Ms. Zieren’s training experience includes creating and delivering both live, online, and on-demand training programs for employers, including Fortune 500 and small businesses; school and government employers; and religious and other not-for-profit organizations.
Ms. Zieren has more than 30 years experience in the legal field, much of it addressing workplace risks. She served more than eight years as a specially-appointed and trained Adjunct Settlement Judge for the federal court in Tulsa, Oklahoma, conducting settlement conferences for pending employer-employee lawsuits. At the University of Tulsa College of Law, she was an adjunct professor of law for three years, teaching mediation, alternative dispute resolution, and client relations classes. Ms. Zieren has nearly eight years of experience as a senior law clerk for state appellate and federal district judges.
A graduate of the University of Tulsa College of Law, Ms. Zieren is a member in good standing of the following Bar Associations: Oklahoma (since 1982), Colorado (since 1990), and California (since 2008).
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Under an NLRB proposal, employers would be joint-employers only if they exercise "direct and immediate" control over the terms of employment. Leslie Zieren, Esq. examines the issue. Read More
When Reasonable Accommodations Are Easy: Don't Make Them Hard
The EEOC sued an employer that refused to accommodate an employee's need to sit, rather than stand, at the front desk. How can managers help their employers avoid discrimination liability? Read More
Filing A Lawsuit Without First Filing With The EEOC: Why Discrimination Suits Still Can Move Forward
A circuit court rules that an employee may sue under Title VII without filing a charge with the EEOC. Learn what the ruling means. Read More