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Annual Conference

THE YEAR IN REVIEW
    Annual Employment Law Update (Part 1)

Horton v. Cuda: Brief for the Secretary of Labor and the Equal
Employment Opportunity Commission as Amicus Curiae
    By Cliff Palefsky

CELA’s Top 5 – the Best and Worst of 2011
    By Mariko Yoshihara

2011 CELA Sponsored Legislation
    By Mariko Yoshihara

2011 Labor and Employment Bills Signed Into Law
    By Mariko Yoshihara


DISCRIMINATION AND HARASSMENT 101
    Building Blocks and Beyond

Discrimination and Harassment 101
    By Elizabeth Kristen and Jeffrey Winikow

Pretext 101: 31 Ways to Defeat Summary Judgment in a
Circumstantial-Evidence Case, CAALA’s Advocate, May 2007
    By Jeffrey Winikow

New Department of Fair Employment & Housing Regulations

Blank Department of Fair Employment & Housing
Charge Form (On-Line)


MONEY IN - MONEY OUT
    Insurance and Tax in Mediation

A Mediator's Perspective on Insurance and Tax Issues
in Employment Mediations
    By Joanne Dellaverson

Insurance Issues in Mediating Employment Cases
    By Paul Glusman

Plaintiff Magazine Article: The “Letter Perfect” Policy Limit
Demand Letter, March 2011, by Ronald J. Cook, Esq.

Tax Issues in Employment Mediations
    By Robert W. Wood

Employment Law Strategist Article: Tax Issues in
Employment Mediations, June 2011
    By Robert W. Wood and Joel M. Grossman


DISCRIMINATION AND HARASSMENT
    Anticipate and Attack - Overcoming Discovery
    Obstacles Necessary to Prevail on MSJ and at Trial

Notice of Deposition of Person Most Knowledgeable and
Request for Production of Documents
    By Deborah Kochan

Plaintiff’s First Request for Production of Documents
    By Deborah Kochan

Sample Meet and Confer Letter re Code of Civil
Procedure section 2017.220(a)
    By Deborah Kochan

Sample Meet and Confer Letter re General Issues
    By Deborah Kochan

Sample Discovery Cover Letter
    By Deborah Kochan

Plaintiff’s Special Interrogatories to Defendant Company
    By Angeline M. Kwik
Plaintiff’s Request for Admissions to Defendant Company
    By Angeline M. Kwik

Plaintiff’s Request for Production of Documents and Things
to Defendant Company
    By Angeline M. Kwik


WILL THE REAL EMPLOYER PLEASE STAND UP
    Suing Multiple Employers

Trial Testimony Highlights
    By James Cordes

Notice of Taking Deposition Of Person Most Qualified and
Production of Documents at Deposition
    By James Cordes

Plaintiffs’ Trial Brief Excerpts
    By James Cordes

Establishing Liability of Parent or Affiliated Companies
    By Jeffrey A. Rager

Request for Production
    By Jeffrey A. Rager

Special Interrogatories
    By Jeffrey A. Rager
    
Who Is An Employer In California?
    By Amy Semmel


CELA MEMBER VICTORIES

Case Summary: Darren Hager v. County of Los Angeles,
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
    By Richard A. Love

Defendant’s Letter of Intent
    By Richard A. Love

Case Summary: Shank v. CRST Van Expedited
    By Elizabeth L. Riles

Proposed Order Granting Plaintiff’s Motion to Compel
Further Responses
    By Elizabeth L. Riles

Plaintiff’s Motion for Order Permitting Discovery of Defendants’
Financial Condition
    By Elizabeth L. Riles

Plaintiff’s Evidentiary Objections Related to Order Permitting
Discovery of Defendants’ Financial Condition
    By Elizabeth L. Riles

Plaintiff’s Reply in Support of Motion for Order Permitting
Discovery of Defendants’ Financial Condition
    By Elizabeth L. Riles


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2011

THE YEAR IN REVIEW
    Annual Employment Law Update (Part 2)

Employment Law Update
    By Andrew H. Friedman


HOW TO SAVE THE DOOMED EMPLOYEE
    Pre-Termination Intervention and Negotiation Strategies

Panel Outline

Sample Demand Letter to Employer
    By Douglas Hayes

Letter to Employer/Human Resources Department Requesting
Wage Statements and Personnel File Documents Pursuant to
California Labor Code § 226(b)
    By Joseph M. Lovretovich

Sample Letter to Employer re Preserving Electronic Evidence
    By Joseph M. Lovretovich

Sample Retirement Letter to Employer
    By Joseph M. Lovretovich

Sample Demand Letter to Employer
    By Joseph M. Lovretovich

Sample Leave as Accommodation Letter
    By Joseph M. Lovretovich

Mediation Guidelines Letter
    By Joseph M. Lovretovich

Mediation Notice Letter
    By Joseph M. Lovretovich

Court of Appeals Published Decision re
Holmes v. Petrovich Development Company
    By Joseph M. Lovretovich


WORK THOSE TORTS!
    Learn How to Use Traditional Personal Injury Themes,
    Concepts and Tactics in Employment Cases

Panel Outline

Opening Statement: Peacock v. Quest Diagnostics,
December 7, 2010, Trial Transcript Pages 60-80
    By David M. deRubertis
Human Resources Employee: Peacock v. Quest Diagnostics,
Trial Transcript Pages 120-173
    By David M. deRubertis

Closing Argument: Peacock v. Quest Diagnostics,
December 14, 2010, Trial Transcript Pages 20-84
    By David M. deRubertis

Sample Voir Dire Trial Transcript Excerpt, Pages 30-165
    By Arash Homampour

Sample Closing Argument Trial Transcript Excerpt, Pages 50-153
    By Arash Homampour

Portion of Closing Argument Re: to Economic and
Emotional Distress Damages: Radford v. BAE Systems
    By Carla Minnard

Punitive Damages Closing Argument (Phase II)
Radford v. BAE Systems
    By Carla Minnard


DISCRIMINATION AND HARASSMENT
    Presenting Evidence at Time of Trial

Protecting Your Sexual Harassment Plaintiff from the
Jury's Sometimes Harsh Judgment
    By David M. deRubertis

Telling Your Story Visually: Using Simple Images and Graphics to
Reinforce Themes in Your Employment Trials
    By David M. deRubertis


DUKING IT OUT POST-CONCEPCION
    Strategies for Addressing Class and Arbitration
    Issues In Wage and Hour Cases

NELA & The Institute Respond To Wal-Mart v. Dukes

Supplemental Briefing Regarding the Impact
of AT&T v. Concepcion
    By Cynthia Rice

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