The Intersection Between Disability Benefits and Disability Discrimination Claims – webinar (CA, FL, IL, WA)

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Disability discrimination claims and benefits claims are a tricky area of the law.  They overlap, they conflict, and the laws are complicated.

This presentation will explore the intersection between disability discrimination claims and disability benefits claims.  It will examine where there is a conflict between the two as well as where both can coexist in harmony.

It will also identify pitfalls in negotiating discrimination settlements for a client’s potential benefits claims.
This program was recorded in 2014.


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What You Will Learn

    • The different types of disability benefits claims, terms, and provisions
    • Disability discrimination law and what it means to be a “qualified individual with a disability”
    • Case law update on estoppel in a disability discrimination claim (where the employee has a prior or simultaneous claim for disability benefits)
    • Disability benefit offsets and how they effect and interact with settlements/severances
    • What not to release in a settlement/severance agreement


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Julia Campins, Esq.
Founding Partner
Campins Benham-Baker, LLP

Julia Campins is a founding partner of Campins Benham-Baker. Prior to forming the firm, she was an attorney with Lewis, Feinberg, Lee, Renaker & Jackson, P.C. from 2007 to 2012. Julia clerked for the Hon. Marsha S. Berzon of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and was the Equal Justice Litigation Fellow at the Impact Fund.

Julia is an Executive Editor of the 5th Edition of the ABA-BNA Employment Discrimination Law treatise (5th Ed., 2013; and 1st Supplement, Forthcoming). She is the author of the "Equitable Remedies" chapter in Employment Damages and Remedies (CEB 2012), as well as chapters in the ABA-BNA treatise Class Action Fairness Act: Law and Strategy (2013). She previously served as co-editor of the ABA Section of Litigation Class Actions and Derivative Suits Newsletter. She has also authored articles, including "CAFA Remands: Assigning the Burdens," published in the ABA Section of Litigation Class Actions and Derivative Suits Newsletter, Fall 2010, “Class Certification in 401(k) Cases After LaRue,” (with Catha Worthman of Lewis Feinberg) published in the ABA Labor and Employment Law Section, Employee Benefits Committee Newsletter, Summer 2009, and “Class Member Turnover and Employment Class Certification,” published in the Summer/Fall 2007 issue of the National Employment Lawyers Association’s The Employee Advocate. 

Julia is a frequent speaker on employment issues, including disability discrimination. She has spoken at the ABA’s National Conference on Employment and Education Issues Impacting Persons with Disabilities, the ABA’s National Conference on Equal Employment Opportunity Law, the Annual Convention of the National Employment Lawyers Association, the Impact Fund’s Strategic Conference on Employment Discrimination Class Actions, and the Bridgeport Continuing Legal Education program. She also serves as a track coordinator for the Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation track at the 2014 ABA Labor and Employment Law Annual Section Conference. 

Julia currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Impact Fund and the Litigation Committee of the Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center. 

In 2013, Julia was named a Northern California "Super Lawyer." (In 2011 & 2012, Super Lawyers magazine named her a "Rising Star" among Northern California attorneys.) Julia was recognized as an Outstanding Subcommittee Chair – Class Actions & Derivative Suits by the ABA Section of Litigation for the 2011-2012 Leadership Year. She was also selected as one of the 2014 Top 40 Under 40 in Labor and Employment Law in California by the American Society of Legal Advocates.

A graduate of Columbia Law School, Julia was President of the Public Interest Law Foundation and a Managing Editor of the Columbia Law Review. She was also co-Coordinator of the Tenants’ Rights Project, a pro bono project in conjunction with the Goddard Riverside SRO Law Project in New York City. Julia received the Samuel I. Rosenman Prize for Academic Excellence in Public Interest Law and was a James Kent and Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.


Audio Course Material Package Download: $169

Audio Course Material Package CD: $169, plus $7.50 shipping and, in CA, sales tax.

CLE Credit

CA General:  This program is approved for 0.75 units of general CLE in California.

FL / IL General:  This program is no longer approved for general CLE in Florida and Illinois. Please contact Pincus  Professional Education for assistance with applying for individual credit.

WA General: This program is approved for 0.75 units of general CLE in Washington through August 13, 2019.

This program is approved for CLE in the states listed above.  Upon request, Pincus Pro Ed will provide any information an attorney needs to support their application for CLE approval in other states other than what is listed above.

Terms and Policies

Recording policy: No audio or video recording of any program is permitted.

Seminar Cancellations: Should you be unable to attend for any reason, please inform us in writing no later than 14 days prior to the event and a credit voucher will be issued. If you prefer, a refund, less a $50 non-refundable deposit, will be issued. No refunds or credits will be given for cancellations received within 14 days of an event. However, if you notify us within 14 days of an event, and wish to convert your in-person attendance registration to an Audio CD package (with handout), we can do so. A small additional shipping charge, and sales tax in CA, will be incurred. No shipping charge is incurred for downloads. We will also issue a voucher for the amount paid if you notify us within 14 days and prefer not to have the audio recording.

Substitutions may be made at any time.

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Downloads are non-returnable/non-refundable once purchased and received. Tapes, CDs and DVDs are returnable for a full refund or replacement if defective, within 90 days of purchase.

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$169.00 each

Recorded in 2014.