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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 2011 Employment Lawyer||LA Daily Journal||2011|
|Super Lawyer||San Francisco Magazine Super Lawyers||2011|
|Super Lawyer||Northern California Super Lawyers||2010|
|Owner||Law Office of Mary-Alice Coleman||2003 - Present|
|Counsel||Department of Consumer Affairs, Sacramento, CA||1985 - 2002|
|Attorney/Special Assistant to Court Administrator||Sacramento County Municipal Court District||1983 - 1985|
|Attorney||National Center for State Courts||1980 - 1982|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Yolo County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Sacramento County Bar Association Law Section||Member||N/A|
|Sacramento County Bar Labor and Employment Law Section||Member||N/A|
|Sacramento County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|California State Bar Labor and Employment Section||Member||N/A|
|Sacramento Women Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|California State Bar Public Law Section||Member||N/A|
|National Employment Lawyers Association||Legislative Advocate||N/A|
|National Employment Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|California Employment Lawyers Association||Legislative Advocate||N/A|
|California Employment Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|State Bar of California||Member||N/A|
|Los Angeles County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Verdict for Woman fired as school Director||$1.8 Million Verdict|
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|Abbey Press||Justice in the Balance: 2020 (Contributor)||N/A|
|California Center for Judicial Education and Research||Small Claims Court and Consumer Law (Consultant and Contributor)||N/A|
|Department of Consumer Affairs||Using the Small Claims Court - A Handbook for Plaintiffs and Defendants (Co-Author)||N/A|
|Riverside County Bar Bulletin||Dispute Resolution Options - California's Challenge for the 1990's||N/A|
|Pepperdine Law Review||Implementation of California's Dispute Resolutions Act||N/A|
|Sacramento County Bar Association||California's Community Dispute Resolution Program: An Interim Report||N/A|
|Department of Consumer Affairs||Resolving Common Consumer Disputes: Sourcebook for Small Claims Court Judicial Officers||N/A|
|Department of Consumer Affairs||Small Claims Court - Plaintiffs||N/A|
|Department of Consumer Affairs||Small Claims Court - Defendant||N/A|
|Northern California Institute of Local Government||Your Town: A guide to Leadership in Small Rural Communities||N/A|
|University of California at Davis School of Law||N/A||Juris Doctorate||1980|
|California State University, Chico||Public Administration||MA - Masters||N/A|
|California State University, Chico||Political Science/Public Administration||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
|CPER||Due Process for Public Employees||2011|
|CELA Annual Conference||Defeating Anti-SLAPP Motions||2010|
|High School Civil Education and Outreach Program||Operation Protect and Defend||N/A|
Posted by anonymous
MAC is an extremely effective negotiator who aided my way through a difficult employment situation. She adroitly assessed my predicament and charted a course which enabled a quick resolution and met my needs.
Posted by anonymous
Mary-Alice Coleman helped me successfully resolve a challenge I had with my former employer.
It became clear I was being singled out and retaliated against for pointing out some less-than-ethical business practices. That, together with some other important factors, convinced me that it was time to leave that company.
By going toe-to-toe with their high priced lawyers she was able to secure a severance package that was three times more than I had originally been offered plus an extended, paid leave of absence and a clean break from a company I could no longer work for in good faith.
I appreciate the work her firm did for me and care and concern they showed for my situation. I would highly recommend her services to anyone who finds themselves in a similar situation at work.
Posted by Jennifer
There are not many times in one's life when you come across someone like Mary Alice and her team of professional attorneys and staff. I was fortunate enough to have Mary Alice represent me in a wrongful termination lawsuit. She always had great faith in me and my case. She made me feel confident-when my confidence was lacking. Mary Alice was very knowledgable and kept me well-informed throughout my 3 year journey. I would recommend Mary Alice to anyone who is seeking legal advice or representation.
Posted by anonymous
Mary-Alice Coleman and her entire team is a wonderful group to work with especially in the worst of times. Each are experts in their field, all personable, and will guide you through the process, recommending best options. Going through a process of job termination and seeking fairness and an exit strategy is not an easy one. Mary-Alice Coleman helped when I was very stressed, and could not easily make decisions. She was also knowledgeable of my employer (University of California Davis), and knew who exactly to talk to (their attorney) and what could be expected. She also did this on a timely basis, and attempted to minimize her firms cost to me. I am very appreciative.
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