JD, MA, CRC, CDMS
Mr. Cockrum has over 17 years of experience as a vocational rehabilitation counselor. His clients have included members of the military transitioning to the civilian workplace, industrially injured workers, personal injury clients, and private citizens in need of vocational rehabilitation. His clients have had a variety of needs and his support has included rehabilitation counseling for people with mental health, orthopedic, degenerative, and neurological conditions. His services include vocational testing, occupational research, job placement, job analysis development under contract with a variety of employers in the local area, and expert testimony. His testimony experience includes at the Board of Industrial Injury Appeals (BIIA) and Superior Court. Mr. Cockrum graduated from George Washington University with a Master’s Degree in rehabilitation counseling in 2014. He is certified as a Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) and as a Disability Management Specialist (CDMS).
Mr. Cockrum also attended the Seattle University School of Law and graduated, with honors, in 2009. He served on the Seattle University Law Review as a Research and Technical Editor. He is a licensed attorney, having passed the bar exam in 2010. Mr. Cockrum also completed 120 hours of post-graduate education with FIG as a life-care planner. The FIG program emphasizes the development of a comprehensive report of future costs for the catastrophically injured. Mr. Cockrum has presented at several continuing education conferences on the topics of age in the workplace and legal and rehabilitation ethics.