March Monthly Meeting Topic: Service/Emotional Support Animals

Date(s) - 03/19/2019
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Deercreek Country Club


Who Let The Dogs….In?  This seminar will explore the legal framework surrounding service, therapy, and emotional support animals in workplaces, public places, commercial buildings, and residential properties.  The highlights include:

                .  A summary of the applicable federal and Florida laws governing animals in workplaces, public places, commercial buildings, and residential properties;

                .  A primer on the difference between service animals, therapy animals, and emotional support animals, including where they are (and are not) allowed;

               .   A rundown of common scenarios building owners and managers are faced with when it comes to animals, and tips for developing compliant practices and policies;

               .   Best practices for tightening the leash on pets and owners who have gone too far.

Jessica Travers, Akerman, LLP

Jessica Travers is an experienced attorney that helps large and small employers avoid and resolve conflicts with employees. Jessica handles a variety of intricate employment issues, including overtime and minimum wage, discrimination and retaliation, whistleblowing, workplace harassment, employee leave and reasonable accommodations, employee class and collective actions, and non-compete and breach of contract claims. Jessica also advises businesses on compliance with the public accommodation provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act and avoidance of such claims.


Bookings are closed for this event.