Employment Law 2023
Program Co-Chairs Joseph Hjelt and Trisha Pande and Glen Savits have assembled North Carolina’s finest Employment Law practitioners to provide you with invaluable insights on major topics that every North Carolina employment law practitioner encounters. Regardless if you are an aspiring experienced practitioner or just want to brush up on the latest in employment law, the wide range of topics covered and knowledge gained in connection with this seminar are not to be missed!
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Welcoming Remarks by Program Chairs
Pushing the Envelope: Going on Offense about Who Can Be in “the Room” and Other Pushing the Envelope Deposition Tactics
Josh Van Kampen and Brian Cordova will discuss whether an entity party can have multiple corporate representatives, and if so, who those individuals may be. Their presentation will include analysis of non-party representatives and real-time strategies for addressing these issues at deposition.
Legal Issues Arising from the Remote Workplace
Remote work has become common practice since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. This panel touches on the various employment issues arising from the shift to remote work.
Getting Lost in Our Own Lives
This presentation examines some of the root causes of lawyer distress and focuses on areas of life that lawyers can control in order to increase their happiness and emotional resilience.
Rusch v. High Point Clinical Trials Center: Case Debrief
Mike Kornbluth and Andrew Legg will discuss a recent trial victory in a state court wage and hour case, Rusch v. High Point Clinical Trials Center.
Considerations in Representing Immigrant Workers
Carol Brooke, attorney with the Workers’ Rights Project of the North Carolina Justice Center will provide an overview of how immigration status may impact your client’s employment claims. Carol will cover some of the unique challenges presented by a client’s immigration status as well as some affirmative protections available for immigrant clients.
Ethical Issues & Professional Responsibility Implicated by Modern Technology
This presentation explores how modern technology and security concerns implicate an attorney’s ethical obligations to protect documents, communications, and other confidential materials.