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Legally Qualified is a conversation with the lawyers at RumbergerKirk who provide insight and analysis on a wide range of legal topics facing businesses today. We explore trends in the legal industry and how changes in the law affect business operations. From employment law to commercial litigation, product liability and everything in between, we’ve got it covered.

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Legally Qualified is a conversation with the lawyers at RumbergerKirk who provide insight and analysis on a wide range of legal topics facing businesses today. We explore trends in the legal industry and how changes in the law affect business operations. From employment law to commercial litigation, product liability and everything in between, we’ve got it covered.

    The Transformation of K-12 Education in Florida

    The Transformation of K-12 Education in Florida

    The education system in Florida has undergone a transformation over the last 50 years that has altered the relationship between management and unions. Employment and Labor attorney and RumbergerKirk partner Leonard Dietzen talks with Bill Graham, the recently retired Executive Director of the Florida Educational Negotiators, about the historical perspective that created the current situation and what educators and administrators can do to navigate the rough waters that lie ahead.

    • 40 min
    Automotive and Trucking Accidents in the U.S. with Foreign Defendants: What Insurers Need to Know

    Automotive and Trucking Accidents in the U.S. with Foreign Defendants: What Insurers Need to Know

    Attorneys Mike Forte and Vince Saccomando discuss defense strategies for automotive and trucking accidents in the U.S. with both foreign and U.S. defendants. They outline what insurers should know in handling these claims from types of damages to tools for resolution.
    Mike Forte, a partner in the Tampa office of RumbergerKirk, and Vince Saccomando, a partner with the law firm of Barclay Damon, both practice in the areas of trucking, casualty and product liability and often handle personal injury claims for Canadians, as well as US defendants.

    • 29 min
    A Closer Look at One Fortune 500 Company’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Efforts

    A Closer Look at One Fortune 500 Company’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Efforts

    RumbergerKirk employment and labor attorney Linda Bond Edwards talks with Janelle Lester who works as the Lead Compliance Officer at Marsh McLennan. They discuss the efforts of companies to embrace and improve diversity, equity and inclusion and specifically Marsh McLennan’s DE&I initiatives as ideas to help companies incorporate these principles into their culture.

    • 36 min
    Protecting Against Elder Investment Fraud and Exploitation

    Protecting Against Elder Investment Fraud and Exploitation

    RumbergerKirk attorneys Pete Tepley and Rebecca Beers talk with Joe Borg, Director of the Alabama Securities Commission about issues related to both aging investors and securities professionals and what protections regulators and the industry have put in place nationally and in Alabama to safeguard against these risks. 

    • 38 min
    Breaking Down Barriers: Increasing the Diversity of the Legal Profession by Creating Opportunities for the Next Generation of Black Lawyers

    Breaking Down Barriers: Increasing the Diversity of the Legal Profession by Creating Opportunities for the Next Generation of Black Lawyers

    RumbergerKirk attorney Shenele Pettis Bright talks with LaShawnda Jackson, a partner at RumbergerKirk and the first Black president of the Orange County Bar Association and Judge Alicia Latimore, the first Black female Circuit Judge in the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida about their inspirational paths to success and what others can learn from their journeys.

    • 38 min
    Can Employers Require Workers to Get Vaccinated?

    Can Employers Require Workers to Get Vaccinated?

    Attorneys Sally Culley and Chase Hattaway discuss legal implications of requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for employees and share key considerations in helping employers decide the best option for their workforce.

    • 16 min

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