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Brett Thomas Abbott

Brett Thomas Abbott

Practice areas:

Commercial, Employment & Labor, Contracts & Agreements, Landlord & Tenant

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About Me

Mr. Abbott is a partner with the law firm of Gubler & Abbott LLP. He earned his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University with a major in English and a minor in Spanish. He then attended Western State University College of Law, where he received his law degree, graduating as Valedictorian with Summa Cum Laude honors.


Mr. Abbott has represented clients in both state and federal courts, as well as before the Dept. of Labor Standards Enforcement, Employment Development Dept., the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board, the Central District of California and the Eastern District of California.


Mr. Abbott has extensive experience in business litigation. He has represented various clients throughout all stages of the litigation experience, from drafting complaints to motions for summary judgment to trial and post-judgment collection actions.


Mr. Abbott is also well versed in all aspects of employment law, including the Family Leave Medical Act (FMLA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC), the Fair Employment and Housing (FEHA), Industrial Wage Orders, and COBRA.


He has written articles on legal issues that have been published in the Orange County Register Newspaper, and is a regular contributor to the Visalia Chamber of Commerce newsletter. He has also presented seminars before the Visalia and Porterville Employment Advisory Councils. Mr. Abbott has also served as an editor for the Orange County Lawyer Magazine.


Before entering the legal field, Mr. Abbott served a two-year mission in Central America. He is happily married with four children.


His current areas of practice include creditor's rights and collections, commercial law and litigation, contract, real property and employment law.

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Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Commercial: 50%
  2. Employment & Labor: 30%
  3. Contracts & Agreements: 15%
  4. Landlord & Tenant: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($205-215/hour)

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

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Contact Info

Gubler & Abbott LLP

1110 N Chinowth St
Visalia, CA, 93291-4113

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200605/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerGubler & Abbott LLP2007 - Present
Associate AttorneySessions & Kimball, LLP2005 - 2007

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Tulare County Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present
J. Reuben Clark Law SocietyN/A2005 - Present

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western State University College of LawN/AUnknownN/A
Brigham Young UniversityN/AUnknownN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Tulare County Workplace Violence SeminarPrevention of Workplace Violence2010
California Employer Advisory Council (Porterville)Getting the Most Out Of Employee Handbooks2009
California Employer Advisory Council (Visalia)Employee Discipline and Termination2008