[nap_names id=”FIRM-NAME-1″] provided a complete update on important employment law developments at their recent Employment Law 2014 seminars.

Click here to view the full seminar presentation.

Featured presenters in the Employment Law series included:

Lisa Edison-Smith
Lisa practices exclusively in all areas of labor and employment law. She is an MSBA Certified Labor and Employment Law Specialist and provides common sense daily advice on compliance issues, administrative complaints and litigation to area employers.

Robert Udland
Bob practices in the areas of employment law, mediation, and medical malpractice defense. He was named to the Best Lawyers in America® and Great Plains “Super Lawyer”. Bob has more than 30 years of legal experience in employment matters.

Caren Stanley
Caren’s practice includes commercial litigation, debtor/creditor and employment law. Caren is a co-editor of the North Dakota Employment Law Letter, a monthly newsletter published for employers and human resource professionals.

Leslie Bakken Oliver
Leslie works with North Dakota employers, focusing on legal compliance, risk management, investigations and civil litigation. She regularly presents to human resource and employer associations. Leslie was named to the Best Lawyers in America and the Great Plains Super Lawyers.

Brenda Blazer
Brenda’s practice is focused upon risk management and insurance defense, concentrating on employer practices liability and medical malpractice claims. She represents a number of health care clinics, hospitals and individual practitioners.

Michelle Eaton Scimecca
Michelle’s practice focuses on immigration. She advises clients seeking to secure work authorization. She is an AILA member and contributing author of The Physician Immigration Book (2012).

Vanessa Anderson
Vanessa is an attorney in our Fargo office and concentrates her practice in the area of civil litigation, with an emphasis in employment matters. She joined [nap_names id=”FIRM-NAME-1″] after graduating magna cum laude from the University of North Dakota School of Law.

Seth Thompson
Seth is an attorney in our Bismarck office. He graduated from the University of Minnesota, where he was the Editor-in-Chief of the ABA Journal of Labor & Employment Law. Seth has negotiated over 20 collective bargaining agreements.

Bonnie Storbakken, Commissioner of Labor of the North Dakota Department of Labor and Human Rights, joined for the panel discussion during the Bismarck seminar. Kathy Kulesa, Human Rights Director of the North Dakota Department of Labor and Human Rights, was part of the Fargo/Moorhead panel.