Beaumont, California Employment Lawyers

Damian J. Nassiri
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I am a skilled and aggressive California employment law attorney. I work tirelessly to protect the rights and interests of employees! Visit my website to see reviews and case results, or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Rebecca O'Kray-Murphy
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California Employment Law Attorney with 23 years experience

Rebecca O’Kray-Murphy is an associate at Davis & Wojcik, APLC. Ms. O’Kray-Murphy’s education includes a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and a juris doctorate from Wayne State University... Read More »
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Diego Aviles
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Fighting for the rights of employees in California. Free consultation. Call now!

I'm an experienced Southern California employment lawyer. My practice includes representing employees who have been victims of wage and hour violations, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful termination. Read More »
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Stephen Young
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California Employment Law Lawyer with 19 years experience

Harvard Law SchoolCalifornia
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Daniel A. Thompson
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Temecula , CA Employment Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(951) 587-2222 1 Better World Cir
#300
Temecula , CA 92590
Employment, Business, Criminal and Estate Planning
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and Western Sierra Law School
Daniel Thompson is an employment lawyer at Davis & Wojcik, APLC. Mr. Thompson has a variety of legal experience and has represented corporations, public entities and individuals throughout Northern and Southern California. In addition to a Juris Doctor degree, Mr. Thompson holds an LL.M. in Public Law and Policy from McGeorge Law School. During law school, Mr. Thompson gained experience as an intern for the California State Senate and City of Folsom. Mr. Thompson has been admitted to practice law in the State of California since 2011.
Ugo-Harris Peter Ejike
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San Bernardino, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(909) 890-9082 164 W Hospitality Ln, Suite 6
San Bernardino, CA 92408
Employment, Business, Probate and Real Estate
Foreign Law School
Our motto is "Best Strategy for Best Result".

Being a decorated war-time veteran of the United States Army, Ugo knows the rules of engagement both in and out of the courtroom. So we employ the best tools to achieve the best possible result for you. Sometimes that may require a vigorous litigation, or a careful engagement of the opposing side or sometimes a combination of vigorous litigation and pragmatic negotiation. We are simply result driven!

At Ugo Harris Law, we have won overwhelming majority of our cases. So the overwhelming majority of our clients are return clients...
Steven Ralph Weber
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San Bernardino, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(909) 890-1717 650 E Hospitality Ln #570
San Bernardino, CA 92408
Employment, Business and Real Estate
Western State University College of Law
Steven R. Weber was born in Cleveland, Ohio. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Management from the University of Maryland in 1985, and then earned his Master of Science in Systems Management from the University of Southern California in 1986. In 1990, Mr. Weber graduated with his Juris Doctor cum laude from Western State University College of Law, where he also served as the executive editor of the Law Review. He was admitted to the California Bar in 1991, and was admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Central District of California...
Brian W Freeman
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Corona, CA Employment Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(844) 428-4563 11762 De Palma Road
Suite 1-C PMB 301
Corona, CA 92883
Free ConsultationEmployment, Appeals, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Whittier Law School
Attorney dedicated to "fighting for the average Joe." Brian W Freeman has been a California Lawyer since 2008 and has continually represented the interests of the working man from the beginning of his practice. I have chosen to specialize in Workers' Compensation law in order to pursue my goal of being the best possible workers' comp attorney serving Riverside County. This is something very few workers' compensation attorneys do due to the time commitment and complexity of earning the specialty certification. Since going into private practice, we've handled well over 1,100 workers' comp cases with employees who were injured at...
Robert A. Davis Jr.
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(951) 587-2222 1 Better World Cir
#300
Temecula, CA 92590
Temecula, CA Employment Law Attorney with 27 years experience
Employment, Business, Criminal and Domestic Violence
Brigham Young University
As a founding partner at the firm of Davis Wojcik Duarte, APLC, Riverside County attorney Robert A. Davis works on both criminal and civil cases. He has over 22 years of experience in the legal field. Mr. Davis has been involved with the boards of the Hemet Hospital Foundation, the Exchange Club, and the Education Foundation. He is a member of the California Society of Healthcare Attorneys, American Health Lawyers’ Association and Riverside County Bar Association. He received his Juris Doctor from Brigham Young University, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Law and Education. Contact his firm for...
Rebecca O'Kray-Murphy
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(951) 587-2222 1 Better World Cir
#300
Temecula, CA 92590
Temecula, CA Employment Law Attorney with 23 years experience
Employment, Business and Criminal
Wayne State University Law School
Rebecca O’Kray-Murphy is an associate at Davis & Wojcik, APLC.

