Lunch & Workshop: FMLA/ADA Legal Update

November 8, 2016 @ 11:30 am – 3:15 pm
Embassy Suites
1040 P St
Lincoln, NE 68508
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Program Registration Fee: LHRMA members—$15
All Other Attendees—$25
College Student Chapter Members—FREE (You must register with Jenessa Keiser, College Relations Chair)

Workshop Registration Fee: All Attendees—$35

DEADLINE: Register/cancel your registration by 12:00 noon, Friday, Nov. 4th.

REMINDER: There is a $10 fee for late registrations and for no-shows. This $10 fee is in addition to the regular registration fee. Please try your hardest to register on time, as late registrations and no-shows make it difficult on everyone involved.

About the Program – Top 10 ADA and FMLA over the past year. Mark Fahleson and Tara Paulson will provide case snippets from the top 10 Americans with Disabilities Act and Family Medical Leave Act laws from the past year.

About the Workshop – Hindsight is 20-20 – Case studies examining what employers and companies could have done differently to keep themselves out of the headlines and off the top 10 list. We all see the headlines, but what do recent ADA and FMLA cases teach us about staying compliant when managing leaves of absence? Mark Fahleson and Tara Paulson will break down the most significant ADA and FMLA cases and regulatory developments from 2016 to provide guidance on how to address these tricky issues.

MARK A. FAHLESON is a partner with the Lincoln law firm of Rembolt Ludtke, LLP, where he practices in litigation and labor and employment law. Mr. Fahleson is a frequent lecturer and has published several articles on labor and employment law. He has also served as an adjunct professor at the University of Nebraska College of Law, where he teaches employment law. Mr. Fahleson received his B.S. degree and his J.D. degree, with high distinction, from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. He is a member of the Lincoln Bar Association, the Nebraska State Bar Association, the Defense Research Institute (past chair, Employment Law Committee), International Association of Defense Counsel (chair, Employment Law Committee), and the Nebraska Defense Counsel Association (Board of Directors).

TARA PAULSON is an attorney with Rembolt Ludtke, LLP, where she practices in the areas of employment and labor law, commercial and corporate litigation, and telecommunications and utilities. She is admitted to practice law in Nebraska, the U.S. District Court (D. Neb.), and the U.S. Court of Appeals (8th Circuit). Ms. Paulson is a member of the UNL College of Law Young Alumni Council; the Robert Van Pelt American Inn of Court; the Defense Research Institute, where she is a member of the Employment Law Committee, the Voice Subcommittee co-chair and the Young Lawyers Committee. She is the vice-chairwoman in the Law Section of the Nebraska State Bar Association, a member of the Lincoln Bar Association and the Nebraska Defense Counsel Association, and the High School Mock Trial Competition, regional competition coordinator. Ms. Paulson received her B.S. degree, magna cum laude, from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota; and her J.D. degree, with distinction, from the University of Nebraska College of Law.

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