Events

Schedule of Events

10-10:30 a.m. Registration
10:30-11:30 a.m. Caregiver Discrimination in the Workplace
Keith Cunningham-Parmeter
A look at the emerging area of law known as “family responsibilities discrimination” and the unique legal challenges that mothers and fathers face in proving claims under this theory. (1 General credit pending)
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Finding Common Ground
Sukhsimranjit Singh
Navigating cultural differences to bring parties together in negotiations and mediations. (1 Access to Justice credit pending)
12:30-1:00 p.m. Lunch Break (Boxed lunch included in price of CLE)
1-2 p.m. Preventing Financial Abuse of the Elderly, Disabled and Minor Children
Susan Cook
An overview of the most common forms of financial abuse and how to prevent them. Helping family, friends and other advocates learn to be the first line of defense in protecting these vulnerable individuals. (1 Access to Justice credit pending)
2-3 p.m. Access to Justice: The Civil Legal Needs of Oregon’s Poor
Sandy Hansberger
An overview of the civil legal needs of the poor, and how Oregon’s legal aid programs work to address these needs. (1 Access to Justice credit pending)
3-4 p.m. The Top 5 Complaints about Oregon Lawyers (and How to Avoid Them)
Yvonne Tamayo
A discussion of the most common complaints leveled against Oregon lawyers, and how to protect yourself and your practice from them. (1 Ethics credit pending)
4-4:15 p.m. Break
4:15-5:15 p.m. Penn State — A Case Study
Courtland Geyer
A look at child abuse reporting requirements through the lens of the Penn State case. (1 Child Abuse Reporting credit pending)
10-10:30 a.m.
Registration
10:30-11:30 a.m.
Caregiver Discrimination in the Workplace
Keith Cunningham-Parmeter
A look at the emerging area of law known as “family responsibilities discrimination” and the unique legal challenges that mothers and fathers face in proving claims under this theory. (1 General credit pending)

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