David Canupp talks about waking up from nightmare of implementing new overtime rules

Published November 30, 2016

On November 22, a U.S. District Court in Texas enjoined rules set to go into effect on December 1, 2016.  But On December 1, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor filed a notice of appeal in this case.

Lauren Smith conducts seminars about employment law

Published November 14, 2016

Seminars concerned discipline, discharge, and employee handbooks.

David Canupp publishes article about coping with new overtime rules

Published October 12, 2016

The new rules go into effect on December 1, 2016, with an estimated 22.5 million employees expected to get a pay raise.

Seminar: Human Resources Law From Start to Finish

Published October 04, 2016

Held on October 4, 2016, the seminar was sponsored by the National Business Institute for attorneys, human resources personnel, and business executives.

Paul Pate will be instructor for seminar about real estate law

Published September 06, 2016

On Friday, October 14, 2016, Lanier Ford attorney Paul Pate will address issues in land-use planing procedures.

Firm welcomes Amanda Coolidge

Published September 06, 2016

She will join the firm's Workers' Compensation Practice Group.

Firm conducts continuing professional education for CPAs

Published June 30, 2016

On July 28, 2016, Lanier Ford attorneys conducted continuing professional education (CPE) for certified public accountants (CPAs).

Chris Pape nominated as young professional of the year

Published July 22, 2016

The award is sponsored by the Huntsville-Madison County Chamber of Commerce.

ADA lawsuit abuse may soon end

Published July 15, 2016

On July 7, 2016, the Judiciary Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives sent a bill to the floor of the House to address ADA lawsuit abuse.  If passed by both the House and Senate and signed by the President, the bill will become known as the ADA Education and Reform Act.

Two Lanier Ford lawyers elected to board of ADLA

Published July 07, 2016

Bob Bailey and Travis Jackson take positions with the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association, which promotes professionalism among civil defense lawyers.

Update 5 on the 2016 Alabama Legislature’s current session

Published June 10, 2016

Common-law marriage ends on January 1, 2017.  Changes made to Alabama Competitive Bid Law. Alabama children can enter first grade at a younger age.

David Canupp quoted in article about new overtime rules

Published June 02, 2016

The new federal overtime rules take effect on December 1, 2016.

Update 4 on the 2016 Alabama Legislature’s current session

Published May 31, 2016

This is the fourth is a series of updates about the legislatures most recent session.

Update 3 on the 2016 Alabama Legislature’s current session

Published April 29, 2016

The legislature has passed laws about the Alabama Trails Commission, roads, disposition of state government property, traffic violations, nighttime hunting, children in the justice system, school bus safety, tax credits for creating jobs, polygraph examiners, and captive insurance companies.

Update 2 on the 2016 Alabama Legislature's current session

Published April 21, 2016

The legislature has passed new laws about hearing aids, seeds, tax assessments, ethics, foster care, distilleries, wineries, service dogs, credit unions, education, unborn infants, vulnerable individuals, and state parks.

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