We’ve got an exciting month of socials, dining around for justice, and low-cost trainings for new lawyers!
Dine Around for Justice is an excellent opportunity to enjoy an amazing culinary experience for a great cause! Participating local restaurants donate 15% of one evening’s revenue to VLSC.
Here’s the scenario: You file a wage and hour class action in California state court, including a Private Attorney General Act of 2004 (“PAGA”) claim. The defendant removes the case to Federal Court under the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (“CAFA”) and then waves an arbitration agreement at the judge in its motion to dismiss. The judge reviews the agreement, notes a class waiver, and sends you off to arbitrate your client’s claims on an individual basis.
Governor Jerry Brown signed dozens of bills into law on July 16, 2015. We’ve complied a few that may have an impact on your practice.
A short list of considerations to make an informed decision.
Half of employees who left or lost their jobs keep confidential corporate data after they’ve left, according to a 2013 study.
When you cross-examine a witness, you’re generally trying to (1) elicit relevant information, or (2) impeach the witness’s credibility. Key to impeaching a witness is control. It’s usually best, therefore, to ask only those questions to which you can correctly anticipate the answers.
California’s employment law landscape is constantly shifting. On or after July 1, 2015, all California employers regardless of size must provide their California employees with at least 3 days (24 hours) of paid sick leave per year.
This July 4th we’re celebrating 239 years of independence and the proud pro bono warriors (volunteers and donors like you) who fight towards justice for all people in Alameda County, regardless of ability to pay.
Summer is ramping up and the sun is out, so naturally it’s time to grab a cold glass of lemonade and browse through a list of online marketing resources. Fortunately, rather than making you pull up the feedreader and scroll through hundreds of marketing articles, I’ve condensed the past month into a few key blog posts you may have missed (but should definitely read).