New Deputy Commissioner William T. Kennard

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[Richmond, VA]- The Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission announces the appointment of William T. Kennard as Deputy Commissioner at its Manassas regional office. Deputy Commissioner Kennard will serve as an administrative law judge for evidentiary and on-the-record hearings under the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Act. He will hold hearing dockets in Fairfax and Manassas.

Kennard was appointed to serve as Deputy Commissioner on April 7, 2016. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hofstra University and then his Juris Doctor degree from the St. John’s University School of Law. Prior to joining the Commission, he worked for many years as an attorney in private practice with the firm of O’Connell & O’Connell, LLC.

The Commission is pleased to announce and welcome this highly-experienced attorney to serve as Deputy Commissioner in the agency.