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Since 1993, Mr. Lee has represented private entities of all sizes, from small privately held companies to large publicly held companies on a wide range of matters, including corporate, contract, unfair business practices, real estate, employment, litigation and appeal matters.  He is experienced in all aspects of civil litigation from pre-litigation investigations to defending and prosecuting lawsuits through mediation, arbitration and trial.  He has successfully defended class action lawsuits regarding product liability, wage and hour and prevailing wage issues.


For approximately ten years, Mr. Lee acted as Assistant City Attorney for the City of Ojai and the City of Fillmore where he attended regular, special and closed session Council meetings, as well as staff and commission meetings. Mr. Lee was also the Acting City Attorney for the City of Ojai and Interim City Attorney for the City of Fillmore.


Mr. Lee is a member of the Ventura County Bar Association, Ventura County Trial Lawyers Association, Ventura County Bar Association – Business Litigation Section, Ventura County Bar Association – Employment Law Section and the Tri-Counties Local Government Attorneys’ Association. Mr. Lee is also a member of the Kiwanis Club of Ventura and was the former Ventura County Chapter Leader for the University of California at Santa Barbara Alumni Association.


He has authored several articles on employment issues and frequently lectures to business owners regarding various employment topics such as sexual harassment in the workplace, overtime, meal and rest breaks, and hiring, disciplining and terminating employees.


In 2013 and 2014, Mr. Lee was named to the “Who’s Who in Professional Services” list by the Pacific Coast Business Times.


Annual Employment Law Updates
How to Properly Terminate an Employee
Employees vs. Independent Contractors
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Prevention Training
Sensitivity in the Workplace Training
Employee Interview Do’s and Don’ts
Exempt versus Nonexempt Employees


Employers Beware: Are You Shortchanging Your Employees?
Changes to Common Interest Development Manager Law
Common Interest Development Law-10 Frequently Asked Questions
Property Manager And Board Of Directors Water Damage and Mold Guideline Employers: Are You Properly Paying Your Employees?
Internet Usage by Employees
Do Employers Still Need to Ensure Their Employees Take Meal Breaks?


Mr. Lee obtained his B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1988. He received his law degree from Santa Clara University School of Law in 1992, where he earned an Internship Certification from the Institute of International and Comparative Law.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Employment: 50%
  2. Business: 25%
  3. State & Local Law: 25%

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Fees:

Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • David Michael Lehr

    I endorse this lawyer. When I have a labor law issue, or a client who needs that type of help, I always recommend Steven Lee.

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  • Mason Rashtian

    Steven is a fellow attorney in my community. He is well respected in his field and I have found him to be very knowledgeable and passionate about the law and about his clients. I would highly recommend him.

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Contact info

Myers, Widders, Gibson, Jones & Feingold, L.L.P.

5425 Everglades St
Ventura, CA, 93003-6552

Myers Widders Gibson, Jones & Feingold, L.L.P.

27240 Turnberry Lane
Suite 200
Valencia, CA, 91355-1045

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive199302/13/2012
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Who's Who in Professional ServicesPacific Coast Business Times2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerMyers, Widders, Gibson, Jones & Feingold, L.L.P.2000 - Present
Assistant City AttorneyCity of Ojai2000 - Present
Assistant City AttorneyCity of Fillmore2000 - Present
Litigation AttorneyTharpe & Howell1993 - 2001
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Ventura County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
University of California at Santa Barbara Alumni AssociationVentura County LeaderN/A
Kiwanis Club of VenturaMemberN/A
Ventura County Bar Association – Business Litigation SectionN/AN/A
Tri-Counties Local Government Attorneys’ AssociationMemberN/A
League of California CitiesMemberN/A
University of California at Santa Barbara Alumni AssociationVentura County Chapter LeaderN/A
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
MWGJF Client AlertCalifornia Fair Pay Act Signed into Law: Seeks to Close the Wage Gap between Men and Women in the Workplace2015
Citations (VCBA)Amendments to California’s Paid Sick Leave Law Are Effective Immediately2015
MWGJF Client AlertCalifornia’s New Paid Sick Leave Law2014
MWGJS Quarterly NewsChanges To Certified Common Interest Development Manager Law2003
Community Associations InstituteChanges To Certified Common Interest Development Manager Law2003
MWGJS Quarterly NewsEmployers Beware: Are You Shortchanging Your Employees?2002
Managing Risks- TWIW, Insurance Services, LLP.Employers Beware: Are You Shortchanging Your Employees?2002
October, 2003Common Interest Development Law-10 Frequently Asked QuestionsN/A
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California - Santa BarbaraN/AOther - BachelorsN/A
Santa Clara University School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
SCVCC Lunch & Learn2014 Employment Law Update and the Latest Developments in Obamacare2014
Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce Lunch & LearnIs Your Employee Handbook Going to Help or Harm You? Important Policies to Include and Common Mistakes to Avoid2014
Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce Lunch & Learn"The Most Common Mistakes Employers Make That Get Them Sued"2013
Affordable Care Act UpdateHow the ACA will affect your business2013
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Prevention TrainingEmployers: Have You Complied With the Law?2012
Lunch & LearnThe Daily Challenges Owners, HR Managers and Supervisors Encounter2012
Summit at ValenciaCent of a Woman2009
Community Associations Institute - Channel Islands ChapterCEO / CFO Employment Law2009
BNI - Santa ClaritaAre You Prepared to Terminate Employees in These Tough Economic Times?2009
The City of FillmoreDiscrimination, Harrassment and Sensitivity Training2008
The Arc of Ventura CountySensitivity, Discrimination & Harassment in the Workplace2008
Summit at ValenciaSexual Harrassment in the Workplace Prevention Training2008
Historic Santa Maria InnSexual Harrassment in the Workplace Prevention Training2008
Employment Law UpdateEmployment Law Basics Every CPA Should Know2008
Employment Law UpdateWhat Every Employee Should Know About Employment Law2008
Employment Law UpdateWage & Hour Basics2008
Employment Law Update2008 Employment Law update (Ventura, Oxnard, Valencia and Santa Maria)2008
Cypress Place Senior LivingWhat You Need to Know for Family Protection & Peace of Mind2008
The Arc of Ventura CountyAvoiding Sexual Harassment In The Workplace Lawsuits2006
Employment Law Update2006 Labor Law Update; Avoiding Common Labor Law Mistakes2006
Community Associations InstituteAvoiding Common Labor Law Mistakes In The Construction Industry2006
Community Association InstituteReal Estate Disclosure Liability For The Homeowner2006
The Arc of Ventura CountyAvoiding Sexual Harassment In The Workplace Lawsuits2005
Employment Law UpdateYou're Fired!!! Are You Prepared To Terminate An Employee?2005
Employment Law UpdateOvertime, How To Properly Classify Your Employees2005
Employment Law UpdateAnatomy Of A Civil Lawsuit2005
Employment Law Update SeminarOvertime, Breaks & Payroll Deductions for Dental Offices2004
Employment Law Update SeminarWhat Every Employer Should Know2004
Employment Law UpdateRest & Meal Breaks, What Every Employer Should Know2004
BNIBusiness Contract Basics2004