Certified Rehabilitation Counselor
Diplomate, American Board of Vocational Experts
International Psychometric Evaluation Certification
Member, International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals
Member, IARP Social Security Vocational Experts Board
Chair, IL IARP Education Committee
Member, National Rehabilitation Association
A Doctor of Rehabilitation (Rh.D.), Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), Diplomate with the American Board of Vocational Experts (ABVE/D), and International Psychometric Evaluation Certification (IPEC) with over 30 years' experience working with persons with disabilities, Dr. Lloyd is able to provide vocational assessment and testing, transferable skills analysis, job analysis, job placement, labor market research, job search assessment, and earning capacity assessment. She has been qualified as a Vocational Expert by Social Security since 1995, with service provision in medical and vocational rehabilitation case management for insurance, workers' compensation, long-term disability, and the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Workers' Compensation Program. She has years of experience in depositions and interrogatories in disability and workers' compensation cases and is able to provide file consultation to identify vocational issues, which can be a valuable tool when live expert testimony is not necessary.
The ABVE sets forth formal standards for certified Vocational Experts. In addition to holding a Doctoral degree, Dr. Lloyd holds the requisite experience in vocational assessment, testing, job analysis, job placement, job surveys, and has provided expert testimony in these areas. She successfully passed the required ABVE examination at the highest level - diplomate, receiving formal approval of her forensic work product.
Leslie Lloyd possesses 25 years’ vocational expert experience testifying in worker’s compensation and over 5000 Social Security hearings. She has experience conducting assessments and preparing reports for wrongful death matters, wrongful termination, employment discrimination, and marital dissolution. She can prepare earning capacity assessments, pre/post injury assessments, vocational evaluations & testing, job search assessments, and labor market analyses.