At The Podium: GableGotwals Attorneys Presenting in the Community

GableGotwals has been very active in the community speaking to a variety of organizations on a wide range of legal topics.  Some of the speakers include:

Steven J. Adams, Terry D. Ragsdale, and Bradley W. Welsh of GableGotwals presented The Rule Against Perpetuities is Alive and Well  at the Tulsa County Bar Association Energy/Mineral Law Section in November.

Tom Vincent has presented to several Tulsa area groups regarding “Practical Cybersecurity: The First Line of Defense”.  Groups include the association for legal support professionals (NALS of Oklahoma), the Tulsa Area Paralegals Association (TAPA), the Community Bankers Association of Oklahoma (CBAO), Rogers County Bar Association and the OK HR annual state conference and community seminars in Tulsa and Oklahoma City sponsored by GableGotwals.

Sidney Swinson spoke at the Tulsa County Bar Association Mineral Law Section regarding oil and gas bankruptcy.

Dean Luthey presented to the International Masters of Gaming Law to discuss “Internet Gaming in Indian Country” and “The Impact of Fantasy Sports Betting on State Tribal Gaming Compacts” and also recently spoke at the Sovereignty Symposium sponsored by Oklahoma Supreme Court on Internet Gaming in Indian Country.  In the fall, Dean will present at the Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association Annual Convention and Tradeshow.

Jake Krattiger is addressing the Oklahoma City Real Property Lawyers to discuss Anticipatory Repudiation in Oklahoma in October.

Ellen Adams has presented to MBI and OKC Real Property Lawyers on general litigation matters in addition to speaking at a community seminar on FLSA overtime regulations and changes. She has also presented to the University of Tulsa staff regarding gender laws and policies.

Philip Schovanec addressed the Oklahoma City Real Property Lawyers in April on Oil and Gas Operations in Municipal Areas; Surface Conflicts and Issues.

Sheppard Miers, Jr. will present his annual tax update for the OBA recent events seminar in December.  Mike will also present to the Estate Planning Forum on Digital Assets with Tom Vincent in October.

In March 2016, Paula Williams spoke to the Luther Bohanan Inn of Court regarding upcoming changes to FLSA regulations.  In July, Paula also spoke to ReMerge regarding basics of employment law, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wage/hour issues.  ReMerge is a comprehensive female diversion program designed to transform pregnant women and mothers facing incarceration into productive citizens.

Amy Stipe participated in a panel on “Class Actions 101:  Nuts and Bolts of Class Actions for Young Attorneys” hosted by the American Bar Association

Brandon Bickle will present to the Oklahoma Bankers Association Consumer Lending School on Bankruptcy and Legal Issues in October

Chris Thrutchley has presented to numerous employment groups regarding the “New Decisions and Pronouncements Affecting All Employers in Big Ways including an area HR webinar sponsored by GableGotwals.

In October, Ellen Adams, Chris Thrutchley and Tom Vincent will present in both Tulsa and Oklahoma City at public employment law seminars covering diversity, termination and cybersecurity.

Amy Fogleman gave a Federal Indian Law Supreme Court Update as a part of the Cherokee Nation Bar Association (CNBA) Annual Luncheon and CLE Presentation on 8/25 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.