Seminars & Events
December 3, 2015
Michael Hernandez serves as a panelist at the SB 100 at the DuPage ROE Office.
January 16, 2016
Jacqueline Gharapour Werrnz presents "Social Media and Special Education: How to Advise Your Client" at the 22nd Annual LRP's Special Education School Attorneys Conference
January 29, 2016
Shelli Anderson to present "Do's and Don'ts of Conducting Employee Investigations"
March 10, 2016
Staci Ketay Rotman presents "How to achieve your business objectives while minimizing the risks of litigation" hosted by the National Council of Structural Engineers Association (NCSEA).
April 8, 2016
Jennifer A. Smith and Amy K. Dickerson present "A Legal Guide to Serving LGBT Students." This presentation will explore topic areas in which schools should consider how they service their LGBT and Transgender students – including student records, safety, bathroom access, extracurricular activities, locker room access, and health services – and some of the state and federal laws applicable to each area.
April 10, 2016
Jacqueline Gharapour Werrnz and Laura E. Knittle to present "Disturbing the Peace: Handling Community Dissent in Public Schools" at the NSBA conference.
May 4, 2016
Jacqueline Gharapour Wernz presents “Five Technology Issues You Don't Know That Might Hurt You.”
November 21, 2015
Brian Crowley, Jacqueline Gharapour Wernz, and Nicki Bazer present "Safety Alert! Get Tips to Find Your Way Through the Student Data Fog" at the 2015 Joint Annual Conference of IASB/IASA/IASBO.
November 20, 2015
Jacqueline Gharapour Wernz presents "Student Data Privacy" at the 29th Annual ICSA Seminar on School Law.
November 20, 2015
Nicki Bazer, Respicio Vazquez, and Patti Whitten present, "Working on Behalf of and Against Charter Schools - Current Issues," at the 29th Annual COSA Seminar on School Law. Whether you represent charter schools or oppose them on behalf of your school district clients — or both — you need to know the issues involved
November 12, 2015
When managing an employee with a medical condition, the issues involved regularly implicate the FMLA or ADA -- or both. Using interactive case studies, we will address critical FMLA and ADA compliance considerations when dealing with the most difficult employee leave and accommodation scenarios. In this complimentary webinar, Jeff Nowak (co-chair of our firm's labor and employment group and author of the FMLA Insights blog), Matt Morris (Vice President at ComPsych), and Sara Elder, (Division Vice President, Fair Employment & Compliance, for Sears Holdings Management Corporation), will highlight the most difficult FMLA/ADA overlap issues employers face and identify practical solutions to help employers stay compliant.
November 9, 2015
Dan Salemi presents "Bargaining in an ACA World" at the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP)’s 61st Annual Employee Benefits Conference on November 9 and 10.