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CPE for Accountants
CPE for Accountants/NASBA - 14.00
Certified Payroll Professional - 12.00
HRCI - 12.00
IACET - 1.20
SHRM CP/SCP - 12.00
Course book included with all formats
Handle Employment Law Difficulties with Confidence
Rapid employment law legislative and case law evolution has created complex legal questions for employers and employees alike. Merely keeping up with the increasing number of changes can be challenging for the most experienced of practitioners, not to mention practically applying them to demanding situations that may walk through the door at any moment. Attend this comprehensive, two day seminar and obtain the valuable information you need to navigate the rapidly changing employment law landscape. No matter which side of the aisle you represent, you are sure to take away tips and techniques for handling advanced-level issues - register today!
This advanced level seminar provides clear legal guidance for complying with employment laws and avoiding lawsuits for:
Includes - Ethics - 1.00
This program is approved for 12.0 hours of continuing legal education credit with the Georgia Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency, which includes 1.0 hour of ethical considerations.
CPE for Accountants
CPE for Accountants/NASBA - 14.00
Includes - Regulatory Ethics - 1.00 Personnel/Human Resources - 13.00NBI, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org. This program is designed to qualify for 14.0 hours (based on 50 minute credit hour) of continuing professional education credit for accountants. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at (800) 930-6182.
Certified Payroll Professional - 12.00
This program may qualify for 12.0 RCHs for Certified Payroll Professionals.
SORELLE BROWN is counsel with Eversheds Sutherland LLP, in their Atlanta, Georgia office. Ms. Brown represents employers in a broad range of employment and labor law matters. She defends employers in wage and hour actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act and various state laws, including complex class and collective actions involving overtime, terminations and other employment-related claims. Ms. Brown also represents employers in litigation, counsels clients on employment agreements and preventative legal strategies. She earned her A.B. degree from Harvard University and her J.D. degree from the University of Georgia, School of Law. Ms. Brown is admitted to practice in the Northern District of Georgia, the Supreme Court of Georgia and the Court of Appeals of Georgia.
LOUIS COHAN founded Cohan Law Group, L.L.C., in 2011, following 18 years with Weinstock & Scavo, P.C., and has been a trial lawyer for more than 25 years. His experience includes litigation of more than $100 million dollars in claims in both state and federal courts in Georgia and around the U.S., arbitrations, more than 50 trials, and at least 100 mediations. Mr. Cohan has done work in breach of contract, fraud, injunctive relief, punitive damages, employment, trade secrets, real estate, construction and construction defects, and civil rights litigation. His practice is concentrated on business litigation and employment litigation. Mr. Cohan has been selected as a Super Lawyer and one of Georgia Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite many times. He serves on the boards of the Atlanta Bar Association (treasurer - Litigation Section, chair - Small Firm Section), and the Atlanta Bar Foundation, as well as being a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). Mr. Cohan earned his B.S. degree from UGA and his J.D. degree from Emory School of Law.
LESLIE K. EASON is the co-managing partner of the Atlanta office of Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP. She has a national litigation practice focusing on employment law, torts and products liability, and commercial disputes. Ms. Eason’s employment practice centers on assisting corporate entities with all aspects of employment-related business operations, including the creation and implementation of policies and procedures, training for staff and supervisors, administrative investigations, mediation, litigation, trial, and appeal. A particular focus of Ms. Eason’s practice is the representation of clients against wage-and-hour claims, discrimination claims, and disability claims. She is a member of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society (Advisory Board member), Gordon & Rees African-American Affinity Group (co-chair), Gordon & Rees Diversity Committee, Gordon & Rees Women’s Initiative (Atlanta office chair), Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (co-chair of Labor & Employment Section), Law360 Employment Editorial Board, and Leadership Georgia (class of 2014). Ms. Eason earned her B.S. degree from Vanderbilt University and her J.D. degree, cum laude, from University of Georgia School of Law.
