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Posted on November 1, 2017

A gavel placed in front of Scales of Justice.

Work and family law are the topics of upcoming seminars presented by the Institute for Law and Public Policy.

The programs for attorneys and other legal professionals are held from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 13 and 14 at the Cal U Educational Resources Center at Southpointe. Each is approved for Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education (PACLE) credits.

Register now for these seminars:

  • Hiring to Firing and Everything in Between: Tackling Legal Issues that Arise in All Aspects of the Employment Relationship — 9 a.m.- noon Dec. 13.

Attorneys Nikki Velisaris Lykos and Colleen Ramage Johnston explore legal issues that arise during the hiring, managing and firing of employees. Focusing on recent case law, the program addresses legal ramifications of hiring decisions, handling complaints and requests for accommodation by existing employees, and recent trends and developments in employment litigation. PACLE approved: 3 substantive credits. Cost is $75.

  • Bankruptcy Nuts and Bolts and Related Issues — 1-4 p.m. Dec. 13.

Four attorneys — John W. Teitz, Eric D. Rosenberg, Justin M. Tuskan and John R. O’Keefe — present a primer on chapters 7, 11 and 13 of the Bankruptcy Code, along with a discussion of other creditors’ rights issues, including foreclosures, receiverships and consumer protection actions. PACLE approved: 3 substantive credits. Cost is $75.

  • Making Effective Use of Alternative Dispute Resolution Tools — 9 a.m.-noon Dec. 14.

Presented by attorney Rebecca Bowman, this intermediate-level seminar provides practitioners with techniques and insights to assist clients in choosing the optimal path for alternative dispute resolution. Discussion includes dispute risk vs. benefit analysis. PACLE approved: 2 substantive credits, 1 ethics credit. Cost is $79.

  • Family Law: Custody and Relocation – Change in the Law and Hot Topics — 1-4 p.m. Dec. 14.

Attorney Elizabeth A. Beroes addresses changes in Pennsylvania law regarding custody and relocation factors. She also offers helpful hints for strategy and filing of Motions for Special Relief and Custody Petitions for Relocation. Beroes will compare procedures when filing for custody and relocation in Allegheny, Butler, Beaver, Westmoreland and Washington counties. PACLE approved: 2 substantive credits, 1 ethics credit. Cost is $79.

Visit the Southpointe Center

The Cal U Educational Resources Center at Southpointe is located at 135 Technology Drive, Canonsburg, Pa. Parking is available at the center.