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Darin A. Childers, WCA Director

Darin A. Childers, WCA Director

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Darin A. Childers was appointed by Governor Susana Martinez to serve as the director of the New Mexico Workers’ Compensation Administration (WCA) in December 2013. Childers was born in Curitiba, Brazil, but grew up in Gaithersburg, Md. He attended BYU in Provo, Utah, earning both a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and a Juris Doctorate degree. Following graduation, Childers moved to New Mexico, where he worked as an attorney at the Albuquerque law firm of Allen, Shepherd, Lewis, Syra & Chapman, P.A., with his primary areas of practice being workers’ compensation and personal injury defense litigation. Childers initially joined the WCA as the general counsel in June 2011.

2410 Centre Avenue SE
P.O. Box 27198
Albuquerque, NM 87125-7198
Telephone: 505-841-6000
In-state Toll Free: 1-800-255-7965
One Team, One Goal: A Better New Mexico for Workers and Employers
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