Julian, California Employment Lawyers

David C. Hawkes Esq.
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California Employment Law Lawyer with 16 years experience

University of San Diego School of LawCalifornia and U.S. District Court Southern District of California
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Brad Nakase
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California Employment Law Lawyer with 14 years experience

You will find an extensive library of in depth articles and publications I've written concerning severe injuries, employees' rights, and business questions; please visit my website: www.NakaseLawFirm.com My success is... Read More »
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Julian, CA Employment Law Attorney
(619) 246-2584 PO Box 2494
Julian, CA 92036
Employment
Tina K Gehres
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(877) 333-2420 4275 Executive Square
Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92037
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...
Domingo Castillo Jr
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(800) 497-9774 3443 Camino Del Rio South Ste. 315
San Diego, CA 92108
Free ConsultationSan Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 20 years experience
Employment, Domestic Violence, Products Liability and Workers' Comp
University of West Los Angeles School of Law
I have over 31 years handling workers compensation and personal injury, as a Claims Adjuster / Hearing Representative for 10 years and 20 years as a Personal Injury & Workers Compensation Attorney for thousands of Southern California clients. I’ve also handle limited criminal defense and family law matters throughout Southern California areas of Riverside, Inland Empire, Murrieta and Indio. Our offices handle all Personal Injury & Workers Compensation matters throughout Southern California.

While in Law School, I worked full time as a workers compensation hearing representative for Firemens Fund & Fremont Insurance. After working for several large law Personal...
Michael Paul Ehline
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(619) 312-6050 4445 Eastgate Mall
#200
San Diego, CA 92121
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...
Brad Nakase
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(619) 550-1321 2221 Camino Del Rio S.
Suite 300
San Diego, CA 92108
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business and Personal Injury
California Western School of Law
You will find an extensive library of in depth articles and publications I've written concerning severe injuries, employees' rights, and business questions; please visit my website: www.NakaseLawFirm.com

My success is measured in the real differences made to my clients quality of life. My objective is simple: to protect your interests. I take pride in knowing that 70% of new clients come from referrals from my clients.

