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24 Aug 2020

Labor & Employment Podcast Series: Episode 2

In Episode 2 of the Labor & Employment Podcast Series, Matthew Scully and Carlton Hilson join us to talk about the “New Normal” as it relates to how companies are handling COVID-19 exposure. They discuss the safety protocols, how to deal with positive cases, and how they’re maneuvering through the laws and regulatory statutes.

Matthew Scully and Carlton Hilson are both partners in the firm’s Birmingham office and practice in the Labor & Employment section.

21 Aug 2020

Women’s Podcast Series: Episode 1 “Work Life Balance”

The Women’s Podcast Series will talk about work/life balance, managing stress and anxiety, and career development. Erin Hewitt is kicking off the series with special guest Madeline McGrane, a friend and client of hers, to talk about work/life balance and what that looks like in a remote working environment.

Erin Hewitt is a partner in the firm’s Atlanta office and serves as the practice group leader for the firm’s Real Estate Practice.

20 Aug 2020

Labor & Employment Podcast Series: Episode 1

The Labor & Employment Podcast Series was developed from all the webinars and articles the L&E lawyers at Burr have created over the past few months. In this episode, Bryance Metheny and Jim Gilliam give the listeners some useful information and practical ideas to consider when navigating the challenges that 2020 has created for us all.

Birmingham partner Bryance Metheny is the Chair of the firm’s Labor & Employment practice group and office and Jim Gilliam is a partner in the firm’s Greenville, South Carolina office.

18 Aug 2020

Retiring the Mississippi State Flag: One Attorney’s Push and Perspective

Join us as we chat with Jackson partner John Lassiter and he tells the story of his involvement in the retirement of Mississippi’s state flag.

Born and raised in Mississippi, John regarded getting Mississippi’s state flag as an impossible task in a State with a history riddled with racial division, fear and deep-seeded politics.

Listen to John talk about the effects the old flag had on the state’s economy and his idea to place NCAA sports at the center of the case for change.

17 Aug 2020

Pre-Law Program Recap

We invite three of the firm’s pre-law students to chat with us on the firm’s diversity and inclusion podcast series and talk about their experience through Burr’s Virtual Pre-Law Program.

Take a listen as we chat with rising Duke University Senior Greta Chen, rising Mercer University Junior Elijah Moore and incoming law student Evan Boykin.

10 Aug 2020

Take 5 Immigration Podcast Series: Episode 7

Episode 7 of the Take 5 Immigration Podcast focuses on one of the Proclamations that deals with travel bans into the U.S. for individuals physically present in certain countries for a 14 day period immediately before they attempt U.S. entry.

The podcast is hosted by Burr partner Melissa Azallion, from the firm’s Hilton Head office.

15 Jul 2020

Take 5 Immigration Podcast Series: Episode 6

Episode 6 of the Take 5 Immigration Podcast features special guest Jonathan Eggert to discuss a few common questions about the green card process to help listeners better understand what it takes to sponsor an employee for a Green Card.

The podcast is hosted by Burr partner Melissa Azallion, from the firm’s Hilton Head office.
6 Jul 2020

Take 5 Immigration Podcast Series: Episode 5

Episode 5 of the Take 5 Immigration Podcast discusses the current green card process used by employers to sponsor workers and how most employers can begin this process. There is a lot of misinformation about the green card process and this episode explains how it really works.

The podcast is hosted by Burr partner Melissa Azallion, from the firm’s Hilton Head office.
25 Jun 2020

Take 5 Immigration Podcast Series: Episode 4

Episode 4 of the Take 5 Immigration Podcast discusses the recent Presidential Proclamation that restricts temporary or non-immigrant visa categories, and the key provisions including when it will take effect, how long it will last, who is restricted, and the limitations and exceptions to the order.

The podcast is hosted by Burr partner Melissa Azallion, from the firm’s Hilton Head office.
19 Jun 2020

Take 5 Immigration Podcast Series: Episode 3

In Episode 3 of the Take 5 Immigration Podcast Series, we discuss the Supreme Court’s decision regarding the Deferred Action for Children Arrivals Program (DACA), and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s update on travel restrictions. . The podcast is hosted by Burr partner Melissa Azallion, from the firm’s Hilton Head office.