Please plan to join us at the Riverside Hotel, the only hotel on Las Olas Boulevard, located in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale. It has word-class restaurants and nightclubs and is only two miles from the beach.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Labor and Employment Law Section Executive Council Meeting (all invited)
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Reception (included in registration fee)
Friday, November 14, 2014
8:30 a.m. – 8:55 a.m.
8:55 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Gina Cadogan, Cadogan Law, Plantation
Ray Poole, Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP, Jacksonville
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Title VII, Then and Now
W. George Allen, introduction of Eugene Pettis
Eugene Keith Pettis, Haliczer, Pettis & Schwamm, PA, Immediate Past-President of The Florida Bar, Fort Lauderdale
10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.
Evolving Frontiers in Discrimination Claims
David Block, Jackson Lewis, LLP, Miami
10:50 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Retaliation Claims: The Nassar Experience and Beyond
Michael Johnston, King & Spalding, Atlanta, GA
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Lunch (included in registration fee)
Ethics in the Discovery Process When Litigating Employment Law Claims
Heather Owen, Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP, Jacksonville
1:30 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.
Emerging Areas in Harassment and Hostile Work Environment Claims
Tonja Haddad Coleman, Tonja Haddad, PA/Adjunct Prof. Nova Southeastern University Law School, Fort Lauderdale
2:10 p.m. – 2:25 p.m.
2:25 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.
An Expert Witness’ Guide to Developing an Investigation Protocol
Donna Horkey, MS, PHR, Missing Link Consultants, Inc., Plantation
3:20 p.m. – 4:10 p.m.
Effective Dispositive Motions and Motion Practice
Caran Rothchild, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Fort Lauderdale
4:10 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Remedies: What are we fighting for?
Tad Delegal, Delegal Law Offices, PA, Jacksonville