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Delivering Legal News at Lightning Speed!

 Export to Your Calendar 10/10/2019
When: Thursday, October 10
12:30-6:30 pm (check-in opens at 12:00 pm)
Where: Houston Racquet Club
10709 Memorial Drive
Houston, Texas  77024
United States

Online registration is available until: 10/8/2019
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PROFESSIONAL AND BUSINESS CASUAL CLOTHING DRIVE, sponsored by HR Houston's HR Gives Back Committee to benefit Star of Hope's job seekers as they reenter the workforce and require the following clothing items (for men and women) for job interviews and employment opportunities. We encourage you to donate your gently used suits, jackets, ties, dress shirts and blouses, slacks, skirts, belts and handbags.
Pre-registration and pre-payment is highly encouraged; we cannot guarantee space for walk-ins.  Onsite registration offered on a space available basis - see below for detailed pricing.
12:00 pm
Check In
12:30 pm
Program Begins
4:00 pm
Q&A with All Presenters
5:00-6:30 pm
Reception Sponsored by Fisher Phillips LLP


LEGALkwik - Delivering Legal News at Lightning Speed!  LEGALkwik is a half-day program featuring 13 short power-packed presentations of up to 12 minutes each (TED-Style Talk) by leading employment law experts, followed by an open floor Q&A session.  The event will conclude with a reception sponsored by Fisher Phillips LLP.

Topics will include:

Wait, I Thought You Said FMLA Was Unpaid?
Stephen Roppolo, JD, Fisher Phillips

To Arbitrate or Not To Arbitrate--That's NOT the only question
Kimberly Stuart, JD. Crain Caton & James

What is Unconscious Bias and What to Do About it
Joseph “Chip” Galagaza, JD, Jackson Lewis, PC

Opioids in our workplaces - practical ways to respond.  
Richard Alaniz, Esq, Alaniz Law & Associates, PLLC

Immigration Tips on Social Security No Match Letters and Honesty Policies
Avalyn Langemeier, JD, Foster, LLP

Losing Your Religion at Work
Charles Wilson, Esq, Littler Mendelson, PC

Separation Anxiety: How to Manage Employee Separations and Severance Agreements
Ehsan Tabesh, JD, Fisher Phillips LLP

So sick and tired...
Laurence Stuart, Esq, Stuart PC

#No Filter: Terminating an Employee for Social Media Posts
Aaron Holt, JD, Cozen O'Connor

Don't Let Your Business Get "ICE'd" by the Government--What You Need to Know
Daniel Ramirez, JD, Monty & Ramirez

Top Tips for Effective Workplace Investigation Interviews
Stephen Quezada, JD, Ogletree Deakins

Scott Nelson, JD, Seyfarth Shaw

White Lies & Performance Management
Ruthie White, JD, Jackson Lewis, PC

CLICK HERE for detailed descriptions for each of these topics. 

Credit Hours

*Submitted to SHRM for 4.25 Professional Development Credits (PDCs) towards the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP and to HR Certification Institute for 4.25 HR(General) credit towards PHR and SPHR recertification requirements.

Payment & Terms

Pricing reflects ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION RATES below. *ONSITE REGISTRATION is offered on a space available basis and will incur an additional $5.00 fee per individual registrant.

For Online Pre-Registration & Payment

  • HR Houston Member $55.00
  • Non-Member $70.00

For Onsite Registration (offered on a space available basis)

  • HR Houston Member $60.00
  • Non-Member $75.00

Pre-registration and pre-payment is highly encouraged; we cannot guarantee space for walk-ins.  Onsite registration offered on a space available basis.

Cancellations may be made with a full refund up to 5 business days prior to the workshop.  Individuals who register and neither cancel nor attend are not eligible for refund or rescheduling.  Substitutions may be made at any time; however, substitutions may incur an additional fee due to differences in the member type, e.g., substituting a non-member for a member registration. If you have any questions about this course, please contact HR Houston at 713.426.2646 or email


CLICK HERE for Map and Driving Directions. Plenty of on-site self-parking available.

P.O. Box 4240
Houston, TX 77210-4240