Because our team is committed to keeping you up-to-date on the latest in labor and employment law, we frequently speak at events, host breakfast briefings, and update our blog to keep you informed of legal trends and strategies to protect your organization. We encourage you to stop by often, follow us on social media or subscribe to our blog so you can be among the first to know what’s important today in employment and labor law.

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Upcoming Events

Sep25

Wisconsin Special Education Mediation Roster Candidate Training

Attorney Alana M. Leffler will present at the Hilton Garden Inn – Milwaukee Airport, 5890 S. Howell Avenue, Milwaukee, WI.

Date: September 25, 2017


Sep27

Special Education Law and Diversity, Transgender and Related Equity Issues

Attorney Gary Ruesch and Attorney Alana Leffler will present on special education law and how it pertains to diversity, transgender and related equity issues, as part of the MSOE Legal Issue Seminar Series.

Date: September 27, 2017

Time: 5:00 pm

Contact: Ms. Rachel Boechler, Ph.D., MSOE Director of Coaching and Alumni Relations, 262-370-6064


Sep28

Off-Duty Conduct: Permissible Responses in Public and Private Sector Employment

Buelow Vetter will host a breakfast briefing to advise employers on legally-defensible responses to illegal or offensive off-duty conduct of their employees. Join us as we walk through real case studies and discuss the first amendment and other factors to consider. The event will be held at the Majestic Theater, 770 N. Springdale Rd., Waukesha, WI.

Date: September 28, 2017

Time: 7:30 am – 9:30 am

Contact: . Learn more and register.


Oct06

Getting Lost in the Weed

Attorney Joel Aziere will present “Getting Lost in the Weed” at the Wisconsin State Bar’s Annual Employment Law Update 2017 at the Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel. Please visit the Wisconsin State Bar website for further information.

Date: October 6, 2017


Oct20

Today’s Special Education and Disability Rights Issues

Attorney Claire Hartley will present on special education and disability rights at the 2017 WSAA/WASB School Law Seminar.

Date: October 20, 2017

Time: 9:00 am – 10:15 am

Contact: . Learn more and register.


Nov29

Student Expression, Dress Codes, Free Speech and Electronics in School: Social Media, Bullying on-line, Student Record Apps, Public Records, Privacy Rights

Attorney Gary Ruesch and Attorney Alana Leffler will present on student expression, free speech and privacy rights in school, as part of the MSOE Legal Issue Seminar Series.

Date: November 29, 2017

Time: 5:00 pm

Contact: Ms. Rachel Boechler, Ph.D., MSOE Director of Coaching and Alumni Relations, 262-370-6064


Dec04

Top Special Education Legal Mistakes (and How To Avoid Them)

Buelow Vetter attorneys Gary M. Ruesch and Alana M. Leffler will co-present “Top Special Education Legal Mistakes (and How To Avoid Them)” at a National Business Institute seminar for continuing legal education. The seminar will be held at the Holiday Inn Pewaukee-Milwaukee West, N14 W24140 Tower Place, Pewaukee, WI 53072.

Date: December 4, 2017

Time: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Contact: Lucas Joseph at the National Business Institute. Learn more and register.


Dec06

Special Education: What You Need to Know Now

Attorney Gary M. Ruesch and Attorney Alana M. Leffler will present “Special Education: What You Need to Know Now” at a National Business Institute webcast seminar.

Date: December 6, 2017

Contact: Nicole Vandermoss at the National Business Institute. Learn more and register.


Jan31

Student Discipline; Due Process; Student Rights; Search & Seizure and Parent Demands/Dictation of School Response; and Privacy Rights/Right to Know

Attorney Gary Ruesch and Attorney Alana Leffler will present on student discipline and the intricacies of student rights, parent demands and school response, as part of the MSOE Legal Issue Seminar Series.

Date: January 31, 2018

Time: 5:00 pm

Contact: Ms. Rachel Boechler, Ph.D., MSOE Director of Coaching and Alumni Relations, 262-370-6064


Mar02

Legal Update

Attorney Gary Ruesch and Attorney Alana Leffler will present a Legal Update at the Marathon County Special Education EBD Institute.

Date: March 2, 2018


Mar14

Endrew F., FAPE and RDA

Attorneys Gary M. Ruesch and Alana M. Leffler will present “Endrew F., FAPE, and RDA” at a NSBA/COSA webcast seminar on March 14, 2018. Please contact Sonja Trainor at the National School Boards Association or click here for more information.

Date: March 14, 2018


Apr17

Cutting Edge Legal Issues Which Building Administrators and Practitioners Need to Know

Attorney Gary Ruesch and Attorney Alana Leffler will present “Cutting Edge Legal Issues Which Building Administrators and Practitioners Need to Know,” as part of Cardinal Stritch University’s Principals’ Center Breakfast Series at the Midway Hotel in Brookfield, WI. Participation is open to all leaders of public, parochial, and private K-12 schools/districts.

Date: April 17, 2018

Time: 7:30 am – 9:30 am

Contact: . Learn more and register.


Apr25

Statutory Employment Rights: Public, Private, Choice and Termination (Removal, Dismissal, Contract Non-Renewal)

Attorney Gary Ruesch and Attorney Alana Leffler will present on statutory employment rights as part of the MSOE Legal Issue Seminar Series.

Date: April 25, 2018

Time: 5:00 pm

Contact: Ms. Rachel Boechler, Ph.D., MSOE Director of Coaching and Alumni Relations, 262-370-6064


Video

January, 2016

This video provides an overview of this fast-developing area of the law and clarifies the scope of a school district’s legal obligations to transgender or gender nonconforming students.

January, 2016

With more and more school districts changing retiree health and other post-employment benefits, we discuss some real-world cases that highlight litigation risks and strategies, tips for avoiding litigation and ways that the Affordable Care Act can help or hurt in this process.

January, 2016

If your district is wondering which of your employees need to receive individual contracts, as well as which terms should be included in such contracts, this video provides helpful information to guide your contracting process.