Ms. O’Kray-Murphy’s education includes a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and a juris doctorate from Wayne State University where she was the co-chair of the Student Trial Advocacy Program. As a student, she volunteered at the Free Legal Aid Clinic and served as a student research attorney with the Student Appellate Program.

Ms. Murphy is licensed to practice law in California, Arizona, and Michigan and has experience representing clients in a board range of matters, including civil proceedings, criminal cases, due process proceedings, and domestic violence cases.
Joseph M. Wojcik
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(951) 587-2222 1 Better World Cir
#300
Temecula, CA 92590
Temecula, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
Employment, Estate Planning, Health Care and Probate
Western State University College of Law
If your situation requires experienced and knowledgeable representation from a Riverside County lawyer, you should consider the team at Davis Wojcik Duarte, APLC. With more than 50 years of collective experience advocating for clients in and out of California courts, they have developed a complex understanding of the nuances of state and federal law. They offer personalized attention in each case they take on, and they utilize a strategic approach in negotiation and litigation. Give the firm a call today at (888) 282-6603 for your 100 percent free case evaluation.
Joseph Richardson
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Redlands, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
1461 Ford Street, Suite 201
Redlands, CA 92373
Employment, Administrative and Business
Northwestern Univ School of Law
Joseph L. Richardson graduated from the University of Redlands in political science, cum laude, and from Northwestern University School of Law with a Juris Doctorate Degree. While at Northwestern, he participated in moot court, served as SBA class representative for two years, and took business school courses at Kellogg School of Management, including a course through which he completed research with classmates in Ghana. Mr. Richardson has 10 years of experience as a civil litigation attorney. Earlier in his career, he specialized in personal injury and wrongful death litigation. For the last several years, he has primarily represented individuals and...
San Bernardino, CA Employment Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(909) 890-9500 650 E Hospitality Ln Ste 470
San Bernardino, CA 92408
Employment
UC Hastings COL
Redlands, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(909) 798-9800 645 Brookside Ave
Redlands, CA 92373
Employment and Real Estate
California Western School of Law
Daniel A. Thompson
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It’s your livelihood. Protect it.

At Davis & Wojcik we represent both sides of the employment relationship. Whether it’s wrongful termination, retaliation, harassment or wage and hour claims, we can help protect your livelihood. Read More »
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Houman Fakhimi
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California Employment Law Attorney with 21 years experience

Houman Fakhimi, the founding partner of the Criminal Defense Team, has amassed deep expertise in the area of criminal defense law thanks to years of experience. He oversees all litigation carried out by the firm, and he... Read More »
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Redlands, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(909) 793-0200 1806 Orange Tree Ln #C
PO Box 9058
Redlands, CA 92374
Employment
USC Law School
Menifee, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(951) 679-2928 30141 Antelope Rd
Ste D # 515
Menifee, CA 92584
Employment
Western State Univ COL
Riverside, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(951) 827-5075 900 University Ave
Riverside, CA 92521
Employment
Northwestern Univ School of Law
Redlands, CA Employment Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(909) 793-9003 1901 Orange Tree Ln Ste 100
Redlands, CA 92374
Employment and Personal Injury
Western State Univ COL
San Bernrdno, CA Employment Law Attorney with 48 years experience
(909) 890-0125 1881 Business Center Dr
Ste 9A
San Bernrdno, CA 92408
Employment
UC Davis School of Law King Hall
San Bernardino, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(909) 889-0366 650 E. Hospitality Lane
Suite 570
San Bernardino, CA 92408
Employment, Business and Real Estate
USC Law School
San Bernardino, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(909) 890-4444 1881 Commercenter E Ste 238
San Bernardino, CA 92408
Employment and Workers' Comp
Univ of LaVerne COL
Redlands, CA Employment Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(909) 890-3551 1200 California St Ste 150
Redlands, CA 92374
Employment
Southwestern Univ School of Law
San Bernrdno, CA Employment Law Lawyer
(909) 890-1041 1845 Business Center Dr
Ste 208
San Bernrdno, CA 92408
Employment
Redlands, CA Employment Law Attorney with 47 years experience
(213) 629-7794 315 S Michigan St
Redlands, CA 92373
Employment
Loyola Law School
Geoffrey C. Lyon
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Free Consultation! Experienced, Knowledgeable & Dedicated Employee Advocacy!

