July 11 - Personnel
ADA - Reasonable Accommodations and Employment
Speakers: Jonathan Mook & Robin Cross
Jonathan Mook is a nationally recognized practitioner in employment law and has written two treatises on the Americans with Disabilities Act, both published by LexisNexis. He is a co-editor of the Virginia Employment Law Letter and is a regular contributor to several legal publications, including Bender’s Labor & Employment Bulletin. He is included in Best Lawyers in America (2014 ed.) for employment law, and ALM Legal Leaders has listed him as a Top Rated Labor & Employment Lawyer (2013). Mr. Mook earned his Juris Doctor from Yale Law School.
Roberta "Robin" Cross currently works as the Township Attorney for The Woodlands Township, Texas. She has over eighteen years’ experience working for local governments and was recognized as an IMLA Fellow in 2013. She has also worked as in-house counsel for a police labor union and for the EEOC, as a trial attorney. She is licensed to practice in Texas and admitted all of its federal courts, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court. She has been Board-certified in Labor and Employment Law since 1992 by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She was appointed as Vice-President of IMLA’s Personnel Section in the fall of 2015. She enjoys employment law, among other things, because "you can't make this stuff up."