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Event Information

NC/SC Labor & Employment Conference

October 27, 2023 - October 28, 2023


Credits

N/A

MCLE: 10.75

Ethics: 1.00

SAMH: 1.00

EMPLOY: 9.75



Pricing
Early Bird Member Friday and Saturday (Ends 10/13)
$525.00
Early Bird Member Friday Only (Ends 10/13)
$325.00
Early Bird Member Saturday Only (Ends 10/13)
$225.00
Early Bird Non Member Fri & Sat (Ends 10/13)
$525.00
Early Bird Non Member Friday Only (Ends 10/13)
$325.00
Early Bird Non Member Saturday Only (Ends 10/13)
$225.00
Non Member Friday and Saturday
$575.00
Non Member Friday Only
$375.00
Non Member Saturday Only
$275.00
SC Bar Member Friday and Saturday
$575.00
SC Bar Member Friday Only
$375.00
SC Bar Member Saturday Only
$275.00


Dates
Friday, October 27, 2023 - Saturday, October 28, 2023

Time
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM



Registration Deadline
Thursday, October 26, 2023

The 39th Annual NC/SC Labor & Employment Law Conference will be held in Charleston, SC, at the Charleston Marriott overlooking the Ashley River. This advanced level program will include annual presentations and updates as well as hot topics in employment and labor law.

Highlights:

  • Supreme Court Review
  • Fourth Circuit Update
  • Importance of investigations in employment litigation
  • Tips from the bench panel
  • False claims in employment dispute
  • Tips for arguing remote
  • Regulatory issues impacting employee agreements
  • PUMP Act and Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
  • Annual NC and SC Update
  • Ethics and mental health awareness for employment law practitioners 

Please note this program will be held live in Charleston, but also will be available via Live Webinar. If registering for the Live Webcast, you will need to indicate which days you will attend virtually (these is a separate registration for each day to attend via this format). 

Day 1 Webinar: click here.

Day 2 Webinar: click here

This program is an advanced level program. 

CLE Credit: 

South Carolina: This program qualifies for 10.75 MCLE credit hours including up to 1.0 LEPR credit hour and 1.0 SA/MH credit hour. This program also qualifies for 9.75 ELL Specialization hours.  

North Carolina: 10.75 total credit hours, 1 hour of Ethics/Professional Responsibility, 1 hour of Substance Abuse/Mental Health, and 1 hour of Technology Training

 

Registering as a Non-SC Bar Member
A non-SC Bar Member will need to create an account. To create a new account click here and follow the instructions carefully. Once you have created your account it is advised that you close all browsers and start fresh at www.scbar.org. PLEASE NOTE: DO NOT create a new account if you are a current South Carolina Bar member or a past South Carolina Bar member returning to practice. If you have taken a past program with us and not sure of your login, please contact registrar@scbar.org or 803-576-3822. 
Still have account or password questions?
Visit https://www.scbar.org/lawyers/your-membership/login-assistance/ or contact Membership Services at membership@scbar.org or (803) 799-6653 (9am - 5pm EST, Monday through Friday).

Make your hotel reservation now!

Group Rate: $239 per night

Cut off to make reservations: Thursday, October 5

Click here to Book your group rate for Labor and Employment Conference - North and South Carolina    

 

 


Disclaimer: The views expressed in CLE programs and publications do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the South Carolina Bar, its sections, or committees.

Registration Fees

Early Bird Member Friday and Saturday (Ends 10/13)
$525.00
Early Bird Member Friday Only (Ends 10/13)
$325.00
Early Bird Member Saturday Only (Ends 10/13)
$225.00
Early Bird Non Member Fri & Sat (Ends 10/13)
$525.00
Early Bird Non Member Friday Only (Ends 10/13)
$325.00
Early Bird Non Member Saturday Only (Ends 10/13)
$225.00
Non Member Friday and Saturday
$575.00
Non Member Friday Only
$375.00
Non Member Saturday Only
$275.00
SC Bar Member Friday and Saturday
$575.00
SC Bar Member Friday Only
$375.00
SC Bar Member Saturday Only
$275.00
Price Description Amount

Agenda

  North Carolina Bar Member

Speakers

NameOrganizationSpeaking At

Policy

Continuing Education

Agenda

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27

7:45 a.m.        

Registration and Continental Breakfast

 

8:30 a.m.        

Welcome and Opening Remarks

                       

8:45 a.m.        

Supreme Court Review and Update

Paul E. Smith, Patterson Harkavy LLP, Chapel Hill, NC

 

9:45 a.m.        

