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Our highly experienced panelists will provide a comprehensive review of the types of damages and other compensation potentially available in employment cases, such as: all forms of economic damages; damages for emotional distress claims; punitive damages; and attorneys’ fees and costs. In addition, they will discuss settlement strategies and special considerations regarding optimizing damages in cases involving low-wage workers.
This course has been approved in CA, OK, VT and IL. Please see your state's MCLE site for more information or to find out if attorneys may earn credit through reciprocity or self-submission.
Therese M. Lawless Therese M. Lawless has practiced employment and civil rights law exclusively on behalf of employees and individuals since 1988. Ms. Lawless obtained one of the largest verdicts for emotional distress damages for an individual plaintiff in an...MoreTherese M. Lawless has practiced employment and civil rights law exclusively on behalf of employees and individuals since 1988. Ms. Lawless obtained one of the largest verdicts for emotional distress damages for an individual plaintiff in an employment law case in California. In 2015, Ms. Lawless represented Ellen Pao in a landmark gender discrimination case against venture capital firm Kleiner, Perkins Caufield and Byers. In 2000, Ms. Lawless was awarded the Trial Lawyer of the Year Award by the San Francisco Trial Lawyers’ Association. She was a top ten finalist for the California Consumer Attorney of the Year Award in 2002. Ms. Lawless has been repeatedly named one of the top plaintiff employment lawyers in San Francisco by The Recorder legal newspaper. She has been named a Northern California “Super Lawyer” annually since 2004 and Ms. Lawless has been named one of Northern California’s female “Top 50 Super Lawyers” on several occasions, most recently in 2015 and 2016. In 2016, she also was named one of Northern California’s “Top 100 Super Lawyers.” Ms. Lawless earned her undergraduate degree from Cornell University in 1982. In 1986, she graduated Order of the Coif from George Washington University where she was an editor on the law review. Ms. Lawless clerked on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals for the Honorable Warren J. Ferguson from 1986 to 1987. Collapse
Nora Ostrofe Nora Ostrofe has served as a forensic economist for the past nineteen years. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Economics from UCLA, a Master's Degree in Business Administration from St. Mary's College, and a Certificate in Accounting with Distinction...MoreNora Ostrofe has served as a forensic economist for the past nineteen years. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Economics from UCLA, a Master's Degree in Business Administration from St. Mary's College, and a Certificate in Accounting with Distinction from U.C. Berkeley. She works at Hagen, Streiff, Newton & Oshiro, Accountants PC in Oakland, California. Collapse
June 29, 2018
Program Titles and Supporting Materials
This program contains the following components:
Damages: Cases To Take & Strategies For Optimizing Recovery - Audio
Damages: Cases To Take & Strategies For Optimizing Recovery - Paper
How To Attend
Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed
internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like.
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You may access this course on a computer or mobile device with high speed internet (iPhones require iOS 10 or higher). Recommended browsers are Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.
If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below).
If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a
Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions.
Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing
all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.