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Torrance Employment Lawyers

Smith & Lo, Work Lawyers practice aggressive representation for California employment law matters in Torrance, including:

  • California disability disputes,
  • Family and medical leave,
  • Unpaid wages,
  • Sexual harassment,
  • Discrimination, and
  • Wrongful termination.

With an office in Torrance, we use our knowledge about local, state, and federal employment and workplace laws to zealously represent our Torrance clients.

It’s your right to be treated fairly and paid legally and appropriately for your work. If you think you are the victim of unfair, illegal, or discriminatory workplace practices, or you have questions about potential employer violations, please contact us to schedule a free consultation.

Torrance Employment Law Litigation Attorneys

Our practice areas for clients looking for a Torrance employment lawyer include:

Disability disputes. Having a disability can make finding a job more difficult. But discrimination based on your disability can make the search impossible. Employment discrimination based on disability is often illegal. You have rights to a level playing field when it comes to finding employment and being treated fairly in a workplace environment.

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, among others laws and regulations, prohibit discrimination against qualified workers with disabilities, including hiring and firing, compensation, promotions and demotions, and all other aspects of employment.

If you believe you have suffered discrimination related to a disability, contact us to learn more about how you can protect your rights.

Family & medical leave. When employers fail to provide legally-required leaves of absence, including medical leave and leave required to look after family members, it can result in intense litigation. You have rights in those situations and others related to family and medical leave, we can help you defend them and hold your employer liable to assume their full obligations under the law.

Our Torrance lawyers aggressively defend our clients’ rights in matters regarding medical and family leave issues, including support for employees defending their rights provided by the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) and Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Contact us and we’ll help you secure the compensation and entitlements you deserve under the law.

Unpaid wages. California and federal laws require that employers properly and adequately compensate employees for work performed, including appropriate breaks, meal times, and overtime. