Tueth Keeney Attorneys partner with ROEs to Present Webinar on School Funding Reform Bill

Beginning September 19, 2017 Teach Illinois will release a series of webinars featuring six Tueth Keeney attorneys unpacking and working through the landmark school funding reform bill that became law in Illinois on August 31, 2017. This new law, SB 1947, not only reforms the school funding formula, but it also revises many provisions in
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Legal Presentations, Illinois Education Law, 2017, Laura E. Hemmer, Merry Rhoades, Robert L. Jackstadt

Tueth Keeney Completes Another Year of Successful School Law Seminars

“Close to 500 school superintendents, administrators and school board members from across the State of Missouri attended Tueth Keeney’s Annual School Law Seminars held in July, 2012. Tueth Keeney presents the seminars annually to clients and members of the education community on a broad range of legal topics that affect school districts.  The Seminars were
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Firm Seminars, Missouri Education Law, 2012, Amy Clendennen, Celynda L. Brasher, Kate L. Nash, Laura E. Hemmer, Margaret A. Hesse, Melanie Gurley Keeney, Michelle H. Basi

Tueth Keeney’s 2010 Annual Illinois School Law Seminar at SIU-E and Rend Lake Another Firm Success

Minimizing legal risks to its clients is an important focus of Tueth Keeney. To minimize a client’s legal risks, Tueth Keeney attorneys often present in-services for clients and friends of the firm. On February 10 & 11, 2010, attorneys from the firm’s Illinois school law team conducted their annual School Law Seminar. The seminar took
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Firm Seminars, Illinois Education Law, 2010, Laura E. Hemmer, Merry Rhoades, Robert L. Jackstadt

Tueth Keeney Announces Dates for Annual Spring Semester Legal Seminars in Illinois

Tueth Keeney’s Illinois school law practice group has announced the dates for their upcoming annual Spring Semester legal seminars. This year’s seminars will focus on Spring Semester Legal Issues for the School Administrator. There will be two opportunities to attend the seminar, at two locations in Southern Illinois. On Wednesday, February 10, 2010, the Tueth
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Firm Seminars, Illinois Education Law, 2010, Laura E. Hemmer, Merry Rhoades, Robert L. Jackstadt

Merry C. Rhoades and Laura E. Hemmer Present In-Service for Mid-State Special Education

Minimizing legal risks to its clients is an important focus of Tueth Keeney. To minimize a client’s legal risks, Tueth Keeney attorneys often present in-services for its clients. Merry C. Rhoades and Laura E. Hemmer recently contributed their time and expertise to provide an in-service for Mid-State Special Education Cooperative. Mid-State Special Education, located in
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Illinois Education Law, Laura E. Hemmer, Merry Rhoades

Ian Cooper and Laura Hemmer Win Summary Judgment for Jefferson College in Missouri Human Rights Act Lawsuit

Ian Cooper and Laura Hemmer recently won an important victory for Jefferson College. In Jones v. Jefferson College, a former faculty member claimed that the College discriminated against him on the basis of age (the employee was 60) when it decided not to renew his appointment. The faculty member brought his age discrimination claim in
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Labor and Employment, Ian P. Cooper, Laura E. Hemmer

Hundreds of Missouri Public School Administrators Attend Tueth Keeney’s 2009 Annual School Law Seminar

In the spirit of Tueth Keeney’s continuing commitment to advising and educating school administrators on the complex and ever-changing legal issues facing public schools, the firm hosted three school law seminars free of charge to clients and friends of the firm. More than 500 Missouri public school administrators attended the three seminars which took place
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Celynda L. Brasher, Kate L. Nash, Laura E. Hemmer, Melanie Gurley Keeney, Michelle H. Basi

Ian Cooper and Amy Clendennen Obtain Summary Judgment for ConocoPhillips in Employment Discrimination Lawsuit

Tueth Keeney attorneys led by Ian Cooper recently obtained a summary judgment on behalf of an employer, ConocoPhillips, in a lawsuit alleging employment discrimination. Via a complaint filed on November 27, 2007, plaintiff alleged discrimination on the basis of her gender and her age in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of
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Amy Clendennen, Ian P. Cooper, Laura E. Hemmer

Celynda Brasher and Michelle Basi Win Victory for Northwest School District, Uphold Project Labor Agreement Against Legal Challenge

Tueth Keeney attorneys Celynda Brasher, Michelle Basi, and Laura Hemmer won an important victory for Northwest School District, upholding the district’s Project Labor Agreement in a case of first impression under the new Missouri Statute that permits challenges before the Labor and Industrial Relations Commission and the state courts. Following a hearing and submission of
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Missouri Education Law, Celynda L. Brasher, Laura E. Hemmer, Michelle H. Basi

Merry Rhoades and Laura Hemmer Conduct In-Service for South Macoupin Educators

Tueth Keeney attorneys, Merry Rhoades and Laura Hemmer, conducted a two day in-service for educators in South Macoupin County. The in-service took place on August 5th and August 6th, 2008, and provided Back-to-School information on the Ins and Outs of Compliance with IDEA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Merry and Laura
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Illinois Education Law, Laura E. Hemmer, Merry Rhoades