Atwater, California Employment Lawyers

Darryl E Young
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Merced, CA Employment Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(209) 354-3500 806 W. 19th Street
Merced, CA 95340
Employment, Criminal and Personal Injury
Golden Gate University School of Law
Darryl E. Young is dedicated to helping the accused and relishes the challenge of fighting for the underdog and winning difficult cases while getting excellent results for his clients.

Mr. Young was born and raised in California’s Bay Area. After attending UCLA, he returned home to the Bay Area for Law School, with a focus on criminal law. Before graduating, he was certified as a Law Clerk with the San Francisco Public Defender’s and Alameda County Public Defenders offices. Upon graduation, he worked as a deputy public defender in Merced county. His aggressive manner in the courtroom resulted in many winning...
James Clifford Anderson
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Turlock, CA Employment Law Attorney
(209) 667-2300 300 N. Palm St.
Turlock, CA 95381
Employment, Estate Planning, Landlord Tenant and Personal Injury
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
James practices in the areas of employment law for management, personal injury, estate planning, and real estate. James graduated from Arizona State University, in Tempe, Arizona, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. He went on to earn his J.D. from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, Sacramento, where he graduated fifth in his class, With Great Distinction, and Order of the Coif. While at McGeorge, James completed a judicial externship with the Honorable Justice George Nicholson, at the California Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, in Sacramento. ...
Merced, CA Employment Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(209) 354-3500 849 W 20th St
Merced, CA 95340
Employment and Personal Injury
UCLA School of Law
Turlock, CA Employment Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(209) 427-2200 136 S Center St
Turlock, CA 95380-4508
Employment
Turlock, CA Employment Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(209) 667-2300 300 N Palm St
Turlock, CA 95380
Employment
Merced, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(209) 756-0519 2393 Tuscany Ave
Merced, CA 95340
Employment and Business
Gerald Emmett Brunn
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Modesto, CA Employment Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(209) 521-2133 928 12th Street, Suite 200
Modesto, CA 95354
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Construction
U of San Francisco School of Law
San Francisco native Gerald E. Brunn holds Martindale-Hubbell‘s AV-Preeminent rating, confirming that he has reached “the height of professional excellence…and the highest levels of skill and integrity.” He represents clients in trials and litigation; personal injury and wrongful death cases; employment law; and business and corporate law matters. Mr. Brunn has served as a Special Master for the State Bar of California and is an adjunct professor at Chapman University and Modesto Junior College. He teaches Business Law, Employment and Labor Law, Constitutional Law, Legal History, and Political Science. Mr. Brunn received mediation training from the Straus Institute for...
Pablo Tagre
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Modesto, CA Employment Law Attorney
(888) 597-9685 1500 Standiford Avenue, Building C
Modesto, CA 95350
Employment, Agricultural, Business and IP
Harvard Law School
In founding the Tagre Law Office, Pablo A. Tagre drew from years of experience working as an attorney at prominent California law firms in order to provide his clients the quality of service they would expect from a larger operation at a more affordable cost than could be found at an overhead-intensive firm. Mr. Tagre has extensive experience helping small, medium, and large businesses with all areas of their operation – from initial business start-up, including incorporation, LLC formation, and partnership formation, to everyday concerns, such as contract negotiation, employment matters, owner disputes, litigation, corporate maintenance/annual meetings, and more. Mr. Tagre also...
George Steven Arata
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Modesto, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(209) 522-2211 912 11th St #100
Modesto, CA 95354
Employment, Criminal, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Western State Univ
Youlet Ovrahim
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Modesto, CA Employment Law Attorney
1300 K Street
Modesto, CA 95353
Employment, Bankruptcy, Business and Civil Rights
University of Illinois College of Law and University of California - Hastings College of the Law
Modesto, CA Employment Law Attorney with 51 years experience
(209) 526-3560 1722 H St
Modesto, CA 95354
Employment, Civil Rights, Social Security Disability and Workers' Comp
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
Modesto, CA Employment Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(209) 409-3050 1601 I Street Fifth Floor
Modesto, CA 95354
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Criminal
California Western School of Law
Modesto, CA Employment Law Lawyer
(209) 522-1850 1300 10th Street
Suite A
Modesto, CA 95954
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation, Civil Rights and Criminal
Santa Clara University Law School
Modesto, CA Employment Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(209) 522-2211 912 11th Street, Suite 100
Modesto, CA 95354
Employment
Modesto, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(209) 521-9190 A Prof Law Corp
611 13th St
Modesto, CA 95354-2435
Employment
Dos Palos, CA Employment Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(209) 392-6323 15723 Folsom Ave
Dos Palos, CA 93620-9453
Employment, Business and Landlord Tenant
Devin Coyle
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Oakland, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(510) 584-9020 1999 Harrison Street #1800
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationEmployment and Civil Rights
UCLA School of Law
Oakland, California-based civil rights lawyer representing employees and tenants in cases involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation and wrongful termination.
Vincent Tong
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Oakland, CA Employment Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(510) 371-7835 409 Thirteenth Street
9th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Employment, Business, IP and Trademarks
Santa Clara University School of Law
Vincent Tong is an award winning, community oriented lawyer. He is the founder of TONG LAW, an employment business law firm located in beautiful downtown Oakland, California. Vincent exclusively represents employees in employment litigation and businesses in business-to-business disputes. In his business transactions practice, Vincent counsels individuals on forming and growing their social ventures. Connect with Vincent online at www.tong-law.com.
Leslie Leone
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Burlingame, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
1325 Howard Avenue, Suite 254
Burlingame, CA 94010
Free ConsultationEmployment, Arbitration & Mediation and Personal Injury
Golden Gate University School of Law
Leslie Leone, principal attorney at Leone Law Firm, is the best California personal injury attorney and employment attorney to help you deal with unreasonable insurance companies and unfair employers so that you can obtain the justice and compensation you deserve.

