My clients include railroaders, their families and friends throughout the West. I... more
My clients include railroaders, their families and friends throughout the West. I also represent many people, usually referred by other clients, injured by the negligence of drivers, big corporations, doctors and hospitals. I, my staff and partners are effective, experienced, hard-working and compassionate. Give me a call if you think we can help.
I have more than 20 years of experience representing employers in complex employment... more
I have more than 20 years of experience representing employers in complex employment cases, including numerous wage and hour class actions. I have significant jury trial experience in state and federal courts. I also counsel and train employers in preventive employment practices, including ADA and wage compliance; leave, discipline and termination policies; and sexual harassment. I am a fre... view profile
At first glance, it might not seem like the most natural transition. Shakespearean... more
At first glance, it might not seem like the most natural transition. Shakespearean actors tired of the low pay are supposed to become graphic designers or teachers, not lawyers, right? Not necessarily, says employment law litigator, Matthew Ellis. The Emerson College graduate - who followed his 1998 BFA in acting with a five-year stint in New York - says the progression from acting to litig... view profile
CARL KISS was arguably born to be a trial lawyer. He has always fought for the... more
CARL KISS was arguably born to be a trial lawyer. He has always fought for the things he believes in, and only accepts cases in which he believes. Carl graduated from a Top Ten law school (New York University School of Law) in 1983, and has had no desire to live anywhere but Oregon ever since. Carls legal career could not have started any better. His first work as a young lawyer was for Charl... view profile
If you feel you've been discriminated against at your workplace based on your personal beliefs or the way you look or act, you may require the services of a discrimination lawyer. Because most people need to work to earn a living, many employment laws exist to prohibit discrimination based on nationality, weight, height, disability, ethnicity, sexual preference, age, religion, or even military status. Discrimination lawyers can tell you which laws apply to your particular situation and what legal solutions are available to you.
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