April 1, 2011 (All day)

Sharpen Your First Impression – Issue Spotting at the Client Intake
Panelists: Patricia A. Barasch, Principal, Schall & Barasch, and NELA President, Moorestown, NJ
Laura Brown, Director of Legal Services, DC Employment Justice Center
Moderator: Daniel A. Katz, Principal, Andalman & Flynn, P.C.

Fighting Intrusive Discovery Requests
Panelists: Gary E. Phelan, Special Counsel, Cohen & Wolf, Bridgeport, CT
Heather White, Attorney, Kalijarvi, Chuzi & Newman, P.C.
Moderator: Jerry R. Goldstein, Attorney, Bulman, Dunie, Burke & Feld, Chtd.

E-Discovery on a Budget
Speaker: Craig Ball, Special Master-ESI , Craig D. Ball, P.C., Austin Texas
Moderator: Robert B. Fitzpatrick, Robert B. Fitzpatrick, PLLC

Guest Speaker: M. Patricia Smith, United States Solicitor of Labor
Presentation of 2011 MWELA Lawyer of the Year Award
Emcee: R. Scott Oswald, MWELA President

Rules of the Road: A Time-Tested Method of Proving Liability
Panelists: Patrick Malone, Patrick Malone & Associates P.C.
Dennis Egan, The Popham Law Firm, Kansas City, MO
Moderator: Jonathan C. Puth, Webster Fredrickson Correia & Puth, PLLC

Bringing Sex Harassment Cases to Trial
Panelists: Debra Katz, Katz, Marshall & Banks, LLP
Bruce A. Fredrickson, Webster Fredrickson Correia & Puth, PLLC
Moderator: Tammany Kramer

Maximizing Non-Economic Damages
Panelists: Robert L. Bell, Attorney, The Bell Law Firm
Josh Bowers, Attorney, Law Office of Josh F. Bowers, P.C.
Moderator: Jonathan Gould, Attorney, Law Office of Jonathan L. Gould

For the full program descriptions, click here to download the agenda (PDF).

Thank you to our Sponsors:

MWELA Platinum Sponsor: Planet Depos

MWELA Platinum Sponsor: JMW Settlements

Conference Bronze Sponsor: SumaTech Consulting

Conference Exhibitor: Capitol Inquiry

Conference Exhibitor: Capital One Bank

Conference Exhibitor: Dewey Publications

Conference Exhibitor: LexisNexis

Conference Exhibitor: NELA/The Employee Rights Advocacy Institute For Law & Policy

Conference Exhibitor: Thomson Reuters

Conference Exhibitor: Workplace Fairness