Leslie Leone began her legal career as a staff attorney for the Teamsters Union and also worked for the Operating Engineer's Union. As a Union attorney she negotiated contracts and grievances for hundreds of Union members. She is also a San Francisco native who attended UC Berkeley and Golden Gate University Law School.

Call Leone Law Firm for a FREE consultation...
James Gulseth
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Livermore, CA Employment Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(925) 463-9600 373 North L Street
Livermore, CA 94551
Free ConsultationEmployment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and IP
UC Hastings COL
James H. (Jim) Gulseth was born and attended high school in Devils Lake, North Dakota and graduated with an A.B. degree from the University of California at Berkeley. Jim earned his JD degree at the University of California Hastings School of Law in San Francisco and is admitted to practice in the State of California and before the Federal District Court, Northern District of California, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. He is a member of the Corporations, Business Transactions, Securities and Tax and Intellectual Property Sections of the State Bar of California. Jim’s reported cases include...
David Emilio Mastagni
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Sacramento, CA Employment Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(877) 447-4614 1912 I St
Sacramento, CA 95811
Free ConsultationEmployment, Administrative, Appeals and Civil Rights
UC Berkeley School of Law, Boalt Hall
David E. Mastagni is a partner with the law firm of Mastagni Holstedt, APC, who specializes in labor and employment law representation of public safety employees, including trial and appellate litigation in California and federal courts. In particular, he handles complex civil, class action and collective action litigation, claims arising out of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the U.S. and California Constitutions, the California Public Records Act (CPRA), the Public Safety Officers Procedural Bill of Rights (POBR), the California Labor Code, the Meyers-Milias-Brown Act, and other statutes protecting the rights of employees.
Among his other legal activities, David is an...
Robert Lockhart Taylor
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Livermore, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(925) 463-9600 373 North L Street
Livermore, CA 94551
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, IP and Real Estate
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Robert L. (Bob) Taylor was born near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and attended high school in Berkeley, California. Bob graduated Phi Beta Kappa and with high honors from the University of California at Berkeley in 1982 with an A.B. degree in Economics. Bob graduated from the Boalt Hall School of Law (UC Berkeley) in 1985, where he was a member of the California Law Review. In 1985, he was admitted to practice in the State of California and before the Federal District Court, Northern District of California, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. He has since also been admitted...
Ronald C. Chauvel
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San Mateo, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(650) 573-9500 66 Bovet Road
Suite 280
San Mateo, CA 94402
Employment, Business, Estate Planning and Workers' Comp
UC Hastings COL
After practicing for a successful San Francisco financial district law firm for ten years, Ronald started his own practice in 1988. His primary practice areas include business representation, business formations, conversions, acquisitions, sales and mergers, real estate and transportation law, and estate planning. He specializes in representing small to medium sized entities in various industries, including real estate, transportation and logistics, and start-up technology and commercial enterprises. Estate planning services are provided for business owners and their families.
Elena Rivkin Franz
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Santa Clara, CA Employment Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(408) 940-5360 900 Lafayette Street
Suite 509
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Free ConsultationEmployment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Construction
I am a real estate and business law attorney. I limit my practice to these areas, which include things from setting up HOAs, to neighbor issues, to construction, and real estate fraud. My background is in real estate, where I was a real estate appraiser, property manager, and project manager for condominium conversions and other real estate developments. I understand the hurdles you face on a daily basis if you are a real estate owner, investor, contractor or developer. A large segment of my client base are small business owners. I understand that you want simple answers...
Ian Barlow
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Sacramento, CA Employment Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(888) 997-5170 401 Watt Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95864
Free ConsultationEmployment, Consumer and Products Liability
University of California - Los Angeles
Ian J. Barlow is an associate attorney whose practice focuses on complex litigation in federal and state courts, including wage and hour violations, product liability, mass torts, fraud, whistleblower lawsuits and consumer class actions. He was named a 2015 and 2016 Rising Star by Thomson Reuters. Prior to Kershaw, Cook & Talley PC and Kershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff LLP, Ian was an attorney at Churchwell White LLP, where his practice included labor and employment, public law and litigation on behalf of businesses and public entities. Ian also worked as a litigation associate at Wexler Wallace LLP, where...
Benjamin Tryk
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Fresno, CA Employment Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(559) 840-3240 7050 N Fresno St Suite 210
Fresno, CA 93720
Free ConsultationEmployment, Construction, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
Ventura College of Law
Ben has been practicing for more than 10 years in Fresno in the area of personal injury. Presently, Ben has tried 15 jury trials to verdict, 2 bench trials and 4 binding arbitrations in various personal injury matters. He handles various personal injury matters, including Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Wrongful Death Matters, Big Rig & Trucking Accidents, Electrocution & Burn Injuries, Pesticide Exposure Injuries & Insurance Bad Faith Cases.
Gretchen Birkheimer
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Redwood City, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(650) 843-1900 2055 Woodside Road, Suite 110
Redwood City, CA 94061
Free ConsultationEmployment and Appeals
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
I represent employees in wrongful termination, sexual harassment, discrimination and retaliation cases, in addition to bringing related claims such as defamation, assault, battery, invasion of privacy, and failure to accommodate disabilities. I represent employees, and advise employers, regarding collection of unpaid wages, overtime, minimum wages, missed meal periods and rest breaks, and other wage claims. I represent employees in unemployment insurance appeals.

