Hollie L. Wieland
Firm: Sears & Associates, P.C.
Address: 2 N. Cascade Avenue, Suite 1250
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Membership: Colorado Bar Association; El Paso County Bar Association; Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (Board Of Directors, 2001—2011); Plaintiff's Employment Lawyers Association; National Employment Lawyers Association.
University: University of Colorado, B.S., 1989, University of Denver School of Law, J.D., 1992
Admitted: 1992, Colorado; 1996, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
Biography: For over 20 years, Hollie Wieland's practice has focused on commercial and employment litigation. She has extensive litigation experience, including depositions, motion practice, administrative hearings, arbitrations and trials. She has successfully represented employees and employers in FLSA collective actions. Ms. Wieland regularly counsels clients regarding employment matters, such as investigations, disciplinary actions, terminations, compliance audits and policy development. In January 2013, she was appointed as General Counsel for the American Numismatic Association, the second-oldest federally chartered non-profit with over 25,000 members. As General Counsel, she provides advice on employment matters, corporate governance, compliance with IRS guidelines relating to lobbying and political activities of nonprofit organizations, contracts and pending or threatened litigation.Speaking engagements include:•KOAA News 5, Commentary on Severance Agreements, October 2011•2011 Plaintiffs’ Employment Lawyers Assoc. Annual Retreat, Developments in the Stray Remark Doctrine•2010 Colorado Bar Association Employment Law Conference, Social Media Policies in the Workplace•August 2010, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Severance Agreements•June 2003, Sterling Education Services, Leaves of AbsencesShe has published the following works:•Update on Colorado Tort Reform Legislation: 1992 and 1993, The Colorado Lawyer, Aug. 1993•Contributing author to The Practitioner’s Guide to Colorado Employment Law, The Family and Medical Leave Act, CLE in Colorado, Inc