I am an experienced and aggressive employment law attorney. I am committed to exceptional representation for employees with legal disputes! Visit my website to see reviews and results, call for a free consultation! Read More »
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David Bibiyan
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Dedicated, successful advocate for employees in California. Free consultation!

I'm an experienced Southern California employment lawyer. My practice includes representing employees who have been victims of wage theft, discrimination, retaliation, harassment, and other wrongful conduct of employers. Read More »
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San Bernardino, CA Employment Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(909) 890-9500 650 E Hospitality Ln #470
San Bernardino, CA 92408
Employment and Business
Marquette Univ Law School
Grand Terrace, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(909) 855-6616 12056 Mt Vernon Ave
Grand Terrace, CA 92313
Employment, Divorce, Family and Immigration
Redlands, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(909) 478-7936 350 Terracina Blvd
Redlands, CA 92373
Employment
Whittier Coll School of Law
Redlands, CA Employment Law Attorney
1400 Barton Rd
Apt 1311
Redlands, CA 92373
Employment
Michael Paul Ehline
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San Bernardino, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(888) 400-9721 198 N Arrowhead Ave
#20
San Bernardino, CA 92408
Free ConsultationEmployment, Elder, Personal Injury and Products Liability
UWLA
Getting banged up in a Los Angeles accident can happen at any time. You could also have an injury at sea on a floating city like a cruise ship. Your injuries could occur in any other city or town in California. It may be from the neglect of some another entity, or individual's negligence. Their failure to exercise due diligence or foresight means that you are entitled to receive compensation for the injuries and other damages you incurred. Whether you're involved in an auto collision, motorcycle accident, pedestrian run down. You're emphatically urged to obtain sharp, expert legal services of...
John A. Messina Jr.
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Murrieta, CA Employment Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(951) 894-7332 24910 Las Brisas Rd.
Suite 102
Murrieta, CA 92562
Employment, Business, Native American and Real Estate
Southwestern University School of Law
John Messina maintains his reputation as one of Southern California’s top rated lawyers and has been lauded by his peers, earning Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating and its prestigious "Preeminent" distinction award. John heads the Firm’s Temecula Valley Office and is a litigation attorney with top executive-level, hands-on experience as a broker, real estate developer, and mortgage banker. Along with being a published author, John has a lengthy record litigating convoluted and difficult cases and is adept at constructing complex business and real estate transactions. John’s recent victory in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals demonstrate the level at which he practices...
Robert Lopez
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Corona, CA Employment Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(800) 501-9620 119 N. Maple Street, Ste. L
Corona, CA 92880
Employment, Business, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Are you a small business owner? or thinking about starting a business? Or do you have an existing business that now has a business, contract or employment issue?

With business disputes, we first try to keep a dispute from become a lawsuit. If we can find a way that protects our client and serves their best interest, then we always try that first. If, however, you are already in a lawsuit, then we immediately go to protect our client, keeping in mind what is best for you.

