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KPA Webinar - Tips & Tricks: Representing a Party in an Unemployment Hearing

  • August 11, 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Zoom


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The Kansas Paralegal Association is hosting a CLE webinar through Zoom on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 from 12pm to 1pm entitled "Tips & Tricks: Representing a Party in an Unemployment Hearing"

TOPIC OVERVIEW: Our guest speaker, Gaye Tibbets with Hite, Fanning & Honeyman, LLP, will provide attendees an overview and best practices when representing clients in unemployment hearings/appeals before the Kansas Department of Labor.


  • Overview of the Unemployment Hearing process
  • Challenges, Administrative Rules, and Important Deadlines
  • Record on Appeal / Supplementing the Record
  • Eligibility vs. Disqualification
  • Kansas Unemployment Statutes
  • Common Case Issues (i.e. Misconduct, Performance, Attendance)
  • Exhausting Administrative Remedies

SPEAKER BIO: Gaye Tibbets is a partner in the firm of Hite, Fanning & Honeyman, LLP and enjoys trying civil cases, as well as advising and representing employers and employees in employment law matters. She has tried more than 40 cases to verdict in state and federal courts and also has nearly 30 years experience in representing parties in administrative proceedings and has represented both employees and employers in commercial arbitration. 

Remote attendance only!

  • Member Cost: $10
  • Non-Member Cost: $20

Please register no later than August 10, 2020.

1 hour of CLE credit through the National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA) has been approved for this session.

***You will be sent the Zoom meeting ID and password information upon successful registration for the event. ***

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact KPA Education Director, Megan Barrett, RP at educationdirector@ksparalegals.org


Kansas Paralegal Association is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. PO Box 1902, Topeka, KS  66601

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