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Jeff’s Continuing Legal Education and Other Presentations

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Since 1980, Jeff has regularly presented for several legal education organizations and numerous other business, human resource, and risk management organizations.

  • 2017 – Minnesota CLE Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute – “Drafting Employment Agreements”
  • 2017 – Minnesota CLE INFORMED Annotated Legal Documents – “Annotated Executive/Key Employment Agreement”
  • 2017 – Minnesota CLE Representing the Ongoing Business Deskbook Series: “Understanding and Using Minnesota Employment Contracts”
  • 2016 – Minnesota CLE Minnesota Business Law publication Representing the Ongoing Business –Author of Chapter “Minnesota Employment Contracts”
  • 2016 – Minnesota CLE INFORMED Annotated Legal Documents – “Annotated Confidentiality, Noncompetition and Nonsolicitation Agreement”
  • 2016 – Minnesota CLE Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute – “HIRING AN EMPLOYEE WITH A NON-COMPETE AGREEMENT: 8 Steps to Make the Hiring Decision, Avoid Litigation and Minimize Legal Risks and Exposure”
  • 2016 – Minnesota CLE – The Complete Employment Lawyer: Author of Chapter “Noncompetes and Trade Secrets”
  • 2016 – Right Management Group – “EXECUTIVES IN TRANSITION: Next Step Negotiations and Agreements”
  • 2015 – Minnesota CLE Webinar – New Law Series: “Non-Compete Advice and Litigation – Big Changes After Sysdyne
  • 2015 – Employment Law Institute – “Common Mistakes Employers make with their Sales Force”
  • 2015 – Employment Law Institute – “Hiring an Employee with a Non-Compete”
  • 2015 – Right Management Group – ” Executive in Transition: Next Steps Negotiations and Agreements”
  • 2015 – Minnesota Continuing Legal Education Webcast – “Business Law Series: 10 Critical Mistakes with Employment- Related Agreements.”
  • 2014 – Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, Closely Held Business Conference – “10 Common Mistakes Employers Make with Employment-Related Agreements”
  • 2014 – Minnesota Continuing Legal Education Webcast – “Protecting Your Business From Departing Executives and Key Employees.”
  • 2014 – Minnesota Continuing Legal Education Employment Law Institute – “Hot Spots in Restrictive Covenant Law and Practice.”
  • 2014 – Minnesota Continuing Legal Education Employment Law Institute – “Hiring an Employee with a Non-Compete Agreement – Including the Latest Cases, Trends, Traps & Strategies.”
  • 2014 – Minnesota State Bar Association Solo-Small Business Section – “Employment, Compensation and Business Protection Agreements: 10 Critical Mistakes Employers (& Their Lawyers) Must Avoid.”
  • 2014 –Minnesota Continuing Legal Education – “The Employment Law 60 – Non-Competes and Trade Secrets.”
  • 2013 – MSBA/CLE – Employment Law Series: Non-Competition Agreements in Action – TROs, Litigation and Negotiation Strategies.
  • 2013 – MSBA/CLE – Employment Practices, Documents and Contracts – Course Chair and “10 Mistakes Employers Make With Employment, Bonus/Commission and Non-Compete Agreements.”
  •  2013 – MSBA/CLE – 2013 Employment Law Institute – “10 Mistakes Employers Make When Dealing With Executives and Other Key Employees.”
  • 2013 – MSBA/CLE – 2013 Business Law Institute – “10 Mistakes Employers Make When Dealing With Executives and Other Key Employees” and “Executive and Other Key Employee Compensation: Trends, Traps and Strategies.”
  • 2013 – MSBA/CLE – Representing the Ongoing Business Deskbook Webcast – “Minnesota Employment Law (Learning from Others’ Mistakes)”.
  • 2012 – MSBA/CLE – Representing the Ongoing Business – “Employment Contracts.”
  • 2012 – MSBA/CLE – Upper Midwest Business Law Institute – “Protecting Your Business from Departing Executives and Key Employees – Including the Latest Cases, Trends, Traps and Strategies Regarding Non-Compete Agreements.”
  • 2012 – MSBA/CLE – Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute – “Hiring an Employee with a Non-Compete Agreement – Including the Latest Cases, Trends, Traps and Strategies.”
  • 2012 – MSBA/CLE – Annotated Document Series – “Annotated Confidentiality, Non-Competition and Non-Solicitation Agreement.”
  • 2012 – MSBA/CLE – Webcast – “Strategies for Non-Compete TROs, Litigation and Negotiation.”
  • 2011 – MSBA/CLE – Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute – “Hiring an Employee with a Non-Compete Agreement: Suggestions to Help Analyze Your Client’s Exposure, Accomplish Its Goals and Minimize Its Risks.”
