Tuesday March 21, 2017 from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM CDT
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Madison Concourse Hotel
One West Dayton Street
Madison, WI 53703

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Hillary Crusan
DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C.


HR Roundtable: I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification New Year, New I-9 Form, New Administration! Now What?

Please join us for our complimentary HR Roundtable. Registration and breakfast begin at 7:30 am and the presentation will run from 8:00 - 9:00 am.

Attorney and HR Attendees: this seminar will be submitted for 1 CLE credit and 1 HRCI credit. Guests are welcome!

Raluca Vais-Ottosen and Erin Burns of DeWitt Ross & Stevens will address the new form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification that became mandatory as of January 22, 2017, along with its most common pitfalls and new penalty schedule. The seminar will address various types of I-9 violations and the civil and criminal liability exposure that they cause. Attorneys Vais-Ottosen and Burns will also discuss the recent trends by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to audit or investigate U.S. businesses in connection with their I-9 practices, as well as expected practices from the new Trump administration in connection with I-9 and E-Verify.


About Raluca Vais-Ottosen

Raluca is an attorney in DeWitt Ross & Stevens' Madison office. She concentrates her practice in Immigration & Employment Relations and Litigation. She has assisted companies in a number of employment-related areas to include matters in federal court and federal administrative agencies. In addition, Raluca’s clients include businesses of all sizes that are being audited or investigated by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) or the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), or wish to prepare in the event of an audit; employers of all sizes wishing to hire or retain foreign workers; individuals who wish to acquire, change or adjust their U.S. immigration status; U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents who wish to help their family members immigrate or receive immigration status in the U.S.

About Erin Burns

Erin is an associate in DeWitt's Madison office, where she is a member of the Litigation and Family Law practice groups. Erin has experience assisting on a wide range of issues, from employment matters and contract disputes to child custody. She is dedicated to providing clients with top-notch legal service through the most effective and efficient means possible. Although the prospect of litigation can be daunting, Erin enjoys helping clients navigate through tough legal issues to achieve a positive result.