Noteworthy Events and Strelka Law Office in the News

Fox News Interviews Tommy Regarding Microchip Implants in the Labor Force

Fox News affiliate WFXR interviewed Tommy regarding the future of American’s workforce in the information age.  With some employers initiating voluntary microchip implant policies, Tommy voiced concern that legislation might be needed to prote…
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Virginia Lawyers Weekly Interviews Tommy Regarding Vice President Pence's "Rule" Regarding Not Dining With Women

Virginia Lawyers Weekly published an article on Vice President Mike Pence’s “rule” not to dine with women unless his wife is present.  Tommy discussed how this could be a discriminatory practice if applied in the workplace.  As qu…
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Law.com Posts Article on Appalachian School of Law's Motions to Dismiss Title IX and Title VII Lawsuit

As the case proceeds through litigation, www.law.com has posted an article quoting Tommy regarding Strelka Law Office’s Title VII and Title IX lawsuit against the Appalachian School of Law.  The matter will be proceeding to oral arguments soon…
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Trial Set for Ex-Tourism Director's Suit Against Bedford County

As reported in both the Roanoke Times and the Lynchburg News & Advance, the $3 million civil action against the County of Bedford and several Board of Supervisors members has been set in May of 2018.  The matter involves due process and 1st Amen…
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Chief Federal Judge in Roanoke Orders Sheriff to Answer More Questions Related to Missing Documents

In a story posted by the Roanoke Times, United States District Court Judge Glen Conrad ordered Giles County Sheriff Morgan Millirons to answer additional questions under oath regarding missing disciplinary documents in a wrongful termination suit.  …
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ABC News Affiliate Produces Televised Segment on Bedford County Wrongful Termination Suit

ABC News Affiliate WSET produced a televised segment on a former Bedford County Director of Tourism’s wrongful termination suit against the County and various Board Members.  The suit, filed in Lynchburg federal court, alleges retaliation unde…
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Former Law Professor Claims Botched Title IX Investigation

As published in three separate articles, (Virginia Lawyers Weekly, www.law.com, www.abovethelaw.com) Strelka Law Office is representing a former law professor suing the Appalachian School of Law in federal court for violations of Title IX and Title V…
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Former Bedford County Tourism Director Sues County, Officials, For 1st Amendment Retaliation / Wrongful Termination

The Lynchburg News Advance reported on a recently filed federal suit in which the former Director of Tourism for Bedford County sued his former employer and County officials for wrongful termination, violations of due process, and violations of his 1…
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Fourth Circuit Rules: Wrongful Termination Suit to Advance Against Sheriff of Giles County

The Roanoke Times reported on Dunn v. Millirons, a wrongful termination case stemming from alleged retaliation against the 1st Amendment right to free speech, a rare case.  After nearly proceeding to trial in the U.S. District Court, the Sheriff of…
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Non-Disabled Employee Has Valid Claims Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (You read that correctly, FYI)

Virginia Lawyers Weekly highlighted Cash v. Magic City Motor Corp., a case in which Tommy and Leigh successfully argued that despite not being disabled, the plaintiff was still regarded as disabled by his employer, pursuant to filed pleadings, and t…
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