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Jim can be reached at (714) 769-9096. His clients are employees, not employers! Jim helps workers in both private companies and those employed by public agencies. Jim is a member of the Nat'l Employment Lawyers Ass'n (NELA) and its California affilliate (CELA). Jim is a past chair of the Labor & Employment Law section of the Orange County Bar Association (OCBA). He is currently a co-chair of CELA's Public Employees committee. With more than 35 years of litigation experience. Jim handles many kinds of employment disputes, as well as select personal injury, malpractice matters, and property damage, inverse condemnation claims. Mr. Guziak also holds an AV Preeminent rating with Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible peer review rating.

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Contact info

Law Offices of James J Guziak

155 N Riverview Dr B.I.P. 161
Anaheim, CA, 92808

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Employment: 30%
    33 years, 100 cases
  2. Wrongful Termination: 20%
    33 years, 30 cases
  3. Litigation: 20%
    37 years
  4. Discrimination: 20%
    33 years
  5. Sexual Harassment: 10%
    33 years, 15 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($450-475/hour), contingent (33-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (15 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Marilynn Mika Spencer

    I have known Jim Guziak for at least 10 years and possibly as many as 15. I first met him through our mutual membership in the California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA). Over the years, I've come to know Jim as a talented, hard-working, and ethical attorney. He's had some impressive wins in extremely difficult cases; I attribute this to his knowledge, experience, and dedication to his clients. Jim is a good colleague with a great reputation in CELA and the legal community, and I'm glad to endorse him.

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive197905/23/2016
WISuspended Dues197803/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Recogntion of Leadership & AccomplishmentsOrange County Bar Association2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1991
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of James J Guziak2011 - Present
PartnerHarker Guziak & Sage, APC2002 - 2011
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Orange County Bar AssociationChair of Labor & Employment section2009 - 2009
Orange County Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Directors1988 - 1993
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wisconsin Law SchoolLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
University of WisconsinN/AOther - BachelorsN/A