2015 Labor & Employment CLE Materials
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2015 Labor & Employment
Friday, November 13, 2015
Hilton Garden Inn. 8600 Northpark Dr., Johnston, Iowa 50131

Please download the course materials below ahead of time.

Please click here to download the complete PDF of the Labor & Employment Seminar.  To download the course materials for certain session, simply click on the topic links below (some individual topic outlines are unavailable at this time).

If you have any questions, please contact ISBA CLE Director Christy Cronin at 515-697-7874 or cle@iowabar.org.

8:00 - 8:30 AM - Registration

8:30 - 8:45 AM - Welcome and Announcements
Speaker: Michael Carroll,  Coppola, McConville, Coppola, Hockenberg & Scalise, PC

8:45 - 9:15 - Case Law Update
Speaker: Rick Autry, Employment Appeal Board

9:15 - 10:05 - Privacy Issues in the Workplace:  Differences Between Public and Private Employees, and How to Balance Employee Rights with an Employer's Right to Know
Speakers: Jeff Peterzalek, State of Iowa Attorney General’s Office
Jo Ellen Whitney; Davis Brown Law Firm
Tom Foley, Babich Goldman, PC

10:05 -10:20 - Break

10:20 - 11:05 -Intellectual Property for the Employment Practitioner:  How to Protect a Company's Intellectual Property and What is Fair Game for “Rogue” or Departing Employees
Speakers: Vernon Squires, Bradley & Riley, PC
Glenn Johnson, Nyemaster Goode PC

11:05 - 11:40 -Litigating Employment Cases under the New Rules of Civil Procedure
Speakers:Gayla Harrison, Harrison, Moreland, Webber & Simplot, PC

11:40 - 12:10 - Wage and Hour Law Update:  What You Need to Know
Speakers: Becky Knutson, Davis Brown Law Firm
12:10 - 1:00 - Lunch (provided with registration)

1:00 - 1:50 - Jury Instructions in State Court:  How to Instruct the Jury and Avoid Error on Appeal
Speakers: Jill Zwagerman, Newkirk Zwagerman Law Firm
Kevin Visser, Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC
Lisa Stephenson, Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC
Stan Munger, Munger, Reinschmidt & Denne, LLP

1:50 - 2:45 - Proving or Challenging Damages in Employment Cases
Speakers: Speakers: John Doak, Katz Nowinski, PC
Erin Lyons; Dutton, Braun, Staack & Hellman, PLC
Brooke Timmer, Fiedler & Timmer PLLC
Mikkie Schiltz, Lane & Waterman LLP
Erin Nathan, Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC

|2:45 - 3:00 - Break

3:00 - 4:00 - Our View from the Bench
Speakers: Judge Jeffrey Farrell, Fifth Judicial District of Iowa and
Magistrate Judge Helen Adams, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa

4:00 - 5:00 - You Need it, We've Got it:  Ethics
Speakers: Michael Streit, Ahlers & Cooney PC
Tara Van Brederode, Attorney Disciplinary Board
Randall Armentrout, Nyemaster Goode PC
Nathaniel Boulton, Hedberg & Boulton P.C.
Ann Holden Kendel, Brown Winick PLC