Upcoming Events

May 30 - June 2, 2017

Jeanne M. Kincaid

Disability Law 101: A Basic Legal Primer on Understanding a Campus’ Legal Obligation to Students with Disabilities

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Boston, MassachusettsHigher Education
 
May 30 - June 2, 2017

Jeanne M. Kincaid

Post-Election Stress Disorder: (PESD): Reading the Boston Tea Party Leaves as to the Future of Civil Rights Protections

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Boston, MassachusettsHigher Education
 
May 30 - June 2, 2017

Allen L. Kropp
Jeanne M. Kincaid

I’m Ready if OCR Comes Knocking. . . And Even if they Don’t!

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Boston, MassachusettsHigher Education
 
May 31, 2017

Daniel J. Rose
Peter C. Felmly
Laurel A. (Van Buskirk) McClead
Elek A. Miller
Tom Trenholm
Ann S. Chapman

Dealing with Disabilities in the Workplace

The Labor and Employment Group at Drummond Woodsum invites you to its quarterly complimentary Human Resource get-together. This program will discuss how to handle difficult disability issues in the workplace, with a focus on some of the specific challenges an employer faces when dealing with employees with mental health disabilities. For your convenience, this complimentary breakfast will be offered in Portland, Maine, and Manchester, New Hampshire...

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Portland, MaineEmployment & Labor
 
June 1, 2017

Mark T. Broth
Anna B. Cole
Laurel A. (Van Buskirk) McClead

Dealing with Disabilities in the Workplace

The Labor and Employment Group at Drummond Woodsum invites you to its quarterly Human Resource gathering. This program will discuss how to handle difficult disability issues in the workplace, with a focus on some of the specific challenges an employer faces when dealing with employees with mental health disabilities...

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Manchester, NHEmployment & Labor
 
June 5-8, 2017

S. Campbell Badger
Ann S. Chapman
Anna B. Cole
Daniel J. Rose
Kaighn Smith, Jr.

The Tribal Human Resource Professional (THRP) Certification Summit

NNAHRA and Drummond Woodsum have joined forces to provide Tribal Human Resources Professional (THRP) training to HR Professionals in Indian Country. This 3-1/2 day course provides HR Professionals with the practical knowledge and skills they need to handle the unique employment challenges facing tribal governments and their enterprises...

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Manistee, MIIndian Law
 
June 27, 2017

Anna B. Cole
Ann S. Chapman

Smooth Criminal: Employee Criminal Background Checks in the Hiring Process and During Employment

Each new employee represents a exciting opportunity for an employer. Unfortunately, they also constitute a new potential safety, security, or liability risk. Some employers try to minimize the potential risk by performing a pre-hire background check. This webinar will discuss both pre-employment and mid-employment criminal background checks and provide practical tips for tribes and tribal enterprises who wish to perform them...

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WebinarIndian Law
 
June 29, 2017

Daniel J. Rose

School Law for Board Members

Created specifically for School Board members and Superintendents, this workshop will give participants the tools needed to effectively deal with most school law situations that come before Boards, as well as insights on how to avoid the pitfalls that can undermine their educational goals...

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Bangor, MaineSchool & Education
 
July 11 - 14, 2017

Eric R. Herlan

Maine Special Education Summer Institute

This four-day Institute has been designed with busy educators in mind. In a short period of time, the participants will cover materials that would traditionally be taught in a semester-long course. This will be accomplished through significant reading in advance from Eric Herlan’s Maine Special Education Law, First Edition, 2013, as well as collected court and hearing officer rulings...

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Waterville, MESchool & Education
 
July 18-21, 2017

Daniel J. Rose
Peter C. Felmly

Maine School Law Summer Institute

The School Law Institute is renowned as the most rewarding, useful and enjoyable school law course for educators in Maine. Taught by distinguished Drummond Woodsum school attorneys who have decades of experience both practicing and teaching school law, the four-day Institute distills from the vast body of education statutes and court decisions the knowledge that educators most need to perform their jobs effectively and to recognize and prevent legal problems before they arise...

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Waterville, MESchool & Education
 
August 2, 2017

Jeanne M. Kincaid

Implementing 504s and IEPs

School & Education
 
August 16-17, 2017

Mark T. Broth
Anna B. Cole
Erin R. Feltes
Meghan S. Glynn
James A. O'Shaughnessy
Matthew H. Upton
Gerald M. Zelin

New Hampshire Principals Academy

Great schools need great principals. This two-day seminar features presentations on legal topics specifically designed for school Principals, Assistant Principals, and other school and central office administrators...

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Meredith, NHSchool & Education
 
August 21-24, 2017

S. Campbell Badger
Ann S. Chapman
Anna B. Cole
Daniel J. Rose
Kaighn Smith, Jr.

The Tribal Human Resource Professionals (THRP) Certification Summit

NNAHRA and Drummond Woodsum have joined forces to provide Tribal Human Resources Professional (THRP) training to HR Professionals in Indian Country. This 3-1/2 day course provides HR Professionals with the practical knowledge and skills they need to handle the unique employment challenges facing tribal governments and their enterprises...

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Durant, OKIndian Law
 
September 12, 2017

Laurel A. (Van Buskirk) McClead
Anna B. Cole

FLSA Traps and Trials: Training, Tips and Travel

Wage and hour law is riddled with traps for the unwary. A tribal human resources professional can easily create significant liability for the tribe or tribal enterprise if employees are not receiving all of the wages to which they are entitled. This webinar will help tribal HR determine when an employee is “on-the-clock” while travelling or attending training programs and conferences, and address the common misconceptions regarding compensation of tipped employees...

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WebinarIndian Law
 
October 24, 2017

Christina R. Simpson de Reyes

Beyond the Basics: Advanced Issues in I-9s

The Department of Justice has enforced I-9 subpoenas against Indian tribes. It is widely known that the fines against employers for non-compliance in I-9s have increased over the last several years. This webinar moves beyond the nuts ad bolts of the completion of I-9 form itself and provides tribal human resources professionals with tips, tricks, and best practices related to more in-depth I-9 topics...

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WebinarIndian Law
 
November 6, 2017

S. Campbell Badger
Ann S. Chapman
Anna B. Cole
Daniel J. Rose
Kaighn Smith, Jr.

The Tribal Human Resource Professionals (THRP) Certification Summit

NNAHRA and Drummond Woodsum have joined forces to provide Tribal Human Resources Professional (THRP) training to HR Professionals in Indian Country. This 3-1/2 day course provides HR Professionals with the practical knowledge and skills they need to handle the unique employment challenges facing tribal governments and their enterprises...

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TBDIndian Law
 
December 12, 2017

Laurel A. (Van Buskirk) McClead
Anna B. Cole

Getting Family Medical Leave Right: When Paperwork Actually Creates Less Hassle

When it comes to the FMLA and tribal ordinances or policies that mirror the FMLA, doing the paperwork on time can actually save you time and money. This program will focus on the day-to-day requirements of FML administration that many employers miss and provide best practices for FML management. While many tribal employers are overwhelmed by the FML paperwork process, we will discuss how tribal human resources professionals can actually use the required paperwork to make compliant FML administration easier...

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WebinarIndian Law