Please note that I do not take matters involving union grievances, union disciplinary actions or Skelly hearings.
Pamela Kong
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Oakland, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(510) 663-9240 428 13th St
8th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Employment, Civil Rights and Landlord Tenant
Golden Gate University School of Law
Len Watkins
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Oakland, CA Employment Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(510) 788-0040 1300 Clay Street
Room 600
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationEmployment, Antitrust, Business and IP
University of San Francisco School of Law
A resident of Oakland, Len spent much of his legal career with prestigious, top-ranked, San Francisco law firms. Mr. Watkins brings the same level of expertise, and standard of excellence, to his practice in the East Bay. Focusing on consumer bankruptcy and business law, Mr. Watkins’ depth of experience and training include: A Masters of Business Administration, concentrating on finance, from the University of California, at Davis A stock brokerage license (inactive) from the National Association of Securities Dealers A California Real Estate Broker’s license Previous Experience Business Attorney Norris & Norris (now...
Jessica Riggin
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Oakland, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
1939 Harrison Street, Ste 290
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationEmployment
Columbia Law School
Jessica is a partner at Rukin Hyland & Riggin LLP and specializes in litigating employment law cases on behalf of employees. From violations of wage and hour laws to sexual harassment and discrimination, Jessica has represented both individuals and groups of people in class actions. She also advises executives in pre-litigation matters such as severance agreements and employment agreements. If you have an employment law issue in the Bay Area, please contact her office today and set up a free consultation.
Janelle J. Smith
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Berkeley, CA Employment Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(510) 398-0733 1808 Sixth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
Free ConsultationEmployment and Business
University of San Francisco School of Law
I help clients with their employment, business, and start-up needs. I also represent clients involved in civil litigation. Please contact me to find out how I can help you with your legal needs.
Kellen Crowe
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Oakland, CA Employment Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(800) 295-3905 1300 Clay Street
Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
Employment, Civil Rights and Personal Injury
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Since his admission to the State Bar of California, Kellen has represented primarily individuals, never representing large corporations or government agencies. He has knowledge and experience in protecting the rights of his fellow citizens against organizations and governments, especially in the employment context. He has worked with dozens of clients in state and federal court, arbitration, and mediation. Before attending law school, Kellen worked for many years in the healthcare industry. Working closely with patients gave him an appreciation for the diffculties faced by people with disabilities. In his legal experience, he has represented dozens of disabled clients...
Louis Spitters
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San Jose, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
96 North Third Street, Suite 500
San Jose, CA 95112
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Construction and Insurance Claims
Washington University School of Law
Brian C. Mathias
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Aptos, CA Employment Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(831) 531-7141 P.O. Box 2874
Aptos, CA 95001
Employment and Landlord Tenant
Landlord Law Brian represents Landlords in all aspects of landlord-tenant law. Brian assists landlords in evictions (called “unlawful detainers”) when tenants have either stopped paying rent or have violated other material aspects of their rental agreement. Brian is knowledgeable in all aspects of landlord-tenant law, including security deposit disputes, rent control and subsidized housing (also called “Section 8” housing), and drafting rental agreements. In mid-2016 Brian shifted his practice to exclusively represent landlords and property management agencies Employment Law Brian represents employees in a wide variety of California employment law matters, including...
Jonathan H. Siegel
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Oakland, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(510) 452-5000 1939 Harrison St
#307
Oakland, CA 94612
Employment
Golden Gate University School of Law
Shelley Glen Bryant
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Fresno, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(559) 494-4910 8050 North Palm Ave
Suite 210
Fresno, CA 93711
Free ConsultationEmployment
UC Davis School of Law King Hall
