Hardison & Cochran Managing Partner, Benjamin Cochran, was recently nominated to a three year term on the North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Section Council. Mr. Cochran was elected during the Workers’ Compensation Section’s Annual Meeting held on February 11-12 in Greensboro, North Carolina. His three year term will begin on July 1st of this year.
The Workers’ Compensation Section represents both plaintiff and defense attorneys on its council and addresses both perspectives in its newsletter. The Workers’ Compensation Section appoints a representative to meet periodically with the Industrial Commission to review issues of interest to member attorneys.
In addition to the election to the Workers’ Compensation Section, Mr. Cochran has been listed as a Rising Star by the North Carolina Super Lawyers Magazine in 2010 and 2011. He is also a North Carolina Board Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation Law and on the North Carolina Advocates for Justice Leaders’ Forum.