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October 4, 2014

Idaho Humane Society: See Spot Walk

Join us in our support for the Idaho Humane Society on a 1 Mile Fun Walk in the park with contests, activities, food, vendor booths, and more.


October 4, 2014

81st Annual IHA Convention

Attorneys Tom Mortell, Steve Berenter, and Cydni Waldner will be presenting at the Idaho Hospital Association in Sun Valley, Idaho.

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October 2, 2014

Comprehensive Employment Law Seminar

John Olson and John Ashby will be a part of the presenting staff. This seminar will discuss an unpredictable economy and a rapidly changing body of laws mean that, more than ever, it’s essential to make sure you and your clients are staying ahead of trends and developments in employment law. Large and small businesses are facing more applicants for fewer positions, and the penalties for cutting corners or misclassifying employees are costly. Our speakers are ready to answer your questions and help you and your clients navigate complex issues, avoid expensive litigation, and build a successful workforce. Click HERE to see more!

  1. Hiring Strategies and Decisions
    1. Establishing clear job descriptions and qualifications
    2. Screening, testing, and interviewing: dos and don’ts
    3. Social media information in hiring
    4. Compliance with immigration laws
  2. Hot Topics in Wage and Hour Compliance 
    1. Misclassification issues
      1. Employee vs. independent contractor
      2. Exempt vs. non-exempt according to the FLSA
    2. Upcoming changes to the FLSA exemptions
    3. Are unpaid internships a thing of the past?
    4. Current case law
  3. ADA and FMLA Updates and Considerations 
    1. ADA updates
    2. FMLA updates
    3. Overlap and interaction of FMLA and ADA and other leave policies
  4. Technology in the Workplace: Complications and Considerations
    1. Mobile devices and unmonitored access: security and privacy
    2. Social media issues: account ownership, concerted activity, and legislation
  5. Harassment and Discrimination in the Workplace 
    1. Current issues in employment discrimination: sexual orientation, pregnancy, and more
    2. Preventing and responding to harassment
      1. Is it quid pro quo, hostile work environment, or just obnoxious behavior?
      2. Formal complaint procedures
      3. Training and investigations
  6. Employee Discipline and Termination 
    1. Effective discipline policies at all stages of action
    2. Termination best practices
      1. Legal considerations, e.g. WARN Act, OWBPA, and contracted employees
      2. Severance agreements and waivers of employee rights
    3. Proper documentation: avoiding litigation

September 29, 2014

CWI Opening Doors Benefit

We are a proud sponsor of CWI and Idaho education.

September 23, 2014

Idaho Credit Union – Protecting Your Brand Seminar

Brad Frazer, will show you the importance of protecting your credit union’s brand in the internet wild west and will give you tools to help protect you valuable internet real estate.

September 17, 2014

From Startup to Exit: Cashing In On Your Tech IP

“Join legal expert, Brad Frazer, for an entertaining and interactive presentation on the necessary steps to protect your IP from startup through exit. As a partner of Hawley Troxell, Brad specializes in technology and software licensing, copyright, trademark, patent, internet, and e-commerce law……”

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September 10, 2014


Hawley Troxell is proud to be the executive sponsor of the Andrus Center Conference on Women and Leadership.

August 21, 2014

United Way Flapjack Feed Community Breakfast

Help kick off our annual fundraising campaign with hearty food, fun and awesome prize drawings.

The price is pretty simple: a $5 suggested donation.

We’re eager to serve you some great food and answer your questions about how United Way is changing the odds in health, education and financial independence.

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August 8, 2014

‘FORE for kids’ Golf Tournament

It’s time to support education and have a great time while doing it! Come join us for our annual, ‘FORE for kids’ golf tournament on August 8, 2014 at BanBury Golf Course!

The Meridian Education Foundation was founded in 1987 with the goal of supporting creativity and innovation in the schools. For the past 25 years, we have been doing just that through our ongoing teacher grants program, our Thank a Teacher donations program, our Music Endowment grants program and many more worthy activities which have helped to make the Meridian School District an even stronger educational leader in Idaho.

July 30, 2014

Girl Develop It Boise: Women in Tech

A casual get together to network and learn about what exciting opportunities are coming. Looking for teachers, TAs, students, volunteers, and class topic ideas. What do you want to learn? Bring a friend!



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