Lawyers have a secret: 90% of cases settle. Many lawyers are afraid of going to trial because they do not have trial experience. When you're at war, I am ready, able, and competent to take...
Jordon Harlan
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(619) 870-0802 2404 Broadway
2nd Floor
San Diego, CA 92102
Free ConsultationEmployment, Insurance Claims, Personal Injury and Products Liability
University of San Diego School of Law
Harlan Law, PC handles serious personal injury and employment litigation in San Diego and surrounding areas. Jordon is available for a free consultation to discuss your questions and your case. Jordon attended University of San Diego School of Law. There, he was invited to compete nationally on both his law school's trial team and appellate moot court team. During the same period, Jordon also interned for the San Diego District Attorney's Office and externed for the Honorable John A. Houston of the Southern District of California. While previously working as a defense attorney for the insurance companies...
John F. McCarthy
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(619) 736-8910 525 B Street
Suite 1500
San Diego, CA 92101
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation and Business
Pepperdine University School of Law and Thomas Jefferson School of Law
I help build better businesses.
Christopher Light
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(720) 330-2848 8880 Rio San Diego Dr.
Rio Vista Tower, 8th Floor
San Diego, CA 92108
Employment, Criminal and Personal Injury
California Western School of Law
Christopher Light has dedicated his life to helping people and defending their rights and interests, often times, in cases where no one else would. Widely revered for his trial advocacy, Mr. Light has quickly established himself as one of Colorado’s most accomplished trial lawyers. Selected by his peers as a Super Lawyers Rising Star, an honor that is limited to 2.5% of attorneys in Colorado, Mr. Light has also been recognized by the National Trial Lawyers Association as a “Top 40 Under 40” trial attorney and the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys has selected him to their prestigious “10...
Marilynn Mika Spencer
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(619) 233-1313 2727 Camino del Rio S, Ste 140
San Diego, CA 92108
Employment
UCLA School of Law
Marilynn Mika Spencer is the founding and managing attorney of Spencer Johnson McCammon LLP. The firm practices
exclusively in the fields of labor law, employment law, employee benefits, and personal injury. Ms. Spencer
represents clients in the public and private sectors in most areas of labor and employment law including wage
and hour claims, union law, disability discrimination and reasonable accommodation, other discrimination,
administrative compliance, contract and intellectual property matters, employee benefits, and selected class
actions. She regularly appears in federal and state courts and in administrative agencies including the
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB), the Department of
Fair Employment and...
Steven Riznyk
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La Jolla, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(619) 793-4827 4225 Executive Sq Ste 600
La Jolla, CA 92037
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Immigration and Trademarks
California Western School of Law
Steven Riznyk has been practicing immigration and business law for the past 30 years. His firm, San Diego Biz Law, was the first one to conduct immigration seminars all over the world, including at both Oxford and Duke Universities. He has lectured to thousands of people, and has enjoyed clients from 54 countries. His understanding of immigration, employment, business, and civil litigation and their many complex issues extends far beyond the law. San Diego Biz Law specializes in E and L immigration visas, complex civil litigation cases, and employment law cases representing both employers and employees. Mr. Riznyk also regularly...
Roy Kohler
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(619) 442-0042 7676 Hazard Center Dr #500
San Diego, CA 92108
Employment and Personal Injury
National University
Principal, Roy Robert Kohler has spent over 17 years handling personal injury and employment law matters, collecting large verdicts and recoveries for his clients. San Diego attorney Mr. Kohler prides himself on his one on one, personal attention to his clients. His experience and due diligence with a variety of personal injury accident claims have enabled him to collect large settlements for his clients. In addition, the Law Offices of Roy Robert Kohler have assisted victims of sexual harassment or wrongful termination to protect their rights and obtain recoveries against their employers for violations of the federal and state...
Ramin Hariri
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(619) 363-2889 401 W. A Street
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationEmployment, Nursing Home, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Suffering injuries due to the negligence of others can leave people struggling with a number of problems. At the Hariri Law Group in San Diego, California, we offer focused personal injury representation to clients living throughout the area. Our law firm team knows that after an accident, people may have concerns about mounting medical bills, lost wages while they are recovering and meeting their other financial responsibilities. We provide customized legal guidance and work to help those we represent to achieve financial justice.

