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San Diego Employment Lawyer 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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California 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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Ian M. Seruelo
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 4 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...
Michael Paul Ehline
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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...
Domingo R. Castillo
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(800) 497-9774 3443 Camino Del Rio South Ste. 315
San Diego, CA 92108
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Employment, Criminal, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
University of West Los Angeles School of Law
I have over 31 years in the Claims & Legal Field. I started in 1987 in the workers compensation and personal injury field as a Claims Adjuster / Hearing Representative for 12 years and 21 years as a Personal Injury & Workers Compensation & Criminal Defense Attorney for thousands of Southern California clients. I’ve successfully handled many criminal defense matters (DUI & Domestic Violence) throughout the Southern California courts of Riverside, San Bernardino, High Desert, Temecula, Moreno Valley, Perris, Hemet, Redlands, Lake Elsinore, Corona, Pomona, Chino, West Covina, Inland Empire, Murrieta, Coachella Valley, Palm Springs and Indio. Our offices handle...
Jordon Harlan
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(619) 870-0802 2404 Broadway
2nd Floor
San Diego, CA 92102
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatSan Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 9 years experience
Employment, 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...
Brad Nakase
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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...
Ramin Hariri
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 12 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...
Mubarak Malik
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney
(619) 363-2871 6422 College Grove Dr
#22
San Diego, CA 92115
Free ConsultationEmployment, Immigration and Personal Injury
The John Marshall Law School and The John Marshall Law School
My family came to America in the early 1960's. The opportunities I have been afforded due to my citizenship in this country have been endless. I believe that everyone in the world deserves an opportunity to lead a healthy, happy and prosperous life in the United States of America. With this belief and devotion to make this dream a reality for others all around the world I am dedicated to fighting for your access, visitation and citizenship into the United States of America.

The Law Office of Mubarak Malik believes that the United States of America is better served when more...
Marilynn Mika Spencer
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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
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Jivaka Candappa
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer
(858) 768-0080 3268 Governor Drive #213
San Diego, CA 92122
Employment, Civil Rights, Criminal and Personal Injury
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Jivaka Candappa is the principal of the Candappa Law Firm. He is an aggressive and passionate trial lawyer with over 15 years of litigation experience in employment, civil rights, personal injury, criminal defense, and education law. He has tried over 50 trials to verdict in federal and state courts. In 2012 and 2013, he was named a Rising Star by the Super Lawyers Magazine, an honor that recognizes only 2.5% of attorneys in California for attaining a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Mr. Candappa was the Managing Attorney of The Bloom Firm for several years prior to...
Gregory Paul Olson
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 25 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 31 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...
J. Michael Ivancie
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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
John F. McCarthy
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 12 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.
Robert David Wilson III
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 18 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
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.
Joseph N Casas
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 18 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...
Lawrence Alexander Huerta
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(619) 236-7944 600 W. Broadway
Suite 900
San Diego, CA 92101
Offers Video ChatEmployment, 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...
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....
Robert Craig Clark
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 34 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...
Roy Kohler
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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...
Samuel M. Salom
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(858) 997-2264 303 A Street, Suite 301
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationEmployment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Collections
California Western School of Law
Attorney Samuel M. Salom represents individuals and business entities in civil, business, and commercial litigation matters involving contracts, debt collection, employment, real estate/property, and other related matters. This includes representation with post-judgment enforcement and collection efforts. Mr. Salom also provides legal counsel to businesses on various corporate, transactional, contract, and employment matters.

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.

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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.

Paul David Jackson
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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.
Jared A. Roark
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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
Rodolfo Ruiz-Velasco
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(619) 800-5293 600 W. Broadway Suite 700
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationEmployment and Personal Injury
California Western School of Law
Harry Wayne Harrison
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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
Kerry E. Kennedy
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Redwood City, CA Employment Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(650) 365-5986 2000 Broadway St
Redwood City, CA 94063
Employment and Administrative
Golden Gate University
Christine Marie Adams
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San Diego , CA Employment Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(877) 865-9630 101 West Broadway
Suites 300-362
San Diego , CA 92101
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation, Civil Rights and Consumer
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Rosana Herrera
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 28 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...
Douglas Francis Walters
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(858) 623-5655 12626 High Bluff Drive, Suite 330
San Diego, CA 92130
Employment, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
Western State Univ
Attorney Douglas F. Walters provides experienced representation in Employment Law, Insurance Law and Personal Injury Law.
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
Loren Leslie Lunsford
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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
Joel Larabee
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(619) 516-8188 2534 State Street
Suite 303
San Diego, CA 92101
Employment
California Western School of Law
Julia Annes Stedile
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(619) 777-9962 3577 Caminito Carmel Landing
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...
Daniel Dart Bodell
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(858) 461-4699 11455 El Camino Real
Suite 400
San Diego, CA 92130
Employment
Univ of San Diego School of Law
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...
Habib Hasbini Esq.
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(619) 350-3111 945 4th avenue, suite 309
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationEmployment and Immigration
San Diego Immigration lawyers at the Law Offices of Hasbini specialize in immigrant and non-immigrant visa processing, U.S. permanent residence, green card, working visas, H-1B’s, business and investment visas, naturalization, corporate and business immigration, political asylum, as well as deportation and removal matters. Law Offices of Hasbini truly understands what it takes to get our clients the legal help they deserve. By remaining open and honest with our clients, we are consistently able to provide the highest quality of care and service. We are familiar with the emotional investment clients make in the immigration process.We combine our personal experience,...
James Steven Iagmin
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(619) 238-0370 666 State Street
San Diego, CA 92101
San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 22 years experience
Employment and Personal Injury
University of San Francisco School of Law
Gary Dale Britton
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(619) 239-8131 501 W Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101
Employment, Appeals, Business and Legal Malpractice
Duke Univ School of Law
Dave Carothers
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(858) 646-0007 4510 Executive Dr
San Diego, CA 92121
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USC Law School
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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.


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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