With starting a company, we look at what our client ultimately wants to accomplish....
Gregory G. Brown
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Irvine, CA Employment Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(800) 237-8129 420 Exchange
Suite 270
Irvine, CA 92602
Employment, Business, Divorce and Personal Injury
University of San Diego School of Law
A native of Southern California and a graduate of the University of San Diego School of Law, Gregory G. Brown is one of less than 140 lawyers in California to be certified as a Specialist in Civil Trial Advocacy. He has devoted his practice to civil and jury trial litigation, taking on cases involving business, commercial or corporate litigation as well as those involving contract actions, fraud, intellectual property disputes, unfair competition and false advertising, and corporate litigation. He also serves clients in divorce and personal injury cases. After his graduation from law school in 1987, Mr. Brown practiced Kring...
Dr.  Peter Marc Schaeffer Esq.
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Riverside, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(800) 750-0111 6820 Indiana Ave
Suite 275
Riverside, CA 92506
Employment and Workers' Comp
California Southern
"I will get you the quality treatment you need and the money you deserve" I have been practicing Workers Compensation cases including FEHA and 132 a discrimination cases for over 20 years with a nearly flawless track record in representing seriously injured employees in all industries. I have a strong background in business, real estate, sales and marketing, and pharmacy practices.
Houman Fakhimi
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Riverside, CA Employment Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(888) 529-2188 4199 Flat Rock Dr
#100
Riverside, CA 92505
Free ConsultationEmployment, Civil Rights, Criminal and Workers' Comp
Whittier Law School
Houman Fakhimi, the founding partner of the Criminal Defense Team, has amassed deep expertise in the area of criminal defense law thanks to years of experience. He oversees all litigation carried out by the firm, and he has demonstrated mastery in a variety of relevant legal domains. He's an alumnus of the University of California, Irvine and Whittier Law School. In addition to being an active member of the State Bar of Californias Criminal Section, Mr. Fakhimi also boasts accreditations from he Association of Federal Defense Attorneys, the California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, and the California Public Defenders Association.
Vincent Calderone
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California Employment Law Attorney with 26 years experience

Calderone Law Firm, with office located in El Segundo, California, is recognized as one of Southern California's, pre-eminent employment law litigation law firm representing clients in Los Angeles and surrounding areas.... Read More »
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Shirin Forootan
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California Employment Law Lawyer with 11 years experience

UCLA School of LawCalifornia and 9th Circuit
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Richard Edward Quintilone II
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Lake Forest, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(949) 458-9675 22974 El Toro Rd
Suite 100
Lake Forest, CA 92630
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business and Personal Injury
Chapman University Fowler School of Law
Prior to forming Quintilone and Associates, Mr. Quintilone worked with the national labor and employment defense firm of Fisher & Phillips and with some of southern California’s preeminent trial lawyers at Horton, Barbaro & Reilly. Mr. Quintilone was formerly an associate with the insurance defense firm of Hollins Schechter working with large multi-party cases in their environmental, liability and employment practice areas.
Tamara S. Freeze
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Irvine, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(949) 378-9794 400 Spectrum Center Dr
#560
Irvine, CA 92618
Free ConsultationEmployment, Entertainment & Sports and International
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Tamara S. Freeze is highly experienced in labor and employment matters as well as general civil litigation, including contract disputes, intellectual property, and sports and entertainment law. Before opening her own practice, she worked for several big law firms in San Francisco, Los Angeles and Orange County. Ms. Freeze is comfortable litigating cases and representing clients throughout California. Ms. Freeze has substantial experience representing clients in discrimination and harassment disputes, wrongful discharge, breach of contract, and for unpaid compensation and benefits. Ms. Freeze frequently advises employees on the hiring and termination, the enforcement of company policies and practices, labor-management relations, wage...
Bruce David Abel
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Palm Desrt, CA Employment Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(760) 601-5092 77711 Flora Road, Suite 310
Palm Desrt, CA 92211
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Construction and Real Estate
Southwestern Law School
Jeffrey Neil Wilens
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Yorba Linda, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(714) 854-7205 18340 Yorba Linda Blvd.
Suite 107-610
Yorba Linda, CA 92886
Free ConsultationEmployment, Consumer and Stockbroker Fraud
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
Founded in 1992 by U. C. Berkeley (Boalt Law School) graduate Jeffrey Wilens, the Lakeshore Law Center has successfully prosecuted numerous class and individual actions against payday loan companies, creditors, automobile dealerships, lending institutions, timeshare marketers, and other businesses for racketeering, consumer fraud, false advertising, unfair business practices, credit reporting and debt collection violations.
Daren Harris Lipinsky
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Riverside, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(888) 292-8888 4193 Flat Rock Rd, #300
Riverside, CA 92505
Free ConsultationEmployment
Loyola Law School
For over twenty years, Mr. Lipinsky has successfully represented workers in all areas of employment litigation, including cases involving sexual harassment, disability and pregnancy discrimination, race, age, sexual orientation and gender discrimination, California Family Rights Act violations, Wage and Hour violations, retaliation, breach of contract, and wrongful termination in violation of public policy against some of the nation's largest employers.

