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Heidi Degroot Hutchinson

Heidi Degroot Hutchinson

also known as Heidi L. De Groot

Practice areas:

Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Termination, Discrimination, Employment & Labor

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1981

  1. Employment & Labor: 25%
  2. Discrimination: 25%
  3. Wrongful Termination: 25%
  4. Sexual Harassment: 25%

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

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Contact Info

Sessions & Kimball Llp

23456 Madero Ste 170
Mission Viejo, CA, 92691

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive198105/20/2015
WAAdministrative Suspension199607/05/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Senior Professional in Human ResourcesSociety of Human Resource Professionals (SHRM)2001
Certified State InvestigatorState of Washington1998

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerSessions & Kimball LLP2004 - Present
Director of Academic PersonnelUniversity Of California At San Diego2002 - 2004
Human Resource Services (Interim Director, Assistant Director)Washington State Univeristy2000 - 2002
Center for Human Rights (EEO Coordinator)Washington State University1997 - 2000
Managing Attorney/Senior CounselBlue Cross Of California1989 - 1994
AttorneySedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold, LLP1987 - 1989
AttorneyParkinson Wolf Lazar & Leo1984 - 1987
AttorneyLaFollette, Johnson, Schroeter & DeHass1980 - 1984

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Orange County Bar Associaiton, Labor and Employment SectionChairperson2007 - 2008
California Employment Lawyers AssociationMember2006 - 2010
Orange County Bar AssociationVice Chair2006 - 2007
Orange County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionMember2004 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1981 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember1981 - 1994

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Orange County Register"Bonus" Can't Come Out of Others' Pay2006
Orange County RegisterEmployer May Be Out to Lunch2006
Orange County RegisterBoss Can Change Schedule in Most Cases2005
Orange County RegisterLate Deposit Doesn't Merit Wage Loss2005
Orange County RegisterRules Still Apply to Exempt Workers2005
Orange County RegisterSick Leave Policy is Optional2005
Orange County RegisterState Rules Apply to Traveling Workers2005
Orange County RegisterState Sets Standards for Vacation Policy2005
Orange County RegisterTerminating a Log-Term Employee2005
Orange County RegisterPenalties Apply When Wages Go Unpaid2004

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
USC Law SchoolN/Alaw1980
California St Univ FullertonPolitical Scienceundergraduate1977

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Orange County Bar Association Last DashEthics and Mediation (speaker)2015
Orange County Bar AssociationDevelopments in Employment Law2006
OC Bar AssociationVarious Employment Law Topics2006
University of CaliforniaEmployee Contract Rights2004
Washington State UniversityInstitution Wide Lectures to Faculty, Administration and Staff on Topics Including Sexual Harrassment, Discrimination Investigations, Performance Management2002
City of Pullman Chamber of CommerceStrategic Planning2002