NELA Lobby Day
April 12, 2018
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ESI & Technology For The Plaintiffs’ Employment Lawyer
April 13–14, 2018
Sheraton Tysons Hotel
Vienna, VA

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June 27–30, 2018
Hilton Chicago
Chicago, IL
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2018 Fall Seminar
October 12–13, 2018
Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas
Scottsdale, AZ

NELA Executive Board

The Executive Board of the National Employment Lawyers Association consists of twenty-four members from around the country.

The President, Vice President of Public Policy, First Vice President, Vice President At-Large, Secretary and Treasurer constitute the Executive Committee. Two-thirds of the Board is elected by the general membership in the Spring, and one-third is appointed by the Board in the Summer of every year.

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Our Board

James H. Kaster
Nichols Kaster, PLLP
Minneapolis, MN

Vice President of Public Policy
Linda M. Correia
Correia & Puth, PLLC
Washington, DC

Nieves Bolanos
Robin Potter & Associates, PC
Chicago, IL

Amy L. Coopman
Foland, Wickens, Eisfelder, Roper & Hofer, PC
Kansas City, MO


First Vice President
Wade B. Cowan
Davies, Humphreys, Horton & Reese
Nashville, TN

Vice President
Victoria W. Ni
Public Justice
Oakland, CA

Immediate Past President
Alicia K. Haynes
Haynes & Haynes, PC
Birmingham, AL

Bernard Alexander
Alexander Krakow + Glick, LLP
Santa Monica, CA

John F. Beasley, Jr.
JF Beasley, LLC
Watkinsville, GA

Carla D. Brown
Charlson Bredehoft Cohen Brown & Jones, PC
Reston, VA

Katherine L. Butler
Butler & Harris
Houston, TX

Charlotte Fishman
Pick Up The Pace
San Francisco, CA

Mark Hammons, Sr.
Hammons, Gowens & Associates
Oklahoma City

Laura L. Ho
Goldstein, Borgen, Dardarian & Ho
Oakland, CA

Deborah H. Karpatkin
Law Office of Deborah H. Karpatkin
New York, NY

Diane S. King
King & Greisen, LLP
Denver, CO

Daniel B. Kohrman
AARP Foundation Litigation
Washington, DC

Susan D. Motley
Wood, Thacker & Weatherly, PC
Denton, TX

Rosemary Orsini
Berenbaum Weinshienk, PC Denver, CO

Nina T. Pirrotti
Garrison, Levin-Epstein, Fitzgerald & Pirrotti, PC
New Haven, CT

Scott M. Pollins
Pollins Law Firm
Swarthmore, PA

Gregory A. Rich
Dobson, Goldberg, Berns & Rich, LLP
St. Louis, MO

Elizabeth A. Rodgers
Rodgers, Powers & Schwartz, LLP
Boston, MA

Rebecca L. Salawdeh
Salawdeh Law Office, LLC
Milwaukee, WI

Paul H. Tobias
Tobias, Torchia & Simon 
Cincinnati, OH




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