Partner Katherine A. Hren will be speaking at the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel’s 2020 Law Firm Management Seminar, on November 19, 2020. Katherine will be focusing on the challenges of managing employees during the pandemic along with new labor and employment laws impacting law firm management. To register click here.


COVID-19 has changed the law firm workplace in every imaginable way, with different operational issues arising each and every day. Join your fellow managing partners to address the new challenges during COVID-19 and how to plan for the future. We will discuss the results of the new statewide association firm survey regarding trends in salaries, staffing, benefits, expenses, marketing, partnership compensation, and developing practice areas. Keynote speakers on the hot topics that all firms face now and in forward planning for the law firm of the future.


10:30am -11:00am: Survey Results
11:00am -12:00pm: Managing Employment Issues
12:00pm – 1:00pm: Office & Technology,


• ASCDC/ADCNC Members – $50
• Additional ASCDC/ADCNC Members From the Same Firm – $30


Managing Employee Issues in the New COVID Era – Law Firm & New Employment Laws You Need to Know

Katherine Hren
Challenges of Returning Employees to Work
Dealing With Remote Work

• Wage & Hour Issues
• Timekeeping
• Leaves of Absences and reasonable accommodation

Firm Policies You Should Have
Other Remote Working Issues

• Confidentiality
• Productivity
• Performance evaluations, recruiting, training and mentoring

New 2020 Employment Laws Impacting Law Firm Management

• OSHA reporting
• Workers compensation
• Amendments to the CFRA and more….


Katherine Hren | Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt, LLP


Immediate and Long-Term Impact of COVID-19 in the Areas of Office Space Environment and Technology

Trends in Office Space and Projecting Your Future Needs
What You Should Look for in Office Space
Things You Should Know in Negotiating With Your Landlord
Technology Trends, Challenges, and Investment

• Remote Workers
• Cyber Security
• Adequate Access/Equipment for Staff


• Kevin Bender, Managing Director | JLL (Jones Lang LaSalle)
• Lalo Diaz, Vice President | JLL (Jones Lang LaSalle)


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