Kat O’Neill to present at the Women’s Small Business Program’s Start-Up class on October 4th
Kat O’Neill is presenting “Legal Issues for Starting and Running a Small Business” as part of the Women’s Small Business Program’s Start-Up class on October 4th in Burlington, Vermont. Before a group of women entrepreneurs, Kat will address business entity selection, intellectual property 101, employee issues and the mechanics of getting up and running.
Jeff Nolan Active in Threat Assessment and Violence Prevention
In recent months, Jeff Nolan of Dinse’s Higher Education and Employment Practice Groups has been very active in advising and training clients, and doing presentations for international and national audiences, on threat assessment and violence prevention issues. Jeff’s recent presentations include a session on the legal aspects of threat assessment for the Washington, D.C. Chapter of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals, two half-days of training on campus threat assessment for disability service providers at the University of Connecticut’s Postsecondary Disability Training Institute in Boston, and a session on cutting edge campus threat assessment issues at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of College and University Attorneys in Philadelphia. Jeff also recently co-presented, to an international audience, an Employment Law Alliance webinar on workplace violence prevention and intervention.
Leigh Cole Served as Faculty for Online Course by NACUA
Leigh recently served as faculty for a one-month online course by the National Association of College and University Attorney (NACUA) with colleague Michael Pfahl, Esq., Associate Counsel, Kent State University. The course was entitled “Immigration Basics for Colleges and Universities.” The course first was hosted by NACUA in 2011 and NACUA scheduled the course again with the same faculty this year.
Higher Education and Employment Practice Groups Active in Promoting Campus and Workplace Safety
In several recent presentations at national and regional conferences, Jeff Nolan of Dinse’s higher education and employment practice groups has discussed legal duties, potential pitfalls, and recommended strategies related to safety and security issues. In May, 2012, Jeff co-presented a session titled “Workplace Violence: Legal Trends and Best Practices” at the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals Regional Conference in Omaha, Nebraska. In June, 2012, Jeff co-presented “Threat Assessment Teams: What Campus Police and Security Chiefs Need to Know” at the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators Annual Conference in Reno, Nevada. Also in June, Jeff co-presented a session titled “Campus Threat Assessment and Management in 2012: What Counsel Need to Know Now,” at the annual conference of the National Association of College and University Attorneys.
Fewell Presents at NBI Ethics Seminar
W. Scott Fewell presented an NBI Ethics Seminar on Legal Practice, Advertising and Internet.
Cohen to Conduct Trainings for the Vermont Health Care Association
Linda Cohen of the Healthcare Practice Group will be conducting two trainings for the Vermont Health Care Association. Both trainings will be on a new independent review and appeal mechanism, passed as part of the Affordable Care Act, for deficiencies found at nursing facilities by the Department of Aging and Independent Living as a result of their survey process. The first training will be for members of the Independent Informal Dispute Resolution panel who will be conducting the review. The second training will be for nursing home professionals who might appear before the panel to appeal future surveys. For a copy of the presentation, click here.
For more information, please contact Linda Cohen at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (802) 859-7011.
Cole Teaches Online Course for the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA)
December 14, 2011. Leigh Cole taught an online course for the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) on immigration law for colleges and universities, with fellow NACUA member Michael Pfahl, Associate Counsel at Kent State University. The course was designed for attorneys, paralegals and international education professionals seeking a foundational understanding of immigration for students and scholars and employment-based immigration on campus. The course was presented in November and December.