DATE CHANGE!!!!!!!!!! THIS EVENT HAS BEEN MOVED TO THE 16TH OF OCTOBER
REGISTRATION: 10:30 AM
LUNCH AND LEARN BEGINS: 11:00 AM
COST: $50 MEMBERS/NON-MEMBERS
STUDENT RATE: $25
TOPIC: EMPLOYER IMPACTS OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA AND THE PROVISIONS OF THE UNITY BILL
This event is similar to our Stump the Attorney events however; hosted by two attorneys. These two attorneys, Elizabeth Sharrock and Chris Cotner will face-off to answer questions from the attendees. While also referencing perhaps different ideas or interpretations. You don't want to miss this discourse on the new provisions of the New Unity Bill!
Elizabeth Sharrock is a graduate of the University of Oklahom. She received her B.A in 1994 and her J.D shortly after in 1997. Elizabeth has tried in excess of thirty cases before a jury as first chair and four cases as second chair. Since September of 2005 she has been employed at Pierce Couch Hendrickson, Baysinger & Green. And made partner in 2010. Elizabeth’s broad base of practice includes professional liability defense, corporate defense, contract law, premises liability, construction, and employment defense. As a first trial attorney she tried several cases of defense verdicts and negotiated many successful settlements and has obtained dissmissals of Petitions without payment of settlement funds. While at Pierce Couch she has practiced throughout the State of Oklahoma including in all federal judicial district courts, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.
Chris grew up in Oklahoma City and attended Oklahoma Baptist University and University of Oklahoma School of Law. After graduating from law school, he practiced law in the following areas: banking, commercial (including litigation), real estate, business entity formation, contract drafting and review, general corporate, and trust administration and probate.In 2008, Chris helped a client form a non-profit organization, Water4, Inc. Water4’s mission is to equip young men and women to create businesses that bring clean water to their communities in Africa and South America. Chris served as founding Executive Director and then Director of Special Projects. In his capacity as director at Water4, he traveled to over ten countries in Africa, South America, and Central America and was co-producer of an award-winning documentary about the water crisis in Zambia called This is Normal.Chris returned to the practice of law in 2014 and brought with him valuable qualities and executive-level experience that had previously been missing in his law practice.Chris and his wife Angela, a professor at Oklahoma City Community College, have four children. He enjoys coaching a YMCA basketball team, reading, fishing, being at Lake Wewoka, and following the OU Sooners and the OKC Thunder.