Legal Forms

Research Guide – California Legal Forms California Civil Procedure Formbooks These include: California Affirmative Defenses 2d, Bancroft Whitney, 5 volumes. These forms are for defenses to civil actions. This publication is also available on Westlaw (Formerly, CAAFDEF). California […]

Attorney Career

A Good Attorney Career Path is not Enough By Dan Grunfeld. He is a litigation partner, who co-heads Kaye Scholer’s Los Angeles and Palo Alto offices. Formerly a top policy advisor to LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, he also was Public Counsel’s president and CEO. (2013) For thousands of […]

Labor Code

Labor Code Practical Issues By Michelle Lee Flores. She is a member of the labor and employment department of Cozen O’Connor in Los Angeles. Defense-side employment lawyers—or businesses that employ even one person in California—likely have stories to tell about someone tripping over the […]

Suitable Seats

Suitable Seats Lawsuits Most of the California Wage Orders require an employer to prove “suitable seats when the nature of the work reasonably permits the use of seats. Suitable Seating in California Employment Law Most of the California Wage Orders say that: “All working employees […]

Pension Plan

Pension Plans San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed and four other California mayors announced their support for a statewide initiative on a constitutional amendment to reduce public workers’ pensions. Later, the stage is set for a battle royal. The proposed amendment would protect the retirement […]


Domestic Employees By Anthony J. Oncidi and Jeremy Mittman. The first is a partner at Proskauer Rose in Los Angeles, where the second is an associate. Legal obligations abound for hiring domestic help. Though wealthy individuals with household workers may not think of themselves as […]

Job Protection

Teacher Job Protection by Rebecca Rosen Lum A lawsuit claims that certain job protections for California teachers violate kids’ civil rights. Despite decades of litigation over California public school funding and facilities, sharp disparities persist. Now, a quiet Silicon Valley […]