(a) A party may appear in person or through a representative who is not required to be an attorney at law. A representative shall file a written notice of representation with the Sacramento Office of the Appeals Board and serve a copy on all parties as required by Sections 355.3 and 355.4.
(b) A representative of a party shall be deemed to control all matters respecting the interest of such party in the proceeding.
(c) An employee who is represented by an authorized employee representative may appear through such authorized employee representative.
(d) A representative may withdraw its representation of a party by filing a written notice of withdrawal with the Appeals Board and by serving a copy on all parties, intervenors, and obligors as required by Sections 355.3 and 355.4.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 148.7 and 149.5, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 148.7 and 149.5, Labor Code.
1. Change without regulatory effect of subsection (d) filed 6-23-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 26).
2. Amendment of subsections (a) and (d), repealer of subsection (e), and amendment of Note filed 10-30-92; operative 11-30-92 (Register 92, No. 44).
3. Amendment filed 8-2-2016; operative 10-1-2016 (Register 2016, No. 32).