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Straight from the Bench: A Panel Discussion with Our Federal Judiciary

This seminar represents a unique opportunity to listen to and interact with the Judges of the Richmond Division’s Federal District and Magistrate Courts. The presentation will concentrate on federal court practice in the “Rocket Docket” of the Eastern District of Virginia and will be followed by a social hour in which attendees can network, while continuing to discuss practice pointers with the panel members.

DATE:  Tuesday, April 29, 2014
TIME:  3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. with a reception (beer/wine and hors d’oeuvres) to follow
LOCATION:   Spottswood W. Robinson III and Robert R. Merhige, Jr. Federal Courthouse, 701 East Broad St.
COST:  $80 for members ($90 after April 23)  - $90 for non-members ($100 after April 23)
MCLE CREDIT:  THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE VIRGINIA MCLE BOARD FOR 2.0 HOURS OF CREDIT

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Have The FLSA Auditors or OSHA Inspectors Knocked On Your Client’s Door Lately?  Be Sure You Know What to Do When They Do

Join Betsy Davis of Spotts Fain and Courtney Malveaux of ThompsonMcMullan as they walk you through how to counsel, advise and represent clients when the U.S. Department of Labor comes knocking about your client’s wage and hour practices or the Occupational Safety and Health Administration or state counterpart  inspects your client.  This seminar will focus on audits and retaliation claims related to both federal laws, including common FLSA overtime errors, misclassification of employees and the danger of improperly classifying workers as independent contractors, as well as OSHA inspections, citations, settlement and litigation.  It will also cover how to avoid retaliation claims that might arise from employee complaints that trigger these audits .  Sign up to gain valuable insight so you can advise your clients when they answer the knock at the door.

DATE:  Tuesday, May 8, 2014
TIME:  4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
LOCATION:   2nd Floor Conference Room, 707 E. Main Street
COST:  $50 for members ($60 after May 1)  - $65 for non-members ($75 after May 1)
MCLE CREDIT:  THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE VIRGINIA MCLE BOARD FOR 2.0 HOURS OF CREDIT

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2014 Legislative Update

Once again, Meade A. Spotts of Spotts  Fain PC has assembled and will moderate a panel covering the legislation enacted or amended by the General Assembly during the 2014 legislative session.  The panel of Senator Ryan McDougle, Senator Donald McEachin, Delegate Jennifer McClellan, Delegate Chris Peace, and Delegate Manoli Loupassi will cover hot topics on business, real estate, commerce and labor legislation.

DATE:  Wednesday, May 14, 2014
TIME:  4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
LOCATION:   2nd Floor Conference Room, 707 E. Main Street
COST:  $50 for members ($60 after May 7)  - $65 for non-members ($75 after May 7)
MCLE CREDIT:  THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE VIRGINIA MCLE BOARD FOR 2.0 HOURS OF CREDIT

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