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When employers get sued, HR is the first line of defense. How sharp is your vision when it comes to spotting lawsuits from a mile away? Moreover, how strong are your strategies for stopping lawsuits in their tracks? This information-packed guide will give you the key tactics you need to mitigate the chances of debilitating lawsuits. You'll gain new insight on strengthening handbooks, improving documentation, disciplining employees and more. Order today!
This program may qualify for up to 6.0 hours of Washington continuing legal education (Self Study) A/V credit, which includes 6.0 hours of Law and Legal Procedure and 0.0 hour of ethics.
CHAD E. ARCENEAUX is a deputy prosecuting attorney with the Civil Division of the Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney's Office. Mr. Arceneaux began his legal career in the Criminal Division of the Prosecutor's Office, and subsequently spent eight years in private practice before returning to public service law practice. His experience includes private sector work on behalf of individual plaintiffs in civil rights and employment cases; representation of entities in business law and employment law related litigation; as well as work at a national law firm where his law practice focused exclusively on representation of management in employment law and workplace related matters. Mr. Arceneaux has handled a full range of employment law related issues - advising business and government entities regarding Title VII, ADA, wage and hour, and other compliance issues; responding to state and federal administrative charges; drafting policies, employment agreements, and non-compete/non-solicit agreements; as well as investigating and litigating employment and workplace law related claims. Mr. Arceneaux has tried numerous civil and criminal cases to jury verdict. He is a member of the Washington State Bar Association and also is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western districts of Washington. Mr. Arceneaux earned his B.A. degree from the University of Washington and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Seattle University School of Law. Before becoming a lawyer, Mr. Arceneaux first served the citizens of Houston, Texas as Houston police officer, and then the citizens of Washington as a Washington state trooper.
THOMAS P. HOLT is an associate with Littler Mendelson, P.C., where he is an experienced trial lawyer who provides clients with the full panoply of legal defense in litigated employment and labor matters, including strategic planning, discovery and depositions, motion practice, alternative dispute resolution, trial, and appeal, in addition to regularly advising and representing employers in court and in administrative matters in the United States, Mr. Holt has substantial experience with transnational and international employment law issues. He has handled or assisted with matters related to most European Union member states, Switzerland, Canada, Australia, China, Japan, Singapore, Russia, Brazil, Argentina, Honduras, Belize, Costa Rica, and Tanzania. Mr. Holt received his B.S. degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Utah; and his J.D. degree, with honors, from the University of Washington School of Law. He is a member of the William L. Dwyer American Inn of Court, member, Planning Committee; Pacific Coast Labor & Employment Law Conference; Labor & Employment Section, King County Bar Association; Washington Defense Trial Lawyers; Labor & Employment Law Section, American Bar Association; and the Litigation Section, Washington State Bar Association. Mr. Holt is admitted to the Washington bar and courts of Washington State Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit, US District Court: Western District of Washington, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Washington.
KASEY D. HUEBNER is a shareholder with Mills Meyers Swartling P.S. in Seattle, Washington. Ms. Huebner has represented a wide variety of clients in state and federal trial and appellate courts. Ms. Huebner's practice focuses on representation of policyholders in coverage and bad faith disputes, employment law, and litigation related to fiduciaries, trusts, and estates. She has successfully represented national corporations, local businesses, government entities, and individuals in numerous complex cases. Ms. Huebner has also served as the chair of the Washington State Bar Association's Litigation Section and taught civil procedure and pre-trial practice courses at the University of Washington School of Law. Ms. Huebner earned her B.A. degree from the University of Washington and her J.D. degree from the University of Washington School of Law.
AVIVA KAMM is a shareholder at Stokes Lawrence, P.S., where she represents employees and employers in workplace disputes, counsels companies on employment law compliance and conducts independent workplace investigations. Ms. Kamm works with clients facing issues involving discrimination, wrongful termination, wage/hour issues, and non-compete and non-solicitation provisions. She also advises employers on a broad range of day-to-day and strategic human resources issues, including worker classification, FMLA administration, disability accommodation, discipline, I-9 (employment eligibility) compliance, discrimination, and harassment complaints. She is a member of the Washington State Bar Association. Ms. Kamm received her B.A. degree from McGill University and her J.D. degree from the University of Washington School of Law.
AARON V. ROCKE is a partner in the Rocke Law Group, PLLC, in Seattle, where he heads the firm's litigation practice. He practices primarily in the areas of employment litigation, commercial litigation and personal injury litigation. Mr. Rocke has frequently taught trial techniques and seminars to other lawyers, and he has served as faculty for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy and as an adjunct professor at Seattle University School of Law. He has been repeatedly recognized by his peers as a Rising Star in Washington Law & Politics magazine. Mr. Rocke also serves as a judge pro tem. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Washington and his J.D. degree from Seattle University School of Law. Mr. Rocke is a member of the Washington State Bar Association. He is also trained to mediate cases with the EEOC.
SHERRY TALTON is of counsel with Jackson Lewis P.C., where she advises and represents employers in every stage of disputes, from risk management to trial and appeal. Ms. Talton has assisted employers to protect their trade secrets, combat wrongful competition, comply with wage and hour laws, enforce arbitration agreements and other employment contract provisions, and implement best recruiting, hiring, and termination practices. She is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas and the Washington State Bar Association. Ms. Talton received her M.A. degree and her B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Northwestern State University of Louisiana and her J.D. degree from The University of Texas School of Law.