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Top Five for Small Business: HR and Employee Management Strategies

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Name: Top Five for Small Business: HR and Employee Management Strategies
Date: October 25, 2023
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM CDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
The Top Five series features experts in human resources, marketing, accounting, IT and more. Presenters will introduce five key points on specific topics that help small business owners be successful. Each event will take place virtually from 9 – 10 a.m.

Session Overview:
Attendees will learn correct and healthy employment practices relating to employee wages, audits, and handbooks, as well as complaint investigations and terminations, ongoing workplace changes due to COVID-19 and other safety and precautionary practices from lawyers at Hopkins & Huebner.

Brent L. Hinders has been practicing law in Iowa for over 17 years. Brent is a graduate of Simpson College and Drake University Law School. He has substantial experience in advising boards on legal matters, interpreting ordinances and statutes, writing policies, reviewing and recommending modifications to ordinances, negotiating collective bargaining agreements, representing municipalities in court and has tried numerous jury and non-jury trials. Brent is a former assistant Warren County attorney. He has represented clients on cases involving on a wide variety of municipal law issues, including wind turbine issues, agricultural exemptions for property, zoning issues, takings issues, and writs of certiorari. Brent has represented municipal boards of adjustment, Zoning Commissions, and drainage districts.

Eric M. Updegraff has practiced law in Iowa for over 15 years. Eric is a graduate of Simpson College and University of Iowa College of Law. Eric has represented public and private employers regarding city and state code as well as state and federal law compliance. Eric is a frequent seminar speaker and has presented on topics including drug testing, return to work issues, disabilities in the workplace, the interview process; job descriptions, unemployment hearings, employment law updates, employee classification issues, discipline policies, and how to write an effective employee handbook. Eric Updegraff has been included on the Iowa Rising Stars List by Super Lawyers for six years in a row.

Alex S. Dornacker was a law clerk at Hopkins & Huebner while in law school where he also served as a student attorney at Drake Law School Refugee Legal Clinic, where he represented clients seeking asylum in the United States. Alex has been practicing law in Iowa since 2021, the same year he joined H&H as an attorney. A graduate of The University of Iowa and Drake University Law School, Alex now practices primarily in employment law, human resources, municipal, and government law. Alex Dornacker is fluent in Spanish.