This popular, fast-paced, interactive program is designed to introduce the participants to the theory and the practical skills necessary to conduct impartial investigations of allegations of employee misconduct. Among other things, you will learn how to: ask effective questions, interview reluctant witnesses, obtain relevant evidence, assess credibility, and arrive at a legally defensible decision. You will also learn how to prepare and utilize all of the necessary documentation during the investigative process. Each attendee will receive program materials containing valuable checklists, forms, and templates that will assist them in carrying out investigations. The seminar runs from 9 am to 4 pm and includes continental breakfast and lunch. Previous sessions of this seminar have sold out, so register now to secure your place.
Registration includes complimentary breakfast and lunch.
5.5 Hours – California MCLE pre-approved
5.5 Hours – Washington CLE pending approval
5.5 PDCs – SHRM pre-approved
5.5 General HR – HRCI pending approval
Sustaining Members: $137.50
Please note that pre-payment is required. Download a PDF registration form to pay by check, or register online above.
Aviva Kamm represents employees and employers in workplace disputes, counsels companies on employment law compliance and conducts independent workplace investigations of a wide range of workplace misconduct. She completed the Association of Workplace Investigators’ Training Institute in 2015, and currently serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the WSBA Labor & Employment Section and Chair of the KCBA’s Labor & Employment Section. She has been named by her peers as a Washington SuperLawyer™ each year since 2013, and one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers since 2016. Before she joined Stokes Lawrence, she clerked for two years for the Hon. Anne Ellington of the Washington State Court of Appeals.
Trish Murphy devotes the majority of her practice to conducting independent investigations of a wide array of misconduct allegations, often involving highly charged situations with complex facts and sensitive issues. Over more than 200 cases, her experience has included investigations involving executive leadership, public officials, unionized employees, tenured faculty, students, attorneys, and law enforcement personnel. Trish is an Association of Workplace Investigators Certificate Holder (AWI-CH), a licensed private investigator, and a certified Title IX investigator. In addition to her investigation practice, she partners with employers to reduce employment law risk and offers strategic labor relations advice and representation. Trish is also a Contributing Editor for the American Bar Association’s Bloomberg-BNA labor law treatise, The Developing Labor Law.
Cancellation Policy: If you must cancel your seminar registration and do so before Thurs., Oct. 10, your seminar registration fee will be refunded, minus a $50 USD processing fee. To cancel your registration, email Julia Renner at
firstname.lastname@example.org. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after Thurs., Oct. 10.