Investigations 201 – The Importance of Investigations in Employment Litigation

D. Michael Henthorne, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart, PC, Columbia, SC

B. Shawan Gillians, Santee Cooper, Moncks Corner, SC

10:30 a.m.      

Break

 

10:45 a.m.      

Mental Health Awareness for the Employment Law Practitioner 

April Harris-Britt, Ph.D., AHB Center for Behavioral Health & Wellness, Durham, NC

 

11:45 a.m.      

Fourth Circuit Update

Sean F. Herrmann, Herrmann & Murphy, PLLC, Charlotte, NC      

Florence C. Thompson, Jackson Lewis P.C., Charlotte, NC

                                               

12:45 p.m.     

Networking Lunch (lunch provided)

Crystal Ballroom D

                       

1:30 p.m.       

Panel: Tips from the Bench

The Honorable L. Patrick Auld, U.S. District Court, Middle District of N.C.

The Honorable Molly Cherry, Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, District of S.C.

The Honorable Clifton Newman, S.C. Circuit Court

Moderator: Samantha E. Albrecht, Burnette Shutt & McDaniel PA, Columbia, SC

                       

2:30 p.m.       

Break

 

2:45 p.m.       

The False Claims Act Case Lurking in Your Employment Dispute

Christopher P. Kenney, Chris Kenney Law, Columbia, SC

Johanna C. Valenzuela, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Columbia, SC 

             

3:45 p.m.       

Being an Effective Advocate Through a Webcam: Tips for Arguing Remote

The Honorable Catherine C. Eagles, U.S. District Court, Middle District of N.C.

The Honorable Stephanie P. McDonald, S.C. Court of Appeals, Charleston, SC

Moderator: Andrea L. McDonald, Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP, Charleston, SC

 

4:45 p.m.       

Adjourn

 

5 p.m.             

Networking Reception

Sponsored by Resolution Economics

Hotel Courtyard, First Floor Lobby

 

Dinner on your own

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28

7:45 a.m.        

Registration and Continental Breakfast

Breakfast Sponsored by Reliance Forensics, LLC

 

8:15 a.m.        

Attorney Client Privilege in Employment Law (Ethics)

Virginia M. Wooten, Ogletree Deakins, Charlotte, NC

Joshua R. Van Kampen, Van Kampen Law PC, Charlotte, NC

           

9:15 a.m.        

Pending Regulatory Issues Impacting Employee Agreements

Shannon R. Meares, Regional Attorney, NLRB

William (Bill) J. McMahon, IV, Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP, Winston-Salem, NC

M. Todd Sullivan, Fitzgerald Hanna & Sullivan, PLLC, Raleigh, NC

Moderator: T. Cullen Stafford, Wyrick Robbins Yates & Ponton LLP, Raleigh, NC


10:00 a.m.      

Break

 

10:10 a.m.     

New Legislation and Its Impact on the Workforce: Overview of the PUMP Act and the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

Grant Burnette LeFever, Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, Columbia, SC

Denise Smith Cline, Denise Smith Cline, PLLC, Raleigh, NC

Shannon M. Polvi, Cromer Babb, Porter & Hicks, LLC, Columbia, SC

L. Diane Tindall, Wyrick Robbins Yates & Ponton, Raleigh, NC

                       

11:10 a.m.      

Break – to pull airwall for breakout sessions.

 

Breakouts

 

11:30 a.m.      

Option 1:            

North Carolina State and District Court Update

Laura J. Wetsch, Winslow Wetsch, PLLC, Raleigh, NC

R. Michael Elliot, Elliot Morgan Parsonage Law Firm, Charlotte, NC

Daniel C. Lyon, Elliot Morgan Parsonage Law Firm, Charlotte, NC 

Option 2:

South Carolina State and District Court Update

George A. Reeves III, Fisher & Phillips, Columbia, SC

           

12:45 p.m.     

North Carolina Annual Meeting / South Carolina Annual Meeting

(No CLE Credit)

 

1 p.m.             

Adjourn

 

 

WiFi Sponsor ~ Brooks Pierce, LLP

 

Course Planners/Moderators:

Samantha E. Albrecht, Burnette Shutt & McDaniel PA, Columbia, SC

Jennifer L. Bills, Patterson Harkavy LLP, Chapel Hill, NC

L. Nicole Patino, Law Offices of L. Nicole Patino PLLC, Greensboro, NC

T. Cullen Stafford, Wyrick Robbins Yates & Ponton LLP, Raleigh, NC

Chandra A. Stallworth, Richardson Plowden & Robinson PA, Columbia, SC

 

 

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