9:00 Welcome and Introductions
9:05 The Dreaded D's: Death, Disability, Disbarment and Disappearance*
Stacey A. Phipps, North Carolina Attorney General's Office, Raleigh
What happens if you suddenly can't work? Who will take care of your clients and how? Does anyone have your password or access to your case management system? Can anyone get in your office and find a client contact list and court calendar? Learn about planning for the "what-ifs" which is both essential and ethical.
10:15 Title IX Updates: Implementation and Enforcement Trends
Sarah O. Edwards, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte
Howard I. Kallem, Rebecca Leitman Veidlinger PLLC, Chapel Hill
David Noland, Tharrington Smith LLP, Raleigh
The past year has brought about significant changes for K-12 and higher education institutions navigating the requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Panelists discuss the changes and legal implications faced in the K-12 and higher education spaces for hearings and investigations, innovative ways to work within the new legal frameworks imposed by courts and the U.S. Department of Education, and what may be up ahead.
11:25 Case Law Update
Brian C. Shaw, Schwartz & Shaw PLLC, Raleigh
Last but certainly not least, our program ends with this popular update on case law and legislation relevant to education law practitioners. Hear updates on legal challenges that emerged during COVID-19 and continue to impact the work of education law practitioners.
* Indicates portion providing Ethics/Professional Responsibility credit