Top Sacramento Employment Lawyers Near You

Our Sacramento attorneys have successfully stood up for employees in high-stakes cases — even prevailing against powerful corporate employers. This experience sends a strong message to employers that we will not hesitate to go the extra mile on behalf of employees who have been wronged. At Perkins & Associates, A Professional Law Corporation, we believe your …

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Law Offices of Gay Carroll-Haring

Employment Lawyer | Sacramento, CA

916-860-7310

Dedicated to Providing the Best Possible Legal Service at a Competitive Price!
If You Desire Excellent Legal Advice, Personable Hands-On Service, and Open Communication, Don't Look Any Further!

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Bryant Whitten, LLP

Employment Lawyer | Serving Sacramento, CA

Se Habla Español

510-464-8071

Asserting and Protecting Your Employee Rights.

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Arata, Swingle & Van Egmond

Employment Lawyer | Serving Sacramento, CA

209-252-0174

60+ Years’ Experience in Helping Clients with Their Legal Needs.

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Law Offices of Scot D. Bernstein,
A Professional Corporation

Employment Lawyer | Serving Sacramento, CA

Free Consultation

916-546-1130

Serving Employees when Employers Fail to Respect the Labor Law with Non-Payment of Earned Wages, Proper Safety Standards and other Code Violations
Representing Clients in Northern and Southern CA

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The Law Offices of James E. McGlamery

Employment Lawyer | Sacramento, CA

Over 30 Years’ Experience In Helping Clients With Their Employment Disputes and Needs.

As an employee, the law protects your right to work in an environment free of harassment and discrimination. It also offers you an avenue for redress if you are wrongfully terminated. However, taking action against an employer without a lawyer's guidance can be a difficult path to travel. At the Law Offices of James E. McGlamery, we have been representing the interests …

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Getting Through Labor and Employment Law Issues

Individuals are entitled to fair treatment during the course of their employment. However, situations at the workplace often occur that make people uncomfortable. If you are dealing with a labor and employment issue at work and want to learn your options under the law, you should reach out to a Sacramento employment lawyer.

Different Labor and Employment Law Issues

Legal problems at the workplace can happen in a variety of ways. Labor and Employment Law related issues often involve sexual harassment, employment discrimination and wrongful termination of employment relating to gender, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, national origin or race.

It goes without saying, your job is one of the most important things in your life. Whether you are dealing with discrimination, harassment or a wage dispute, speak with an experienced employment attorney to ensure you understand the rights as an employee.

Top Questions to Ask When Hiring an Attorney

  • How many years have you been practicing law? How long have you practiced law in the local area?
  • How many cases similar to mine have you handled in the past?
  • What is the likely outcome for my case?

In legal practice, experience matters. An experienced attorney will likely have handled issues similar to yours many, many times. Therefore, after listening to your situation, the attorney should have a reasonable idea of the time line for a case like yours and the likely resolution.

The Importance of a Good Consultation

The goal of an initial consultation is to find an attorney you are comfortable working with and someone who can help you understand your options under the law. Seek to understand the relevant legal experience the attorney brings to your case. While it is not realistic to expect an attorney to resolve your legal issue during an initial consultation, you should gain a level of comfort with his/her ability to do so. A good consultation can clarify issues, raise pertinent questions and considerations for your case, and help you make an informed decision towards resolving your legal issue.

Tips on Hiring an Experienced Lawyer with Employment Law Cases

The more experienced a lawyer is in legal practice, the more likely he/she will be able to bring about a successful resolution to your issue. Since experience matters, lawyers who've been practicing law for many years (with a successful track record) tend to be in high demand. You should look for information about a lawyer's experience and ask questions during the initial meeting. It's a very good idea to ask the lawyer how many years he/she has been practicing law and the expected outcome of your case.

Common legal terms explained

Pro se - This Latin term refers to representing yourself in court instead of hiring professional legal counsel. Pro se representation can occur in either criminal or civil cases.

Statute - Refers to a law created by a legislative body. For example, the laws enacted by Congress are statutes.

Subject matter jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority to hear the claim based on the specific type of issue brought to the court. For example, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court only has subject matter jurisdiction over bankruptcy filings, therefore it does not have the authority to render binding judgment over other types of cases, such as divorce.

Lead Counsel Rated Attorneys

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Court Locations in Sacramento, CA

Gordon D. Schaber Sacramento County Courthouse

720 9th St., Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 874-5522

William R. Ridgeway Family Relations Courthouse

3341 Power Inn Rd., Sacramento, CA 95826
Phone: (916) 875-3400

Carol Miller Justice Center

301 Bicentennial Circle, Sacramento, CA 95826
Phone: (916) 875-7746