Robin Oaks is an attorney who practices exclusively as an independent workplace investigator, trainer, and conflict resolution consultant. Ms. Oaks worked as an employment and education law attorney for twelve years. Since 1997 she has focused her practice on conducting investigations and resolving conflicts in both the public and private sectors. She began her legal career in 1985 as a judicial law clerk for Judge John Garrett Penn, District Court, District of Columbia, who was the trial judge for Meritor Savings Bank v. Vinson, the landmark case in which the Supreme Court first recognized a hostile environment claim under Title VII. A former public school teacher and law school instructor, Ms. Oaks has special expertise investigating sexual harassment and discrimination complaints arising in schools and public institutions. She has written extensively about investigations, including the chapter, “Cross Cultural Issues and Sexual Harassment,” in a national textbook published by Allyn & Bacon, and the section on conducting investigations in Educator’s Guide to Controlling Sexual Harassment, published by Thompson Publishing Group.
2012 Live & Recorded Webinar Series
May 1, 2012 1 to 2 pm PDT (20:00 to 21:00 GMT) Building a Workplace Investigations Practice Presented by Michael Robbins and Rhoma Young
May 16, 2012 1 to 2 pm PDT (20:00 to 21:00 GMT) The "Good Enough" Investigation: How to Meet Standards While Controlling Costs Presented by Amy Oppenheimer and Donna Peter
July 11, 2012 1 to 2 pm PDT (20:00 to 21:00 GMT) When Employment Investigations Turn Criminal Presented by John Lohse, Cynthia Remmers and Keith Rohman
August 15, 2012 1 to 2 pm PDT (20:00 to 21:00 GMT) Investigating Complaints of Disability Discrimination Presented by Patti Perez and Michael Robbins
September 13, 2012 1 to 2 pm PDT (20:00 to 21:00 GMT) They Feel Threatened and Unsafe--Now What? The Practical and Defensible Why, What and How in Workplace Violence Investigations Presented by Jim Cawood
October 24, 2012 1 to 2 pm PDT (20:00 to 21:00 GMT) Weingarten and Other Sorrows: What to Do When Your Witness Requests Representation Presented by Robert Bonsall, Lisa Ryan and Debra Hinshaw Vierra
Co-Sponsored by the
State Bar of California
Labor & Employment Section
These webinars will be broadcast live and recorded so you can listen anytime through December 31, 2012. One hour of MCLE credit has been approved for each live and recorded webinar. One hour of HRCI credit has been approved for each live webinar. To register for the complete series as an AWI member for $250 click here. To register for the complete series as a non-AWI member for $400 click here. To register for the complete series as a member of the State Bar of California Labor & Employment Law Section for $325 click here. For detailed information on each webinar, or to register for an individual webinar, click on the link for the date of the webinar below. For more than one participant from the same company or employer click here for discount information.