Section Meeting - Employment/Labor Law Section

  • 24 Apr 2014
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Veritext Legal Solutions - 20 Corporate Park, Suite 350, Irvine, CA 92606
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Independent Contractors, Interns and Volunteers - Proper Classification is Crucial! This presentation will provide an analysis of the potential legal exposures created by misclassifying independent contractors, interns and volunteers.

Presented by: Patrick J. Grady, Esq. Mr. Grady is a partner in the Orange County office of Allen Matkins. Patrick has more than 25 years experience representing employers and management in all aspects of defending wage and hour class actions; trial and appellate "wrongful discharge," sexual harassment and employment discrimination litigation; unfair labor practice and representation proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board; collective bargaining negotiations and union contract administration; arbitrations and mediations; drafting and implementing employee handbooks, workplace policies and employment contracts; and day-to-day preventive counseling and advice. 

In addition, Patrick has vast experience in wage and hour government audits and other compliance matters before California and federal agencies such as the California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, U.S. Department of Labor, California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, and U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Patrick has also assisted employers with reduction-in-force programs, including ensuring compliance with state and federal laws such as the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act ("WARN"), and the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act.

OCPA is a State Bar of California Approved MCLE provider and certifies that this seminar qualifies for MCLE CREDIT 1.0.

Event Fee: $10.00 for OCPA members, $20.00 for non-members and $20.00 for all walk-ins who have not pre-registered online.   

No parking fees.

Thank you to VERITEXT LEGAL SOLUTIONS for hosting this meeting and please take a moment to see what services they offer by visiting and if you use their services please make sure to let them know that you're an OCPA Member.

*Space is limited for all OCPA events, so please submit your reservation via this website event. Walk-ins are welcome on a first come first serve basis.

*Cancellation Policy - If you need to cancel your reservation, please e-mail the Employment/Labor Law Section Chair at No refunds will be issued. Credit for a future meeting will be held in your OCPA account which may be applied to future meetings if you cancellation is received no less than 48 hours prior to the event.

Questions? Please contact the Employment/Labor Law Section at or VP Administration Kerry Swancutt at

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