Special Counsel, Brad Avery, Workers Compensation Attorney Serving NE Kansas Posted on November 3, 2015 at 10:52 am.Written by Gary Patterson Being injured at work can cause a whole host of emotions. The injured person may even feel reluctant about seeking legal counsel for fear of retribution from their employer. At Patterson Legal Group, our expert workers compensation attorneys will explain your legal rights and remedies available. For potential clients in northeast Kansas including Topeka, Manhattan, Lawrence, and even Kansas City, Patterson Legal Group is excited to welcome, of counsel attorney, Brad Avery. Of counsel, also called special counsel, refers to an attorney who works in partnership with a law firm. Typically, of counsel attorneys bring a special knowledge and niche expertise. This is certainly true for Brad Avery. In addition to an almost 30-year history of practicing law in Kansas, Brad spent 20 years as a judge for the Kansas Division of Workers Compensation in Topeka, Lawrence, Emporia, and Pittsburgh. We’re looking forward to Brad’s considerable experience and knowledge to help us expand our Topeka office located at 2641 SW Wanamaker, Suite 100. A the beginning of his legal career, Brad worked as a law clerk for several workers compensation attorneys and later served as general counsel for the Kansas Association of Public Employees (KAPE). During his five-year tenure at KAPE, Brad dealt with the rights of employees, as well as those who had problems at work. The subject matter was not only interesting, it allowed him to see firsthand, how a workers compensation attorney could help make a person whole again. His representation includes employees filing for workers compensation claims, on-the-job injury claims, and even unjust retaliation including being fired for filing a claim. If you have been injured on the job and need a workers compensation attorney, call us at 888-687-2400. Our experienced staff will explain your rights, evaluate your case, and advise you about next steps in the process. Patterson Legal Group can untie the knots of the often confusing and complicated workers compensation process and help you get the justice you deserve.