Steven M. Chanley

Steven M. Chanley

Employment / Labor Attorney

San Luis Obispo, CA





No Misconduct


English , French

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9 questions answered.

About Me

Steven M. Chanley has over 23 years' experience representing employers in   Employment and Business Litigation matters exclusively. His practice focuses on legal advice and litigation services re: Trade Secret Misappropriation; Wage-Hour Claim Defense; Wrongful Discharge; Retaliation; Employment Discrimination;  Harassment; and Commercial/Business Disputes.

Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Hourly ($310-$400/hour)

Client Reviews

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I highly recommend Steve Chanley for legal counsel...

Posted by: Michael 5 months ago.

Steve Chanley has been my attorney for over 10 years. From our initial meeting I felt a great deal of confidence and trust in Steve. While over the...

I recommend Steve Chanley

Posted by: Francis about 1 year ago.

I have worked with Steve since 2002 and I can't say enough good things about him . He represented me in a trade secret case filed in Superior Court...
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Showing 2 of 3 peer endorsements

Daniel Joseph O'Neill
Daniel O'Neill

San Luis Obispo, CA

Over 4 years ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

I've always found Mr. Chanley's work to be the highest quality. I have great respect for Steve both personally and professionally.
Robert Davison Thomas
Robert Thomas

Palo Alto, CA

Over 4 years ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

Steve handled a litigation matter for one of my clients and did a great job. He got the whole case dismissed on a summary judgment.
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1989 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 06/18/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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Cotchett & Illston


Showing 1 of 2 degrees

1989 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

University of California, Hastings College of the Law


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2003 Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers



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1989- present Member

American Bar Association

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Showing 2 of 2 publications

2011 "Rethinking The 'No Comment Rule' Rule in At-Will Discharges"

San Luis Obispo County Bar Bulletin

2008 "Quest For Order in "Pigeon Feathers": Updike's Use of Christian Mythology

Short Story Criticism, Volume 103 (Thompson Publishing)

Speaking Engagements

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2013 Form I-9 Compliance

at Santa Maria Human Resources Assn.

2013 Employment Law Update 2013

at Dibuduo & Defendis Insurance

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