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2019 Labor & Employment Annual Retreat & Section Meeting

Join the LACBA Labor and Employment Law Section for its Annual Retreat at the Four Seasons Westlake Village on April 5-7, 2019. In addition to earning 6.5 hours CLE credit (including  .5 hrs. Elimination of Bias credit) you will have plenty of opportunity to mix and mingle with other labor and employment law practitioners and members of the judiciary in social and other informal activities.




Program Description:

Join the LACBA Labor and Employment Law Section for its Annual Retreat at the premier  FOUR SEASONS WESTLAKE VILLAGE in Westlake Village, California, on April 5-7, 2019. In addition to earning 6.5 hours CLE credit you will have plenty of opportunity to mix and mingle with other labor and employment law practitioners and members of the judiciary in social and other informal activities.

The resort offers myriad activities and services including an award winning spa and on-site wellness center. Arrive Friday in time for the welcome reception, beginning at 7:00 PM, on the Waterfall Lawn. Saturday will include a lively substantive morning program followed by your choice of afternoon activities. Then join us at 6:00 PM for the reception and dinner at the Waterfall Lawn. Sunday’s program will offer judicial insights and practical tools. The morning program will conclude with the Section’s Annual Meeting.

Schedule:
Friday, April 5, 2019 
7:00 PM Welcome Reception  (Waterfall Lawn)Sponsored by 
Saturday, April 6, 2019

8:30 AM
Registration & Breakfast (Salon A)

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Panel 1
Labor and Employment Law Jeopardy

Host
Lisa Klerman, Mediation Office of Lisa Klerman

10:15 AM -11:30 AM
Panel 2
How To Best Use (Or Abuse) An HR Expert

Panelists:
Nancy Bornn, Human Resources Expert and Workplace Investigator
Carol L. Gillam, President -The Gillam Law Firm
Melanie M. Poturica, Partner, Liebert Cassidy Whitmore   

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Panel 3
After The Offer is Accepted: Practical Tips for Completing Your Individual Or Class Action Labor & Employment Settlement

Panelists:
Aaron H. Cole (Moderator), 
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Sharyn M. Fisk, Esq., Law Office of Sharyn Fisk
David Phillips, Esq., Signature Resolution
Kelsey M. Szamet, Partner, Kingsley & Kingsley

6:00 - 7:00 PM
Reception (Waterfall Lawn) Sponsored by 
7:00 - 9:00 PM
Dinner (Hamptons)

Sunday, April 7, 2019

8:30 AM
Registration & Continental Breakfast (Salon A)

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Panel 1
Labor & Employment Law: Kissing Cousins or Something Closer?

Panelists:
Laurence S. Zakson, (Moderator), 
Shareholder, Reich, Adell & Cvitan, APLC
Joe Frankel, Esq.,  Arbitrator/Mediator
Monica Guizar, Shareholder, Weinberg Roger & Rosenfeld A Professional Corporation
Sayaka Karitani, Senior Counsel, Constangy Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Panel 2
Judicial Perspective
Gail A. Glick (Moderator), Partner, Alexander Krakow + Glick LLP
The Honorable Samantha Jessner, Superior Court Judge, Los Angeles County

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Panel 3
Elimination of Bias (includes .5 hrs. of elimination of bias CLE credit)

Panelist:
The Honorable Rupert A. Byrdsong
Superior Court Judge, Los Angeles County

12:30 PM
Annual Meeting of the Labor and Employment Law Section

Prices:

CLE+ Cardholders

$ 349

Section Members

$ 429

LACBA Members

$ 455

All Others

$ 460

Spouse or Guest

$ 285

Government Employee

$ 349

Children

$ 95

Dinner Guest only

$ 155


Registration includes Friday night reception, continental breakfast (both days), and Saturday night dinner. For those attending the CLE program, registration also includes the program electronic materials.


Hotel Information

  • Negotiated Room Rate: $299/night. You can make room reservations by calling (818) 575-3000 and mention LACBA Labor & Employment Law Section room block rate or by sending an email to wes.reservations@fourseasons.com.
  • Due to an unprecedented demand for rooms, our room block may be sold out. Contact Araceli Murillo at amurillo@lacba.org to see if additional rooms may be available.

 





When
4/6/2019 9:00 AM - 4/7/2019 12:30 PM
Where
Four Seasons Hotel Two Dole Drive Westlake Village 93162
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Advance registration (both online and via phone) closes for most programs approximately 12-24 hours before event time (in order to allow for operational considerations), we would still like to have you join us, and you are more than welcome to register on-site and attend, unless the program is specifically noted as SOLD OUT. Full refunds issued only for registrations which are cancelled 48 hours in advance.

The LACBA online event registration system supports registration for individual event participants 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For assistance with group/multiple registrations, or if you’d simply prefer to register by phone (with Visa, MasterCard or American Express), please call LACBA’s Member Services Department at (213) 896-6560 any time from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you have questions about programs or program registration, you’re also welcome to contact Member Services by e-mail at: msd@lacba.org

The Los Angeles County Bar Association is a State Bar of California MCLE approved provider. If this is a CLE event, the Los Angeles County Bar Association certifies that this activity has been approved for MCLE credit. CLE events will state the amount and type of credit offered in the calendar listing.