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Joyce Smithey will be one of three speakers at the D.C. Bar’s CLE presentation “It Didn’t Happen At Work:  Can They Fire Me Anyway?”
being held on September 23, 2019 at 6:00pm.
Registration information can be found here

Pros And Cons Of Using Personality Tests In Hiring Process (by Joyce Smithey and Reuben Wolfson)(
Read the presentation here.

“Personality and Integrity Tests for Hiring and Promoting Employees”
See the PDF here.

“Representing the Accused in the Me Too Era” – (Maryland Bar Journal Magazine, January 2019)
Read the presentation here.

“Employment Contracts Presentation” – Joyce Smithey’s presentation at the University of Maryland
Graduate Legal Services for UMCP Grad Student
Gradulting Workshop Series Spring 2019 Workshops
March 5, 2019 at 12:30 pm
By Joyce E. Smithey, Esq.
View the presentation here.

MELA 14th Annual Conference – Joyce Smithey will be speaking on the subject “Sexual Harassment Law and Litigation in the Era of ‘Me Too'”
Maryland Employment Lawyers Association’s 14th Annual Conference
Friday, November 30, 2018.
8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Crowne Plaza
6400 Ivy Lane,  Greenbelt, MD 20770

Joyce is moderating the Maryland Association for Justice’s “Proving Emotional Distress” panel (June 12, 2018) Register here.

Employment Law Institute presentation regarding 2018 Legislative Law Updates with Sally Dworak-Fisher, Esq. (April 2018) Read the presentation here.

“Rule 30(b)(6) Depositions Breakfast Talk” at the Maryland Association for Justice Read the presentation here.

“Employees with Traumatic Brain Injuries” Trial Reporter Spring 2016: The Challenge of Returning to Work Read the article here.

“A Peek into the Minds of Arbitrators” at the American Bar Association Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee Midwinter Meeting in New Orleans.
Read the presentation here.

“Summary Judgement Practice.” Maryland Employment Lawyers Association’s Conference in Greenbelt, Maryland.
See program here

Maryland Rules Commentary“Employment Rights for Employees Living with Mental Illness”
– By Joyce E. Smithey – Trial Reporter – Winter 2015
Read the article here

“MSBA Maryland Employment Law Deskbook”
– Joyce E. Smithey, Contributing Author
Purchase here.

“Modified Work Schedules under the ADA”
– By Joyce E. Smithey and Betina Miranda – FBA – Labor & Employment Law Section Newsletter – Spring 2014
Read the article here.

“Data Safety in the Workplace”
– By Joyce Smithey – Maryland Bar Bulletin)
Read the article here.

Joyce Smithey presents “Employment Law Update” to Maryland Association of CPA’s.
Read the presentation here.

Joyce Smithey presents “Employment Rights for Employees Living with Cancer” at Wellness House of Annapolis.
Read the presentation here.

Joyce Smithey presents “Ten Tips to Avoid Employer Liability” to Kiwanis Club.
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Joyce Smithey presents “Restrictive Covenants and Software Engineers” at Intellectual Property Series.
Read the presentation here.

Joyce Smithey presents “Employment and Labor Law Issues Arising in Corporate Transactions” at State Capital Group U.S. Meeting.
Read the presentation here.

Joyce Smithey invited to participate in SmartCEO’s Baltimore Attorneys Roundtable 2013.
Read the invite here.

Joyce Smithey presents “Effective Mediation Strategies” at Bar Association of Montgomery County, MD, 120th Annual Meeting and Law Day Celebration.
Read the presentation here.

Maryland Rules Commentary, Fourth Edition” (By Paul v. Niemeyer, Linda M. Schuett, and Joyce E. Smithey)
Purchase the book here.