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Messina & Hankin LLP Messina & Hankin LLP
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Employment Law Small Firm Mentality, Big World Experience

Employment Law Attorneys in Murrieta, CA

Serving Orange County, Riverside County & the Surrounding Communities for 45 years

As an employer, you must not only deal with running your business but with properly managing your employees in accordance with local, state, and federal laws. If employment contracts are improperly drafted or are not executed, you are left open to lawsuits that could threaten your company’s financial stability, growth, and continued success. Disputes and violations of the laws that regulate your industry and employees can also jeopardize everything you have worked so hard to accomplish.

Whether it is in taking preventative measures to protect your company or to address a dispute or lawsuit that has recently arisen, our Murrieta employment lawyers at Messina & Hankin are ready to assist you. In addition to our 150 years of collective legal experience, our attorneys have backgrounds in real estate, finance, and tax law to thoroughly address all of your employment law needs from every possible angle.

For a free consultation, call our offices at (951) 363-2134. We serve Orange County, Riverside County, and the surrounding areas.

Our Areas of Practice in Employment Law

We deliver skilled legal counsel in all areas of employment contracts and litigation, including:

  • Wage and hour claims
  • Safety and health standards
  • Health and retirement benefits
  • Discrimination
  • Sexual harassment
  • Non-compete agreements
  • Employee and independent contractor agreements
  • Wrongful termination
  • Retaliation
  • Overtime pay
  • Employee classification
  • Whistleblower claims
  • Equal opportunity employment claims
  • Disability claims

Local and state laws, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and countless other laws and agencies dictate how employees are paid and treated at work. Our attorneys understand the nuances and intricacies of these regulations and how these agencies operate. Whether we are handling employment contracts or are defending your rights in court, we work diligently to deliver only the highest quality counsel and the results you need.

When to Consult an Employment Law Attorney

Were you wrongfully terminated recently? Or facing a lawsuit as an employer? Are you frustrated and confused about the process of a lawsuit? Consulting an attorney can help protect your rights and is the best way to make sure you are taking all the necessary steps and precautions to protect yourself or your assets.

If you are a former employer, you will need a lawyer if:

  • You’re threatened with a lawsuit, generally regarding mistreatment, unlawful overtime/termination, discrimination, or unsafe working conditions
  • You want to fire an underperforming union worker
  • There there is rumors of a strike

If you are a former employee, you will need a lawyer if:

  • You want to file a lawsuit against your employer for any sort of mistreatment you endured
  • You’ve been terminated wrongfully
  • You are involved in a strike and would like to mediate

No matter the circumstance, the lawyers at Messina & Hankin, LLP are here to make sure you know your options and can protect yourself. Our labor lawyers have experience handling a variety of employment cases. We keep your best interests in mind when progressing to litigation. Give us a call today for a case review and to schedule a consultation!

Messina & Hankin Will Champion Your Case

  • Recognized in the Community

    Our firm has been featured in publications across Southern CA.

  • Collaborative Atmosphere

    Attorneys work together on cases, without double-billing our clientele.

  • Well-Rounded Background

    Our lead attorneys are former real estate brokers as well.

  • 150 Years of Experience

    Each of our attorneys have been practicing law for 25 years or more.