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ADAMS+CROW speaking at EEOC conference…

Sam Adams and Alana De Young are thrilled to be part of a great group of speakers presenting at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s EEOC Albuquerque Seminar taking place May 23, 2019.

Sam is presenting on how to avoid violating the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) while also observing rights and responsibilities under the Worker’s Compensation Act.

Alana’s presentation will include practical tips and a review of recent court cases involving the interactive process under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Sam Adams presenting at IEP, 504 Workshop…

Sam is scheduled to present at IEP and 504 Plan Legal Workshop. On Wednesday, May 8, 2019, Sam Adams will be presenting at the NBI Seminar at the State Bar of New Mexico Center. Ms. Adams will present on the topics “Ensuring best practices for FBAs and BIPs” and “Disciplining, expelling and suspending students with disabilities.” More information is available on the seminar webpage: IEP and 504 Plan Legal Workshop

Sam Adams teaching at UNM School of Law

Sam Adams is once again teaching Employment Law at the University of New Mexico School of Law for Spring 2019.  Among the topics covered are prosecuting and defending discrimination and retaliation claims for harassment and disability, collective bargaining agreements, Family and Medical Leave Act issues, mediating employment disputes, and drafting employment agreements, policies and procedures. Former law students of Sam describe her as “a great professor and great attorney,” “very accessible” and one who helps others think about things “logically and comprehensively.”

Sam Adams recognized by Benchmark Litigation…

Benchmark Litigation has recognized Samantha Adams as one of New Mexico’s State Litigation Stars for 2019. A New Mexico-based litigator with ADAMS+CROW LAW FIRM, Ms. Adams specializes in general commercial work.

Katie Downey Vice President of ABA…

Congratulations to Katie Downey on being elected Vice President of the Albuquerque Bar Association for 2019. Sam Adams will continue to serve as Secretary of the Association for the coming year.

ADAMS+CROW Present at Business Law: Start to Finish

Sam Adams and Arlyn Crow Scheduled to Present at Business Law: Start to Finish (A Comprehensive Guide to Business Law). On Monday, December 10, 2018, Sam Adams and Arlyn Crow will be presenting at this NBI Seminar at the State Bar of New Mexico Center. This in-depth, two-day course serves as a guide through practical, procedural-based information to successfully navigate through business matters. More information is available on the seminar webpage: NBI-Business Law: Start to Finish

Sam Adams Scheduled to Speak at New Mexico School Board Association Annual Convention

On Saturday, December 8, 2018, Sam Adams and Dr. David Peercy, APS Board President, will be presenting at the 2018 New Mexico School Boards Association (NMSBA) Annual Convention on “District Equity – What is the Board’s Role?” This hands-on session well engage participants in identifying potential district equity policy and practices, establishing productive dialogue among school board members, and developing effective strategies for modeling and advocating for a culture of equity. Click here to view the 2018 Annual Convention Agenda, Breakout Grid and Descriptions.

ADAMS+CROW proud sponsor…

ADAMS+CROW LAW FIRM was a proud sponsor of the UNM School of Law Annual Distinguished Achievement Awards Dinner held on October 19, 2018.

Sam Adams, along with the UNM School of Law’s very talented Tony Anderson, had the pleasure of interviewing and directing the Tribute Films, featuring the 2018 Honorees, Justice Edward L. Chavez (Ret.), Jill L. Marron, and Steve Scholl as well as the recipient of the Alumni Promise Award, Aja N. Brooks. Check out the 2018 Tribute Films here.

Congrats to the 2018 Honorees for their contributions to our New Mexico community from the ADAMS+CROW team!

Sexual Harassment Training in the #MeToo Era

As part of ADAMS+CROW LAW FIRM’s employment law practice, Sam Adams and Alana De Young routinely train both employees and managers on various workplace issues including harassment, discrimination and retaliation. Recently, Sam and Alana have provided several trainings on Sexual Harassment in the #MeToo Era.

Sam Adams first presented on this important topic at the Women’s Bar Association and State Bar Diversity CLE in April 2018 with Ms. Pamelya Herndon, the Executive Director of the Southwest Women’s Law Center. Sam and Pamelya were asked to present again on #MeToo sexual harassment training issues as part of the New Mexico State Bar Annual Meeting on August 10, 2018. Alana De Young was pleased to join Sam to present on the #MeToo movement’s impact on sexual harassment training at the 2018 Employment and Labor Institute on October 5, 2018, a CLE for employment law practitioners throughout New Mexico.

Please contact ADAMS+CROW LAW FIRM to learn more and schedule workplace trainings with Sam and Alana on sexual harassment, discrimination, and other workplace issues for employers of all sizes.

How to Get Your Social Media, Email and Text Evidence Admitted

Alana De Young has been invited to present at a National Business Institute seminar entitled “How to Get Your Social Media, Email and Text Evidence Admitted (and Keep Theirs Out)” in Albuquerque on November 28, 2018. The CLE serves as a practical how-to guide for turning electronic and social media evidence and getting it admitted and Alana looks forward to presenting an update on recent court cases. More information is available on the seminar webpage: How to Get Your Social Media, Email and Text Evidence Admitted (and Keep Theirs Out)

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