Counseling individuals, families & business owners regarding Estate Planning. Counseling and preparing Trusts, Health Directives and supporting Instruments for implementing Estate Plans tailored to your individual and business needs. Probate and administration of Estate distribution.
Advising Businesses (including Non-Profits) with start-up, contracts, Employee Handbooks, IIPP, Employee classifications (salaried exempt vs. non-exempt hourly), benefits, and disciplinary procedures, Mediation and Arbitration Agreements, At-will employment implementation, Management training, investigation of sexual harassment, retaliation and other employee claims. Providing representation in EDD Appeals, Labor Commissioner conferences, Hearings, and Appeals, Department of Fair Employment & Housing claims, Workers Compensation Appeals (for Employer), and before State Courts, and Federal Courts. We can also provide Human Resources services on an hourly and flat rate legal plan.
Business Set-up & Planning
Corporation, L.L.C., Partnership, other entity formation/organization. Implementation of Business Plans to suit your business objectives. Preparing Buy/Sell Agreements, non-Competition/ Confidentiality Agreements, and other business Agreements and Contracts.
Contracts / Business Transactions
Drafting and counseling as to interpretation, application and litigation of Real Estate sales, construction contracts, various business agreements, transactional instruments and agreements, employment related agreements, and Artist and Gallery Agreements and trade secret protections.
All types of business litigation needs from unfair competition and contract disputes to construction defect, commercial leasing disputes and real property disputes.
Medical / Professional Agreements
Advising Professionals regarding their Agreements with employees, vendors, associates, independent contractors, partners and other Professionals. Prepare Buy-Sell Agreements, Confidentiality Agreements, Trade Secret and Unfair Competition Agreements.
Prepare or review Commercial Leases, Real Estate Agreements and various other Agreements. Assist with Real Estate transactions and provide representation in Real Estate litigation matters.
Prepare Mechanic Liens. Represent in Stop-notice enforcement, negligence claims, construction defect claims, and contractor or subcontractor disputes.
Providing trade secret protection & enforcement, defense of trade secret claims, TRO and injunctive litigation, protection and claims relating to proprietary claims.
Advising Fine Art Artists, Musicians, Performers, Writers and Galleries regarding copyright, commissions and various agreements and contract matters.