Monthly Luncheons/Webinars

 September Webinar "Luncheon"

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Friday, September 4, 2020 | Noon-1:00 p.m.
This event will take place virtually.
Cost - Free to members and guests

Speaker: Byrona Maule,
Employment Law in a Covid-19 Pandemic 

This presentation will cover the unique legal challenges created by the Covid-19 pandemic, including working from home, EPSLA, EFMLA, unemployment, safety and other legal concerns impacted by Covid.


Byrona J. Maule is a Director and litigation attorney as well as Co-Chair of the Firm’s Labor & Employment and Healthcare practice groups. She represents executives and companies in a wide range of business and litigation matters with a strong emphasis on employment matters.
After graduating summa cum laude with a degree in political science, Byrona attended law school—graduating in 1986 as a member of the prestigious Order of the Barristers, from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She received the Thomas E. Deacy, Jr., Prize in Advocacy as well as the American Jurisprudence Award in Family Law.

Byrona began her litigation/employment law practice at the Missouri Attorney General’s Office, focusing on Civil Rights 1983 and 1981 actions. Over the next 20 years, she built on this experience in private practice. From 1996 to 2001, Byrona had the opportunity to serve as general counsel for a healthcare organization. This experience gives her a unique perspective when dealing with her clients and the many problems that employers face on a day-to-day basis. Byrona strives to provide her clients with practical, relevant legal advice that recognizes and protects her client’s legitimate business interests, while assisting them in developing and maintaining compliance with the many statutory and regulatory employment laws.

Byrona is active in the legal community and in 2008, she received The Journal Record’s Leadership in Law Award for outstanding service in the legal community. Byrona was appointed to the Oklahoma Merit Protection Commission in 2009, where she served as a Commissioner until 2015 and was responsible for deciding appeals from the state of Oklahoma’s employment dispute resolution system. Byrona frequently provides training on labor and employment issues for the OMPC and other public institutions, such as CompSource Oklahoma, the University of Central Oklahoma, the Regional University System of Oklahoma, as well as for numerous private businesses and professional organizations. Byrona is a regular labor and employment law columnist for both Paycom Report and The Journal Record, Oklahoma’s daily business newspaper.
Byrona is a passionate community advocate, who has devoted much of her life to volunteerism and philanthropy. 

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