State Bar of New Mexico Center
5121 Masthead NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Regulatory Ethics: 1.00
Personnel/Human Resources: 6.00
Course book included with all formats
Your Ultimate Legal Guide to Employer and Employee Disputes
It's no secret that formal employee complaints and the administrative review process is complex, tricky and expensive, especially if it leads into litigation. In this comprehensive program, seasoned employment attorneys that represent both employers and employees will review everything from how to handle formal internal complaints to the procedures of litigation, while also divulging best practices for using the court system to your advantage. You'll also learn how to file claims, handle the regulatory agency review process, navigate investigations and much more. Register today!
This basic level seminar provides a comprehensive, practical walk-through of employment litigation. It is designed for:
including - Ethics: 1.00
This program has been approved by the State Bar of New Mexico/MCLE for 6.0 hours of credit, including 1.0 hour of ethics.
including - Regulatory Ethics: 1.00 Personnel/Human Resources: 6.00
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This is a Basic level program presented in a group live setting. No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required. Upon completion of this course, attendee will be able to: 1. State how to apply the FMLA to employment claims. 2. State two tips for how to handle employment claims. 3. Identify one unethical practice. 4. State how to handle internal complaints. 5. State how to correctly handle administrative charges. 6. Restate two steps in the mediation process. Field(s) of Study -- Regulatory Ethics; Personnel/Human Resources.
This program may qualify for 6.0 RCHs for Certified Payroll Professionals.
“The use of this seal is not an endorsement by HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.” This program has been approved for 6.0 recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HRCI homepage at www.hrci.org.
NBI, Inc. is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. NBI, Inc. is authorized by IACET to offer 0.60 CEUs for this program. At the end of the program, participants must complete a self-assessment in order to receive credit. 100% attendance is required. (Provider #1004558)
Upon completion of this course, attendee will be able to: 1. State how to apply the FMLA to employment claims. 2. State two tips for how to handle employment claims. 3. Identify one unethical practice. 4. State how to handle internal complaints. 5. State how to correctly handle administrative charges. 6. Restate two steps in the mediation process.
DONALD G. GILPIN of the Gilpin Law Firm, LLC, has practiced law in New Mexico for twenty-three years. He earned his B.A. degree from New Mexico State University and his J.D. degree from the University of New Mexico. Mr. Gilpin's practice is focused primarily in representing employees in various employment related matters. He practices in state, federal and related appellate courts. Mr. Gilpin has been involved in several precedent setting appeals in the area of employment law. He is currently serving on the New Mexico Employment Specialization Committee for the New Mexico State Bar Association. Mr. Gilpin is a frequent speaker on employee rights.
MARK D. JARMIE is an attorney of Jarmie & Associates. The primary focus of his practice is in the litigation of tort, employment, and civil rights claims. Mr. Jarmie attended Georgetown University and Georgetown University Law Center. He then returned to New Mexico to serve as a clerk to Chief Judge Oliver Seth of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Following his clerkship with Chief Judge Seth, Mr. Jarmie was appointed to serve as an assistant U.S. attorney, where he prosecuted a wide variety of cases including white collar crime and political corruption cases. He next accepted a position as the senior prosecutor and chief of the New Mexico Attorney General's Special Prosecutions Division. Mr. Jarmie was later appointed as the director of the Albuquerque City Attorney's Civil Rights Division, where he defended suits brought against the Albuquerque Police Department, and developed and taught an innovative civil rights training program required for all APD officers. After leaving the city attorney's office, he opened up a civil trial practice, where he has served clients throughout New Mexico and parts of Texas for twenty years. His clients include governmental entities, businesses, insurance companies and individuals. Mr. Jarmie has been lead counsel in over thirty jury trials and has participated in over four dozen appellate arguments. He has been honored as New Mexico's Outstanding Young Lawyer by the New Mexico Bar Foundation. Mr. Jarmie has twice been awarded the New Mexico State Bar Distinguished Service Award, once for his work on behalf of crime victims, and a second time for developing a State Bar outreach program towards government lawyers. He is the author of several articles, and a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. Mr. Jarmie is also an adjunct professor at the University of New Mexico School of Law and teaches the evening sections of the school's evidence and trial practice course.
WILLIAM D. SLEASE is chief disciplinary counsel for the New Mexico Supreme Court Disciplinary Board. In addition to his duties as chief disciplinary counsel, he serves as an adjunct professor at the University of New Mexico School of Law, where he has taught ethics, trial practice skills, and employment law. Mr. Slease also chairs the Supreme Court of the State of New Mexico's Proactive Attorney Regulation Committee, the Court's Lawyer's Succession and Transition Committee, and serves on the State Bar of New Mexico Professionalism Commission which is responsible for operating and administering the "Bridge the Gap: Transitioning Into the Profession Program" for new lawyers in New Mexico. He is a member and a past president of the National Organization of Bar Counsel, and a member and a co-chair of the National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being. Mr. Slease received his J.D. degree from the University of New Mexico School of Law and is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico, the courts in the state of New Mexico, and the courts in the state of Colorado.
QUENTIN F. SMITH is a shareholder/director in the law firm of Sheehan & Sheehan, P.A., where he focuses his practice on employment and labor law and general civil litigation. He has successfully defended employers against a wide variety of lawsuits, such as discrimination and sexual harassment claims, retaliatory discharge claims, breach of contract claims, and whistleblower claims. He is certified by the New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization as a specialist in employment and labor law. Mr. Smith has been selected as a Southwest Rising Star for New Mexico by Super Lawyers from 2012 to the present; is a 2016 graduate of the Leadership New Mexico Connect Program; and was a 2016 recipient of the Albuquerque Business First 40 Under Forty award. He is a member of the State Bar of New Mexico, the Albuquerque and American bar associations, the New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association, and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
BARBARA G. STEPHENSON is a shareholder with Sheehan & Sheehan, P.A. Her practice focuses on defending employers in employment litigation and administrative charges before such agencies as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the New Mexico Human Rights Bureau, and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance programs. Ms. Stephenson also consults with personnel managers on preventative personnel practices and procedures. She is a member of the Albuquerque and American (Section on Labor and Employment Law) bar associations, and the State Bar of New Mexico; and is a New Mexico Board-recognized specialist in labor and employment law. Ms. Stephenson earned her J.D. degree from the University of New Mexico School of Law. She has been listed in Best Lawyers in America in labor and employment since 2001, and since 2003 as a leading employment defense attorney in Chambers USA Leading Business Lawyers. Ms. Stephenson makes frequent employment law presentations to employers and professional associations.
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