Many attorneys will do anything they can to stay away from family law cases. However, from the to time, the client of even the most dedicated transactional attorney will get called as a third-party witness in a divorce. Depositions are not used in every family law case, but they can be effective tools, particularly when […]
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WWAG Attorney Baili Rhodes discussed issues surrounding Pregnancy in the Workplace with Texas Young Lawyers Association this week: “Whether you have had a baby, are thinking about having a baby, or simply work with someone who has had a baby, pregnancy in the workplace can be a hot topic. Just like employees, employers often do […]
The Supreme Court of the U.S. (#scotus) has been busy over the past several weeks. As you are likely aware, a number of the Opinions issued have made national headlines and started heated debates. If you are interested in what the Court “really said” in those opinions, you can read the text of them on […]
The Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) is a federal statute that provides certain employees of qualified employers with leave related to a personal or family medical issue. Additionally, the FMLA prohibits an employer from retaliating against an employee for taking FMLA leave. Navigating the FMLA can be difficult; accordingly, we want to take this opportunity […]
Office of Civil Rights Q&A As faculty members, it is important to also understand some of the protections available to university students. The Office of Civil Rights (“OCR”) is a branch of the U.S. Department of Education whose mission is “to ensure equal access and to promote education excellence throughout the nation through vigorous enforcement […]
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