Over the years, we have committed ourselves to helping people who have suffered injuries through no fault of...
Gregory Paul Olson
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(619) 564-3650 501 West Broadway
Suite 1370
San Diego, CA 92101
Employment, Business, IP and Real Estate
University of San Diego School of Law
The Law Office of Gregory P. Olson focuses on protecting businesses and individual clients in commercial, real estate, business, employment and intellectual property disputes. The Law Office of Gregory P. Olson was founded in 2004. Prior to opening his own office, Mr. Olson was a shareholder in one of San Diego's oldest and largest local law firms, where he practiced law from 1995 to 2004. Mr. Olson graduated from Stanford University in 1991 with a B.A. in Political Science and from the University of San Diego School of Law in 1995, where he served as an editor on the San Diego...
Lisa Jean Damiani
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SAN DIEGO, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(619) 239-0170 1059 10th Avenue
SAN DIEGO, CA 92101
Employment, Business, Criminal and DUI
California Western School of Law
Ms. Damiani, named a San Diego Super Lawyer since 2010, received her B.A. degree in 1983 from New York University and her J.D. degree in 1988 from California Western School of Law in San Diego, where she made Law Review. She became a practicing member of the California Bar in 1988 and started her own law practice, focusing on criminal cases. In 1993, a national law firm recruited her to join its white-collar crime practice group. There, she continued to represent people and entities in state and federal court, charged with a variety of crimes ranging from fraud and...
Joseph N Casas
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(855) 267-4457 402 West Broadway
Suite 400
San Diego, CA 92101
Employment, Bankruptcy, Business and Criminal
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Joseph N. Casas is a bilingual attorney and business advisor with a diverse background and experience founded upon his service as an infantryman in the U.S. Marine Corps and a J.A.G. officer in the U.S. Navy. As an attorney, Joseph’s experience includes corporate law, bankruptcy law, and the defense and prosecution of complex matters including business and commercial torts, personal injury, contractual disputes, fraud, and securities claims. Joseph also maintains an active military law practice. He has represented dozens of service members before courts-martial and administrative separation boards. As a business advisor, Joseph specializes...
Jared A. Roark
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(858) 373-5555 6165 Greenwich Drive, Suite 340
San Diego, CA 92122
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Estate Planning and Probate
California Western School of Law
Robert David Wilson III
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(619) 696-6700 101 W. Broadway, Suite 2000
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Consumer and Personal Injury
Albany Law School/Union Univ
David C. Hawkes Esq.
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La Jolla, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(858) 775-7515 800 Silverado St
2nd Floor
La Jolla, CA 92037
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Consumer and Estate Planning
University of San Diego School of Law
Tamara Michelle Cross
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(800) 859-2064 3170 4th Ave
Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92103
Employment, Business, Insurance Claims and Landlord Tenant
Univ of San Diego School of Law
At The Cross Law Firm, APC, our focus is on consistent client satisfaction based on individual expectations. It is important to us that each client receives our personal attention. We make it our job to pay special attention to your needs at all times. Lead by experienced attorney Tamara Cross, we represent businesses, landowners and individuals across California. Our rates are competitive, with flat-fee and contingency-fee arrangements available in certain situations.
Samuel M. Salom
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
(858) 997-2264 303 A Street, Suite 301
San Diego, CA 92101
Employment, Business, Collections and Personal Injury
California Western School of Law
Samuel M. Salom, Esq. represents individuals and entities in civil and business/commercial litigation and transactional matters involving corporate/business issues, contracts, employment, enforcement of judgments and collections, real estate, personal injury, and Alternative Dispute Resolution (Arbitration and Mediation). Mr. Salom represents clients in both California State and Federal courts and is licensed to practice law in all California State Courts, as well as the United States District Court for the Southern District of California, and United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California.

Mr. Salom earned his Juris Doctor degree from California Western School of Law where he graduated magna...
Loren Leslie Lunsford
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(619) 310-9734 8880 Rio San Diego Dr., 8th Fl.
San Diego, CA 92108
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business and Construction
Washington & Lee Univ School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
Kerry E. Kennedy
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Redwood City, CA Employment Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(650) 365-5986 2000 Broadway St
Redwood City, CA 94063
Employment and Administrative
Golden Gate University
Kyle Roald Nordrehaug
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(858) 551-1223 2255 Calle Clara
San Diego, CA 92037
Free ConsultationEmployment
Univ of San Diego School of Law
At Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik, our California employment law attorneys are dedicated to servicing workers throughout the state. We focus on overtime wage claims. Our employment law attorneys have extensive experience representing employees with computer-related occupations, such as network engineers, systems administrators, computer programmers, video game designers, data processors and computer help-desk and customer support specialists. At Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik, our overtiem law attorneys concentrate on claims for unpaid commissions and overtime wages. In particular, we have the experience and talent necessary to represent pharmaceutical sales representatives in overtime wage collection lawsuits. Visit our employment law firms blog to...
Lawrence Alexander Huerta
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(619) 236-7944 600 W. Broadway
Suite 900
San Diego, CA 92101
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and IP
Univ of Michigan Law Sch
B.A. degree in Economics, University of California, Davis, June 1980. J.D. University of Michigan Law School, May 1983. Admitted to the California Bar in 1983. Admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in California. Mediator Credential from the National Conflict Resolution Center. Mediator on the San Diego County Superior Court Mediation Panel, and the American Arbitration Association ("AAA") Commercial, Employment, Healthcare, & Real Estate Mediation Panels. Previously served on Mediation panels for the Duke University Private Adjudication Center, and the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Forest Service, Navy, and Postal Service. Arbitration Chairperson for the...
Robert Craig Clark
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(619) 239-1321 205 West Date Street
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationEmployment, Consumer and Medical Malpractice
University of San Diego School of Law
Craig discovered his passion for advocating for the rights of people in high school while participating on the debate team. Fortunately, he was also blessed with the internal desire and ability to fight powerful forces. That, combined with hard work and determination, has contributed to his success.

