Candace S. Walker

Of Counsel Indianapolis

Ms. Walker began her career as a lawyer as a law clerk to the Hon. V. Sue Shields, Indiana Court of Appeals.  Before joining Ogletree Deakins in 2000, she was an Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of Indianapolis, advising city agencies on a wide variety of legal issues.  From 1995 to 2000 she was a Chief Counsel for the City of Indianapolis handling labor and employment matters for City of Indianapolis and Marion County agencies.


Experience

Ms. Walker advises public and private sector clients on labor and employment matters including FMLA, ADA, FLSA, Title VII, the WARN Act, USERRA, and state law issues such as unemployment compensation, worker's compensation and state wage and hour compliance.  She has extensive experience in collective bargaining in the public sector and in administering public sector collective bargaining agreements, including grievances and arbitration.  Ms. Walker has represented clients in employment matters in state and federal court as well as before the EEOC, the NLRB, and in state administrative matters.

Professional Activities and Speeches

Professional Activities:

  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Indiana Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Speeches:

  • Indiana Chamber of Commerce - ''FMLA Update/FMLA Documentation'' - Indianapolis - December 09, 2010
  • Ogletree Deakins Seminar - ''Labor & Employment Law Seminar - Employment Tests – Right and Wrong'' - Indianapolis - October 05, 2010
  • Indiana Chamber of Commerce - ''FMLA Seminar - Getting Your FMLA House in Order – Proper FMLA Documentation'' - Indianapolis - June 03, 2010
  • Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum - ''Government Practices and Procedures – Personnel Law Issues in the Public Sector'' - Indianapolis - April 23, 2010
  • Indiana Chamber of Commerce - ''FMLA Workshop - Curbing FMLA Abuse'' - Indianapolis - December 08, 2009
  • National Business Institute Capital Conference - ''State and Government Law/Public Sector Employment Law Issues'' - Indianapolis - December 02, 2009
  • Indiana Chamber of Commerce - ''Leave Issue Seminar - Your Policies Perfected!'' - Indianapolis - September 23, 2009
  • Lighthouse Academies, Inc. Annual Summit - ''Employment Issues in the Educational Setting'' - Chicago - July 30, 2009
  • Indiana Chamber of Commerce - ''FMLA Basics Seminar - Special Issues Under the FMLA'' - Indianapolis - June 10, 2009
  • Lorman Seminar - ''Worker’s Comp/ADA/FMLA'' - Indianapolis - October 17, 2008
  • Ogletree Deakins Seminar - ''Labor and Employment Law Updates – RIFs and Layoffs'' - Carmel - October 05, 2008
  • Indiana Chamber of Commerce Seminar - ''BASIC FMLA'' - Indianapolis - June 11, 2008

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Media Quotes

2009 - FMLA Guide - "Everything Indiana Employers Need to Know About the FMLA"
December 2008 - BizVoice - "Reductions in Force, Downsizing Your Layoff Woes"
2008 - Elkouri & Elkouri, 2008 Supp. - "How Arbitration Works"

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