Melanie Gurley Keeney, Ian Cooper, Margaret Hesse, Kate Nash and Kameron Murphy Present CLE Program for Association of Corporate Counsel

Melanie Gurley Keeney, Ian Cooper, Margaret Hesse, Kate Nash and Kameron Murphy presented a CLE program to the members of the St. Louis Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel on November 19, 2015 at Westborough Country Club.  Their presentations covered 1) MHRA Litigation in the Wake of Cox v. Kansas City Chiefs; 2) Troubling
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Legal Presentations, 2015, Ian P. Cooper, Kate L. Nash, Margaret A. Hesse, Melanie Gurley Keeney

Kate Nash and Mollie Hennessee present to a joint meeting of the Missouri Council of Student Affairs Officers and the Missouri Community College Student Affairs Officers

Kate Nash and Mollie Hennessee presented to the members of the Missouri Council of Student Affairs Officers and the Missouri Community College Student Affairs Officers on November 4, 2015.  Their presentation focused on numerous areas of interest to Student Affairs officers, including an update on recent case law involving Title IX issues, accommodating transgender students,
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Legal Presentations, Higher Education Law, 2015, Kate L. Nash

Celynda Brasher to Provide a Breakout Session for Central Office Administrators Conference

Celynda Brasher will be providing a break-out session, entitled, “We’ve Been Hacked!,” at the Central Office Administrators conference, sponsored by the Missouri Association of School Administrators, on November 2, 2015.  Participants will receive information about legal and practical responses to hacking, and tips for preventing technological invasions in the first place.  The exact time and
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Legal Presentations, Missouri Education Law, 2015, Celynda L. Brasher

Melanie Gurley Keeney to Serve as Panelist for Webinar Sponsored by the Employment Law Alliance

Melanie Gurley Keeney will serve as a member of a panel presenting a webinar sponsored by the Employment Law Alliance on November 17, 2015. The webinar, “Navigating the U.S. Business Immigration Maze: Practical Guidance for Employers,” will address business immigration hot topics and help demystify the U.S. immigration process in the hunt for global talent.
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Firm Announcements, Legal Presentations, Labor and Employment, 2015, Melanie Gurley Keeney

Melanie Gurley Keeney and Kate Nash To Present At National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys 2015 School Law Practice Seminar

Melanie Gurley Keeney and Kate Nash will be presenting to the National School Boards 2015 School Law Practice Seminar for the Council of School Attorneys on October 23, 2015.  Their presentation on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace – The Do’s, Don’ts and Defenses of Handling Sexual Harassment Claims will focus on the often-complicated legal and
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Firm Seminars, Missouri Education Law, 2015, Kate L. Nash, Melanie Gurley Keeney

Tueth Keeney Attorneys Present at Missouri Council of School Administrators’ Focus On Series

Mike Curry, Amy Clendennen, Michelle Basi, and Mollie Mohan recently gave presentations for the Missouri Council of School Administrator’s Focus On Series in various locations throughout Missouri, including Sedalia, Jefferson City, and Troy. These attorneys presented on “First Amendment and Social Media” and “Evaluation, Remediation, and Termination of Certified and Non-Certified Employees.” Michael J. Curry
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Legal Presentations, Missouri Education Law, 2015, Amy Clendennen, Michelle H. Basi, Mollie G. Mohan

Kate Nash and Ian Cooper Speak at the 2015 Missouri College & University Professional Association –HR Fall Conference

Kate Nash and Ian Cooper recently spoke at the Missouri College & University Professional Association – HR Fall Conference at the Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri. Ian and Kate addressed college and university human resources professionals from around the state about hot legal topics impacting human resources, including same-sex marriage, transgender employees, religious discrimination and
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Legal Presentations, 2015, Ian P. Cooper, Kate L. Nash

Ian Cooper Wins Dismissal of Faculty Member’s Defamation Claims

Ian Cooper won dismissal of a faculty member’s claims against a former Dean at Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville in the Circuit Court of Madison County, Illinois on October 16, 2015.  The faculty member claimed that the former Dean and another administrator made defamatory statements about the faculty member. Ian successfully argued that the Circuit
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Firm Victories, Higher Education Law, 2015, Ian P. Cooper

Melanie Gurley Keeney Invited To Serve On U.S. Department Of Veterans Affairs Liaison Committee

Melanie Gurley Keeney has been invited to serve on a liaison committee to develop a set of recommendations for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to consider as it works to re-organize and improve the V.A.’s approach to the hiring and retention of international physicians within the V.A. Melanie Gurley Keeney, a founding Shareholder of
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Firm Announcements, 2015, Melanie Gurley Keeney

Celynda Brasher to Give Break Out Session at MOASBO Fall Workshop

Celynda Brasher will be giving a breakout session at the Missouri School Boards Association Board Secretaries Workshop on October 1, 2015.  The session is entitled Preventing Fraud in the Central Office, and will address legal and practical issues in fraud prevention – including discussions regarding best practices and lessons learned.  More information will be available
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Legal Presentations, Missouri Education Law, 2015, Celynda L. Brasher