Deborah Hopkins is a federal employment law attorney who is admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia. She is the Executive Director of the Federal Employment Law Training Group, LLC (FELTG). She graduated cum laude with a J.D. from the University of the District of Columbia—David A. Clarke School of Law in Washington, D.C., and graduated summa cum laude with an M.A. from Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Ms Hopkins completed her undergraduate education as a summa cum laude graduate from Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee.
Ms Hopkins has over 14 years of instructional experience in adult education and training, and was a college professor before she entered the legal field. Ms Hopkins first began working with the federal government as Training Manager at LRP Publications/cyberFEDS®, a position she held for several years before moving to FELTG.
She has presented training sessions to thousands of federal employees in the HR, L/ER, EEO, General Counsel and Supervisory arenas. She has developed training courses and authored training manuals for institutions of higher education, and also provides expertise in business development, marketing, instructional design, and contract negotiation. While her focus is primarily on legal training and writing, Ms Hopkins also has experience litigating administrative hearings before the MSPB.
Holding Government Employees Accountable for Performance and Conduct
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ISBN: 978-1-941825-29-7; 1-941825-29-X
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 11/1/16)
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Ideal for federal supervisors and managers, and anyone who advises them, this handbook is a how-to guide on misconduct, performance and discipline. Major topics include the five fundamental elements of a disciplinary action, the five fundamental elements of a performance action, termination, the defense of a penalty, special challenges to adverse actions, and nontraditional disciplinary techniques. (more details)