GUEST SPEAKER: MY MANAGER IS A BULLY – WHAT DO I DO?

December 28th, 2017/By Admin/In Firm Events, Uncategorized

Firm Partner Sherry Shavit will be a featured guest speaker at the 2018 PIHRA LEGAL UPDATES seminars to be held at the Riverside Convention Center in Riverside on January 9th, the JW Mariott in Los Angeles on January 17th, and the Hilton Anaheim in Anaheim on February 1st.  Ms. Shavit’s topic of discussion will be “My Manager is a Bully – What do I do?,” focusing on California law governing abusive conduct in the workplace. Read More

GUEST SPEAKER: AVOIDING THE PITFALLS OF FLSA MISCLASSIFICATION

September 12th, 2017/By Admin/In Firm Events

Firm Partner Sherry Shavit will be a featured guest speaker at the PIHRA GO BIG event to be held at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California, on October 13, 2017.    The topic of discussion will be “Avoiding the Pitfalls of FLSA Misclassification” and will focus on the Fair Labor Standards Act requirements which are often overlooked by employers when complying with classification rules.

Ms. Shavit is a successful trial attorney who represents employers of all sizes on a wide variety of labor law matters.  Read More

EXHIBITOR: CCWC 15TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE

June 27th, 2017/By Admin/In Workers' Compensation Defense

Tharpe & Howell, LLP will be an exhibitor at the California Coalition on Workers’ Compensation (CCWC) 15th Annual Conference to be held at the Disney Grand California Hotel & Spa in Anaheim, California from July 12, 2017 through July 14, 2017.    The CCWC is dedicated to providing leadership, education, and advocacy in support of an equitable and efficient workers’ compensation system.  If you will be at the conference, please stop by our table to say hello to members of our Firm’s Workers’ Compensation Defense team. Read More

GUEST SPEAKER: CONTROLLING THE COSTS OF CONSTRUCTION DEFECT LITIGATION

June 13th, 2017/By Admin/In Firm Events

Firm Attorney  J. Christopher Bennington will be a featured guest speaker at the PLRB West Regional Adjusters Conference to be held in Riverside, California, on June 14 and 15, 2017.   The topic of discussion will be “Controlling The Costs of Construction Defect Litigation” and will focus on the intricacies of balancing aggressive client representation with controlled mounting litigation costs and expenses.

Mr. Bennington is a successful trial attorney with more than three decades of legal experience.   Read More

GUEST SPEAKER: INSURANCE COVERAGE LITIGATION – RECENT TRENDS AND DEVELOPMENT EXPLORED

June 13th, 2017/By Admin/In Firm Events

Firm Partner Timothy D. Lake will be a featured guest speaker at a live webinar to be hosted by The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress on Thursday, July 13, 2017 beginning at 12:00 PM (ET).   The topic of discussion will be “Insurance Coverage Litigation – Recent Trends and Development Explored. ”  During the presentation, Mr. Lake will review recent coverage trends and case law developments and provide insights on insurers’ best practices for claims handling, settlement strategies and risk mitigation. Read More