Keith S. Wilkinson, MA, CRV-D
Diplomate, American Board of Vocational Experts
Diminished Earning Capacity; Employability; Labor Market Access; Labor Market Analysis; Workers’ Compensation Earning Capacity Evaluations; Transferable Skills Analysis; ADA and FEHA Evaluations; Sexual Discrimination, Earnings Loss Evaluation
Master of Human Resources, University of San Francisco, 1989
Bachelor of Education, Psychology, Dalhousie University, 1974
Bachelor of Arts, English & Psychology, Dalhousie University, 1973
Western State University College of Law, Completed Third Year of Study in Law
Nationally Certified Vocational Expert, American Board of Vocational Experts, Diplomate Status, Certified 2008-Certificate Number 5641
Vocationology Inc., Certified Rehabilitation Vocationologist-Diplomate Status, Certified 2004
1988 – Present: Expert Witness - Vocational & Career
Provide evaluations and testimony as requested by plaintiff and
defense attorneys and insurance companies in Workers’ Compensation,
Personal Injury, Family Law and ADA compliance as well as Social
Security evaluations and reports for Social Security applicants.
Provide evaluations as a Court Appointed Vocational Expert and
as an Agreed Vocational Expert in Workers’ Compensation
Experienced at conducting Family Law § 4331 evaluations. Experienced expert witness in Workers’ Compensation Le Boeuf and Diminished Future Earning Capacity cases, personal injury, marital dissolution and ADA compliance. Testified in Federal and Superior Courts and in WCAB’s in Anaheim, Grover Beach, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Marina Del Rey, Oakland, Redding, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Ana, Santa Monica, and Van Nuys.
Conducted assessment interviews and administered and interpreted psychometric tests. Responsible for case management, including disability management, development of rehabilitation plans, worker evaluations, administration of vocational and psychological testing, motivational counseling, implementation of placement services, job seeking skills training, job analyses, early return to work job analyses, risk management and 90 Day QRR Benefit Referrals, Out of State Case Management. Supervised and trained staff counselors.
Keith Wilkinson & Assoc. Orange, CA 1988
– Present, Vocational Expert Witness / Vocational &
Bates Career Services, Orange, CA 1985-1988,
Administrative Counseling Manager, Vocational/Career Counseling
County of San Bernardino, San Bernardino Probation
Department, San Bernardino CA 1984-1985, Research clerk
Grand Slam Tennis, Palm Springs, CA 1978-1984,
Club Manager and Teaching Professional
County of Halifax School System, Nova Scotia,
Canada 1974-1978, School teacher grades 8, 9 and 10. Chairman
of the Curriculum Planning Committee for Junior High Schools
Royal Canadian Navy, Nova Scotia, Canada 1967-1970,
American Board of Vocational Experts-Diplomate
International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (IARP)
Member of the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (IARP) California Legislative Committee
2010 CAAA—Ogilvie—How and When to use it—Orange, CA
2010 Ogilvie from the Defense Perspective—San Fernando Valley Bar Association
2009 Ogilvie and Almaraz/Guzman from the Vocational Perspective—Harbor California Applicant’s Attorney’s Association; Metro Transit Authority; City of Glendale; California Applicant’s Attorney’s Association, Orange County
1990 – 2006 Guest Lecturer IEA Classes
2000 to 2006-Guest Speaker CAAA, Orange County Chapter-Vocational Rehabilitation, Vocational Expert Testimony for Le Boeuf and DFEC Issues
2001-2006 Contributing Editor SCREE Newsletter-wrote bi-monthly article on national and local economic and employment outlooks
September 10, 2005 – Co-Presenter, Le Boeuf / Diminished Future Earning Capacity and McCroskey-based Transferable Skill Assessment, Orange, CA
March 15, 2005 – Co-Presenter with Michael Bonneau, Diminished Earning Capacity, Harbor Area Applicant Attorney Association, Long Beach, CA
2004—Co-Presenter with Michael Bonneau, Diminished Earning Capacity—CAAA Board of Directors, Los Angeles, CA
1999-2004 CARRP Program Committee Chairman, Faces of Success, Member Standards Committee
2001-2003 Presented SCREE seminars on Ethics, Resume Preparation and Job Development
Attended numerous workshops by CAAA, Defense Attorneys’ Association on Ogilvie I and Ogilvie II, Almaraz/Guzman, Le Boeuf and LC §4662 Evaluations.
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You do a very thorough analysis and then tell it like it is with
no beating around the bush.