Skip to main content
Joseph Thomas Ortiz

Joseph Thomas Ortiz

also known as Joe Ortiz

Practice areas:

Employment & Labor

About Me

Photos and Videos

49754 1425058878

49754 1425058900

49754 1425058925

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2002

  1. Employment & Labor: 100%

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Daniel Parker Jett

    Joe is an exceptionally hard-working and knowledgeable lawyer. I endorse him without reservation.

    More 

    Daniel Jett Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Benjamin A Eilenberg

    I have known Joe for many years, both professionally and personally, and would wholeheartedly recommend him for employment and labor issues.

    More 

    Benjamin Eilenberg Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Best Best & Krieger, LLP

3390 University Avenue
5th Floor
Riverside, CA, 92501

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200205/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Business Council of the Year - 2012Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce2012

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerBest Best & Krieger, LLP2008 - Present
Employment AttorneyEpstein Becker & Green2005 - 2007
Associate AttorneyGreshamSavage2003 - 2005

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Greater Riverside Employers Advisory CouncilBoard Member2013 - Present
The "Mighty" Riverside Sunrise RotaryMember2013 - Present
Greater Riverside Chambers of CommerceBoard Member2012 - Present
Greater Riverside Chamber of Commerce - Downtown Business CouncilPresident2011 - 2012
Greater Riverside Dollars for ScholarsPresident2011 - Present
Public Service Law CorporationBoard Member2011 - Present
State Bar of California, Labor and Employment Law SectionMember2006 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
Riverside County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
American Bolt & Screw Mfg. Corp. v. Maximum Fasteners Inc.Obtained injunction against Defendant for client. Settled case in chief thereafter.
Thomas v. ChiretescuObtained judgment for pro bono client
Akuszewski v. City of FontanaObtained ruling for client on Summary Judgment

See all Legal Cases 

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Minnesota Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
University of California - Los AngelesN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1997

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Employment Law - Year in ReviewYear in Review: Labor Law Update2015
Year in Review: Labor Law UpdateYear in Review: Labor Law Update2014
Government LawPublic Employment Lawsuits2014
Good Morning Coachella ValleyYear in Review: Labor Law Update2014
BB&K Labor & Employment UpdateLabor & Employment Update Webinar2013
AQWA ConferenceTop Handbook Policies That Can Get You Sued2013
WebinarHow Does the Transparency in Supply Chains Act Affect Your Business?2012
PIHRA, DISTRICT 11Life after Brinker: Employer's Guide To Meal And Rest Obligations In CA2012
PIHRA, DISTRICT 11Legal Hot Topics2011
WebinarWage-and-Hour: How Did We Get Into This Mess?2010