Law Offices of Joe DiPaola: California Employment Law
Resume: Mr. DiPaola’s legal experience, education, and credentials.
Education: BA – Stanford University; JD – Washington University; MBA – UCLA
Experience: Over 25 years of legal experience.
|Fees and Costs: Fee schedules, hourly and mixed contingency fee retainer arrangements, costs, etc. Many cases are handled by Mr. DiPaola on a mixed contingency fee basis. Costs are billed only at actual cost—there is never any premium billing or double-billing.|
|Blog: Mr. DiPaola’s blog about California employment law issues and practice, including articles about discrimination, harassment, termination/severance negotiations and agreements, wage and overtime claims, litigation, arbitration, and mediation strategies, etc.|
|Highlights of Federal and California Employment Laws: Brief summaries of significant Federal and California employment laws [including US Code citations, and California Civil Code, Government Code, and Labor Code citations]. A quick reference guide to basic employment law.|
|EEOC: A lawsuit in US District Court starts with filing a discrimination or harassment claim with the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) , and requesting an EEOC “Right to Sue” authorization letter. Mr. DiPaola explains: How to File a Claim with the EEOC.|
|DFEH: A lawsuit in California Superior Court starts with filing a discrimination or harassment claim with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), and requesting a DFEH “Right to Sue” authorization letter. Mr. DiPaola explains: How to File a Claim with the California DFEH.|
|Contact: Do you have an employment-related matter for which you need advice and guidance? Mr. DiPaola welcomes the opportunity to speak with you in confidence about your legal matter by phone at (707) 693-0400. The initial phone consultation is free.|