UPDATED RSVP Policy:  Please e-mail membership@smhra.net and indicate number of attendees, names and method of payment.

RSVP’s are required no later than the Monday before the luncheon.  All “yes” RSVP’s must be paid regardless of attendance (New catering policies at the Santa Maria Inn).

PayPal payments should be made at the time of RSVP (or within 24 hours) and in advance of the meetings.   Cash and checks will still be accepted at the door.  Checks by mail in advance of the meeting to the PO Box are also welcome: SMHRA P.O. Box 130 Santa Maria, CA 93456

Luncheon Fee:  $20.00 for SMHRA members, $25.00 for non-members

NEXT MEETING: Wednesday, January 25th. David P. Warren, Esq. Workplace Investigations- Landmines & Lessons

Date: Wednesday, January 25th.  (Fourth Wednesday in January)

Topic: : Workplace Investigations- Landmines & Lessons

Time: from 11:45am-1:15pm  Cost: $20 members, $25 non-members

Location:The Historic Santa Maria Inn 

David P. Warren, Esq., is an experienced trial attorney, advocate and negotiator, bringing thirty-seven years of experience and dedication to his Arbitration, Mediation, Investigation and Training ADR practice.

BACKGROUND–Counseling and Litigation Experience
During his career, Mr. Warren has served as in-house counsel for Sears, Roebuck and Co., litigating a variety of matters throughout California and overseeing litigation in nine states. Thereafter, he formed a partnership in the Pasadena law firm Smith and Warren for fifteen years, where he litigated and counseled concerning a variety of employment matters, business issues and real estate issues. Thereafter he has provided counseling and advocacy in litigation as the Law Office of David P. Warren (with offices in San Luis Obispo County but actions in many counties).
Mr. Warren has extensive experience in employment matters and has represented employees and employers in connection with private industry and public employment matters including discrimination, retaliation, whistle-blowing and public policy claims and wage and hour matters. He has represented clients in a variety of business disputes/litigation, as well as commercial leasing and real estate matters. Additionally, he has handled real estate agency and brokerage disputes. He has handled matters through jury and judge trials, arbitrations and appeals.

Luncheon Fee: $20.00 for SMHRA members, $25.00 for non-members Please indicate payment method in RSVP email. Payment by cash or check may be made at the door or by credit card via PayPal online at www.smhra.net within 24 hours of email RSVP.