Labor Employment Law Association CLE

  • Current Developments in Labor and Employment Law 

    October 28, 2015
    9:00 AM to 4:45 PM
    Capital University Law School - 303 E. Broad St. - Annex A121/A122

    Presented by the Labor & Employment Law Association

    This course has been approved by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 6.00 total CLE hours, with 1.00 of attorney professional conduct instruction. 

    Register to Attend
    The cost to attend this CLE is $75.00 per person and includes lunch. Please visit our online registration page to complete your transaction (VISA, MasterCard, Discover). In the event that you are registering multiple people for the event using the online registration page, please email Assistant Dean Shawn Beem with the names of the individuals for whom you are registering.

    If you need to pay by check, please contact Assistant Dean Shawn Beem (614-236-6889).

    CLE Agenda Topics & Speakers 

    8:30 AM – 9:00 AM    Check-In/Registration and Continental Breakfast 
    9:00 AM – 9:15 AM   Opening Remarks
    Rachel Janutis, Interim Dean & Professor of Law, Capital University Law School

    Floyd D. Weatherspoon, Professor of Law, Capital University Law School

    9:15 AM – 10:15 AM
      Access to Justice
    The Honorable Terri B. Jamison, Domestic Relations and Juvenile Division, Franklin County Court of Common Pleas
    10:20 AM – 11:20 AM
      The Impact of the Supreme Court’s Same Sex Marriage Ruling in the Workplace
    Terry Wheeler, Partner, Artz, Dewhirst and Wheeler, LLP
    11:25 AM – 12:25 PM
      Two Hot Topics in Civil Rights: Caregiver Discrimination & Retaliation
    Duffy Jamieson, Assistant Chief – Civil Rights Section, Office of Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine

    12:30 PM – 1:30 PM   Lunch

    1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
      Scary Labor Law
    Donald Collins, General Counsel, State Employment Relations Board
    2:35 PM – 3:35 PM
      Emerging Issues in Discrimination Litigation in the Health Care Arena
    Nicholas W. Yaeger, The Law Office of Nicholas W. Yaeger, LLC
    3:40 PM – 4:40 PM   Pregnancy/Maternity Leave
    Pamela S. Krivda, Partner, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

  • Labor & Employment Law Association Annual Continuing Legal Education Seminar 
    The Labor & Employment Law Association (LELA) sponsors an annual continuing legal education (CLE) seminar covering varying cutting-edge and important topics in labor and employment law. The speakers represent leaders in the profession and are often Capital University Law School alumni. Proceeds from the event cover nominal program costs with the majority of fees going towards a book scholarship for a current LELA student. The CLE is coordinated by students with the support of Advisor and Professor of Law, Floyd D. Weatherspoon, and the Assistant Dean for Professional Development, Shawn M. Beem, L'02.

    About the Labor & Employment Law Association 
    The purpose of the Labor and Employment Law Association is to keep Capital University Law School student members advised of developments in labor and employment law. To achieve its mission, the Association hosts panel discussions with prominent labor and employment law attorneys from law firms, public agencies, and corporations. 

    Founded in 1994 by 15 Capital law students and Professor Floyd D. Weatherspoon, the organization has maintained the legacy envisioned by the charter members. The Association continues to play a prominent role in ensuring that Capital students are aware of current labor and employment law issues, externships, and the concentration certificate offered by the Law School. Through programming, the Association also provides powerful networking opportunities within this practice area.