Workplace Investigations Basics Seminar:
September 10, 2015, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Center Club • 650 Town Center Dr. • Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Marilou Mirkovich and Keith Rohman
The fifth annual presentation of 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 Workplace Investigations Basics Seminars in California are co-sponsored by the State Bar of California Labor & Employment Law Section. 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 attendance.
State Bar of California Labor & Employment Law Section Members $322.50
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Marilou Mirkovich is a partner in the Cerritos office of Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo. She represents employers in all aspects of labor relations and employment law. She focuses on defending discrimination claims in federal and state courts and handles matters pending before the EEOC, DFEH, and FEHC. In addition to her employment practice, Ms. Mirkovich serves as the firm's lead investigator on numerous public and private sector matters. Ms. Mirkovich has served as President of the Board of Directors for the Community Family Guidance Center. She has also been on the Board of Directors for the Friends of the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts. Ms Mirkovich is a Charter Member and a Sustaining Member of the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI). She currently serves as Assistant Secretary-Treasurer of AWI and chairs its Member Benefits Committee. Ms. Mirkovich is a frequent speaker on workplace investigations and public sector labor and employment issues, including presenting seminars and webinars on those issues for AWI. Ms. Mirkovich was on the faculty of the AWI 2015 Training Institutes in Sonoma County, California and Mystic, Connecticut.
Keith Rohman is the president of Public Interest Investigations, Inc. (PII) in Los Angeles, a firm with 30 years’ experience assisting corporations, government entities and attorneys. He has been involved in many high-profile cases, including litigation related to the torture of prisoners at Abu Ghraib, allegations of shootings of Iraqis by Blackwater, Inc., the trial against Los Angeles police officers accused of beating Rodney King, and numerous capital murder cases. Mr. Rohman is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Loyola Law School, where he teaches fact investigation. Mr. Rohman served as the court appointed Monitor in the matter of Pierce v. Orange County, et al., a federal ADA class action case filed on behalf of disabled inmates at the Orange County Jail. He was appointed by the L.A. County Board of Supervisors to the Equity Oversight Panel (EOP) of the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department, a civilian oversight board that oversees Internal Affairs investigations of discrimination allegations at the LASD. PII is currently contracted to investigate discrimination complaints against elected officials and high-level County executives with the County of Los Angeles, and was selected by the City of Los Angeles as an investigator for the Special Committee on Investigative Oversight which handles similar investigations. Mr. Rohman served as the executive director of Los Angeles City Office of Discrimination Investigation, which conducted more than 300 employment discrimination investigations, and provided recommendations to the City Council on restructuring how the City handled these matters. Mr. Rohman is a Sustaining Member and Secretary of AWI and has been a popular speaker at AWI annual conferences, seminars, webinars, and Institutes.
Location: Center Club, 650 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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Contact: AWI Office