  • 2011 – MSBA/CLE – Upper Midwest Business Law Institute – “Independent Contractor Agreements: Are They Worth the Risks?”
  • 2011 – MSBA/CLE – Annotated Document Series – “Annotated Confidentiality, Non-Compete and Other Business Protections Agreement.”
  • 2011 – MSBA/CLE – Annotated Documents Series – “Annotated   Executive and Key Employee Employment Agreement.”
  • 2010 –MSBA/CLE – Upper Midwest Business Law Institute – “Non-Compete Agreements: Recent & Developing Trends, Traps, & Strategies.”
  • 2010 – MSBA/CLE – The Business from Cradle to Grave Series – “Executive and Other Employment Agreements.”
  •  2010 – MSBA/CLE – Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute – “May the Sales Force Be With You: Statutory, Common Law and Contractual Issues Relating to Minnesota Sales Employees and Independent Contractors.”
  • 2010 – MSBA/CLE – Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute – “Non-Compete, Confidentiality, and Trade Secret Litigation: Claims, Defenses and Strategies.”
  •  2009 – MSBA/CLE – Business Law 101 – “Executive and Other Employment Agreements.”
  • 2009 – MSBA/CLE – Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute – “High Risk Terminations.”
  • 2009 – MSBA/CLE – Business Law Institute – “Hiring an Employee with a Non-Compete, Confidentiality and Non-Solicitation Agreement: Suggestions to Help Analyze Your Client’s Exposure, Accomplish its Goals and Minimize its Risks.”
  • 2009 – MSBA/CLE – Webcast – “Critical Employment Issues in Difficult Times.”
  • 2009 – MSBA/CLE – Webcast – “Reductions in Force and Other High Risk Terminations.”
  •  2009 – MSBA/CLE – Negotiation & ADR: Ethics Issues and Answers – “Keys to Ethical Mediation & Arbitration: An Ethics Session for Advocates and Neutrals.”
  • 2008 – Chaired MSBA/CLE 4-Part Webcast Series Regarding Employment Law Matters:
  • 2008 – MSBA/CLE – Webcast – “Critical Employment Issues in Difficult Times.”
  • 2008 – MSBA/CLE – Webcast – “Reductions in Force and Other High Risk Terminations.”
  • 2008 – MSBA/CLE – 35th Annual Labor & Employment Law Institute – “2008 ADA Amendments.”
  •  2008 – HR Leadership Association of the Twin Cities – “Plain Language Guidelines for Executives, Managers and Supervisors to Keep Them and Your Company Out of Legal Trouble Continuing Legal Education.”
  • 2008 – Minnesota State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education (MSBA/CLE) Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute – Hiring an Employee with a Non-Compete, Confidentiality and Non-Solicitation Agreement: Suggestions to Help Analyze Your Client’s Exposure, Accomplish Its Goals and Minimize Its Risks.”
  • 2008 – MSBA/CLE Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute – “High Risk Terminations.”
  • 2008 – MSBA/CLE Business Law Institute – “What About Bob? – Handling Issues and Agreements for Executives in M&A Transactions.”
  • 2007 – MSBA/CLE In-House Counsel Crash Course – “Non-Compete, Confidentiality and Non-Solicitation Agreements: Trends, Practices and Strategies.”
  • 2007 – MSBA/CLE In-House Counsel Crash Course – “Plain Language Guidelines for Executives, Managers and Supervisors to Keep Them and Your Company Out of Legal Trouble.”
  • 2007 – MSBA/CLE Business Law 103 – “Hiring an Employee with a Non-Compete, Confidentiality and Non-Solicitation Agreement: Suggestions to Help Analyze Your Client’s Exposure, Accomplish Its Goals and Minimize Its Risks.”
  • 2007 – MSBA/CLE Intellectual Property Institute – “Protecting Your Company’s IP through Non-Competes and other Restrictive Covenants.”
  • 2007 – MSBA/CLE Business Law 102 – “Executive and Other Employment Agreements.”
  • 2007 – MSBA/CLE Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute – “Planning and Implementing a Reduction in Force: Critical Issues; Key Decisions; and Process.”
  • 2007 – MSBA/CLE Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute – “Hiring an Employee with a Non-Compete, Confidentiality and Non-Solicitation Agreement: Suggestions to Help Analyze Your Client’s Exposure, Accomplish its Goals and Minimize its Risks.”
  • 2007 – MSBA/CLE Business Law Institute – “Executives and Other Key Employees: 10 Legal Areas You Need to Know if You Work With, For or Against Them.”
  • 2007 – Co-chaired and presented at MSBA/CLE Advanced Executive (& Key Employee) Law – “Annotated Executive Employment Agreement.”
