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Delivering Legal News at Lightning Speed!

When: Tuesday, October 17
12:30-6:30 pm
Where: Briar Club
2603 Timmons Lane
Houston, Texas  77027
United States

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Onsite registration will be offered - see below for onsite registration pricing.


LEGALkwik - Delivering Legal News at Lightning Speed!  LEGALkwik is a half-day program featuring 12 short power-packed presentations of 10-12 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.

Here are just a few of the topics that will be covered: FLSA, employee leave, workplace violence, employee privacy, immigration, transgender issues in the workplace, latest legal updates and trends, and much more!


Confirmed presenters:

  • Laura Alaniz, JD, Partner, Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons, LLP
  • Diego Archer, Esq., Global Manager, Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy
  • David Barron, Esq., Shareholder, Cozen O'Connor P.C.
  • Joseph Galagaza, Esq., Principal, Jackson Lewis P.C.
  • Stephen Quezada, Esq., Attorney, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
  • Stephen Roppolo, Esq., Partner Fisher Phillips, LLP
  • Mark Smith, JD, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Partner, Smith Reed & Armstrong, PLLC
  • Laurence Stuart, Esq., Managing Principal, Stuart PC
  • Teresa Valderrama, JD, Partner Fisher Phillips, LLP
  • Collin Warren, Esq., Partner, Fisher Phillips, LLP
  • Ruthie White, JD, Principal, Jackson Lewis P.C.
  • Charles Wilson, Esq., Vice Chair, Office Managing Partner, Cozen O'Connor, P.C.


  • 12:30-5:00 pm - Program
  • 5:00-6:30 pm - Reception, sponsored by Fisher Phillips LLP


CONTINUING EDUCATION: Submitted to SHRM for 4.25 PDCs towards the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP.  Submitted to HR Certification Institute for 4.25 hours of HR (General) credit towards PHR and SPHR recertification requirements.



For ONSITE registration (offered on a space available basis)

  • HR Houston Member: $50
  • Non-Member: $65

For online pre-payment

  • HR Houston Member: $45
  • Non-Member: $60


Cancellations may be made with a full refund up to 5 business days prior to the event.  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


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