Seminars

June 5, 2019

Join FormanWatkins at the Mini Law School for HR Professionals Seminar

Malissa Wilson and Spencer Ritchie will be speakers at the upcoming Mini Law School for HR Professionals seminar.  This is a basic level seminar that will examine the current issues in human resource law for attorneys, Human Resources and financial professionals, and other business executives.  Malissa and Spencer would love for you to join them!

April 8, 2019

Wilson and Ritchie Speak at Human Resource Law from A to Z Seminar

Malissa Wilson and Spencer Ritchie were speakers at the Human Resource Law from A to Z seminar, held March 27-28, 2019, in Pearl, Mississippi. The basic-to-intermediate level seminar provided a comprehensive overview of current issues in human resource law for attorneys, Human Resource and financial professionals, and other business executives.  Wilson and Ritchie spoke about discrimination and harassment; workplace behavioral issues; workplace privacy and employee monitoring; and, disciplining and firing employees. Click here to learn more about FormanWatkins’ Labor & Employment practice.

April 3, 2019

Malissa Wilson Serves as Mentor During Bessie Young Council Mentoring Conference

FormanWatkins Partner Malissa Wilson participated in the mini-mentoring session at the 2019 Bessie Young Council Mentoring Conference on Friday, March 29, 2019, at the University of Mississippi School of Law.  The session involved attorneys meeting with students to discuss their respective area of legal practice, work/life balance, what they look for in an associate, and what impresses firms when they interview potential associates.  The mission of this annual conference is to provide learning and networking opportunities for non-traditional law students and young lawyers.  Through its annual conference, the Bessie Young Council shares the experiences of its member attorneys and others in the field to help foster successful careers for those law students and young lawyers who may encounter unique obstacles along the way. Pictured below are Mentors from the 2019 Bessie Young Council Conference.

December 20, 2018

Join FormanWatkins at the Human Resource Law from A to Z Seminar

Malissa Wilson and Spencer Ritchie will be speakers at the Human Resource Law from A to Z seminar.  This seminar is basic-to-intermediate level and will examine current issues in human resource law for attorneys, HR personnel, accountants, and presidents and vice presidents.  Malissa and Spencer would love for you to join them!

December 4, 2018

Update on Perrin’s Diversity & Inclusion Conference

On November 1, 2018, Nick Giallourakis appeared on a panel at Perrin’s Diversity & Inclusion conference to discuss the “white male perspective” in the legal industry’s diversity and inclusion efforts. FormanWatkins attorneys Nicole Diesa and Vernon McFarland also attended the conference, which brought together outside legal counsel, in-house counsel, and counsel from several major insurance companies. Nick, Nicole, and Vernon are all members of the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee. This was the third year in a row that FormanWatkins attorneys have spoken at the conference, and FormanWatkins continues to cement its relationship with Perrin as a “go to” speaker for diversity and inclusion topics. If you would like to know more about FormanWatkins’ participation in Perrin’s Diversity & Inclusion in the Legal Industry Conference or to learn about FormanWatkins’ Diversity & Inclusion Committee, please do not hesitate to contact Nick, Nicole, or Vernon.

October 18, 2018

Nick Giallourakis Set to Speak at Perrin Diversity & Inclusion Conference

Nick Giallourakis will be speaking at Perrin Conferences Diversity & Inclusion in the Legal Industry on November 1, 2018 in Philadelphia, PA.   Here is a link to the conference website where you can register and view agenda: https://www.perrinconferences.com.   The conference will be approved for CLE credit.  We hope to see you there.

April 3, 2018

Malissa Wilson Serves as Panelist for Bessie Young Council Mentoring Conference

Forman Watkins Partner Malissa Wilson was one of four panelists with diverse law practices from across the state who talked to law students and attorneys about the realities of law practice at the inaugural Bessie Young Council Mentoring Conference in March of 2018. Malissa shared pointers from a defense attorney’s perspective on a variety of topics, including making the most of support staff; billing time and deciding what it’s worth; and, daily dealings with opposite counsel and clients.

February 13, 2017

Join Speaker WG Watkins at Perrin’s Cutting-Edge Issues in Asbestos Litigation Conference

We are looking forward to Perrin Conferences’ Cutting-Edge Issues in Asbestos Litigation Conference on March 6-7, 2017 at The Beverly Wilshire Hotel. This prestigious 7th annual conference draws in hundreds with a lineup of the nation’s top industry professionals providing balanced perspectives and updates on the most significant topics regarding asbestos and toxic tort litigation. CLE credits will be offered to conference attendees, including an hour-long ethics discussion. In addition to its educational benefits, the conference will provide valuable and engaging networking opportunities. Perrin Conferences sets the standard in the professional education industry as the place to learn, network and do business. I hope to see you there! To view the full agenda and learn more about this Perrin Conferences’ event, please visit  www.perrinconferences.com.  

September 28, 2016

Join Us at Perrin Conferences’ Diversity and Inclusion Conference on November 3, 2016

Please join Partner, Erin Latuso, at Perrin Conferences’ Diversity and Inclusion Conference on November 3, 2016 at the Westin Philadelphia in Philadelphia, PA. Erin will be a featured panelist on a panel discussion entitled Turning Words Into Action. This one day conference will host speakers and panel discussions covering topics such as Insights on Diversity in the Legal Community, Understanding the Value of Emotional Intelligence, The Powerful Legacy of Female Leadership, and The Insurance and In-House Perspectives. In addition to its educational program, the conference will also host multiple worthwhile and engaging networking events. Perrin Conferences sets the standard in the professional education industry as the place to learn, network and do business.  We hope to see you in Philadelphia! All in-house counsel and insurance professionals receive complimentary registration. To learn more about this Perrin Conferences signature event, visit www.perrinconferences.com.