Port Saint Lucie, Florida Employment Lawyers
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Mr. Nizel's skill in employment cases and commercial matters, along with his substantial trial experience, uniquely position him to effectively represent clients in a wide range of employment, business, and other civil disputes at every stage in litigation, from guiding pre-suit strategy through trial.
In addition to handling litigation matters, I also represent businesses and individuals in commercial and secured transactions as well as in drafting and negotiating general contracts (such as non-disclosure agreements, employment covenants, distribution contracts, licenses, etc.).
I have extensive experience representing all types of clients, from single individuals to Fortune 500 companies. ...
USB Memory Direct is a leader in the Custom USB industry. I work on licensing deals, contracts, compliance, and general corporate counsel tasks. In addition to law, I run the Marketing department. We create awesome custom-shaped flash drives and custom printed tech to let the product sell itself.
Kemp is able to see legal issues as a plaintiff’s attorney and as a defendant’s attorney.
“I would describe it as perspective because I know what the other side is thinking,” Kemp said. And it’s most valuable in the settlement context because I know exactly what conversation is had if I’m on the plaintiff’s side or whether as the defendant’s attorney. I know what it’s going to take to...
Merritt Island, FL 32952
Florida State University College of Law
Orlando, FL 32819
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law, Duke University School of Law, Duke University School of Law and Franklin Pierce College
While attending law school Paola worked as a teaching assistant and completed an internship with a boutique intellectual property law firm focusing on trademark and patent law.
Upon graduating law school Paola mainly focused her practice on trademark and commercial law assisting multinational and local companies in creating branding strategies by managing and enforcing...
Port Saint Lucie Employment Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services
Florida Rural Legal Services
Fort Pierce , FL
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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