2018 Family and Medical Leave Act Update (Telephone)
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Experts play a vitally important role in civil litigation, whether they act as consulting experts or also as testifying experts. The complexity of modern litigation has substantially increased the pressure on attorneys to carefully evaluate the suitability of experts for a particular case and prepare them for testimony. This program will provide you with a practical guide to selecting and preparing experts in civil litigation.

7/20/2018
When: Friday, July 20, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

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MCLE Accreditation
Nebraska Activity #161297, 1.0 hours CLE (Distance Learning)

This program will provide you with a practical guide to developments under the Family and Medical Leave Act and review trends in employee leave generally. The program will cover significant case law and regulatory developments, as well as the practical trends in dispute and litigation impacting your employer clients. The program will also cover how shifts in the use of employees – who often work remotely using technology or may be joint employees or independent contractors – interact with traditional rules about employee leave.  This program will provide you with a real-world guide to significant legal and practical developments under FMLA and employee leave generally, and how to reduce your employer clients’ litigation risk.

  • Review of case law and  regulatory developments under the FMLA
  • Developments related to “appropriate notice”
  • Serious health condition requiring leave and practical application
  • Leave issues related to joint employers
  • Remote and work-from-home workers and leave under the FMLA
  • Responding to leave requests from employees with drug and alcohol
  • Intersection of the FMLA and retaliation claims after someone returns from leave

Patrick F. Martin is a partner in the Miami office of Greenburg Traurig, LLP, where he has a national employment law practice. He represents employers of all sizes before state and federal courts, as well as administrative agencies such as the Department of Labor, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Florida Commission on Human Relations. He regularly litigates cases involving wrongful termination, employment discrimination, workplace harassment, public accommodation, wage and hour matters, and employee disability and leave issues. He also advises employers on preventive strategies to minimize potential litigation and assists in the development of policies to promote constructive employee relations. Mr. Martin earned his B.A. from the University of Virginia and his J.D. from Florida State University College of Law.


To Register:Cost $89.00

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  • The day before the Program you will receive the dial in information and program materials
  • We will submit the program participation information to the Nebraska State Bar Association within 48 hours of the program completion


If you need additional information on your CLE credits please contact:
Amy Prenda, Nebraska State Bar Association
(402) 475-7091 ext # 131; aprenda@nebar.com