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Don’t forget immigration issues when making employment changes

Immigration by Leigh Cole Employment-based immigration status generally is specific to the employer and the position. When employees are terminated or promoted or their job description changes, you should expect their employment-based immigration status to be affected. Tensions can run high when an employee’s personal and family immigration status is put at risk, regardless of   MORE >

November, 2017
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Leigh Cole and Jeff Nolan Present at UVM Legal Issues Conference (October 2017)

Each fall the University of Vermont presents a popular national conference on legal issues in higher education, designed for education administrators. This year Leigh Cole and Jeff Nolan participated as speakers on topics including current legal trends in campus threat assessment, sexual assault-related litigation, and emotional support animals (Jeff) and immigration (Leigh).   MORE >

November, 2017
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Leigh Cole co-presents second NACUA Briefing on the Phasing-out of DACA

On September 6, 2017 Leigh Cole presented a telephone Briefing for the membership of the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) regarding the announced phasing-out of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. She co-presented with Steven Bloom, Director, Government Relations, of the American Council of Education. NACUA Briefings are a new   MORE >

October, 2017
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Leigh Cole serves as instructor for NACUA’s online course on Immigration

Leigh Cole once again is serving as an instructor for an online course for the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA). Since 2011 Ms. Cole has co-instructed NACUA’s course “Immigration Basics for Colleges and Universities” with Michael Pfahl, Associate Counsel, Kent State University. NACUA’s online courses offer in-depth coverage of important issues in   MORE >

October, 2017
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Leigh Cole represents the firm at the annual meeting of the Employment Law Alliance in Shanghai

The Employment Law Alliance (ELA) held its 2017 annual meeting in Shanghai, bringing together representatives of ELA member firms from jurisdictions around the world. The ELA provides multi-state and multi-national companies seamless and cost-effective services worldwide. ELA membership is driven by quality – both as professionals and individuals. The ELA boasts more Chambers-ranked firms than   MORE >

October, 2017
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Best Lawyers Recognizes Twelve Dinse Attorneys

Dinse, Knapp & McAndrew announces that twelve of its attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in the The Best Lawyers in America® 2015 (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.) in eighteen different practice areas. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive   MORE >

September, 2017
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Dinse receives top rankings in Chambers USA 2017

The 2017 edition of Chambers USA, a leading directory of American lawyers and law firms, recognized 10 Dinse attorneys in their practice areas. The new guide, released May 26, 2017, also recognizes the firm as among Vermont’s best in every category of practice. The firm’s Labor & Employment group was described as a “Distinguished employment law   MORE >

September, 2017
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Nolan Book Chapter Available for Download

In August, 2015, Thomson Reuters/Aspatore published Emerging Issues in College and University Campus Security. Jeff Nolan of Dinse’s Higher Education Practice Group wrote a chapter of the book, titled: “Addressing Intimate Partner Violence and Stalking on Campus: Going Beyond Legal Compliance to Enhance Campus Safety.” The 50-page chapter outlines the legal obligations of colleges and   MORE >

August, 2017
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