La Jolla Employment Lawyers

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Brad Nakase
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I’m an experienced business lawyer and serve clients throughout San Diego in a wide variety of business disputes. I strive to provide businesses I serve with the best legal services possible. Read More »
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David C. Hawkes Esq.
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La Jolla, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 17 years experience

University of San Diego School of LawCalifornia and U.S. District Court Southern District of California
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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 Library., 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 and...
Kyle Roald Nordrehaug
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ASocial Media
San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 20 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...
David C. Hawkes Esq.
Claimed Lawyer ProfileLII GoldSocial Media
La Jolla, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 17 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
Steven Riznyk
Claimed Lawyer ProfileResponsive Law
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...
Norman Blumenthal
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 44 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...
Rhona Shelley Kauffman
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La Jolla, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 26 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.
La Jolla, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(858) 459-3900 1228 Park Row
La Jolla, CA 92037
Employment and Environmental
Stanford Univ Law School
La Jolla, CA Employment Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(619) 840-4006 5498 Caminito Bayo
La Jolla, CA 92037
Employment
DePaul Univ COL
La Jolla, CA Employment Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(858) 246-1800 9500 Gilman Dr MC # 0059
La Jolla, CA 92093
Employment
University of San Diego School of Law and Univ of San Diego School of Law
La Jolla, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(858) 784-8596 10550 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
Employment
Univ of San Diego School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
La Jolla, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(619) 567-2454 4275 Executive Square
Ste 200
La Jolla, CA 92037
Employment and Business
Pepperdine Univ School of Law
La Jolla, CA Employment Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(858) 459-4400 5661 La Jolla Blvd
La Jolla, CA 92037
Employment
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
La Jolla, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(858) 246-1857 9500 Gilman Dr Dept 925
La Jolla, CA 92093
Employment
California Western School of Law
La Jolla, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(858) 412-8713 10350 N. Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037
Employment and Business
Georgetown Univ Law Ctr
La Jolla, CA Employment Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(619) 840-2165 2233 Calle Tiara
La Jolla, CA 92037
Employment
Georgetown Univ Law Ctr
La Jolla, CA Employment Law Attorney with 55 years experience
(858) 459-7667 946 Havenhurst Dr
La Jolla, CA 92037
Employment, Antitrust, Business and IP
Univ of San Diego School of Law
La Jolla, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(619) 315-9008 8677 Villa La Jolla Dr
# 1303
La Jolla, CA 92037
Employment and Real Estate
Univ of Texas School of Law
La Jolla, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 47 years experience
(858) 485-9526 4275 Executive Sq
Ste 700
La Jolla, CA 92037
Employment
Univ of San Diego School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
La Jolla, CA Employment Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(858) 337-7153 9500 Gilman Drive #0921
La Jolla, CA 92093
Employment and Criminal
University of San Diego School of Law
La Jolla, CA Employment Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(858) 263-2754 888 Prospect St
Ste 200
La Jolla, CA 92037
Employment, IP and Real Estate
UC Hastings COL
Michael Paul Ehline
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial MediaResponsive Law
San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 15 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...
Brian James Robbins
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 23 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 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 LLP into a nationally recognized leader in shareholder rights litigation. As...
Jared A. Roark
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 6 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
Paul David Jackson
Claimed Lawyer Profile
San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 46 years experience
(858) 552-4900 10951 Sorrento Valley Rd
Suite 1-G
San Diego, CA 92121
Employment
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Attorney Paul Jackson, JacksonLaw LLP, represents employees in employment matters including disputes, workplace discrimination and sexual harassment. The JacksonLaw firm represents business and federal employees.
Dave Carothers
Claimed Lawyer Profile
San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(858) 646-0007 4510 Executive Dr
San Diego, CA 92121
Employment
USC Law School
Michael Cunningham
Claimed Lawyer Profile
San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney
(858) 452-0093 4370 La Jolla Village Drive
Suite 655
San Diego, CA 92122
Free ConsultationEmployment
Ian M. Seruelo
Claimed Lawyer ProfileOffers Video ChatQ&ASocial MediaResponsive Law
San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(858) 256-0227 7710 Balboa Avenue
Suite 325
San Diego, CA 92111
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatEmployment and Immigration
Thomas Jefferson School of Law and Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Ian M. Seruelo is a passionate and staunch advocate for worker and immigrant rights. An activist at heart, having him on your side means you have a champion who will fight for your rights and interest with intensity and dedication.

Mr. Seruelo has a long experience of activism and community organizing in the Philippines and in the United States. He has a passion for social and economic justice, and was deeply involved in various campaigns and movements that advance the interest of the marginalized. From his years in law school up to the present, he has volunteered thousands of hours...
Brad Nakase
Claimed Lawyer ProfileLII PlatinumResponsive Law
San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 15 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...
Nathan Kased
Claimed Lawyer ProfileOffers Video ChatSocial MediaResponsive Law
San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(619) 333-6373 2535 Kettner Blvd
Ste 2A2
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatEmployment
Southwestern University School of Law
Reputable and experienced attorney, Nathan Kased, is among the top plaintiffs’ wage and hour lawyers in San Diego, California. His practice primarily focuses on employees who have been taken advantage by their employer. For example, employees who were not paid: CA minimum wage, the prevailing wage rate, overtime pay, vacation pay, mileage or business expense reimbursement, bonus payments or commissions, and/or denied meal and rest breaks. Nathan’s passion for employment law is evident by his numerous accolades, preeminent awards, peer reviews and former client reviews.
Allison Elizabeth Kased
Claimed Lawyer ProfileOffers Video ChatSocial MediaResponsive Law
(619) 333-6373 2535 Kettner Blvd
Ste 2A2
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatSan Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 11 years experience
Employment
Southwestern University School of Law
Allison Elizabeth Kased served as staff counsel for the third-largest property and casualty insurer in the United States for over 5 years. While serving as counsel, Ms. Kased litigated over 900 cases which gave Ms. Kased extensive experience in discovery and law and motion work. Ms. Kased is known for her problem solving and “outside the box thinking” to obtain the most favorable results for her clients.

Ms. Kased’s clients always come first. And she will work tirelessly to ensure that you receive outstanding service and the best possible result in your case. Ms. Kased...
Marilynn Mika Spencer
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 29 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...
Daniel Halimi
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 5 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
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(619) 929-0451 3200 4th Avenue
Suite 205
San Diego, CA 92103
Free ConsultationEmployment, Administrative, Criminal and Immigration
University of Arizona
Loren Leslie Lunsford
Claimed Lawyer Profile
San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 19 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
Roy Kohler
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 27 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...
Tamara Michelle Cross
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 25 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.
Michael Miller
Claimed Lawyer Profile
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.

John M Masnica
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer
(619) 566-6985 3555 4th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
John Masnica is President and founder of Tailored Legal. He formed the law firm to deliver legal services to San Diego’s business owners and families in a different way. John recognized that San Diego’s small business owners and families are in need of quality legal services delivered by an attorney they can understand, relate to, and trust, and for a fixed price within their business and family budgets. Tailored Legal was born out of that recognition and strives to help San Diego’s businesses and families plan for the future by using legal tools to start and operate...
John Russell Sorensen
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(858) 481-7900 12707 High Bluff Dr
San Diego, CA 92130
Employment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Thomas Jefferson Law
Harry Wayne Harrison
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 20 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
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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.

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