Mr. Lipinsky has been recognized as one of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America” by the prestigious National Trial Lawyers organization. He has also been recognized by Inland Empire Magazine's “Top Lawyers in the Inland Empire” 2010-2017 Editions; is “AV-preeminent”...
Tina K Gehres
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Irvine, CA Employment Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(877) 333-2420 300 Spectrum Center Dr.
Suite #400-10
Irvine, CA 92618
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Estate Planning and IP
Saint Louis University School of Law
Tina K. Gehres is the President and founder of Gehres Law Group, P.C., which she formed to provide affordable legal services to small businesses and individuals in the state of California. With more than two and a half decades of legal and business experience, Ms. Gehres has held a broad range of roles including Corporate Counsel, Director of Human Resources, Law Firm Partner, Legal Consultant, and Senior Accountant. Today, she has positioned herself as a valuable asset to clients as a small business attorney in San Diego and surrounding areas. Ms. Gehres has been a licensed attorney since 1997...
Stephen William Hogie
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Tustin, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(714) 508-6422 13522 Newport Ave
Tustin, CA 92780
Employment
Western State Univ COL
Hogie & Campbell Employment Lawyers are focused on protecting employees. Located in Tustin, CA our office of employment lawyers represents victims of Workplace Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Wrongful Termination – from high level employees of Fortune 500 companies to minimum wage workers. We are dedicated to opposing illegal employment practices and have been up against the world’s largest employment defense firms with great results. Hogie & Campbell are experienced at fighting for employees who have suffered from Disability Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Race Discrimination, Gender Discrimination, Pregnancy Discrimination, Family Medical Leave (“FMLA”), Wrongful Termination in violation of public policy, Unpaid Wages,...
Adam John Krolikowski
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Laguna Hills, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(949) 269-1869 23441 S. Pointe Dr.
Suite 210
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Free ConsultationEmployment, Civil Rights, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Trial lawyers with the experience and legal knowledge to win in Court. At the Krolikowski Law Firm, we put our clients first. Beginning with an initial consultation to learn the specifics of your case and better understand your needs, we will look out for your best interests. We assist Orange County, California, residents in personal injury cases, including workers compensation, slip-and-fall accidents, motor vehicle accidents and more. We also work with individuals experiencing harassment and discrimination in the workplace and civil rights matters.


Brian Doster Chase
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Riverside, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(800) 561-4887 6809 Indiana Ave #148
Riverside, CA 92506
Free ConsultationEmployment, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Pepperdine Univ School of Law
2014 President Elect CAOC 2013 Top Attorney in O.C. Award 2012 Trial Attorney of the Year, CAOC 2012 Trial Lawyer of the Year Nominee, CAALA 2014, 2004 OCTLA Trial Lawyer of the Year for Products Liability OCTLA California Supreme Court and Appellate Court case winner Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America, ATLA - Since 2007 Past President of Orange County Trial Lawyers Assoc. Extended Biography Named a 2004 Trial Lawyer of the Year after an impressive string of successful product defect cases, Brian Chase was also named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the American Trial Lawyers...
Marc Homme
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Palm desert, CA Employment Law Attorney with 45 years experience
(760) 568-5694 74-361 hwy 111
suite 12
Palm desert, CA 92260
Employment, Business, Construction and Real Estate
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Represented both major and small contractors and subcontractors throughout Southern California for over 40 years. Phi Beta Kappa and Judge Pro Tem.
Rachelle Shakoori
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California Employment Law Lawyer with 21 years experience

Rachelle was a founding member of Fakhimi & Associates before leaving to join a major corporation as its Associate In-house Counsel where she oversees the company's every day legal affairs such as reviewing and... Read More »
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Rosa Vigil-Gallenberg
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California Employment Law Attorney with 12 years experience

Ms. Gallenberg has been given an excellent rating by avvo.com, a leading website in attorney ratings in the United States. Ms. Gallenberg received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California Los Angeles... Read More »
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Problems in the workplace?

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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