SAVE THE DATE: OCTOBER 23-25 | APNA Annual Conference
SAVE THE DATE: OCTOBER 23-25 | APNA Annual Conference
2024 APNA Annual Conference

Speakers & Schedule

Harry Jones


Avoiding HR Landmines: Sticky Situations and the IV Process

Join industry attorney Harry Jones for an insightful session addressing the legal and ethical challenges facing domestic placement agencies. Explore topics like refund requests, non-paying clients, discrimination accusations, and crisis management within the placement process. Gain expert guidance, real-world examples, and best practices to navigate these issues effectively, ensuring your agency maintains professionalism and compliance in a rapidly changing industry.


Harry Jones has a national and international focus in his practice; he guides general counsel and HR departments through 50-state and complex cross-border issues, particularly in Europe, Africa and Latin America. For over 25 years, Harry has advised and defended employers, including dozens of jury trials. Additionally, Harry has led more than 80 high-profile investigations on behalf of school districts, cities, colleges and private institutions. He also provides day-to-day advice to human resources professionals on hiring, training, pay, discipline and termination, including a specialty in dealing with complex c-suite misconduct issues. He has led the national class action defense of wage and hour cases; and has aggressively protected business interests from unfair competition. Harry has been named as a Texas Super Lawyer, perennially. We are happy to be able to offer Harry and his team’s legal expertise at discounted rates to APNA Member agencies who seek legal counsel.


Kellie Geres, APNA Executive Assistant

See you in Oceanside!