Hon. Robert G. Rassp, Esq.
Judge Rassp practiced workers’ compensation and social security disability law from 1981 until his appointment as a Workers’ Compensation Judge on April 16, 2018. On December 16, 2019, he was appointed as the Presiding Judge at the WCAB Los Angeles District Office where he supervises 18 judges and 60 staff. He has been a certified specialist in workers’ compensation law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization since 1994. Judge Rassp is the author of “Lawyer’s Guide To The AMA Guides and California
Workers’ Compensation” with the 18 th edition in press, and Judge Rassp is the Editor-In-Chief of the Rassp & Herlick 22 chapter treatise, both published by LexisNexis. Judge Rassp has been an adjunct professor of law at Pepperdine Caruso School of Law since 2017. He is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Friends Research Institute in Baltimore, Maryland. ( www.friendsresearch.org ). Judge Rassp enjoys teaching Workers’ Compensation law to the workers’ compensation community and spends his spare time as the keyboardist playing rock and roll in his two bands, “CC&R” and “Retro.”