11th Annual SAHRMA Employment Law Conference. Register Now!    Registration Form !
August 23, 2017-Norris Conference Center

Fee Structure

Cost Super Early Bird Register by 6/23/2017 Early Bird Register by 7/24/2017 Regular Registration by 8/14/2017
Members $195 $245 $295
Non-Members $225 $275 $325
Students & Transitioning HR Professionals (currently a SAHRMA Member) $75 $75 $75
Students & Transitioning HR Professionals / Guest (NOT currently a SAHRMA Member) $100 $100 $100


August 23, 2017 - 7:15 AM - 5.15 PM

Venue : Norris Conference Center – San Antonio

Event Time Event
Presenter: Tiffany L. Cox, Government Affairs Director
8:00 A.M.– 8:55 A.M. Headline News! State and Federal Employment Law Update
Presenter: Robert D. Kilgore, The Gardner Law Firm
9:00 A.M – 9:55 A.M. Wage and Hour Update: Misclassifications, Exemptions, Collective Actions, and DOL Audits
Presenter: Laura O’Donnell, Haynes And Boone, LLP
10:00 A.M.– 10:15 A.M. MORNING BREAK
10:15 A.M. – 11:10 A.M. Developments in Disability Discrimination Law
Presenter: James H. Kizziar Jr., Bracewell LLP
11:15 A.M. – 12:10 P.M. Pay Equity: What’s Working, What’s Not
Presenters: Lara C. de Leon, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
12:15 P.M.– 1:00 P.M. Buffet Lunch and Special Presentation It’s Going to Be Huge! The Trump Administration and Employers
Presenters: Charles A. Gonzalez, Former Member, U.S. House of Representatives (D-TX), Of Counsel, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
1:00 P.M.– 1:55 P.M. Fitness-For-Duty Inquiries And Examinations Under The ADA, FMLA, GINA and HIPAA: What Information An Employer May Seek and How To Do It Right
Presenters: Leslie Selig Byrd and Amber Dodds, Bracewell LLP
2:00 P.M. – 2:55 P.M. LGBT Issues in the Workplace
Presenter: Justin Barbour, Schmoyer Reinhard LLP
3:00 P.M. – 3:15 P.M. AFTERNOON BREAK
3:15 P.M. – 4:10 P.M. When Governmental Enforcement Is Uncertain, Go Back To Basics – Hiring, Counseling, Firing, Job Descriptions, and Handbooks
Presenters: Chris A. Scherer, Law Office of Chris A. Scherer
John A. Heller, Holland & Holland, LLC
4:15 P.M. – 5:10 P.M. Panel Discussion: Leaves, Leaves, and More Leaves! Successfully Managing the Most Difficult Situations
Presenter: Lawrence Morales II, The Morales Law Firm
John Ferguson, Jr., Schmoyer Reinhard LLP
Shafeeqa W. Giarrantani, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
5:15 P.M. Closing Remarks & Door Prizes


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Contact Info

Government Affairs Director
Tiffany Cox