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Harley Leroy Bjelland

Harley Leroy Bjelland II

Practice areas:

Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation, Litigation

Harley Bjelland

About Me

Avid golfer and tournament softball player.  Closet chef with three thirty-something daughters and with the same girl he met at 13.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1981

  1. Employee Benefits: 75%
  2. Executive Compensation: 15%
  3. Litigation: 10%

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Michael John Wittick

    I endorse this lawyer. I have know Harley for many years and have always believed that he is not only the best ERISA lawyer on the planet but very knowledgeable in many areas of business law, a leader among lawyers, and a great guy to top it off. I would not hesitate to recommend Harley to any potential client.

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    Michael Wittick
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    Ganesh Kalyanaraman Employee Benefits Attorney
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Contact Info

The ERISA Law Firm

23052 Alicia Parkway
H-425
Mission Viejo, CA, 92692

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive198102/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Distinquished ServiceWestern Pension Benefits Conference2013

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerThe ERISA Law Firm2012 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Orange County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
Western Pension Benefits Conference, Orange County ChapterBoard of DirectorsN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Colaco v. MicrosemiPending

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawN/ALL.M - Master of Laws1982
Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
University of California - BerkeleyN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1978

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Western Pension and Benefits ConferenceThe ABCs of Pension Law2012
Human Capital GroupObama Care - Health Reform2012
Western Pension and Benefits ConferenceFee Disclosure2011
Western Pension and Benefits ConferenceThe ABCs of Pension Law2011
Western Pension and Benefits ConferenceBest Practices in Participant and Plan Service Provider Disclosures2011
ProVisors M&A 3 Group MeetingESOPs Used in Corporate Acquisitions2011
Orange County Bar Association, Business and Corporate Law SectionEmployee Benefits in Mergers and Acquisitions2011
Western Pension and Benefits ConferenceERISA Litigation2010
Western Pension and Benefits ConferenceQualified Plan Audits2010
Western Pension and Benefits ConferenceThe ABCs of Pension Law2010
John Wayne Airport ProVisors Group MeetingObama Care - Health Reform2010
Western Pension and Benefits ConferenceBest Fiduciary Practices2009
Western Pension and Benefits ConferenceThe ABCs of Pension Law2009
Employer's SymposiumThe COBRA Subsidy2009
Western Pension and Benefits ConferenceThe ABCs of Pension Law2008
National Western Pension and Benefits Conference ConventionFiduciary Liability2003
National Western Pension and Benefits Conference ConventionERISA Litigation2001
National Western Pension and Benefits Conference ConventionNon-Qualified Retirement Plans1998