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    Legal Update

    Date: May 2, 2019, 8:00am
    Lake Forest Graduate School of Management
    1905 W Field Ct, Lake Forest, IL 60045
    $30 Members/$50 Non-Members
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    8:00 - 8:30 am                    Registration, Networking and Breakfast

    8:30-10:00 am                    Program

    The latest developments that keep HR professionals up at night: gender equality, paid sick leave, pay equity/salary history bans, confidentiality provisions in harassment settlements, employee privacy/social media, and higher minimum wage.  Attend this NISHRM employment law update and rest easy, we’ve got you covered.  

    Our Presenters: 

    Kristin M. Case is the founding member of The Case Law Firm, LLC.

    Ms. Case has extensive experience representing clients in employment negotiations, before administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Illinois Department of Human Rights, and throughout the litigation process in both state and federal courts. Ms. Case counsels and represents employees at all levels including executives, expat employees, lawyers, physicians and academics.

    Ms. Case has been recognized by Chicago Magazine as a Rising Star and Super Lawyer every year since 2010. She has also been recognized as an Emerging Lawyer by the Law Bulletin’s Leading Lawyer’s network.  She frequently speaks and writes about employment law, and has presented before the American Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association and the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education.

    Ms. Case is admitted to practice law in Illinois as well as Missouri and before the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the Illinois Supreme Court, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the Missouri Supreme Court.  She received her Bachelor of Science in Journalism from Central Missouri State University and her law degree from the University of Missouri.

    Julie L. Trester

    Julie represents management on a wide array of labor and employment issues. She regularly counsels employers about compliance with applicable laws, including local, state, and federal fair employment laws, the FLSA and state equivalents, the NLRA, the WARN Act and its state counterparts, and compliance with Executive Order 11246. She advises employers with respect to developing successful and legally compliant diversity initiatives. She represents employers in collective bargaining, labor arbitrations, and unfair labor practice proceedings. She also regularly litigates the full panoply of labor and employment issues before federal and state agencies and courts. She has handled numerous appellate matters and has argued before the U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals for the Third and Seventh Circuits, the Illinois Supreme Court, the Iowa Supreme Court, and various districts of the Illinois Appellate Court.

    Julie graduated magna cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law, receiving the Rickert Award for Public Service as the result of her pro bono contributions in law school. She is co-chair of the Cozen O’Connor Women’s Initiative and a member of the firm’s Diversity Committee. She served on the inaugural board of directors for the Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law Firms and currently sits on  the board of directors for the Infant Welfare Society of Evanston, an organization dedicated to the care and early education of infants and toddlers. She and has also been a part of two separate Host Committees for the Chicago Foundation for Women’s Annual Luncheon. Julie previously taught as an adjunct professor at the Chicago-Kent College of Law and is a frequent writer and speaker on labor and employment law issues.

    Persuaded the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit to reverse an unfair labor practice finding based upon a healthcare client’s discharge of a union representative as part of a   reduction-in-force

    Obtained numerous summary judgments on behalf of employers in complicated labor and employment casesSuccessfully handled labor and employment cases through trial, post-trial proceedings, and appeal