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November 2022 - General Meeting

  • 8 Nov 2022
  • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM (CST)
  • November will be: Zoom Virtual Meeting


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What to Expect When You End Up Litigating - the Real Cost

Program 2 - MC-SHRM General Meeting    11:45*AM-1:00PM (*Registration 11:35AM-11:45AM)

Presented by:  Catherine Clifton, Attorney - Ross Gannaway Clifton PLLC


Movies, television and even the news - show us courtroom drama, but we only see the highlights.

What happens in between? And how did the attorneys prepare for court? If you’re the client on either side, it starts with you.

From document production and depositions through dispositive motions and jury selection, this session is a look at the real work - and cost - of litigation .

Participant Learning Objectives:

  • Develop an understanding of the steps involved in employment litigation
  • Consider what the role of the client is at each step
  • Discuss how decisions made months and years earlier affect your litigation 
  • Explore how to evaluate the risks of litigation  

Catherine Clifton is a partner in the law firm of Ross | Gannaway | Clifton, PLLC. Catherine has more than 20 years of experience working for local governmental entities in Texas specializing in employment law. She worked with multiple local governmental entities as an employment law attorney and also served as a legal advisor for public safety. She spent several years as an administrator in a municipality, where she was responsible for Human Resources, Risk Management, and Payroll.

Catherine has advised clients on recruitment, selection, discipline, wage and hour, policies, and grievance matters, including federal and state laws related to labor and employment. Catherine also has experience with general municipal law, utility matters, public information, open meetings, and general governance matters.

Catherine is a graduate of Southwestern University and obtained her J.D. from Texas Tech University. She is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).

To Learn more about Catherine Clifton, visit: 

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P.O. Box 8796

The Woodlands, TX 77387

(936) 321-2370

Montgomery County Society for Human Resource Management is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. 

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