Annual Traveling CLE Program - PHOENIX

03/15/2013 - 08:30
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Annual Traveling CLE Program - PHOENIX
Date: Friday, March 15, 2013
Time: 8:30am
Location: Quarles & Brady
Access: RSVP Required
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Thursday, March 14
Please join us for a complimentary reception
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Westin Phoenix Downtown Hotel
333 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85004
Phone: 602.429.3500

Friday, March 15
A Day of CLE

Quarles & Brady
One Renaissance Square, Two North Central Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85004
Phone: 602.229.5200

ACCOMMODATIONS: A limited number of rooms are reserved at Westin Phoenix Downtown Hotel. To receive the $189 rate (rate does not include taxes), you must book by February 14. Reservations can be made by calling 602.429.3500. Mention that you are with the Marquette Law School CLE meeting.

COST: The CLE program is free for Marquette lawyers. The charge for non-alumni is $100.

QUESTIONS: Contact Christine Wilczynski-Vogel, Associate Dean for External Relations, Events, and Facilities, at 414.288.3167 or

Friday, March 15
8:30 a.m. — Registration and continental breakfast

9:00 a.m. — Challenges Facing America's Courts and Threats to the Independence of the Judiciary
by Professor Thomas J. Hammer, L'75, Marquette University Law School

In this presentation, Professor Hammer will address serious contemporary challenges facing the federal and state courts (including threats to the independence of the American judiciary) and the role of lawyers in addressing those challenges.

10:00 a.m. — Break

10:15 a.m. — The Ethics Surrounding the Use of Social Media
by Nicole France Stanton, Quarles & Brady

This seminar will increase your social media vocabulary and knowledge and provide an overview of ethics in social media issues related to your law practice and to litigation specifically, while providing examples of best practices for your use of social media.

11:20 a.m. — Social Media in the Workplace
by Francis J. Hughes, L'88, Fox, O'Neill & Shannon, S.C.

Does the emergence of social media really create new issues for employees and employers? This presentation will identify a variety of issues being confronted by employees and employers in the emerging field of social media and will examine employment policies that can be used to manage employee behavior.

12:20 p.m. — Lunch

1:00 p.m. — Family and Medical Leave Act Recent Cases
by Thomas P. Krukowski, L'70, Krukowski & Costello, S.C.

This presentation will focus on when to authenticate a medical certification for a questionable serious health condition and when to seek an independent medical exam (IME). It will include a discussion of abuse of leave, verification of activities while on leave, and when to conduct surveillance.

2:05 p.m. — Social Media and the Judiciary
by Hon. Roland J. Steinle, III, L'76, Superior Court Judge, Maricopa County, Phoenix, Arizona

This presentation will address social media from a judge's perspective. Can a judge participate in social media? What limitations do judges have? It will also present policies developed
by a variety of jurisdictions to deal with social media.


Quarles & Brady
Phoenix, Arizona 85004
One Renaissance Square, Two North Central Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85004
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