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Employment Law

December 3, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

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Embassy Suites (Hoover) Hotel, Birmingham

also available by live webcast

6 MCLE Credit Hours, including 1 Ethics Hour

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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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Handout materials will be provided in electronic format. At least 48 hours prior to the seminar you will receive a link for downloading the materials. The price listed below reflects an early registration discount. Registration accompanied by payment must be received in our office before noon the day before the seminar to take advantage of this discount.  You may also pay an additional fee and receive a printed copy of the handout materials.

You may pay for the in person seminar by credit card or check.

The Schedule

8:00            Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:20            Welcome

Whitney Brown – Morning Presider
Lehr Middlebrooks Vreeland & Thompson PC,  Birmingham

8:30            Title VII Update  

Heather Leonard
Heather Leonard PC, Birmingham

John J. Coleman III  
Burr & Forman LLP, Birmingham

9:30            Organizing Unions in Alabama

Richard P. Rouco
Quinn, Connor, Weaver, Davies & Rouco LLP, Birmingham

10:00         Networking Break

10:10         COVID/Return to Work Issues

Sheri Buchanan
Redstone Government Consulting, Huntsville

Kira Fonteneau
Barrett & Farahaney, Birmingham

Katherine Weinert
Littler Mendelson PC, Birmingham

Moderator – Whitney Brown

11:40         Lunch On Your Own

Stephen Walsh – Afternoon Presider
Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial, Birmingham

12:40         Courtroom Update

Chief Judge Emily C. Marks
US District Court – Middle District of Alabama, Montgomery

1:25          Alabama State Law Update

Lauren Smith
Lanier Ford Shaver & Payne PC, Huntsville

2:10            Workplace Violence

Sarah Rawls
Maynard Cooper & Gale PC, Birmingham

2:40            Networking Break

2:50            Ethical Issues Presented by the American College of Trial Lawyers

Kevin L. Butler
Federal Public Defender, Northern District of Alabama, Birmingham

John Saxon  
John D. Saxon PC, Birmingham

Gaynor St. John
St. John & St. John, Cullman

Moderator – Brian McCarthy
McDowell & Knight, Mobile

3:50            Adjourn


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

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(205) 985-9994