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FCOP’s Meghan B. Clark Presents “The Aftermath: Everything that Happens After You Terminate an Employee”

(February 6, 2012) Ms. Clark will be speaking at the upcoming Southern California Public Management Association’s (SCPMA) seminar on February 9, 2012.  With cities still recovering from a downturned economy, termination skills are a necessity.  This seminar will focus on how … Continue reading

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When Employees Can’t Afford To Retire: Managing an Aging Workforce

(January 31, 2012)  FCOP’s Leslie McAdam and Meghan B. Clark will be speaking at the Woodland Hills Country Club on February 2, 2012.  They will discuss issues related to managing an aging workforce.  Topics include: Avoiding age discrimination claims, How … Continue reading

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FCOP’s Jim McDermott’s Interview With the Ventura County Star

(November 28, 2011)  Jim McDermott was interviewed on November 26th for the Ventura County Star’s segment “Holiday Parties Pose Risks For Employers”.  The article focuses on  the employers’ liability when choosing to host an office holiday party and the choices … Continue reading

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FCOP’s David Shain Interviewed On KEYT Channel 3 News

(November 22, 2011) FCOP’s David Shain was interviewed on KEYT Channel 3 News by Tracy Lehr on November 7th regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to consider whether sentencing a 14 year old to life imprisonment was constitutional.  Click here … Continue reading

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FCOP’s Doug Goldwater

(October 27, 2011) Doug Goldwater will be presenting at the Oxnard Rotary Club meeting on November 1st on the topic of Collaborative Divorce.

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FCOP’s Leslie McAdam Is Scheduled To Present “When Employees Can’t Afford to Retire: Managing an Aging Workforce”

(October 14, 2011)   Please join Ms. McAdam at Ferguson Case Orr Paterson for the upcoming employment seminar, “When Employees Can’t Afford to Retire: Managing an Aging Workforce” (Part of a roundtable series).  This seminar will focus on how to minimize claims for age discrimination and how … Continue reading

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FCOP’s Wendy Lascher Presented at Pincus Professional Education Seminar

(September 26, 2011) Wendy Lascher participated in the panel on “Effective Brief Writing”and presented a mock oral argument for the defendant in C.A. v. Willliam S. Hart School Dist. as part of the Pincus Professional Education seminar on “Appeals (Civil): Winning … Continue reading

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FCOP’s Meghan B. Clark & Joanna Orr Scheduled to Present at Women’s Economic Ventures

(September 13, 2011) Ms. Clark and Ms. Orr share their expertise about legal forms of business and intellectual property protection.  The seminar is part of a self-employment training provided by Women’s Economic Ventures.  It will be held on Tuesday, September … Continue reading

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FCOP’s Meghan Clark & The East Ventura County Employer Advisory Council Presents: How to Make Your Employees Unattractive (To a Plaintiff’s Lawyer)

(August 31, 2011) When an employee or ex-employee becomes disgruntled and seeks assistance from an attorney to discuss whether to sue you and your company, there are certain qualities a plaintiff’s attorney looks for in a potential client.  We will … Continue reading

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FCOP’s Leslie McAdam on Top Tips for Landlords and Tenants

(August 30, 2011) Whether you’re a landlord or a tenant, FCOP’s Real Estate attorney Leslie McAdam offers her top tips for protecting yourself against today’s common mistakes.  She will cover a wide range of topics to keep both the tenant and landlord … Continue reading

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