When you contact our employment law attorneys and Sacramento discrimination lawyers at The Law Offices of Shelley G. Bryant, you can expect to receive emotional support and well-grounded legal advice regarding your matter of sexual harassment, employment discrimination, civil rights issues, and other practice areas. Our Fresno employment law firm focused solely on assisting people who have been harmed in the work place. Our attorneys, Shelley G. Bryant and Amanda Newell, believe in protecting victims from further victimization, and we use our combined legal experience to aggressively get fair settlements for our clients. Contact The Law Offices of Shelley G. Bryant,...
Bryan Jeffrey Schwartz
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Oakland, CA Employment Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(888) 891-8489 1330 Broadway, Suite 1630
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationEmployment, Appeals and Civil Rights
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Bryan Schwartz is an Oakland, California-based attorney dedicated to helping employees protect their rights in the workplace. He has fought prohibited discrimination, retaliation, and harassment, obtained reasonable accommodations for disabled employees, vindicated whistleblowers' rights, and ensured that corporations pay workers all wages they are owed. He has successfully litigated individual and class action complaints nationwide, helping to recover millions of dollars for thousands of employees, forcing corporations and Government agencies to change their practices and punish wrongdoers. Bryan Schwartz is also one of the few Bay Area-based attorneys with extensive experience representing Federal employees in their unique Merit Systems...
Scott Jeffrey Allen
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Santa Cruz, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(831) 440-8058 55 River Street
Suite 100
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Free ConsultationEmployment, Insurance Claims, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
Scott Allen is a personal injury, wrongful death and disability attorney serving clients in the Monterey Bay Area with offices in Monterey and Santa Cruz. Scott has over 20 years of experience. Call the Allen Law Firm to schedule a free consultation today (831) 901-3901. No fee unless we recover for you.
Joel Waelty
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Morgan Hill , CA Employment Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(408) 246-5500 17485 Monterey Road, Suite 204
Morgan Hill , CA 95037
Free ConsultationEmployment
UC Hastings COL
Joel Waelty is an experienced employment attorney practicing in San Jose, California, whose dedication to his clients shows in the results he obtains in the courtroom. His practice is focused on the rights of employees and insureds. He represents employees in all aspects of workplace disputes including sexual harassment, discrimination and wrongful termination. In his representation of those wrongfully denied insurance benefits, he handles claims against insurers of life, disability, health and the home. He also pursues benefits due employees under employer-sponsored benefit plans. Mr. Waelty's dedication is seen not only through his courtroom results, but also through...
Justin L. Thomas
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Fresno , CA Employment Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
8080 North Palm Avenue, Third Floor
Fresno , CA 93711
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Construction and IP
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
A ‘Leading Attorney’ Who Will Protect and Promote Your Rights

My practice focuses on a wide-range of civil litigation matters, including employment, construction, business, intellectual property and tort litigation.
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Employment law governs the relationship between workers and their employers. This law, contained in federal and state statutes, administrative regulations, and judicial decisions, specifies the rights and restrictions applicable to each party in the workplace.

This area of law regulates such issues as employee benefits, discipline, hiring, firing, leave, payroll, and health and safety in the workplace. It also encompasses non-compete agreements, retaliation, severance, unemployment compensation, pensions, whistle-blowing, worker classification, wage garnishment, work authorization for non-U.S. citizens, worker's compensation, and employee handbooks.

Both federal and state laws govern the relationship between employees and employers. Federal laws such as Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibit employers from discriminating against employees based on certain characteristics. Many states have enacted their own laws similar to federal ones (and sometimes are more stringent). Cities and counties also can enact ordinances that affect employee rights, such as local minimum wage laws.

Employment lawyers can choose to accept only employees as clients, only employers, or both. Some attorneys focus on a specific area of employment law, such as workers' compensation, whistleblowing or discrimination, but many can handle a wide range of employment law issues.


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Exempt employee: An employee who is not entitled to the minimum wage or overtime pay protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act.