Anne Kemerer Jones, M.Ed., CRC, ABVE/D, CLCP

Anne Kemerer Jones, M.Ed., CRC, ABVE/D has been practicing as a Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant and Case Manager since January, 1999. She provides vocational assessment and rehabilitation counseling services on behalf of individuals who have experienced a broad spectrum of physical, mental and circumstantial challenges. Anne’s services play a vital role in a number of different arenas including government, civil litigation, insurance, and education. Her expertise in evaluating earning capacity, determining realistic options for improvement, and counseling multicultural clients, often helps brings about resolution in difficult cases with a number of legal and/or medical issues. Anne has been admitted as a Vocational Expert in state courts.

Anne specializes in the following:

  • Vocational assessment, counseling, planning, and testimony in civil litigation involving issues of earning capacity, including personal injury, long term disability, marital dissolution
  • Evaluation of earning capacity based on an individual’s vocational profile, life circumstances, disabling conditions, and labor market characteristics
  • Assessment of eligibility for disability benefits under state and federal disability benefit programs based on applicable legislation and administrative rules
  • Vocational counseling and rehabilitation planning for disabled veterans and service members making the transition from military service to civilian employment
  • Development and implementation of federal/state funded vocational rehabilitation plans
  • Administration and interpretation of a broad range of vocational tests and assessments
  • Labor market, occupational, and educational research
  • Documentation of vocational assessment results and recommendations by written report and/ or testimony
  • Rehabilitation counseling and career planning
  • Areas of practice include personal injury, marital dissolution, long term disability, Jones Act, Longshore and Harborworker’s Act, Social Security, and the Veterans Administration
  • Documentation of vocational assessment results and recommendations by written report and/ or testimony
  • Rehabilitation counseling and career exploration

Anne is a member of several professional organizations, including Professionals in Workers Compensation (PWC), Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ), International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (IARP), Puget Sound Maritime Claims Association (PSMCA), National Rehabilitation Association (NRA), American Rehabilitation Counseling Association (ARCA), the International Association of Collaborative Professionals (IACP), King County Collaborative Law (KCCL), and the American Board of Vocational Experts (ABVE).

Anne earned her baccalaureate degree majoring in Spanish with College Honors from Washington University in St. Louis, MO. While an undergraduate, she spent a summer as an exchange student living with a family in Madrid, Spain and taking classes at the international university. Community service and volunteerism have always been important parts of Anne’s life. During college, she designed a reading program to improve literacy for children in state-run care facilities. She volunteered for Students to End Poverty and served as a Big Sister to an abused child.

Following completion of her undergraduate education, Anne was awarded a federal grant by the Rehabilitation Services Administration to pursue graduate studies in Rehabilitation Counseling at the University of Texas at Austin.  She received her M.Ed. in Special Education in 1999. Practicums included provision of individual psychotherapy and educational counseling for students with disabilities at Austin Community College. Anne further assisted with curriculum design and teaching classes on coping with Attention Deficit Disorder. During graduate school, Anne also worked as an employment coach for at-risk youth.

Anne has exceptional expertise in vocational analysis and counseling with a strong ethical foundation and real-world application. She further enjoys public speaking, mentoring, and collaborating with other professionals to provide the highest level of total-spectrum services to her clients and resolve disputes involving earning capacity issues. In January, 2013 she completed Professional Mediation Skills training at the University of Washington’s School of Law. In 2015, Anne completed training to become a member of King County Collaborative Law.  She is now working on a post-graduate certification through the University of Florida in Life Care Planning for quantifying total economic damages in cases involving catastrophic injury.

Outside the world of work, Anne is an active member of her church and local community. She completed training in 2014 to serve as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for children involved in high-risk custody disputes in King County Family Law cases. She also continues to be fascinated by the mind-body connection, having completed her Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200) certification in 2004 and remaining an avid Yoga practitioner as well as dancer of the NIA Technique. You can most often find Anne with her nose in a book, dancing in the studio or at home with her daughter, or twisting into a pretzel, when she is not in the office.

Connect

253.661.5550 x 274; FAX: 206-337-2240
ajones@scsvoc.com

Service Area

  • » Disability Management L&I
  • » Disability Management Self-Insured
  • » Legal
  • » Social Security

Location

King, Pierce and Snohomish counties