CIVIL LITIGATION, APPEALS, ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS,
CRIMINAL DEFENSE, DOCUMENT PREPARATION
EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION, HARASSMENT, RELATIATION, WRONGFUL TERMINATION, WORKPLACE DISCIPLINE
The employer–employee relationship is controlled by a set of complex local, state, and federal regulations. Understanding and interpreting these laws necessarily requires the assistance of an experienced employment law attorney and law firm. Our depth of knowledge and experience in this area assures that the employee has an aggressive advocate for her or his rights. Our law firm zealously represents individual employees in California who have suffered sexual or other HARASSMENT; DISCRIMINATION based upon race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, age, or sexual orientation; RETALIATION; whistle-blower retaliation; and WRONGFUL TERMINATION.
WARNING: Please do not delay in seeking legal advice. There are deadlines and other requirements that must be met in order to protect your rights. You also may be required to file internal grievances, file charges with the Department of Fair Employment and Housing and/or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or file a Claim for Damages against a government entity. We can assist you with these requirements. WARNING: Delays may impact your legal rights.
CIVIL RIGHTS, CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS,
AND WHISTLE-BLOWER RETALIATION
If your rights have been violated, you want to discuss your specific situation with an experienced attorney. We handle civil rights and constitutional rights violations including police abuse matters, search and seizure, free speech retaliation against employees, and whistle-blower retaliation. If you are victimized by government actions or abuses, we are here to help you and will discuss the best approach for handling your situation.
ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS, DISCIPLINE, INTERROGATIONS
Whether you are in private or public employment, or are in law enforcement, fire, education, or another municipal government position, and you are facing an interrogation by a supervisor or you have been served with a disciplinary notice, our experienced attorneys will represent you at every stage of the process. Our skilled attorneys deliver experienced strategies designed to achieve the best possible results for you. Whether you are facing pre-discipline Skelly proceedings or pre- or post-discipline hearings, we are there for you every step of the way.
MEDIATION, ARBITRATION, AND SETTLEMENT NEGOTIATIONS
Employment and other civil disputes are often difficult to resolve, and many situations fail to meet the necessary criteria to justify legal action. Either way, mediation and/or settlement negotiations with the involved parties may be the best approach. You want an attorney who has experience and knowledge in mediation, conflict resolution, and negotiations, and will help you receive the best possible results.
ESTATE PLANNING, LIVING TRUSTS, WILLS, HEALTH CARE DIRECTIVES, POWERS OF ATTORNEY
Living Trusts, Wills, Advance Health Care Directives (Living Wills), and other estate planning matters are part of smart life-planning. Your preparation now helps to insure that the loved ones you leave behind understand your wishes for medical care, financial matters, and guardianship of minor children. When you make the decisions now, the impact on your loved ones is minimized. Tough decisions about your own health care, finances, asset disbursement, and guardianship are made ahead of time so your loved ones do not have to guess what you want them to do.
BUSINESS AND CORPORATION MATTERS, GENERAL COUNSEL
We work with you and your business to plan, prepare, defend, and maintain professional business, corporate, and personal relationships. We provide specific legal services or General Counsel to businesses, corporations, limited liability companies, and employee unions or associations. We will also prepare documents to form your business, corporation, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, or sole proprietorship; and we will be there to assist you and maintain your business.
Facing a criminal charge is a serious matter. Our background and experience in criminal law and in law enforcement will serve to skillfully assess and scrutinize the criminal charges against you. We will work tirelessly to protect your rights and freedom, and will help you resolve your criminal matter.