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Employment Law Institute


Join the MSBA Labor & Employment Law Section for the newest presentation of Employment Law Institute on March 17, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for Day 4 of MSBA Legal Excellence Week!

Experienced practitioners will present a comprehensive program that will include Federal and Maryland case and legislative law, Supreme Court updates and more!  The afternoon session will include a Q&A session with an EEOC judge and the general counsel of the MD Commission on Civil Rights.

6.0 hours of CLE credit will be offered by the surrounding MCLE states along with 6.0 general credits by the National Federation of Paralegal Associations Inc. (NFPA).

Safety is Our Priority

In light of the surge of COVID cases and hospitalizations across Maryland and beyond, the MSBA has made the difficult decision to hold Legal Excellence Week and all related programs 100% virtually.

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Access everything this program has to offer from theMSBA Learn App.  Attend sessions, participate in polls, and find, connect, and chat with sponsors, presenters, and attendees.

Plus, you can access all of the content  for up to 90 days after the Event

We know you’re busy!  So if you can only join us for the morning or afternoon session, don’t worry!  You’ll have access to the entire Advanced Real Property Institute for 90 days after the event to enjoy when you have a moment and when it’s most convenient for you.

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Course Level
Professional Area of Focus
General Practice
Employment Law
Litigation Law
CLE Field of Study
Continuing Education Legal Credit
Event Information
Mar 17, 2022
9:00 am - 4:30 pm EST
Total CLE Credits


Day 1

9:00 am
Welcome & Federal Employment Law Update

Chris Ryon, Esq., (Program Chair) Kahn, Smith & Collins, P.A

Garrett Wozniak, Esq., Kollman & Saucier, P.A.

9:30 am
Maryland Case Law Update

Parker Thoeni, Esq., Shawe Rosenthal LLP

10:00 am
Maryland 2021 Legislative Update

Joyce E. Smithey, Esq., Smithey Law Group

10:30 am
10:40 am
Supreme Court Update

Professor Michael Hayes, University of Baltimore School of Law

11:10 am
Immigration and Employment

Patricia Wonder, Esq., Maggio Kattar   

11:40 am
Wage & Hour Update

David Rodwin, Esq., Public Justice Center

12:10 pm
1:00 pm
National Labor Relations Act Update

Sean Marshall, Esq., Regional Director for Region 5, National Labor Relations Board

1:50 pm
2:00 pm
Q&A with the EEOC and MCCR

Glendora C. Hughes, Esq., General Counsel, Maryland Commission on Civil Rights

The Honorable Stephanie Herrera, EEOC Administrative Law Judge

John A. Henderson, U.S. Department of Justice Administrative Law Judge (Moderator)

2:50 pm
3:00 pm
Strategies for Successfully Mediating an Employment Case

Todd Horn, Esq., Venable LLP

Vijay Mani, Esq., Thatcher Law Firm 

Jeffrey Trueman (Moderator) JT Mediation

3:50 pm
4:00 pm
A View from the Federal Bench

The Honorable Deborah Chasanow , Maryland Federal District Court 

4:50 pm
Program Adjourns