Top Portland, NY Employment Discrimination Lawyers Near You

  • Raichle Banning Weiss PLLC

    Employment Discrimination Lawyer | Serving Portland, NY
    Those seeking legal help with Employment Discrimination can reach out to Raichle Banning Weiss PLLC, a local practice representing people in Portland, New York.

  • Chelus, Herdzik, Speyer & Monte, P.C.

    Employment Discrimination Lawyer | Serving Portland, NY
    Chelus, Herdzik, Speyer & Monte, P.C., serving clients in the Portland, New York area, a reputable legal practice for Employment Discrimination issues.

  • Harris Beach LLP

    Employment Discrimination Lawyer | Serving Portland, NY
    Harris Beach LLP has experience helping clients with their Employment Discrimination needs in Portland, New York.

  • Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP

    Employment Discrimination Lawyer | Serving Portland, NY
    Assisting people in New York with their Employment Discrimination needs. Learn More.

  • Peterson M Melanie Atty

    Employment Discrimination Lawyer | Serving Portland, NY
    Representing people in Portland, New York with their Employment Discrimination issues.

  • Laurence E. Pappas

    Employment Discrimination Lawyer | Serving Portland, NY
    Getting legal representation for your Employment Discrimination issue is easier than you think. Let Laurence E. Pappas in Portland, New York help you today.

Portland Employment Discrimination Information

Forms of National Origin Discrimination

National origin discrimination is the act of treating someone unfairly or less favorably at work because he or she came from a particular place, has an ethnic background, speaks with an accent, or is married to or associated with such a person. Ethnic slurs and English-only rules are forms of this discrimination.

National Origin Discrimination Legal Recourse

If you are victimized by national origin discrimination you should contact a Portland lawyer who handles national origin discrimination cases. The lawyer can report the discrimination to state and federal authorities and take legal action against employers who condone such behavior and those who are doing the discriminating.

How an Attorney Can Help

An attorney can often resolve your particular legal issue faster and better than trying to do it alone. A lawyer can help you navigate the legal system, while avoiding costly mistakes or procedural errors. You should seek out an attorney whose practice focuses on the area of law most relevant to your issue.

Tips on Approaching an Initial Attorney Consultation

  • Use the consultation as a means of gaining a better understanding of your legal situation.
  • Ask the attorney how many cases similar to yours he/she has handled. An attorney's experience and knowledge can speak to their expertise (or lack of) in addressing your situation.
  • Your attorney should be able to articulate roughly how long a case like yours will take to resolve and what sort of procedures to expect.
  • Determine how comfortable you are working with the lawyer and/or law firm.

How to Find the Right Attorney

  • Determine the area of law that relates to your issue. Attorneys specialize in specific practice areas around legal issues within the broad field of law.
  • Seek out recommendations from friends, family, and colleagues. A successful attorney or practice will typically have many satisfied clients.
  • Set up consultation appointments to get a better understanding of your case as well as gauge your comfort level with different attorneys. Find the attorney who is the right fit for your needs.

Common legal terms explained

Plaintiff - a person or party who brings a lawsuit against another person(s) or party/parties in a court of law. Private persons or parties can only file suit in civil court.

Judgment - A decision of the court. Also known as a decree or order. Judgments handed down by the court are usually binding on the parties before the court.

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