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    June Breakfast Meeting

    Date: June 12, 2014, 8:30am – 10:00am
    Clarion Inn & Suites Conference Center
    501 N Hwy 190, Covington, LA 70433
    (985) 893-3580
    $10.00 members; $15.00 non-members
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    June Meeting Topic: Top Tips To Avoid Wage and Hour Potholes - Approved for 1 hour General HRCI credit.

    Brooke Duncan III is a senior member and founder of the Labor and Employment practice at Adams and Reese LLP, headquartered in New Orleans with offices throughout the southeast and in Washington, D.C.

    Mr. Duncan has practiced labor and employment law on behalf of management for over 25 years and his practice emphasizes proactive advice and education. He is a regular participant in seminars for employer groups and has authored numerous articles and other publications for employers.

    Before becoming a labor lawyer, Mr. Duncan was the operations manager for one of the largest manufacturing concerns in New Orleans. Prior to entering business, he served as a narcotics detective with the New Orleans Police Department, receiving several awards for outstanding duty. As an employer and a lawyer for employers, Mr. Duncan has encountered just about every practical and legal challenge employers face in managing their workplaces.

    Mr. Duncan received his undergraduate degree from Vassar College in 1974. He has practiced labor and employment law exclusively since his graduation from Tulane Law School in 1986.

    A native of New Orleans, Mr. Duncan has long been active in business and community affairs. He currently serves as a director of the Human Resource Management Association for the New Orleans area and is on the boards of the Metropolitan Crime Commission and the New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation. He has been a trustee of Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York, and has served on the boards of the Louisiana Children's Museum, the Louisiana Civil Service League, the Metropolitan Area Committee, the Louisiana Nature and Science Center, the Community Service Center, and as chair of the Louisiana State Police Commission.

    Mr. Duncan’s expertise in labor and employment law has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America as 2014 Management Labor Lawyer of the Year for New Orleans, Chambers USA, Louisiana Super Lawyers, and New Orleans CityBusiness.