Workers’ Compensation and Administrative Law

The Workers’ Compensation defense attorneys at Davenport Evans, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, have extensive experience in the defense of workers’ compensation claims. In addition to representing both nationally recognized and regional insurance companies, the firm provides counsel to self-insured employers and third party administrators. Our attorneys are frequently called upon to speak at workers’ compensation seminars and programs.

Workers’ compensation is not the sole area of the firm’s administrative law expertise. Our attorneys also participate in a variety of administrative proceedings before various agencies, ranging from licensing hearings to contested case hearings to administrative appeals.

Employment Law Update September 20, 2017

2017 Employment Law Update Invitation & Agenda

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2017 Davenport Evans Employment Law Update, Wednesday, September 20, at the Hilton Garden Inn in downtown Sioux Falls. The annual seminar, which is free and open to the public, drew around 150 human resources professionals, managers, and small business leaders from across the region.

The Employment Law Update opened with a hot breakfast at 7:30 a.m. followed by presentations timely and practical  from 8 a.m. to noon. The day’s agenda included presentations, “To Provide Leave or Not to Provide Leave… That is the Question,” with Jean H. Bender; “Is Your Employee Handbook Workin’ Hard or Hardly Workin’? 11 Questions to Consider” with Ashlee A. Wendt; “Employment Restrictions: Competition, Solicitation, Disclosure, and Trade Secrets” with Mitchell A. Peterson; and “What’s New? 2017 Topics and Trends in Labor and Employment Law” with Sandra K. Hoglund Hanson. There was also a bonus round and “Employee Benefits Update” with new associate attorney Peter M. Langdon, covering “Wellness Plans” and “The Future of the ACA.” We concluded the day with the popular Q&A Panel and a drawing for restaurant gift cards from among those who submitted a Q&A question online ahead of the event.  Contact a Davenport Evans employment lawyer with your post-seminar questions at 605-336-2880 or at one of these direct links:

Contact our workers’ compensation attorneys: Rick W. Orr and Kristi Geisler Holm.

Click here to contact a Labor and Employment attorney: Sandra Hoglund Hanson, Kristi Geisler Holm, Anthony M. Hohn, Justin T. ClarkeMichael L. Snyder, Ashlee A. Wendt, Ashley G. Blake, and Jean H. Bender.

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