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Making complex human resources
issues as easy as 1-2-3

Human resource law is a swift-moving target, with changes and amendments made every year to a broad array of areas. Keep your company in the clear by attending ScottHulse’s annual Labor & Employment Seminar.

Learn to distill complicated legal topics from government compliance to social media management and ACA updates, among others. Build skills to proactively manage risk and preempt legal landmines.

Make sure your team comes away with the information it most needs by engaging in open Q&A sessions and other interactive exercises.

Harassment, Discrimination and Just Getting Along

Please Come to the principal’s office.

Get schooled on legal requirements for creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace, addressing decades-old (or brand new) “me, too” harassment allegations; ensuring fair, prompt and thorough investigations; and setting the bar for workplace behavior.

Presenter: Rosemary M. Marin and Francisco Ortega

HIPAA, HITEC, and release of records

I heard it in the teacher’s lounge.

Businesses must either comply with governmental requirements for retention and disclosure of records or pay a hefty price. The government’s crackdown on the release of protected information is at an all-time high and knowing the latest regulations on HIPAA, HiTech, and the release of information is more important than ever. Learn developing rules and trends that proactive employers must know.

Presenter: Andrea Moran and Blake Downey

Creating and updating a clear and effective employee handbook

Pep rallies, school pride, and a happy student body.

Employee handbooks set the culture and rules of an organization, so few documents are as important to the workplace. Effective handbooks must be reviewed regularly to incorporate current law. Learn the latest legal developments with handbooks, including rapid changes with respect to EEO, reasonable accommodations, breastfeeding, leaves of absence, workplace communications, pay, and quickly emerging legal issues.

Presenter: Andrea Moran and Blake Downey

Handling complex wage and hour issues

That penny is mine!

Be equipped to handle the latest challenges, including pay equity requirements, salary history bans, connectivity and overtime, training and travel pay, misclassification of workers, new joint employer rule making, and the department of labor’s recent re-visit of an increase in salary for exempt employees.

Presenter: Stephen Venzor and Rosemary Marin

Workplace immigration law in the current era

How to host an exchange student.

Get an overview of how our US immigration system really works, learn about workplace visas, especially the elusive H-1B visa and other major changes impacting the way visas are issued, get updates on I-9 compliance, proposed mandatory E-Verify, record setting enforcement mandate, and avoid bet-the-company level fines.

Presenter: Susanna Visconti and Andrea Moran

Maneuvering through workplace leave laws, including workers’ comp., FMLA, ADA, PDA

Ms. Suzy called the doctor and the doctor said ...

Providing accommodations and leave policies that meet everyone’s needs is no small task, especially as the law continuously changes. Sharpen your skills for managing this complicated area, which includes responding to opioid and other addictions, mental health issues, workplace injuries, and extended leaves of absence. Learn by doing with real-life examples in a fast-paced, fun activity with prizes.

Presenter: Rosemary Marin and Blake Downey

Registration Includes:

  • Full Day Seminar
  • Seminar Reference Materials
  • HR, CLE, and CPE Credits
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Lunch & Snacks
  • Door Prizes
Early Registration
$155 ends February 8, 2019
Regular Registration
$205 ends March 1, 2019
EPCC Admin. Center 9050 Viscount Blvd.
Bldg. A - Auditorium, El Paso TX

Parking: Free parking is available in Lot B of the Administrative Service Center

Rosemary Morales Marin

Rosemary Morales Marin

Rosemary is a shareholder and a member of the Firm’s Board of Directors. She is an experienced trial lawyer who has never lost an employment trial in which she served as first chair. She has been named as a “AV Preeminent” lawyer by Martindale Hubbell for her professional excellence, and has been named among the “Best Lawyers in America”, by the board of Best Lawyers.

Francisco Ortega

Francisco is a shareholder whose experience encompasses complex commercial litigation, appeals, and labor and employment law. He was recognized as a 2017 and 2018 “Texas Rising Star” by Thompson Reuters, as published in Texas Monthly Magazine - a designation given to no more than 2.5 percent of Texas attorneys under the age of 40.

Francisco Ortega
Andrea Moran

Andrea Moran

Andrea is an associate attorney whose practice focuses on business, immigration and U.S./Mexico cross-border business, as well as corporate and healthcare law. Prior to joining ScottHulse, she earned her Doctor of Jurisprudence degree, summa cum laude from Thurgood Marshall School of Law.

Blake Downey

Blake is an associate attorney and practices in the ScottHulse litigation section focusing largely on labor and employment, complex commercial litigation, shareholder rights, and business disputes. He earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence and Master of Business Administration from Texas Tech University. He served as an articles editor for the Texas Tech Law Review and was elected to the Board of Barristers.

Blake Downey
James Feuille

James M. H. Feuille

James Feuille is a shareholder at ScottHulse and practices in the areas of commercial litigation, creditors’ rights, and labor and employment law, as well as bankruptcy and restructuring, appeals and construction law. He is experienced in the courtroom, including participation in five jury trials. He also served as a first chair in a state court bench trial and second chair in three bench bankruptcy trials.

Stephen Venzor

Stephen is an associate attorney at ScottHulse whose practice focuses on general commercial litigation.Stephen earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence cum laude from Texas Tech University School of Law, where he was elected to the Board of Barristers. He was a judicial intern for U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert F. Castaneda at the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas.

Stephen Venzor
Susanna Visconti

Susanna Visconti

Susanna is a shareholder with ScottHulse. She has focused her practice in the area of U.S. Immigration and Nationality Law. She is a graduate of Wellesley College and St. Mary’s Law School. She is a member of the El Paso Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.