The #metoo movement has impacted companies big and small and in every industry. This program will address the issues that in-house counsel should consider if and when they (or their business clients) receive a complaint of harassment or other workplace misconduct. Ann Fromholz and Leticia Kimble, experienced employment lawyers and investigators, will discuss how to conduct a defensible investigation, when to bring in an outside investigator, and other questions that every in-house lawyer will face.
At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to determine how best to conduct an investigation into a complaint of sexual harassment.
9:00 to 9:15 PDT Introduction/Legal Requirements for Investigations
9:15-9:30 PDT Conducting unbiased and independent investigations
9:30-9:40 PDT Attorney-Client Privilege
9:40-9:50 PDT Scope of Investigation
9:50-10:00 PDT Credibility Determinations and Conclusion
MCLE credit for this activity has been granted for this program for the below mandatory CLE states.
This course has been approved for 1 MCLE General Credit(s) in California of which 0 are Legal Ethics, 0 are Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession, 0 are Prevention, Detection and Treatment of Substance Abuse/Mental Illness that Impairs Professional Competence.
This course has been approved for 1 MCLE General Credit(s) in Illinois of which 0 credit(s) qualifies for Professional Responsibility credit.
This course has been approved for 1 CLE Credit(s) in Ohio of which 0 credit(s) qualifies for Ethics credit.
This course has been approved for 1 CLE Credit(s) in Pennsylvania of which 0 credit(s) qualifies for Ethics credit.
This course has been approved for 1 MCLE Credit(s) in Texas of which 0 credit(s) qualifies for Ethics credit.
This course has been approved for 1 CLE Credit(s) in Washington of which 0 credit(s) qualifies for Ethics credit.
MCLE is pending for the above states that are not listed independently that Select Counsel applied for approval.
The following jurisdictions allow reciprocity for courses approved in other MCLE jurisdictions:Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Montana, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, and Oregon.
States that allow an attorney to apply or self-report CLE credit are: Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
Ann Fromholz has practiced employment law for more than 23 years. She founded The Fromholz Firm to provide excellent counsel to individuals and businesses, focused on reaching the best outcome for the firm’s clients. Ann’s goal is to offer sensitive, thorough investigations; thoughtful, pragmatic representation for executives; practical consulting to small businesses; and top-notch training and expert witness services.
PRACTICE FOCUS: Labor & Employment
Partner at The Fromholz Firm - Law That Works, Los Angeles;
Former partner at Jackson Lewis and Seyfarth Shaw;
Former employment counsel at Kaiser Permanente, ConocoPhillips and Caesars Entertainment
LAW SCHOOL: University of California, Los Angeles
LOCATION: Los Angeles
Leticia Kimble is the founder and principal of Kimble Legal Consulting based in Los Angeles, California. She is a trained workplace investigator and a member of the Association of Title IX Administrators. Ms. Kimble has been selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers in 2017 and 2018.
PRACTICE FOCUS: Employment Litigation
PRIOR ROLES/EXPERIENCE: Former attorney at O'Melveny & Myers and Brownstein Hyatt
LAW SCHOOL: University of Michigan Law School
LOCATION: Los Angeles
Please note that Select Counsel delivers multiple live webinars, webcasts and video replays with live Q & A. Please view a specific course program’s description page or marketing materials for information indicating the jurisdictions a specific program is eligible for credit.
Select Counsel applies for credit for it’s live webinars, webcasts and video replays with live question and answer in the following states:
Select Counsel does not seek direct accreditation in AL, AK, AZ, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, GU, HI, IN, IA, ID, KY, LA, MN, NE, ME, MO, MP, MS, MT, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NV, NC, ND, OK, OR, PR, RI, SC, TN, UT, VI, VT, WI, WV and WY. However, if there is a high demand for a particular state during the registration process, Select Counsel will consider submitting an application for accreditation in that state. Meanwhile, most states allow for Course Approval Reciprocity or Attorney Submitted Applications for Accreditation. Please see details below.
* Pennsylvania CLE credit will not be available for the first five video replays with live Q&A.
Select Counsel has applied for course approval in CA, IL, OH, PA, TX, VA and WA.The following states allow attorneys to earn CLE credit through reciprocity from a course or course provider that meets the basic requirements for approval in that state. States that allow reciprocity for courses approved in other jurisdictions below. Click any of the states below for rules and regulations regarding reciprocity in that below state.
Select Counsel has submitted applications for course approval in CA, IL, OH, PA, TX, VA and WA. Select Counsel has not submitted applications in the states listed below. Many states allow attorneys to submit a course for approval and/or self-report their attendance to the their MCLE Board if it has not been submitted by the sponsor of the course. Currently attorneys who participate in a Select Counsel course who want CLE for the states listed below need to apply/report directly with that state. However, if there is a high demand for a particular state during the registration process, Select Counsel will consider submitting an application for accreditation in that state.
At this time, Kansas requires the sponsor of all non-traditional format courses to submit the program application. (Kansas will not accept an application from an individual lawyer.)
Please note that some states have accreditation fees. In addition, some states may not approve specific programs, formats, or topics for credit. This list is a general guide only. Specific information about your state accreditation requirements can be found on your state's regulator page. For contact state regulator contact information please visit the Continuing Legal Education Regulators Association at www.clereg.org
For each webinar, webcast or video replay with live Q&A, Select Counsel will be tracking your attendance through participation codes that pop up during the presentation. Instructions on how to use these participation codes, along with information about how to retrieve your credit will be provided to you prior, during and after the completion of the program.
Upon completion of the course you will receive a either a state specific certificate of attendance for the courses that Select Counsel applied for or a Uniform Certificate of Attendance for states that have reciprocity or are self applying/reporting states.
State by State reporting instructions will be included with each certificate of attendance. You will receive this information via email, as well as in a handout that can be accessed before, during and after the course in your customer account.
Select Counsel only applies for course approval in the following states: CA, IL, OH, PA, TX, VA and WA,. Select Counsel will report attendance in any of the above states (e.g. PA) that require the provider to report attendance. For states that allow course approval reciprocity and/or that attorneys are self-reporting/applying, Select Counsel will guide you to the appropriate forms and governing bodies. All information about reporting credit to your state will be provided as a hand out prior, during and after the completion of the course.
The content on this page is for informational and educational purposes only. Each state has its own rules and regulations indicating what qualifies for CLE credit. Certain programs, subjects, and formats may not receive credit in some states and there may be specific rules regarding who may earn credit or the maximum number of credit hours that may be earned with specific formats. Please contact your state MCLE regulatory entity for specific questions about your MCLE rules. For contact information, go to www.clereg.org
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