Firm attorneys are often in demand as speakers and presenters for their expertise on legal issues. On April 6, 2006, Tueth Keeney attorneys Pete Yelkovac and Margaret Hesse presented useful information on difficult legal issues for the Missouri K-8 Association Annual Conference in Branson, Missouri.
Legal topics covered included “Navigating the Wild West of Employment Terminations Without Being Ambushed,” and “Performance Review Tactics: Ensuring that Employees Receive Constructive Evaluations.” Pete and Margaret also participated in a lively panel discussion during the conference and answered numerous questions from the audience on issues ranging from overtime issues and workers’ compensation issues, to the Missouri Safe Schools Act. For more information about the Missouri K-8 Association, see its website at http://www.mok-8.org/.
Margaret Hesse primarily practices in the areas of education law, employment law and litigation. She has represented school districts in employment matters, including Title VII, the Safe Schools Act, Title IX, and the Equal Pay Act. She has represented employers in labor matters before the United States Department of Labor/Wage and Hour Division and the Illinois Commission of Human Rights.
Missouri Education – The law firm of Tueth Keeney Cooper Mohan & Jackstadt, P.C. (the “Firm”), has one of the largest and most successful education law groups in the country. The Firm regularly serves the legal counsel needs of approximately 150 school districts throughout Missouri. The Firm also has one of the largest school law practices in Central and Southern Illinois.
Pete Yelkovac a Shareholder of the Firm, practices in the areas of education and employment law. Pete regularly counsels public school districts across Missouri and Illinois in all facets of education and employment law. Pete has successfully defended numerous federal and state lawsuits on behalf of public school districts, universities, and private employers. He has extensive experience litigating employment discrimination lawsuits and Section 1983 claims involving a variety of constitutional issues.