Employment Law Federal Practice & Procedure

Friday, June 1, 2018

Location: Embassy Suites, Ridgeland, MS


8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

First Amendment, Protest and Retaliation
Luther T. Munford, Esq.
Butler Snow
Ridgeland, MS

9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

The Evolving Landscape of Employment Law
Katherine M. Bogard, Esq.
Brody and Associates, LLC
Westport, CT

10:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
W. Thomas Siler, Jr., Esq.
Phelps Dunbar, LLP
Jackson, MS

11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

RICO in the context of Mississippi Aryan Brotherhood Litigation
Clayton A. Dabbs, Esq.
Scott F. Leary, Esq.
US Attorney’s Office
Oxford, MS

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

A View from the Bench
Honorable David Sanders
U. S. Magistrate Judge Northern District Mississippi

Honorable Keith Ball
U. S. Magistrate Judge Southern District Mississippi

Honorable Linda Anderson
U. S. Magistrate Judge Southern District Mississippi

3:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Break
3:15-4:15 p.m.

Professionalism in Federal Litigation
Timothy Lindsay, Esq.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, PC
Ridgeland, MS

4:15 p.m. Adjourn

Open Enrollment

Registration is open to all interested parties including attorneys, judges, legal assistants, and law office staff. Walk–ins will be accepted on a space–available basis. If you plan to attend and do not pre-register, please call the UM-CLE office at (662) 915-6738 to determine space availability. Written materials will be given on the day of the seminar.

Pre–registration is encouraged.


Please complete the registration form and return it along with your payment to the address listed on the form. To register by fax, please complete the form and include your Visa or MasterCard number and expiration date. The fax number is (662) 915-5267, or register using our secure online registration. Registrants will receive additional information with their written confirmation from UM-CLE.

CLE Credit

This course offered by UM-CLE has been approved by the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 6 CLE credits including one hour of Ethics. Registrants seeking mandatory CLE credit from another state should contact UM-CLE in advance of the seminar.


Refunds will be given as follows:

  • Two business days prior to the seminar, registration fee less a $25 administrative charge.
  • One business day prior to the seminar, materials and registration fee less $75 OR transfer the registration fee to someone else in your firm or to an upcoming CLE seminar.
  • No call, no show will receive materials only, no refunds. In the unlikely event a seminar is canceled, registrants will be notified and issued full refunds.

In the unlikely event a seminar is canceled, registrants will be notified and issued full refunds.

Hotel Accommodations

There is NO room block reserved at this time, but registrants are encouraged to stay at the Embassy Suites, 200 Township Place in Ridgeland, Mississippi. You may call the hotel directly at 601-607-7112 or 800-EMBASSY or visit their website here to make a reservation.

Accommodation of Special Needs

If you require special assistance relating to a disability, please contact Renee Moore-Cain at (662) 915-6738 prior to the seminar.