACTIVITIES
Editorial Review Board, forensic economics section. Journal of Forensic Vocational Assessment, annual
publication of the American Board of Vocational Experts and LSU Medical Center at New Orleans (1996 -
Present). New Orleans, LA.

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Editorial Review Board, Journal of Forensic Economics, quarterly publication of the National Association of
Forensic Economics (1999 - Present). St. Louis, MO.

Editorial Review Board, The Earnings Analyst, annual publication of the American Rehabilitation Economics
Association (1999 - Present). New Orleans, LA.

Former Associate Editor. AREA Journal, now known as “The Earnings Analyst,” annual publication of the
American Rehabilitation Economics Association (1995-1997).

Former President, American Rehabilitation Economics Association (1993-1994).

Former President, Vocational Evaluators in the Private Sector (1986).

Former Vice-President, Organization of Bilingual Rehabilitation Associates (1990).

Former Board of Director, At-Large Member, American Rehabilitation Economics Association
(1995-1997).

Former Board of Director, At-Large Member, American Board of Vocational Experts (1995-1997).

Former Certification Committee Chairperson, American Rehabilitation Economics Association. (1992-
1993).

Former Legislative Chairperson, State Executive Board, Organization of Bi-Lingual Rehabilitation
Associates. Testified before the California Legislature, Ways and Means Committee, in June of 1993.

Former Conference Chairperson, American Board of Vocational Experts, Spring Conference, “The VE’s
Decision Making Model in Determining LOEC”. March 1996, Discovery Bay, Jamaica.

Former Grassroots Chairperson, California Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (1992-1993).

Principal, and Lecturer, Vocational Economic Training Seminars

Tuition Fellowship, merit-based at 50% given 3.7 GPA, Claremont Graduate University, Department of
Economics (1999-present)

Professional Member, American Academy of Economic and Financial Experts (AAEFE).
Professional Member, American Board of Pain Management (ABPM).
Professional Member, American Board of Vocational Experts (ABVE).
Professional Member, American Rehabilitation Economics Association (AREA).
Professional Member, International Atlantic Economic Society (IAES).
Professional Member, National Association of Forensic Economics (NAFE).
Professional Member, Western Economics Association (WEA).

National Distinguished Service Registry, Medical and Vocational Rehabilitation, 1987 - 1989. U.S.

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Publications, Congress Catalog 89-51464.




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                      Attorney Letters of Recommendation and/or Appreciation
Defense Attorneys:*

 1.    Laura Lee Gold, Deputy A.G., Office of the Attorney General, L.A., CA (213) 897-2810;
 2.    Bruce Gridley, Esq., Dale, Braden & Hinchcliffe, Los Angeles, CA (310) 398-5517;
 3.    Ronald H. Josepher, Esq., Stephens, Lynn, Klein & McNicholas, Tampa, FL (813) 209-9611;
 4.    Jonathon P. Lynn, Esq. Stephens, Lynn, Klein & McNicholas, Miami, FL (305) 670-3700;
 5.    Michael Moran, Esq., Margolis & Morin, Los Angeles, CA (213) 683-0300
 6.    Jeffrey M. Phillips, Deputy A.G., Office of the Attorney General, S. F., CA (415) 356-6261;
 7.    Carl Stevens, Esq., Stevens & Kramer, Irvine, CA. (949) 253-9553; and
 8.    Paul Wayne, Esq. Tharpe & Howell, L.A., CA (310) 826-4240.


Plaintiff Attorneys:*

 1.    David W. Berglund, Esq., Berglund & Johnson, Woodland Hills, CA (818) 593-6700;**
 2.    Keith Chasin, Esq., Law Offices of Chasin and Baron, Miami, FL (305) 670-1833; **
 3.    Barry G. Felder, Esq., Brown, Raysman, Millstein, Felder & Steiner, NY, NY (212) 944-1515;
 4.    Philip R. Homsey II, Esq., Law Offices of Philip R. Homsey II, Glendale, CA (818) 547-0800;**
 5.    Jeffrey S. Shapiro, Esq., Law Offices of Shapiro & Associates, Plantation, FL (954) 475-0051;
 6.    Jim Vititoe, Esq., Masry & Vititoe, Westlake Village, CA (818) 991-8900; **
 7.    Robert Walsh, Esq., Clifford Law Offices, Chicago, IL. (312) 899-9090 **; and
 8.    Christopher P. Yuhl, Esq., Yuhl, Rhames, Yuhl & St. Clair, Santa Monica, CA (310) 393-0045 **.


* Attorney letters available upon request.

** Plaintiff verdicts exceeding $1,000,000.



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