On October 27, 2016, Michael Spellman presented an update on Police Civil Liability at the annual conference of the Florida Association of Police Advisors.
On October 21, 2016, Lisa Fountain gave a presentation titled “Recent Issues and Trends regarding Title VII and the Florida Civil Rights Act” at the 42nd Annual Public Employment Labor Relations Forum at the Rosen Shingle Creek resort in Orlando, Florida.
Terry J. Harmon presented at the Florida Capital Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators’ seminar titled, “Gender Identity and the Law – An Update on Transgender and Gender Identity Issues in the Public and Private Sectors.” Presentation topics focused on gender identity and transgender legal issues in education and employment. The seminar was held October 13, 2016 at the Florida State University College of Law.
Hetal Desai McGuire presented at the Florida Municipal Attorneys Association Annual Conference in Bonita Springs on changes in labor and employment law as a result of 2016 Supreme Court rulings and recent EEOC guidelines.
Lisa Fountain presented at the Florida Association of Self Insured 47th Annual Educational Conference and Trade Show in Naples on recent updates in the area of labor and employment law, including new FLSA overtime provisions and LGBT discrimination.
On June 9, 2016, Terry J. Harmon presented “Transgender Student Legal Issues in School Districts” at the Florida School Boards Association’s Annual Summer Conference in Tampa, Florida.
Terry J. Harmon presented “ESE Liability Issues, Current Trends, and Best Practices” at the Florida School Boards Insurance Trusts’ Spring Meeting in Celebration, Florida, on April 20, 2016.
On January 13, 2016, Terry J. Harmon presented “Title IX Update” at the Florida School Boards Insurance Trusts’ Winter Meeting in Celebration, Florida. The presentation addressed current case law and Office for Civil Rights investigations in the area of Title IX as applied to K-12 school districts, including transgender student-related issues.
Terry J. Harmon presented “2015 Legal Update: Title IX Sexual Violence Issues in Higher Education - A comprehensive update on 2015 higher education cases and investigations under Title IX in the area of sexual violence” at the 2015 Education Law Association Annual Conference held in Cleveland, Ohio, on November 5, 2015.
Michael P. Spellman presented “Taking the First Steps to Find the Best Candidate: The Zen of Hiring” to almost 200 human resource professionals at the 2015 Legal Conference of the Greater Pensacola Society for Human Resource Management.
On May 18, 2015, Terry J. Harmon presented “Common Legal Issues for School Employees” to Bradford County School District school support staff in Starke, Florida, through The North East Florida Educational Consortium.
On May 20, 2015, Terry J. Harmon presented “Responding to EEOC and OCR Complaints” and “Education & Labor Law Updates that Impact Union Negotiations” at the Florida Educational Negotiators 35th Annual Conference in Kissimmee, Florida.
Robert J. Sniffen and Jeffrey D. Slanker attended the DRI Employment Law Seminar in Scottsdale, Arizona earlier this month. The Seminar is widely recognized as one of the country's preeminent continuing education programs for employment defense lawyers.