Speaking Engagements

We regularly speak before professional organizations regarding recent changes to California’s employment laws as well as topics of interest to various industries.

A partial list of recent speaking engagements includes:

  • February 2017, Paychex HR and Mechanics Bank:  Guest Speaker “California Wage and Hour Laws”
  • October 2016, The Knowledge Group Webinar:  “BYOD and Social Media in the Workplace:  Managing Privacy and Legal Risks for Employers”
  • April 2016, Strategies Publishing Group, Inc. Webinar:  “How California Bill 1513 Is Forcing Commissioned Salons & Spas To Change How They Pay”
  • March 2016, State Bar of California, Labor and Employment Section via grant to Contra Costa County Bar Association Presentation:  “Employment Law 101, For Small Businesses, Including Law Firms”
  • February 2016, Financial Executives International (FEI) Presentation:  “Sex, Wages and Personal Liability:  Employment Law Update 2016”
  • January 2016, Alameda County Bar Association (ACBA) Presentation:  “Ethics of Social Media Marketing for Attorneys”
  • January 2016, Social Media Summit; Summit Keynote Speaker:  “Top Legal Risks of Social Media in the Workplace”
  • May 2015, Attorney Action Club Presentation: “Social Media in the Workplace: It’s All Fun and Games Until Someone Gets #Fired or #Sued”
  • February 2015, Financial Executives International (FEI) Presentation: “Sex, Drugs and Severance Agreements: Employment Law Update 2015”
  • January 2015, Social Media Summit; Panelist:  “Social Media Strategies for Business Owners”
  • May 2014, Presentation:  “Legal Pitfalls for Start Ups and Small Business”
  • January 2014, Contra Costa County Bar Association (CCCBA) Presentation:  “2014 Employment Law Update”
  • August 2013, Contra Costa County Bar Association (CCCBA) Presentation:  “BYOD:  Bring Your Own Device”
  • June 2013, Contra Costa County Bar Association (CCCBA) Presentation:  “Investing In the Future With Diversity – Building A Better Law Practice”
  • February 2013, Human Resources Non-Profit Professionals Network (HRNPPN) Presentation:  “2013 Employment Law Update”
  • January 2013, Contra Costa County Bar Association (CCCBA) Presentation:  “2013 Employment Law Update”
  • September 2012, Contra Costa County Bar Association (CCCBA) Presentation:  “Litigation Survival Tools For Solos”
  • August 2012, Human Resources Non-Profit Professionals Network (HRNPPN) Presentation:  “Social Media – What HR Needs to Know”
  • March 2012, Greater Stockton California Employer Advisory Council Presentation:  “Wage & Hour Law:  Hot Topics From Hiring to Termination”
  • December 2009, Northern California Human Resources Association (NCHRA) Presentation: “Disability Bias Law: The New ADAAA and Issues for Employers”
  • April 2009, State Fund’s Employer Education Series: “Mastering Difficult Employer Risks:  The Economic Crisis – Handling Reductions in Force and Terminations without Getting Sued”