GaryBenson, Esq.

How to Assess Employee Risk And Reduce Your Exposure


Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM MDT
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Altura Periodontics Education Center 
3690 S. Yosemite St
Denver, CO 80237

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Altura Periodontics CE Event

How to Assess Employee Risk And Reduce Your Exposure

Thursday, May, 2019

This event is ONLY open to Dentists, Spouses and Office Managers

Course Description: 

In this course we will discuss your role as the risk manager for your practice in the employment arena.  We will talk about the red flags that arise when disciplining employees; how to create a paper trail to reduce liability to the practice; what to listen for from your employees that might tip off a potential claim.  We will discuss Employment Liability Practices Insurance, including whether this is right for your practice and what policy limits make sense for your business.  We will answer your questions regarding employment issues, including how to avoid a bad hire, background checks, drug testing, workers’ compensation claims and how they intersect with the Americans with Disabilities Act, and termination procedures. 




Registration begins at 5:30pm

Dinner will be served
  Course 6pm-8:00pm 
* 2 CE Credits *

Please RSVP by April 30, 2019




Gary Benson, Esq.

Gary was born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1965.  He emigrated to the United States in 1974, and grew up in Denver, attending Manual High School.  Gary received his B.A. from Beloit College in 1987 and a J.D. Degree from the University of Denver, College of Law, in 1990. 

Gary has practiced his entire career with his partners and friends, Geri O'Brien Williams, Steve York, Melissa Evans, David Dworkin and Greg Chambers.  The relationship that Gary has with his partners makes coming to work every day a fun and energizing experience.

Gary advises and counsels numerous businesses on their employment practices and procedures.  He has litigated Title VII, ADA, ADEA, and ERISA claims as well as commercial business disputes, including real estate, construction defect, non-competition and trade secret matters.  In addition to litigating in State and Federal Court for the last 25 years, Gary also drafts employment agreement and negotiates severance packages for highly compensated executives.  

Gary is a frequent lecturer on issues surrounding employment law, and has presented Colorado Bar Association accredited CLE courses on sexual harassment and gender discrimination issues in the workplace.  He previously has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Big Brothers of Metro Denver, Inc. and the Sean McCauley Hope Foundation.  Mr. Benson is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit and is a member of the Colorado Bar Association and Denver Bar Association.

Gary's family is the most important thing in his life.  He is married to Sherry and is the proud father of a 10 year old son, Logan. 






Tuition Complimentary
*Space is limited*
Additional parking is available at 3650 S. Yosemite St. Just North of us (next door)