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Don’t Leave! The Heartbreak of Handling Employee Leaves of Absence

February 14, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Barran Liebman LLP
601 SW 2nd Avenue, Suite 2300
Portland, OR 97204
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This presentation will explore the many different types of leaves of absence, with tools for the human resources professional to manage requests and otherwise navigate the process.


Tessan Wess is an associate in the Portland office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Products Liability Practice. She focuses on complex litigation, including defense of employment, products liability and professional liability cases. Tessan has worked on cases alleging serious personal injuries including severe burns, traumatic brain injury, amputation and sexual abuse. She has litigated multifaceted asbestos claims to successful resolution. Tessan manages employment matters of all kinds, including complaint investigations, early dispute resolution, administrative charges, and litigation. She graduated from law school and began her legal career in Florida before moving to Portland in 2013.

Lunch will be provided.

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