The Missouri Bar 2012 Solo and Small Firm Conference

Substantive Program

Saturday, June 9th * 9:45 - 10:55 a.m. * Location: Compton Ferry

What Every Solo and Small Firm Lawyer Should Know About Employment Law in Current Times

Speakers: Kelly McCambridge-Parker and Todd Werts 

Moderator: Jonathan McDowell

During this program the speakers will provide an overview of the most common wage and hour claims, and sources of law, that Missouri attorneys should be familiar with. Other topics to be discussed are how a solo or small firm lawyer can issue-spot potential plaintiffs’ claims, how to prepare and file a Charge of Discrimination, the administrative process and various deadlines and SOLs for employment cases, how to screen potential client for an employment case, the importance of dec letters and a sample, how to create and effectively use a Time Line of events and how to create and effectively use a Cast of Characters or Witness List.