VOL. 116 | NO. 168 | Thursday, August 29, 2002
Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell will host a labor and employment
law seminar from 8 a
Dedication ceremonies for Lowrance Road Park are 5 p.m.
today at the entrance of the park on Long Creek Road, off Hacks Cross Road near
Southwind Middle School. The park will be dedicated to honor three Southwind
Middle students Malcom Williams, Edgar Akpotu and Jake Overzet. The three
boys were struck by a car while walking home from school May 21. Williams and
Akpotu died. Overzet survived.
Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell will host a labor
and employment law seminar from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today at the Radisson
Summit Hill in Knoxville, Tenn. The seminar covers issues managers, supervisors
and executives face in the workplace and offers the information they need to
deal with those issues, said Steven Trent, Baker Donelsons labor and
employment practice group chair. The seminar will cover topics such as union
avoidance strategies and policies; recognizing and preventing harassment; post-Sept.
11 employment law; and strategies for ensuring a drug-free workplace. Speakers
include John J. Matchulat, Kelli L. Thompson and LeAnn Mynatt. The firm is
hosting a similar seminar at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville, N.C. from 8 a.m.
to 4 p.m. Sept. 19. Registration, due by Sept. 12, is $75 per person. To
register, call Jennifer Keller, (423)928-0181or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Speakers include Todd L.
Fulks, Jason M. Ensley and Keller. Baker Donelson has more than 240 attorneys
and senior public policy advisers.
The Memphis Chapter of the Association of Legal
Administrators board of directors monthly meeting is 5:15 p.m. today at the
Davis-Kidd Booksellers, 387 Perkins Extended Road.
The Mid-South Conference on Health Care Law, sponsored by
the University of Mississippi Center for Continuing Legal Education, convenes
at 9 a.m. Sept. 17 at the Adams Mark hotel, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. The keynote
speaker for the event is Inspector General Janet Rehnquist of the U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services. Early registration, postmarked by
Sept. 6, is $195 per person. After Sept. 6, the registration fee jumps to $225.
The course is approved in Mississippi, Tennessee and Arkansas for continuing
legal education credit, including 1 hour of ethics credit. Courses include the
role of the pharmaceutical company in health care fraud cases and ethical
issues in health care law.