Califf & Harper, P.C. Shareholders Present Topics for Rock Island County Bar Association Fall CLE

On October 25, 2012, two Califf & Harper, P.C. shareholders, Karla C. Steele and Robert T. Park, provided presentations for the Rock Island County Bar Association Fall CLE.  The presentations took place at the Western Illinois University Quad Cities Campus located in Moline, Illinois.  Mr. Park was one of two attorneys responsible for organizing the CLE.
Karla C. Steele, a shareholder with Califf & Harper, P.C., provided information to area attorneys regarding H-1B visas for foreign workers with specialty occupations.  Ms. Steele's presentation included a description of the process for obtaining a H-1B visa, as well as limitations.  Additionally, Ms. Steele highlighted how H-1B visas have assisted many foreign workers, and why attorneys and qualified foreign workers should consider the H-1B visa as a viable option.

Robert T. Park, a shareholder with Califf & Harper, P.C., discussed 2012 Illinois Supreme Court decisions, a topic Mr. Park continually studies.  The cases provided in Mr. Park's presentation and supplemental materials generally related to tort and insurance cases, two primary areas of Mr. Park's practice.  Mr. Park focused his presentation on cases dealing with premises liability, municipal liability, insurance, and civil tort claims.