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Joyce Smithey to Speak at the Labor and Employment Section Program at the MSBA Annual Meeting

Joyce will be speaking at the Labor and Employment Section program at the MSBA Annual Meeting. The program will take place on Friday June 14 from 8 to 10 am. The program topic is: Marijuana in the Workplace. The program...

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Joyce Smithey Elected to MD State Bar Association’s Board of Governors

Joyce has been elected to the MD State Bar Association’s Board of Governors and will be inducted this June 12, 2019

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Joyce Smithey Awarded Leadership in Law from Daily Record

The Leadership in Law honorees are exceptional in what they do professionally and in the greater community,” said Suzanne Fischer-Huettner, publisher of The Daily Record. “Through their professional and volunteer accomplishments, they uphold high legal standards and improve communities throughout...

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Smithey Law Group Selected to America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators

Announcing the selection of Smithey Law Group among America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators® for 2018.  Selection to America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators® is by invitation only and is reserved to identify the nation’s most exceptional trial attorneys in high value,...

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Lisa L. Walker Joins Smithey Law Group, LLC as Associate

Lisa L. Walker joined Smithey Law Group, LLC as an associate in 2018, where she focuses exclusively on employment law issues.  Before joining Smithey Law Group, Ms. Walker served as a judicial law clerk to two judges on the Court...

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FenderBender – Overtime Pay: Who Gets It?

Joyce Smithey quoted in article “Overtime Pay: Who Gets It? Read the article here.

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US News – Experts Question Casinos’ Plan to Prevent Sexual Harassment

Joyce Smithey quoted in The Associate Press article “Experts Question Casinos’ Plan to Prevent Sexual Harassment” which was published in US News. (USNews.com- 3/9/2018)

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USNews – Sexual Misconduct Often Part of the Job in Hospitality Work

Joyce Smithey quoted in “Sexual Misconduct Often Part of the Job in Hospitality Work” (USNews.com – 12/10/2017) Read the article here.

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Common Overtime Violations

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) states that anyone employed and covered under this act must be paid one and a half times what their regular rate of pay is when the amount of time worked is over 40 hours...

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Joyce Smithey Teaming Up with Ellen Flynn for Breakfast Talk

For those interested in learning more about Federal Rule 30(b)(6) depositions, MELA member Joyce Smithey will be teaming up with medical and nursing home malpractice attorney Ellen Flynn next month for a breakfast talk at the Maryland Association for Justice...

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