Philadelphia - Employment Law: What You Need to Know to Protect Yourself and Your Clients

May 18, 2017 11:45am -
May 18, 2017 02:00pm

Event Description


The PA/DE Valley Chapter of the American Academy of Attorney-CPAs invites you to:


Employment Law: What You Need to Know to Protect Yourself and Your Clients

Thursday, May 18, 2017

11:45 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Two Hour Education Program!


Speaker: Julie Kinkopf, Esq.

Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires & Newby, LLP

Program Description

Join the AAA-CPA and Julie Kinkopf of Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires & Newby, LLP on May 18th in an informative discussion of Employment Law: What You Need to Know to Protect Yourself and Your Clients.  Julie will provide us with an overview of the main laws that govern the employer-employee relationship, including the wage and hour and anti-discrimination laws.  She will also identify some of the top mistakes that employers make and how to avoid them.  Julie will also address the changing nature of the law as it relates to independent contractor vs. employee classification and potential joint employer liability in various settings (including franchises and staffing agencies).  With lawsuits and agency claims increasing every year, this is a must attend event for anyone who has employees or counsels employers.


Learning Objectives

  • Provide a basic understanding of federal employment laws
  • Identify common mistakes made by employers and provide strategies for how to avoid them
  • Understand the factors that create an employment vs. independent contractor relationship
  • Provide an overview of potential joint employer liability.

Date & Time

Thursday, May 18, 2017

11:45 a.m. - Registration and Lunch 

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Presentation 

*Lunch is only provided if you pre-register!



Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires & Newby, LLP

2000 Market Street, Suite 1300
Philadelphia, PA 19103



Patriot Lot
2040 Market Street 
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Telephone: 215.563.1059 
$6.00 per hour

Allied Parking Lot

21st and  Market Street 
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Telephone: 215.241.8795 

$15.00 if out before 10 am



Your name will be on a list at the front desk once you enter the first floor lobby. Please bring with you a form of photo id to be scanned and checked by security. Please take the set of elevators to your left and Weber Gallagher is located on the 13th floor. 



NASBA-approved for 2.0 CPE credit in Business Law; Pennsylvania MCLE approved for 2.0 credit 



$18.00 Members and Guests

$25.00 Nonmembers 


Requests for refunds must be received in writing by May 12, 2017. For more information regarding complaint and/or program cancellation policies, please contact our offices at 888-ATTY-CPA ext. 2.


e politely ask that you RSVP by clicking on the "Register Now" photo (please note that you will be asked to create a new user profile unless you already have an account). Lunch will only be provided to those that pre-register.

Questions may be directed to or 888-ATTY-CPA ext. 2.

About the Speaker

Julie Kinkopf is a Partner in Weber Gallagher's Employment Group. Julie is a former General Counsel who has extensive experience representing companies in employment and general litigation matters, defending public and private employers in all areas of employment law and advising managers and business owners.  She counsels clients in employment law including hiring, discipline, termination, leave management, wage and hour disputes, discrimination and retaliation issues, reductions in force and enforcement of non-competition agreements.  She also drafted and reviewed employee handbooks, personnel forms, employment contracts and severance agreements.  She has represented clients in government audits and investigations.  A frequent lecturer and author, her articles have appeared in the Legal Intelligencer and HR Insights magazine.  She has given presentations before numerous organizations including the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Pennsylvania State Conference, Pennsylvania Bar Institute's Employment Law Institute, the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce, the Tri-State Human Resources Association, the Greater Valley Forge Human Resources Association, the Delaware County Human Resources Association and the National Association of CPA Practitioners.  Please see her employment blog at:  Julie may be reached at


AAA-CPA continuing education programs are designed to meet the needs of Attorneys and CPAs and to qualify for credit both as CPE and (M)CLE. Of course, the decisions of various state authorities determine the actual credit granted. Prerequisites: None. Advanced Preparation: None. Program Level: Overview. Delivery Method: Group-Live.

The American Academy of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants, Inc. (AAA-CPA) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:



Event Type:Chapter Meeting
Early registration ends on Apr 09, 2017.
Regular registration starts on Apr 10, 2017 and ends on May 17, 2017.
Late registration starts on May 18, 2017.