May 22, 2019 - 12:00pm

This seminar will cover common employment discrimination issues faced by individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities (“I/DD”), including autism, and how to effectively represent them. Topics include reasonable accommodation issues, stereotyping, and the expectations around employees having certain soft/social skills. 


Sam Crane, Esq. 
Legal Director, Director of Public Policy
Autistic Self Advocacy Network


Michal Shinnar, Senior Associate, Gilbert Employment Law

June 27, 2019 - 8:30pm

Event Location: 
417 Royal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Event Time:
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

**Co-sponsored by the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association (MWELA), Virginia Employment Lawyers Association (VELA), & Maryland Employment Lawyers Association (MELA)**

July 17, 2019 - 12:00pm

Joyce Smithey and Donna Rucker will discuss effective strategies for taking 30(b)(6) depositions including questioning techniques, when to take them, how to take them, drafting an effective 30(b0(6) notices and topics to cover. 


Donna Williams Rucker, Deputy Managing Partner, Tully Rinckey PLLC

Joyce Smithey, Managing Partner, Smithey Law Group LLC


Omar Vincent Melehy, Melehy & Associates LLC

Farragut West (Blue/Orange Line) and Farragut North (Red Line) are the nearest Metro stops.