Utah Employment Lawyers
Not only has he handled more cases that just about any other attorney is Utah, he has trained over 40 attorneys, including some of the best criminal defense attorneys in Utah.
He graduated from Columbine High School in Colorado as class president way back in 1982, and was selected to first team all state in football. He was then given a football scholarship to play for the Y under LaVell Edwards (while a missionary in Argentina in 1984, his Cougars won the national championship). However, most of his kids...
In addition, Mr. Ahlstrom has specialized experience in issues that involve professional employer organizations, traditional employee leasing companies, and secured transactions (Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code). He also has resolved disputes regarding non-competition and non-solicitation agreements and general aspects of...
Michael received his juris doctor degree from The George Washington University Law School and is a member of the Utah State Bar.
Michael and his wife, Liz live with their two kids in Greater Salt Lake City.
Dana Ball is a former litigation attorney who used to sue businesses. She has seen too many good business owners end up in bad situations, so today she helps them avoid common legal mistakes that land them in court. Dana’s 20 years of experience brings value and relief to small business owners who want to avoid the headaches and costs of lawsuits. Dana has made the whole process of having access to a lawyer easy and affordable with set pricing, ongoing legal support, and monthly plans to spread out the costs of...
Mr. Burge represents a diverse clientele in a variety of commercial matters, with an emphasis in ERISA Litigation defense, real estate litigation and lender enforcement. Through his real...
Orem, UT 84097
University of Kansas School of Law
Outside the office, Aaron enjoys biking, golf, Kansas basketball, hunting in the Rocky Mountains, catching a good baetis hatch, reading books on startups and marketing, and mauling his kids, and Pudelpointers.
Core Practice Areas:
Business Formations and Startups
Complex Business Litigation
With an eye toward helping clients avoid litigation issues, Ms. Hayman assists large and small employers in developing effective employment policies, procedures and handbooks. She has extensive experience with Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act. She also has significant experience in the area of employment contracts, including executive employment agreements, non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, and...
Provo, UT 84606
Ernest has been practicing law since 1977, but took a time out to serve 14 years as U.S. Congressman for Oklahoma’s 5th District, part of 25 years he served in federal, state and local office. He is licensed to practice law in Utah, Oklahoma, the United States Supreme Court and other federal courts.
Ernest moved to Utah in 2015 and began teaching...
During law school, Ms. Luman was a Note and Comment Editor of the Utah Law Review and a research assistant for Assistant Dean Lincoln Davies. She also served as a judicial intern for the Honorable J. Frederic Voros, Jr. of the Utah Court of Appeals, Chief Justice Matthew B. Durrant of the Utah Supreme Court, and The Honorable...
Zach loves helping people who are down on their luck. Zach served as the President of the non-profit organization Emerging Legal Leaders (“ELL”), which raised funds for non-profit legal services. Prior to law school, Zach assisted refugee immigrants adjust to their new lives in the United States as a case manager at the Refugee and Immigrant Center at the Asian Association of Utah.
His academic accomplishments include serving as the...
Utah Employment Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services
Utah Legal Services, Inc.
Salt Lake City, UT
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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