Instructor: CORPER JAMES


Corper James practices in the areas of general business and employment law with an emphasis on employment discrimination and litigation. Corper advises clients regarding federal and state employment laws, and also specializes in providing training and prevention programs for businesses and organizations focusing on effective management techniques. Corper is the co-author of The Opportunity of Workplace Diversity: Theory, Cases, and Exercises published by Prentice Hall. Corper is also the author of several training programs designed to assist businesses and organizations in preventing and dealing effectively with workplace conflicts.

Corper has litigation experience in general civil litigation, employment contracts, Title VII protected classes, the American's with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and employment-related state law tort claims. Corper is an experienced trainer and speaker on such issues as Title VII sexual harassment, employee handbooks, proper interview, discipline and termination procedures, workplace diversity, and the Family Medical Leave Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, ADA and ADEA. Corper represents state and national employers, as well as plaintiffs in employment cases. He is currently an Adjunct Professor at the University of Utah, where he teaches a Civil Rights Law/Employment Discrimination class.

Corper is a partner at the firm of Mabey Wright & James in Salt Lake City. Prior to joining his current firm, Corper was a shareholder at the firm of Woobury & Kesler.

Corper is an avid football fan and worked as an in-house Law Clerk for the Oakland Raiders from 1999 until 2000. Corper also worked as a certified teacher in the San Francisco Unified School District prior to attending law school, and has worked with several inner-city programs focusing on troubled youth and access to community resources for immigrant families. Corper is active in local community affairs and politics, and serves as President on Board of Trustees for Centro de la Familia in Salt Lake City.

CORPER JAMES is currently teaching:

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CORPER JAMES has previously taught:

  • Employment Law Microcredential
  • Labor and Employee Relations
  • Human Resources Managment Certificate
  • Advanced Human Resources Management Certificate
  • Employment Law for Fire Professionals