28th Annual Carl A. Warns, Jr. Labor & Employment Law Institute

June 23, 2011, 7:45am – June 24, 2011, 4:00pm
Louisville Marriott Downtown Hotel, 280 W. Jefferson Street
Sponsored by: The University of Louisville’s Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, KBA's Labor and Employment Law Section
Registration Cost: $395; 10% discount for multiple registrations and early registration by May 1

Changing Technology and the Impact on Work Law

13.25 CLE hours pending approval (including 2 ethics hours) from the Kentucky Bar Association. 


Program Date and time Location CLE hours Cost Brochure Online registration
28th Annual Carl A. Warns, Jr., Labor and Employment Law Institute June 23-24, 7:45 AM to 4:00 PM Louisville Marriott Downtown Hotel, 280 West Jefferson Street This program has been approved for 13.25 hours by the KBA. It has also been approved for 13.25 (General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.
$395. 10% discount for multiple registrations and early registration by May 1. Single day registration is available for $200. Printed copies of materials are available for $25. pdf


For more information contact Margaret Bratcher at 502-852-1669.


Thursday, June 23, 2011

7:45                     Registration

8:20                     Welcome

                                Jim Chen, Dean and Professor of Law

                                University of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law

8:30-9:15              Review of Kentucky Employment Law Cases 

                                Don Meade

                                Priddy, Cutler, Miller and Meade

9:15-10:15           Review of U.S. Supreme Court Labor and Employment Cases

                                Barbara Fick, Associate Professor of Law

                                Notre Dame Law School

10:15-10:30         Break

10:30-12:00         Panel: Objection! Evidentiary Issues in Employment Litigation – A Live Skills Workshop

                                Christine Cooper, Professor of Law

                                Loyola University Chicago

                                Honorable Rebecca Pallmeyer, US Federal Judge

                                Northern District of Illinois

                                Don Meade, Partner

                                Priddy, Cutler, Miller and Meade

                                Tyson Gorman

                                Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs

                                Laurie Goetz Kemp

                                Kightlinger and Gray

                                Students: Ben Basil, Amanda Warford, Tom Stevens

                                University of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law Students

12:00-1:00           Lunch

1:00-2:00             Carl A. Warns, Jr. Lecture: Administering Federal Labor Law: A View from the Board

                                Craig Becker, Board Member

                                National Labor Relations Board

2:00-2:45              Invasion of the Social Networks

                                Robert Sprague, Associate Professor of Business Law

                                University of Wyoming

2:45-3:00              Break   

3:00-3:45              Reasonable Expectation of Privacy when using Employer Email

                                William Herbert, Deputy Chair and Counsel

                                New York State Public Employment Relations Board

 3:45-4:45              Ethics

                                David Powell, Jr.

                                Ogletree Deakins


Friday, June 24, 2011

8:00-9:30              Technology in Organizing Campaigns

                                John Baumann

                                The Inspiring Esquire

                                Chris Saunders

                                UFCW Local 227

                                Attica Woodson Scott

                                Kentucky Jobs with Justice

                                Moderator: Mark Travis

                                Tennessee Labor-Management Center

9:30-10:30           Panel:  E-Discovery in Labor and Employment Cases

                                Honorable Andrew Peck, United States Magistrate Judge

                                Southern District of New York

                                Craig Ball

                                Certified Computer Forensic Examiner

                                Moderator: LaQuita Wornor

                                Frost Brown Todd

10:30-10:45         Break

10:45-12:15         Basic Benefit Information Employment Professionals Need to Know

                                Ken Mudd

                                LG&E/KU Energy LLC.

                                Pat McElhone

                                Mercer Human Resource Consulting, LLC

12:15-1:15           Lunch

1:15-2:00              The Future of Disparate Impact Theory

                                Michael Selmi, Samuel Tyler Research Professor of Law

                                George Washington University, School of Law

2:00-2:45              EEOC Update

                                Carolyn L. Wheeler

                                Office of the General Counsel, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

2:45-3:00              Break   

3:00-4:00              Ethical Issues in Grievance Processing and Labor/Employment Arbitration

                                Richard Bales, Professor of Law

                                Northern Kentucky University, College of Law




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