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Jocelyn Burton

Practice areas:

Discrimination, Employment & Labor, Sexual Harassment

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1988

  1. Discrimination: 50%
    25 years, 100 cases
  2. Employment & Labor: 40%
    25 years, 130 cases
  3. Sexual Harassment: 10%
    25 years, 5 cases

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (30-40%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

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Contact Info

Burton Employment Law

1939 Harrison Street, Suite 400
Oakland, CA, 94612-9543

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NCActive200607/05/2015
CAActive198805/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Northern California Super LawyerNorthern California Super Lawyers2013
Bar Register of Preeminent Women LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2012
Super Lawyer of Northern CaliforniaSuper Lawyers2012
CommendationUnited States Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division2003

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PrincipalBurton Employment Law2011 - Present
PartnerBurton Mousseau LLP2010 - Present
Chief AttorneySuperior Court of California, County of Santa Clara2008 - 2009
CounselKilpatrick Stockton LLP2005 - 2008
Assistant U.S. Attorney, Deputy Civil Chief, Civil ChiefUnited States Attorney's Office, Northern District of California1994 - 2005
AssociateMarron, Reid & Sheehy1990 - 1994
AssociateThelen Marrin Johnson & Bridges1988 - 1990

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
United States District Court for the Northern District of CaliforniaLawyer Representative2012 - Present
California Employment Lawyers AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Alameda County Bar Association, Labor and Employment SectionN/A2010 - Present
Earl Warren American Inn of CourtN/A2010 - Present
American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionN/A2010 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
EEOC ComplianceOverview and Compliance with Employment Laws2008
Wake Forest Univesity Continuing Legal Education on Employment LawSex Discrimination, Including Equal Pay Act2007
Wake Forest Univesity 27th Annual Review of North Carolina LawEmployment Law2007
Effective Strategies for Improving Employee Health: Practical and Legal ImplicationsLegal Implications of Employee Wellness Programs2007
Wake Forest Univesity 26th Annual Review of North Carolina LawEmployment Law2006

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at AustinPublic AffairsMasters of Public Affairs1983
Wake Forest UnivN/AundergraduateN/A
Univ of Chicago Law SchoolN/AlawN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Ethics WebinarTechnology and Ethics2010
Overview and Compliance with Employment LawsEmployment2008
Wake Forest University Continuing Legal Education on Employment LawSex Discrimination, Including Equal Pay Act2007
Wake Forest University 27th Annual Review of North Carolina LawEthics - An Overview of Codes, Regulations and Current Issues2007
Legal Implications of Employee Wellness ProgramsEmployment2007
Wake Forest University 26th Annual Review of North Carolina LawEthics2006
Wake Forest University 26th Annual Review of North Carolina LawEmployment Law2006
2006 Labor and Employment Seminar The Next Wave of Workplace IssuesEmerging Privacy Concerns2006