Upcoming Events

  • Virginia Chapter IPMA-HR Spring Conference

    Karen spoke at the Virginia Chapter IPMA-HR Spring Conference Alexandria, VA. Her presentation was entitled “Making Workplace Investigations Work for You – Staying Effective, Legal & Out of the News”

    Using interactive technology and case studies, Karen Michael explored the six steps to conducting an effective and legally compliant workplace investigation designed to get to the truth.

    Key learning points:

    • The legal elements of an effective investigation
    • How to ask questions designed to get to the truth
    • How to analyze witness statements to determine if the witness is telling the truth
    • How to write an effective investigation summary



  • He Said/She Said

    Karen spoke at the national SHRM convention in Washington. Her presentation was entitled “He Said/She Said; 6 Steps to an Effective and Legally-Compliant Workplace Investigation.”

  • ADA & FMLA – The Two-Headed Monster

    Karen spoke at the EEOC Technical Assistance Seminar

    June 19, 2015 in Hampton, Virginia

  • Why is This Person Still Working Here?

    Karen spoke at the VEC Employer Conference on Dec. 7, 2015

Karen has spoken at:

Women in Fire conference
IPMA organization

In addition to work throughout the state of Virginia, Karen has conducted presentations and investigations in Chicago, Denver, Dallas, Orlando, New York, Baltimore and Atlanta