Craig obtained his law degree from the University of San Diego in 1986. He was awarded membership in USD Law Review, was a finalist in Moot Court, and graduated in the top 5% of his class.

After law school, Craig joined the largest and most prestigious law firm in San Diego - Gray, Cary, Ames...
Norman Blumenthal
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(877) 852-3912 2255 Calle Clara
San Diego, CA 92037
Free ConsultationEmployment
Loyola Univ School of Law
SALARIED WORKERS STILL GET OVERTIME In California, there are certain exemptions that allow employers to deny paying employees overtime. Whether or not an employee meets those exemptions is typically based on their job duties and responsibilities. There are many situations where employers misclassify employees as exempt from overtime based solely on their job title. For example, the employer will give the employee a fancy job title that includes the word Manager or Supervisor, when in fact, the employee is performing manual or clerical labor according to the employers strict guidelines and protocols. In other words, the employee is exercising independent...
Rodolfo Ruiz-Velasco
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(619) 800-5293 600 W. Broadway Suite 700
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationEmployment and Personal Injury
California Western School of Law
Rhona Shelley Kauffman
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La Jolla, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(760) 772-8225 888 Prospect Street
Suite 200
La Jolla, CA 92037
Employment, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Whittier Coll School of Law
I have been passionately practicing Civil Litigation for over two decades. My specialties include Real Estate, Business, Contracts, Homeowners Associations, Corporate, Employment Law, and Estate Planning. I have a superb rating on AVVO which is the attorney rated online website and my clients and peers have nominated me for Top Business Lawyer in Palm Springs Life. My offices are located in San Diego and Palm Desert California but I have clients across United States and in Canada and aboard who find me on the internet. I look forward to servicing your legal needs.
Michael Miller
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer
(619) 554-8460 8880 Rio San Diego Dr.
Rio Vista Tower 8th Floor
San Diego, CA 92108
Employment and Personal Injury
California Western School of Law
Mr. Miller has literally thousands of hours of experience representing people in high stakes, multi-million dollar complex litigation against many of the largest corporations and product manufacturers in the United States, including John Crane, Georgia-Pacific, Lorillard Tobacco Company, General Electric, Kaiser Gypsum and Kelly-Moore. Mr. Miller regularly litigates cases against the most prestigious "Big Law" insurance defense firms in the US. His legal practice focuses on all civil litigation representing plaintiffs, including employment law representing employees, consumer safety law, toxic injury law, such as asbestos, tobacco and catastrophic injury and wrongful death.

Daniel Halimi
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(855) 453-2946 1455 Frazee Rd., Suite 500
San Diego, CA 92108
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Collections and IP
California Western School of Law
Daniel Halimi began working at the law firm D’Egidio Licari Townsend & Shah, APC as an intern during his second-year of law school. In time, the firm promoted Mr. Halimi to Senior Associate Attorney, heading the firm’s litigation division. At the firm, Mr. Halimi became known for zealously advocating for his client, successfully resolving complex multi-million dollar disputes against large firms. Mr. Halimi continues to advise the firm, but now focuses his expertise on his own clients at Halimi Law Firm..