  • 2007 – Co-chaired and presented at MSBA/CLE Advanced Executive (& Key Employee) Law – “Executive Non-Compete, Confidentiality and Non-Solicitation Agreements: Pre-Litigation Strategies.”
  • 2007 – Minnesota Technology® CEO Peer Council – “Training for executives, Managers and Supervisors: Plain Language Guidelines to Keep You and Your Company Out of Legal Trouble.”
  • 2006 – MSBA/CLE Business Law 103 – “Hiring an Employee with a Non-Compete, Confidentiality and Non-Solicitation Agreement; Suggestions to Help Analyze Your Client’s Exposure, Accomplish it Goals and Minimize Its Risks.”
  • 2006 – MSBA/CLE Business Law 102 – “Executive and Other Employment Agreements.”
  • 2006 – MSBA/CLE Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute – “Non-Compete, Confidentiality and Non-Solicitation Agreements: Drafting And Pre-Litigation Goals And Strategies.”
  • 2006 – MSBA/CLE Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute – “Executives: 10 Legal Areas You Need To Know If You Work With, For Or Against Them.”
  • 2005 – MSBA/CLE Business Law 202 – “Executive and Other Employment Agreements.”
  • 2005 – MSBA/CLE Annotated Document Series –“Annotated Executive and Other Employment-Related Agreements.”
  • 2005 – MSBA/CLE Annual Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute – “Shareholder/Partner Employees: Unique Legal Rights, Obligations and Issues Arising From Their Dual Status.”
  • 2005 – MSBA/CLE Annual Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute – “Training Your Executives, Managers and Supervisors: Plain Language Guidelines to Keep Them and Your Company Out of Legal Trouble.”
  • 2004 – MSBA/CLE Business Law 202 – “Executive and Other Employment Agreements.”
  • 2004 – MSBA/CLE Annual Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute, Chaired and moderated – “Non-Compete, Confidentiality and Non-Solicitation Agreements: Trends, Practices and Strategies – Panel Discussion Questions”.
  • 2004 – MSBA/CLE Annual Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute – “Improving Your Employees’ Performance, Behavior and Attitude: Legal Ways to Improve How You Hire, Manage and Terminate.”
  • 2003 – MSBA/CLE Annual Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute – “Employment Guidelines For Your Managers and Executives: Everything They Really Need to Know Can Be Taught in Two Hours.”
  • 2003 – MSBA/CLE Annual Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute, chaired and moderated – “Advanced Practice and Strategies: Non-Competition, Confidentiality and Trade Secret Issues – Panel Discussion Questions”.
  • 2003 – MSBA/CLE Annual Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute – “Non-Compete Agreements, Confidentiality and Trade Secrets: Trends, Practices and Strategies.”
  • 2002 – MSBA/CLE Annual Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute – “Summary Guide to Non-Competition, Confidentiality and Trade Secret Law.”
  • 2002 – MSBA/CLE Annual Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute – “Non-Compete, Confidentiality and Trade Secrets: Trends, Practices and Strategies.”
  • 2002 – Chaired and presented at the Minnesota Institute of Legal Education, Reductions in Force – “Planning and Implementing a Reduction in Force: Critical Issues; Key Decisions; and Process.”
  • 2002 – Co-chaired and presented at MSBA/CLE Executives and Other Key Employees – “Non-compete, Confidentiality & Trade Secrets: Trends, Practices and Strategies” and “Executive Employment Agreements.”
  • 2002 – Minnesota State Society of Human Resource Managers Conference – “Employment Guidelines for Your Managers and Executives: Everything They Really Need to Know They Learned in Kindergarten.”
  • 2001 – MSBA/CLE Annotated Document Series – “Executive Employment Agreements.”
  • 2001 – Co-chaired and presented at MSBA/CLE Executives and Other Key Employees – “Drafting and Enforcing Non-Competition, Confidentiality and Trade Secret Agreements” and “Executive Employment Agreements.”
  • 2001 – MSBA/CLE Annual Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute – “Non-Compete, Confidentiality and Trade Secrets: Trends, Practices and Strategies.”
  • 2000 – MSBA/CLE Annotated Document Series – “Executive Employment Agreements.”
  • 2000 – MSBA/CLE Annual Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute – “Drafting and Enforcing Non-Competition and Confidentiality Agreements.”
  • 1999 – MSBA/CLE Annual Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute – “Don’t Say it! Don’t Write It! Don’t Do It! Avoiding Workplace Defamation.”
  • 1998 – MSBA/CLE Annual Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute – “Termination of an Executive.”
  • 1997 – MSBA/CLE Annual Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute – “Representing Companies in Dealing with Executives and Other Key Employees – From Hiring to Firing and Beyond.”

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