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Thursday, March 14, 2019
Opening Reception
Sheraton Grand Phoenix Hotel  |  340 North 3rd Street
Phoenix, Arizona
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Friday, March 15
A Day of CLE
6 CLE credits
Snell & Wilmer
One Arizona Center
400 East Van Buren Center
Phoenix, Arizona
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Tom Hammer, L’75, Marquette Law School, Professor
Ann Barry Hanneman, L’89, von Briesen SC
Jason Kuwayama, L’07, Godfrey & Kahn SC
Richard McDermott, L’94, McDermott PLLC
Hon. Janet Protasiewicz, L’88, Milwaukee County, Circuit Court
Catherine Shore Steinhafel, L’89, Marquette University, Planned Giving

Please register by February 26, 2019.

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



Friday, March 15

8:30 a.m. — Registration and Continental Breakfast


9:00 a.m. — Recent Developments in the Fourth Amendment Jurisprudence of the United States Supreme Court and the Wisconsin Appellate Courts.

Thomas J. Hammer, L’75
Marquette University Law School

This presentation will address a number of recent appellate decisions that deal with constitutional issues in criminal investigations and prosecutions, with a special emphasis on cases involving the Fourth Amendment and its evolving meaning in the 21st century.


9:50 a.m. — Break


10:00 a.m. — To Discharge or Not to Discharge? A Challenging Question for Employers Given Conflicting Legal Obligations 

Ann Barry Hanneman, L’89, von Briesen & Roper, S.C.
When complying with state, federal, and local laws and regulations, businesses can struggle when making personnel decisions that make sense. This session will explore compliance obligations that can impose challenges to employers when making decisions to discharge an employee. We will examine facts that give rise to these challenging decisions and provide guidance to attorneys who assist employers in minimizing the legal risks associated with terminating an employee.


10:50 a.m. — Break


11:00 a.m. — An Inside View of Everything Pertaining to Juries

Hon. Janet C. Protasiewicz, L’88, Milwaukee County Circuit Court
We select modern juries in antiquated facilities. How do we administer justice, treat juries fairly, and keep our panels engaged in their task?


11:50 a.m. — Lunch


12:30 p.m. — The Dark Web Knows Who You Are: Data Privacy
and Cybersecurity

Jason Kuwayama, L’07, Godfrey & Kahn S.C.
Target and T.J. Maxx. Then Equifax and Facebook. Who’s next? On the heels of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulations, the United States government and many states are undertaking efforts to strengthen consumer protection and data privacy laws. This presentation will provide an overview of key laws and regulations as well as address best efforts for cybersecurity policies and procedures, vendor risk management, and data breach response plans.


1:20 p.m. — Break


1:30 p.m. — IP Highlights: Recent Developments in Intellectual Property Law that Every Lawyer Should Know

Richard M. McDermott, L’94
Founder/Principal, McDermott PLLC

We are in one of the most active eras for the courts in the field of intellectual property law, and although not all of us practice in this field, discussion of some key decisions and topics might be helpful and interesting to all lawyers. This presentation will address a number of recent decisions and pending cases in the field of intellectual property law that have impacted or could impact the IP landscape.


2:20 p.m. — Break


2:30 p.m. — Charitable Gifts of Real Estate: Using the Guest Technique to Change the Equation

Cathy Shore Steinhafel, L’89
Sr. Director of Development, Planned Giving, Marquette University

How can real estate, which represents the single largest asset class for U.S. households, be gifted to charity to help donors with issues like retirement income, downsizing, tax deductions, and legacy creation? Whether you represent donors or nonprofits or are personally interested, learn how a little-known closing technique can isolate risk for the charity and open the door to an opportune asset class for charitable giving.


3:30 p.m. — Adjourn

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