Comings and Goings at the Iowa Division of Workers’ Compensation

by | Feb 24, 2014

Recently, the Iowa Division of Workers’ Compensation has had some personnel changes pertaining to Deputy Commissioners.  Deputy Workers’ Compensation Commissioner, Helen Jean Walleser, will retire on February 27, 2014 subsequent to thirty years as a Deputy Commissioner.  Additionally, Deputy Workers’ Compensation Commissioner, David Rasey, retired on January 16, 2014.

Joseph Walsh has recently been recently been hired as a Deputy Workers’ Compensation Commissioner.  Deputy Walsh began his term on January 17, 2014.  Prior to the same, Deputy Walsh was the Deputy Director of the Iowa Workforce Development and Chief Administrative Law Judge for Iowa’s Division for Unemployment and Insurance Appeals.  As we understand it, there will be one more position filled presumably in Spring 2014.

For questions regarding Iowa Workers’ Compensation, please contact Iowa Workers’ Compensation attorney, Paul Barta, at