TIMOTHY HOLDSWORTH is an attorney in the Class and Collective Action, Employment Law, Labor Relations, Unfair Competition, and Wage and Hour practice groups at Elarbee, Thompson, Sapp & Wilson, LLP. As a member of these groups, Mr. Holdsworth represents and advises employers in all aspects of employment litigation, including discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims, employee leave issues, wage and hour claims, and violations of non-compete, non-solicitation, and confidentiality agreements. Mr. Holdsworth received his J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law, cum laude. While in law school, Mr. Holdsworth served as executive editor of the Journal of Intellectual Property Law and interned for the Honorable John J. Goger in the Superior Court of Fulton County. Mr. Holdsworth received his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia, where he graduated magna cum laude with a double major in History and Classical Culture. After law school, Mr. Holdsworth clerked for Magistrate Judge Brian K. Epps in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia.
BEAU HOWARD is a partner with Freed Howard LLC. Mr. Howard represents businesses in a myriad of labor and employment matters. He also focuses on privacy law, internet forensics, and business litigation. Mr. Howard is a member of the Virginia State Bar and the State Bar of Georgia. He is a frequent public speaker on labor and employment law matters. Mr. Howard was selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star in both 2017 and 2018. He was listed in Georgia Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite in labor and employment in 2015 and 2016. Mr. Howard earned his B.A. degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Tennessee. He earned his J.D. degree from The George Washington University Law School.
MARCUS G. KEEGAN is the sole practitioner of Keegan Law Firm, LLC. Mr. Keegan is a certified mediator, and he practices in the areas of employment law litigation, civil litigation and small business employment representation. He began his legal career as a trial attorney for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s ("EEOC") Atlanta District Office. While employed with the EEOC, Mr. Keegan litigated employment discrimination lawsuits throughout Georgia’s federal courts. Following his employment with the EEOC, he entered private practice and expanded his practice to include general employment law, civil litigation, and consumer finance litigation throughout Georgia’s state and federal courts. Mr. Keegan was recognized as a Rising Star in employment litigation by Super Lawyers in 2011 and 2012, as well as being recognized as a Georgia Super Lawyer in 2015, 2016 and 2017. Mr. Keegan was also named a Legal Elite by Georgia Trend Magazine in 2016. He earned a criminology degree, cum laude, from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and his J.D. degree from Emory University School of Law.
THOMAS J. MEW is an attorney with Buckley Beal LLP, in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Mew’s practice covers a broad range of employment law matters including both individual and class action wage and hour, discrimination and harassment litigation, as well as in arbitration and mediation. He also is an advisor on employment contracts, releases, and restrictive covenant issues. Mr. Mew is the co-author of Georgia Motion Practice, a guide to civil motion practice in Georgia’s trial and appellate courts. He also is a contributing author to Employee Benefits Law (3d. Ed.) (Bloomberg BNA 2012). Mr. Mew earned his J.D. degree from the University of Georgia, School of Law.
ANANDHI RAJAN is a partner in the Atlanta, Georgia office of Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP. Ms. Rajan has been a litigator for more than 20 years and during that time has litigated cases involving products liability, premises liability, mass torts liability, property disputes, automobile liability, and employment practices liability. Most recently, her practice has focused on counseling employers regarding federal and state employment laws and on ways to manage risk in the workplace. Ms. Rajan has successfully litigated employment discrimination, retaliation, and wage and hour claims, as well as claims brought under the Family and Medical Leave Act. In addition to her law practice, Ms. Rajan is also involved with the National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association (NRRDA), serving as its chair of Sponsorship/Scholarship for the 2017-2019 term. She is also a member of the Employment Law subcommittee of NRRDA and has spoken on employment law topics at NRRDA’s national conference in 2017 and 2018. In addition, Ms. Rajan is a member of the Board of The Leadership Institute for Women of Color Attorneys (LIWOCA) and has served on its annual conference planning committee for several years. She is also a member of the Employment Law Steering Committee of the Defense Research Institute (DRI) and the Employment and Labor Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia. Ms. Rajan is a trained and certified mediator who mediates cases with BAY ADR in Atlanta. She is a graduate of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree, and received her J.D. degree from Georgia State University.
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