Fire Law VLOG Disciplinary Challenges with Nicol Juratovac

In this episode, Curt discusses fire service disciplinary challenges with Assistant Chief Nicol Juratovac. Nicol, an EFO grad with a law degree, is a 23-year veteran of the San Francisco Fire Department. Listen as they discuss fire departments who weaponize their disciplinary process, and well as the issue of double jeopardy for disciplinary matters.

For those interested in audio only, here is Fire Law Podcast #34

For those interested in more on discipline, my basic 16-hour Managing Disciplinary Challenges in the Fire Service program is being delivered live-online July 14-16, 2020.

I also have two advanced disciplinary programs scheduled:

July 29, 2020Advanced Disciplinary Issues: Credibility Determinations

August 26, 2020Advanced Garrity Issues: Firefighters and the Right to Remain Silent

About Curt Varone

Curt Varone has over 40 years of fire service experience and 30 as a practicing attorney licensed in both Rhode Island and Maine. His background includes 29 years as a career firefighter in Providence (retiring as a Deputy Assistant Chief), as well as volunteer and paid on call experience. He is the author of two books: Legal Considerations for Fire and Emergency Services, (2006, 2nd ed. 2011, 3rd ed. 2014) and Fire Officer's Legal Handbook (2007), and is a contributing editor for Firehouse Magazine writing the Fire Law column.
x

Check Also

Texas Firefighter Backpay Must Be Calculated Week-By-Week

A Texas firefighter who was wrongfully suspended for over four years, and who made more than he would have made if he remained employed as a firefighter, has prevailed in an effort to get the fire department to compensate him for those weeks when he made less than what he would have made. The complicated case involves a firefighter for the City of Big Spring, Fabian Scott Butler.

Portland Settles Suit with Firefighter for $93,000

The City of Portland, Oregon has agreed to settle a suit filed by a former firefighter-paramedic for $93,000. Gabriel A. Watson filed suit last year seeking in excess of $1.2 million in damages over a “medical layoff” in 2020.