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I will be speaking on "Public Sector Investigations" on June 4, 2013 (9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.)

Location:  Weintraub Tobin ♦ 400 Capitol Mall 11th Floor ♦ Sacramento CA
Co-Presenters:  Kelli Kennaday and Donna Peter
3 hours HRCI & California MCLE Credit Pending

Investigating allegations of misconduct by public sector employees involves both procedural and substantive issues not present in other types of investigations. In this half-day seminar, two experienced public sector investigators and an experienced public sector Director of Human Resources discuss the issues unique to public sector investigations, along with general investigative planning, interviewing and reporting techniques. Among other things, you will learn how to identify public sector issues, give the proper notifications and admonishments, conduct a defensible interview, follow-up without violating state or federal laws, and issue a report that will meet the client’s needs while maintaining any applicable privileges. Attendees will receive program materials containing tips, forms and templates that will assist them in their investigations. Space is limited so register early below to secure your attendance. 

I am once again offering training to human resources professionals, attorneys, and private investigators on how to conduct legally defensible harassment, discrimination, and retaliation investigations in the workplace.  Although the training will be geared towards these professions, attendees of any background are welcome to attend.  Basic knowledge of sexual harassment and discrimination law is helpful, but not required. Questions and problematic scenarios are welcomed!

Date: Thursday, November 15, 2012

Time:  11:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Location:  Bentley’s Steak & Chop House, 162 South Rancho Santa Fe Road, Encinitas, CA 92024

Cost: $295.00

No Walk-ins. Please make arrangements to prepay by November 8, 2012, by contacting Debra Reilly at

Because I have received many requests to provide internal training to employees on how to conduct sexual harassment investigations, I will be offering open training on the subject to anyone interested, but the training will be geared towards Human Resources Professionals, Private Investigators, and Attorneys.  Attendees of any background are welcome to attend, but some basic knowledge of sexual harassment law is helpful.  If time is allowed, other types of investigative training will be covered.  Questions and problematic scenarios are welcomed! 

Date:  March 30, 2012

Time:  9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Location:  2240 Encinitas Blvd., Suite D-104, Encinitas, CA 92024

Cost:  $105.00

No Walk-ins.  Please make arrangements to prepay by March 28, 2012, by contacting Debra Reilly at