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John Francis Mccarthy

John Francis Mccarthy

also known as John McCarthy

Practice areas:

Wrongful Termination, Discrimination, Employment & Labor

About Me

I represent people who have been wronged and advise small businesses who want to do the right thing.  I offer my clients passionate and knowledgeable advocacy and compassionate and honest advice in the following types of cases: 



  • Overtime,

  • Minimum Wage,

  • Meal and Rest Periods,

  • Waiting Time Penalties,

  • Wrongful Termination,

  • Whistleblower Cases,

  • Harassment,

  • Discrimination,

  • Personal Injury,

  • Wrongful Death,

  • Products Liability,

  • Medical Malpractice,

  • Class Action Lawsuits.


I utilize cutting edge litigation techniques and strategies to make sure I tell my client’s story the right way. I am aggressive, creative, tireless and compassionate.    I expect to win every case I take.  


My Bar admissions include:



  • California 

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit


I am a member of the:



  • State Bar of California, Labor and Employment Law Section

  • California Employment Lawyers Association

  • San Diego County Bar Association

  • Consumer Attorneys of San Diego

  • Consumer Attorneys of California

  • Kiwanis of Ocean Beach


    

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. Wrongful Termination: 50%
  2. Discrimination: 35%
  3. Employment & Labor: 15%

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33-45%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

17 total 

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Contact Info

Law Offices of John F. McCarthy

427 C Street, Suite 304
San Diego, CA, 92101

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200708/19/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Outstanding Young AttorneySan Diego Daily Transcript2014
Finalist- Top Attorneys- Labor and EmploymentSan Diego Daily Transcript2014
Best of the BarSan Diego Business Journal2014
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2014
Top Attorneys Nominee -Labor and EmploymentSan Diego Daily Transcript2013
Top Young Attorneys NomineeSan Diego Daily Transcript2013
LSAT ScholarshipThomas Jefferson School of Law2004
High Grade- Persuasive Legal WritingThomas Jefferson School of LawN/A
High Grade-Trial PracticeThomas Jefferson School of LawN/A
Dean's ListThomas Jefferson School of LawN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of John F. McCarthy2010 - Present
AssociatePrivate practice2007 - 2010

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
California Employment Lawyers AssociationMentorship Committee- Mentor2012 - Present
National Employment Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present
California Employment Lawyers AssociationLegislative Committee Associate Member2011 - Present
San Diego Inn of CourtStudent Trial College2011 - 2011
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaMember2011 - Present
Kiwanis Club of Ocean BeachBoard Member2011 - Present
California Employment Lawyers AssociationMember2011 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of San DiegoMember2011 - Present
San Diego County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
State Bar of California, Labor and Employment Law SectionMember2008 - Present
Monterey County Bar AssociationMember2007 - 2009

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Arias v. Superior CourtN/A

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
California Employment Law Firm BlogCan I Get Fired for Social Media Posts? You betcha.2013
ABA publicationThe Coming Tide- Social Media Use In Litigation2012

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas Jefferson School of LawLawLaw2007
University of California - DavisPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2004

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Guest Speaker SeriesEmployment Laws For Everyone2012
Continuing EducationEmployment Issues Affecting Minors2012