Dina Mastellone To Present At NJSBA / NJICLE "Workplace Investigations: 2024 Legal Updates And Trends" Webinar

January 16, 2024

Genova Burns Partner Dina M. Mastellone, Esq. will present at this years' New Jersey State Bar Association / New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education "Workplace Investigations: 2024 Legal Updates And Trends" webinar on Thursday, January 17th. 

This year’s workplace investigations seminar explores issues that are front and center in today’s investigations: what courts consider an “effective” workplace investigation, substantive and procedural legal updates, and claims against investigators. There will be an interesting panel discussion on logistical and practical issues that often come up; such as whether to use and internal or external investigator, recording interviews, and investigation during litigation. Finally, we will end with a look at trends as we head into 2024. The program is beneficial to investigators, plaintiffs and defense counsel who need to assess or challenge an investigator’s methodology.

Topics will include:

Legal Update

  • Case law update workplace
  • Stericycle (confidentiality instruction)
  • Update on NJ DCR best practices
  • Defamation and other claims against investigator
  • Sham investigations
  • Failure to participate in investigation either accused, complainant or third-party witnesses

Panel Discussion

  • Choice of investigator
  • Attorney involvement/interference in investigations
  • Investigations during litigation? Why and why not?
  • Use of expert witnesses
  • Impact of social media in decision to investigate and manner of investigation
  • When an investigation should be conducted
  • Conflicts of interest concerns
  • Recording of investigations
  • Presence of representation during interviews

Trends and Looking Ahead

For more information and to register click here.

NJ CLE: NJ CLE information: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 4.6 hours of total CLE credit, including 2.0 in Diversity (Full Credits Available: NJ Civil Trial Attorney Credit: 4.6, NJ Advanced Diversity: 2.0, NJ General: 2.6).

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