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Best Practices in Virtual Hearings/Mediations and Administrative Judge Q&A

Labor Law |  Labor Relations
Michael Rhoades |  David Lidow
1 Hour
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Sep 15, 2022
Product Type:
On Demand - Also available: On Demand  6
Never expires.


In the first portion of the session, EEOC and MSPB administrative judges will discuss best practices applicable to virtual hearings and mediations. In the second portion of the session, the judges will address attendees' questions pertaining to MSPB/EEOC practices in an "Ask the AJ" format.

  • Michael Rhoades, Administrative Judge, EEOC
  • David Lidow, Administrative Judge, Merit Systems Protection Board


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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Judge Michael Rhoades earned his J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School. Judge Rhoades currently serves as an administrative judge with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Milwaukee Area Office. Prior to joining the EEOC, he represented parties before administrative and judicial bodies including the EEOC, MSPB, FLRA, and Courts of Appeals. Judge Rhoades was previously an active duty officer with the United States Army. In this capacity he served as a legal advisor on a variety of matters and prosecuted Military Courts-Martial.

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U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board

David R. Lidow is an Administrative Judge with the Merit Systems Protection Board in the Central Regional Office located in Chicago.  The MSPB is an independent, quasi-judicial agency that adjudicates federal employment disputes and whistleblower retaliation claims.   He previously served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the civil division, representing the United States in employment discrimination cases, claims brought under the Federal Tort Claims Act, civil rights cases, and pursuing fraud claims on behalf of various government programs.