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Employment Law Update

December 4, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

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Embassy Suites – Hoover OR attend by live webcast

This course (on-site and webcast) has been approved by the Alabama State Bar for 6 MCLE Credit hours, including 1 hour of Ethics

Don’t miss our annual Employment Law seminar! In these uncertain economic times, it is vitally important to understand the challenges facing businesses and their employees. Whether you represent employers or employees – or both – this seminar will provide the necessary tools to address your clients’ issues.

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If you are attending in person, you will receive an electronic link of the materials.

N.B.: Seating at the seminar will be very limited in order to comply with social distancing guidelines. Please register as soon as possible to reserve your seat! Late registrations and walk-ins will be accommodated to the extent possible, but cannot be guaranteed.

If you are planning to attend in person, please see our COVID policies here before registering.

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The Schedule

8:00            Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:20            Welcome
Morning Presider:  Richard Carrigan, Ogletree Deakins PC, Birmingham

8:30            Title VII Update
John J. Coleman III, Burr & Forman LLP, Birmingham
Charles Guerrier, Haynes & Haynes PC, Birmingham

9:30            Post-Bostick Issues
Temple Trueblood, Wiggins Childs Pantazis Frazier &Goldfarb LLC, Birmingham
Trip Umbach, Starnes Davis Florie, Birmingham

10:30         Break

10:40        Return to Work Issues
Abby Richardson, Richardson Law Firm LLC, Mobile
Carin Burford, Ogletree Deakins PC, Birmingham

11:10         Ethical Issues Presented by the American College of Trial Lawyers
Moderator -Gaynor St. John, St. John and St. John LLC, Cullman
Judge Scott Donaldson, Alabama Court of Civil Appeals, Montgomery
John D. Saxon, John D. Saxon PC, Birmingham

12:10         Lunch On Your Own
Afternoon Presider:  Alfred Perkins, Starnes Davis Florie, Birmingham

1:10            Virtual Depositions and Courtrooms after the Pandemic
Judge Madeline Haikala, US District Court – Northern District of Alabama, Birmingham
John D. Saxon, John D. Saxon PC, Birmingham

2:10            Break

2:20            What We’ve Learned During the COVID-19 Crisis
Celia J. Collins, Johnstone Adams LLC, Mobile
Heather Leonard, Heather Leonard PC, Birmingham
Dr. Joshua Stripling, UAB Division of Infectious Diseases, Birmingham

3:50            Adjourn


Embassy Suites Hoover Hotel
2960 John Hawkins Parkway
Birmingham, AL 36561 United States

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(205) 985-9994