Major Accomplishments and Awards


  • Judge of the Year
  • Past President of the Conference of Workers' Compensation Judges
  • Past Executive Board member of the Workers' Compensation section of the State Bar
  • Employee of the Year of the Division of Workers' Compensation
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, State Bar of California

Judge Mason has served as an Acting Deputy Administrative Director for the Division of Workers' Compensation; he has been the Presiding Judge at two Northern California Appeals Board offices, a trial judge responsible for multiparty asbestos cases, and a trial lawyer representing injured workers. Judge Mason has also been a welcomed speaker at numerous workers' compensation educational events, assisting to train lawyers, claims examiners, and physicians. 


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