Robert G. Rassp, Esq., Law Offices of Robert G. Rassp, Sherman Oaks, CA, received two undergraduate degrees from the University of California at Irvine in 1978 and his law degree from Loyola Law School in 1981. He has practiced workers' compensation and Social Security disability since 1981. He was the Chair for the State Bar Workers' Compensation Law Section Executive Committee in 2000-2001 and is currently active as a member of that committee. He is the author of The Lawyer’s Guide to the AMA Guides and California Workers’ Compensation (LexisNexis Matthew Bender). He is a contributing author to The Complete Guide to Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance (LexisNexis Matthew Bender). He has conducted workers' compensation seminars on a variety of topics, including the AMA Guides, and is a frequent speaker at State Bar, DWC and other workers' compensation seminars. Mr. Rassp also serves on the LexisNexis California Workers' Compensation Editorial Board and the Larson’s National Workers' Compensation Advisory Board. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Friends Research Institute, a non-profit medical research institute, headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland.