Publications and Presentations

"Keys to Ethical (and Successful) Mediation: An Ethics Session for Advocates and Mediators"
2007 Employment Law Institute
May 31, 2007

"Keys to a Successful Mediation"
23rd Annual Employment Law Institute
May 22, 2006

"Eighth Circuit and Federal District Court Update"
21st Annual Employment Law Institute
May 26 and 27, 2004

"Eighth Circuit and Federal District Court Update"
20th Annual Employment Law Institute
May 28 and 29, 2003

"Hiring and Firing"
Minnesota Institute of Legal Education
Feb. 7, 2003

"Recent Summary-Judgment Rulings by the Minnesota Appellate Courts"
19th Annual Employment Law Institute
May 30, 2002

"Choice of Forum"
Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association
Feb. 15, 2002

"Recent Summary-Judgment Rulings by the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. District Court in Minnesota"
18th Annual Employment Law Institute
May 31, 2001

"Pitfalls of Pleading"
ABA, Employment Litigation Skills Training
Oct. 31, 2000

"Psychological Harm in Employment Cases - The Expert's Perspective"
17th Annual Employment Law Institute
May 23, 2000

"Hot Topics and Real-Life Cases"
Sexual Harassment in Minnesota Seminar
March 29, 2000

"Making Good Initial Choices - Choosing the Forum, the Claims and the Defendants"
16th Annual Employment Law Institute
May 24, 1999

"Past Conduct in Employment Cases - Is It Discoverable? Admissible?"
15th Annual Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute
May 28, 1998

"Leaving a Paper Trail - Proof of Nondiscriminatory Practices"
ADA Update 1997 Council on Education in Management
Nov. 17, 1997

"Work Product and Privilege Issues in Employment Cases"
14th Annual Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute
May 30, 1997

"The Plaintiff's Past: Limits on Inquiries into the Plaintiff's Sexual and Medical History in Sexual Harassment Cases"
Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, Hot Topics in Sexual Harassment (Chair)
Feb. 26, 1997

"Comparing and Contrasting Burdens of Proof in Discrimination Cases"
1996 Upper Midwest Employment Law institute
May 28, 1996

"Mistakes Plaintiffs Lawyers Look For"
Reasonable Accommodations: When, What and How Minnesota State Bar Association
Feb. 19, 1996

"Especially for Judges - Understanding Age Discrimination Issues"
Third Annual Civil Litigation Institute
Nov. 13, 1995

"Overcoming Summary Judgment in Age Discrimination Cases"
12th Annual Employment Law Institute
May 24-25, 1995

"Avoiding Summary Judgment in Employment Discrimination Cases After Hicks"
11th Annual Employment Law Institute
May 23-24, 1994

"Jury Instructions and Special Verdicts - What to Use When Standard Jury Instruction Guides Don't Suffice"
10th Annual Employment Law Institute
May 26, 1993

"Surviving Summary Judgment in Defamation Cases"Ninth Annual Employment Law Institute
May 28-29, 1992

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