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Ann Manning

Ann Manning

Shareholder

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(806) 793-1723

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1111 West Loop 289
Lubbock, Texas 79416

Ann Manning

Ann Manning

Shareholder

Ann Manning is the managing shareholder of the Underwood Law Firm’s Lubbock office. She is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Her primary concentration is in education, employment and health law including civil litigation in these areas. She has been the president of the Texas Council of School Attorneys and was on the Board of Directors of the School Law Section of the Texas State Bar.

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  • Overview

    Ann Manning is the managing shareholder of the Underwood Law Firm’s Lubbock office. She is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Her primary concentration is in education, employment and health law including civil litigation in these areas. She has been the president of the Texas Council of School Attorneys and was on the Board of Directors of the School Law Section of the Texas State Bar.

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  • Experience
  • Affiliations
    • Texas Council of School Attorneys, Chairperson, 1995-1996, First Vice Chairperson and President Elect, 1994-1995, Second Vice Chairperson, 1993-1994, Board of Directors, 1991-1997
    • National Association of School Attorneys
    • State Bar of Texas, Member, School Law Section, Board of Directors, 2003 – 2007, Member, Labor and Employment Law Section
    • Lubbock Area Bar Association
    • Texas Judicial Council, Governor’s Appointment, 1999 – 2007
    • TEA Certified Provider of Continuing Education for School Boards
    • TEA Certified Provider of Continuing Professional Education for Educators
    • Selected to the “Texas Super Lawyers” list 2012-2015 for School and Education-law
    • Designated as “Top Attorney in Texas,” Texas Monthly 2013 for Labor and Employment Law
    • Designated as “Top Rated Lawyer” for Labor and Employment Law 2015, “Top Rated Lawyer” for Texas Women Leaders 2015, and “America’s Most Honored Profesionals, “Top 10%” 2015 by Martindale Hubble
  • Insights

    Presentations

    School
    • 12th Annual Texas Association of Community College Attorneys Conference, “The Interplay between the FMLA, ADA & Worker’s Comp,” January 2010
    • Annual Seminars for School Districts:
      • Immunity and Liability
      • Sexual Harassment
      • Documentation
      • Nonrenewal
      • FLSA
      • Admissions
      • Parents’ Rights
      • Teachers’ Rights
      • Copyright
      • Bullying
      • Revised Sexual Harassment Pursuant to Revisions of OCR
      • “Discrimination – Title VII and Title IX”
    • Bi-yearly seminars for Texas Tech University and Lubbock Christian University regarding Immunity and Sexual Harassment
     
    Employment
    • “Family Matters: Pregnancy, childbirth, and Family Health Care Providers – Avoiding Missteps Under the FMLA, Pregnancy Discrimination Act, ADAAA, and Other Laws You May Be Breaking” – Underwood Law Firm’s Annual Employment Law Seminar – May 2014
    • Texas Municipal Clerks Association (“TMCA”) South Plains Chapter Meeting., October 26, 2011
    • “The Gravity of Discrimination Claims – A Title VII Case Law Update”
    • Underwood Law Firm’s Annual Employment Law Seminar – The Final Frontier, March 2011
    • “Houston, We Have a Problem – Fair Labor Standards Act Challenges”
    • Underwood Law Firm’s Annual Employment Law Seminar – The Final Frontier, March 2011
     
    Medical
    • Seminar for University of North Texas Physicians, “When Doctors Misbehave – Harassment from a Medical Standpoint,” February 2009
     
    Municipal
    • “Five Most Common Employment Mistakes Cities Make” – Underwood Law Firm, Municipal Law Seminar, Garden & Arts Center, Lubbock, Texas, September 5, 2012

Affiliations

  • Texas Council of School Attorneys, Chairperson, 1995-1996, First Vice Chairperson and President Elect, 1994-1995, Second Vice Chairperson, 1993-1994, Board of Directors, 1991-1997
  • National Association of School Attorneys
  • State Bar of Texas, Member, School Law Section, Board of Directors, 2003 – 2007, Member, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Lubbock Area Bar Association
  • Texas Judicial Council, Governor’s Appointment, 1999 – 2007
  • TEA Certified Provider of Continuing Education for School Boards
  • TEA Certified Provider of Continuing Professional Education for Educators
  • Selected to the “Texas Super Lawyers” list 2012-2015 for School and Education-law
  • Designated as “Top Attorney in Texas,” Texas Monthly 2013 for Labor and Employment Law
  • Designated as “Top Rated Lawyer” for Labor and Employment Law 2015, “Top Rated Lawyer” for Texas Women Leaders 2015, and “America’s Most Honored Profesionals, “Top 10%” 2015 by Martindale Hubble

Insights

Presentations

School
  • 12th Annual Texas Association of Community College Attorneys Conference, “The Interplay between the FMLA, ADA & Worker’s Comp,” January 2010
  • Annual Seminars for School Districts:
    • Immunity and Liability
    • Sexual Harassment
    • Documentation
    • Nonrenewal
    • FLSA
    • Admissions
    • Parents’ Rights
    • Teachers’ Rights
    • Copyright
    • Bullying
    • Revised Sexual Harassment Pursuant to Revisions of OCR
    • “Discrimination – Title VII and Title IX”
  • Bi-yearly seminars for Texas Tech University and Lubbock Christian University regarding Immunity and Sexual Harassment
 
Employment
  • “Family Matters: Pregnancy, childbirth, and Family Health Care Providers – Avoiding Missteps Under the FMLA, Pregnancy Discrimination Act, ADAAA, and Other Laws You May Be Breaking” – Underwood Law Firm’s Annual Employment Law Seminar – May 2014
  • Texas Municipal Clerks Association (“TMCA”) South Plains Chapter Meeting., October 26, 2011
  • “The Gravity of Discrimination Claims – A Title VII Case Law Update”
  • Underwood Law Firm’s Annual Employment Law Seminar – The Final Frontier, March 2011
  • “Houston, We Have a Problem – Fair Labor Standards Act Challenges”
  • Underwood Law Firm’s Annual Employment Law Seminar – The Final Frontier, March 2011
 
Medical
  • Seminar for University of North Texas Physicians, “When Doctors Misbehave – Harassment from a Medical Standpoint,” February 2009
 
Municipal
  • “Five Most Common Employment Mistakes Cities Make” – Underwood Law Firm, Municipal Law Seminar, Garden & Arts Center, Lubbock, Texas, September 5, 2012