Mr. Halimi attended California State University, Northridge and received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Real Estate. Mr....
J. Michael Ivancie
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(619) 929-0451 3200 4th Avenue
Suite 205
San Diego, CA 92103
Free ConsultationEmployment, Administrative, Criminal and Immigration
University of Arizona
Julia Annes Stedile
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(619) 777-9962 1320 Columbia St., Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92101
Employment, Business, Civil Rights and International
University of San Diego School of Law
Julia Annes Stedile is an attorney licensed to practice law, both in California and Brazil. Born in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, Ms. Stedile graduated from law school at Universidade do Vale do Itajaí, in 2009. During and after law school, she worked in her mother’s law firm until 2011, when she moved to San Diego. There, Julia Stedile attended the University of San Diego School of Law, earning an LL.M. graduate degree in International Law in 2013. Ms. Stedile returned to Brazil and worked as General Counsel for the largest cosmetic company in South America, until she returned to...
Rosana Herrera
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(858) 794-0098 3525 Del Mar Heights Road
No. 207
San Diego, CA 92130
Employment and Business
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Rosana Herrera-Ortega is a San Diego corporate attorney who focuses on business and corporate law. Ms. Herrera-Ortega is the proprietor of San Diego-based The Law Office of Rosana Herrera-Ortega and has practiced law since 1992. Ms. Herrera-Ortega concentrates her practice on business and corporate transactions for profit and nonprofit clients, in contractual and licensing matters, in trademarks, transactional employment law and in estate planning. Ms. Herrera-Ortega is a member of State Bar of California where she is licensed to practice in all courts of the State of California, and the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of...
Harry Wayne Harrison
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(858) 461-4699 11455 El Camino Real #400
San Diego, CA 92130
Employment, Business, Civil Rights and Consumer
University of San Diego School of Law
Harry Harrison is a San Diego based attorney and a partner at Bodell Law Group a San Diego employment firm. Harry focuses his practice on personal injury, employment, insurance, harassment, workplace sexual harassment, wrongful termination and business litigation matters
Luigi F. Ciniglio Jr.
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
(860) 869-2432 5116 Narragansett Ave, #84
San Diego, CA 92107
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business and Trademarks
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Christopher John Hayes
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La Mesa, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(619) 846-0183 5890 Nagel Street
La Mesa, CA 91942
Employment, Business, Consumer and Stockbroker Fraud
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
Representing indidividuals and businesses in employment law, business law, consumer law, financial fraud litigation, unfair competition, risk avoidance and risk management. Headquartered in San Diego and actively representing clients throughout California.
Michael B Black
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Chula Vista, CA Employment Law Attorney with 14 years experience
2220 Otay Lakes Road, Ste. 502-217
Chula Vista, CA 91915
Employment, Divorce, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Loyola University New Orleans
Joel Larabee
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(619) 516-8188 2534 State Street
Suite 303
San Diego, CA 92101
Employment
California Western School of Law
Brian James Robbins
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(619) 525-3990 5040 Shoreham Place
San Diego, CA 92122
Employment, Antitrust and Securities
Vanderbilt Univ School of Law
Brian J. Robbins is a co-founder and the managing partner of Robbins Arroyo LLP. He has committed his entire career to representing shareholders, employees, consumers, and small businesses in complex litigation. Mr. Robbins has prosecuted hundreds of cases across the country, often in leadership roles, and has achieved sizable monetary recoveries and corporate governance improvements on behalf of his clients.

Mr. Robbins’ achievements are proof positive that shareholder derivative actions are an important tool for keeping corporate management and fraud in check. His dedication to shareholder rights has helped propel Robbins Arroyo LLP into a nationally recognized leader in shareholder rights...
John Russell Sorensen
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(858) 481-7900 12707 High Bluff Dr
San Diego, CA 92130
Employment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Thomas Jefferson Law
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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.


Essential job functions: The fundamental job duties of the employment position that the individual with a disability holds or desires. The term essential functions does not include marginal functions of the position.

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