Kim M. Hastings, P.A

Presentations & Publications


Speaker, “Top 10 List Of Employment Law Misconceptions, Collier County Women’s Bar Association, March 26, 2008.

Speaker, “Effective Employee Training Programs,” Defense Research Institute Annual Employment Law Seminar, April 17, 2006.

Speaker, “Basic Labor and Employment: Discrimination Law ,” Florida Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, October 27, 2005.

Speaker, “Hiring and Firing”, FGCU Small Business Enterprises, May, 2005

Speaker, “Employment Issues in the Construction Industry,” Collier County Building Industry Association, June 22, 2004.

Speaker, “Employment Issues for Non-Profits,” University of Florida Fasttrac Program, June 10, 2004.

Moderator, “Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Workplace,” Cleveland SHRM Meeting, April 21, 2004.

Speaker, “Sarbanes-Oxley for the HR Practitioner,” Northern Ohio Human Resources Conference, IX Center, March 12, 2004.

Speaker, “Employee Handbooks,” National Business Institute, Cleveland, Ohio,
December 3, 2002.

Speaker, “Pitfalls of Hiring and Firing,” Ohio State Bar Association CLE Institute, May 8, 2002.

Speaker, “Military Leave-Employers’ Obligations Under USERRA,” Northern Ohio Human Resource Conference, March 15, 2002.

Speaker, “Reductions in Force,” Cleveland SHRM Meeting, October 17, 2001.

Speaker, “Employment Issues for Nonprofit Organizations,” Ohio Association of Nonprofit Organizations, Cleveland, January 2001; Columbus, February 2001.

Speaker, “Employees: The Technology Business’s Most Important Asset,” SAIC Technology Conference, February 1, 2001.

Speaker, “Internet and E-Mail Privacy Issues,” International Franchise Association Roundtable, July 13, 2000.

Speaker, “Legal Update 2000,” Northern Ohio Human Resource Conference,
March 17, 2000.

Workshop Presenter, “The Use of Structured Experiences in Workshops, Interventions and Training Sessions,” Case Western Reserve University M.O.D. Program, March 1999.

Presenter, “The Role of the Spouse in Family Businesses,” Case Western Reserve University M.O.D. Program, May 1998.


Co-Author, “Employment Law: A State-by-State Compendium,” published by Defense Research Institute, 2006.

Co-Author, “Employment E-Desk Reference – Employee Handbooks,” published by Defense Research Institute, 2004.

Author, “Telecommuting Programs Require Clear Parameters,” Ohio Lawyers Weekly,
April 16, 2001, O.L.W. 297.

Author, “Working from Home: The Legal Side of Telecommuting,” For the Defense, December 2000, Vol. 42, No. 12.

Editor, DRI Employment Law Committee, “The Job Description,” 1999.

Co-Author, “Ohio Products Liability Defenses,” Defense Research Institute, State by State Compendium, 1992.

Author, “Recent Amendment to Ohio Revised Code Section 2317.48,” Akron Law Review, Summer1986, Vol. 20, No. 1.

Author, “O.R.C. §2317.48 Action for Discovery,” Cuyahoga County Bar Assoc. LAW & FACT, Oct./Nov. 1985, Vol. 59, No. 8.



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