Practical Advice: Basics of Employment Discrimination (On Demand Seminar)

MCLE Credits: 2.0
Ethics Credits Included: 0.0

MCLE Credit: 2.0 (Ethics: 0.0)
Live-Interactive Credit: 0.0
Price: $149 (Includes a downloadable audio version.)
Viewable Through: 06/30/2026


A pre-recorded streaming VIDEO replay of the June 2023 webcast, Practical Advice: Basics of Employment Discrimination.

Course Outline

  • Understand the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees
  • Learn what to expect when an employment discrimination claim arises
  • Receive litigation tips on employment discrimination matters

Are you looking for a better understanding of the rights and responsibilities of both the employer and the employee in the workplace? Are you interested in expanding your practice into the area of employment law? Do you need a refresher on litigating an employment discrimination claim?

This course covers both federal and state laws governing employment discrimination and assists all practitioners in improving their knowledge when litigating these types of claims.

Topics Covered:

  • Learn what to expect during the administrative phase when an employee files a claim
  • Get nuts and bolts advice on litigating employment discrimination claims
  • Become more confident in advising your clients regarding the statutory framework of employment discrimination claims in Virginia
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Lindsey Strachan Komisin, IslerDare, PC / Richmond
Amy E. Smith, IslerDare, PC / Richmond


Lindsey Strachan Komisin, IslerDare, PC / Richmond

Lindsey Strachan Komisin is a partner at IslerDare PC’s Richmond, Virginia, office. Her practice focuses on representing employers in state and federal court and advising clients on a variety of labor and employment matters including those arising under Title VII, ADEA, ADA, FMLA, FLSA, and state wage and hour laws. She also has experience in complex litigation and class action litigation matters, including defending misclassification actions. She also works with her clients to provide preventive advice and counsel on employment law issues.

Prior to joining Isler Dare in 2019, Ms. Komisin practiced with Jackson Lewis in the Richmond, Virginia, office. She graduated from the University of Richmond School of Law in 2012 where she served as the Executive Editor for the Richmond Journal of Law and Technology, as a member of the Moot Court Board, and as a Teaching Assistant.

Amy E. Smith, IslerDare, PC / Richmond

Amy E. Smith is a partner at IslerDare, PC. Prior to joining the firm, she practiced both management and employee-side labor and employment law with firms in Savannah, Georgia, and Tampa, Florida.

Ms. Smith litigates cases and advises clients on a range of labor and employment matters including those arising under Title VII, the ADA, the Equal Pay Act, the Service Contract Act, FMLA, and FLSA, as well as state workplace laws such as common law torts. She also litigates and provides advice and counseling on non-compete, non-solicit, confidentiality, and trade secret matters. In addition, she drafts and reviews employee handbooks and policies, restrictive covenants, employment agreements, severance agreements, and settlement agreements. She also regularly advises clients on traditional labor relations matters, including collective bargaining negotiations, labor arbitrations, representation campaigns, and proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board.

Ms. Smith graduated from the University of Georgia School of Law in 2010. After law school, she served as a law clerk to Georgia Superior Court Judge Tilman E. Self, III and the Honorable C. Ashley Royal of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia. She is admitted to practice in Georgia, Florida, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

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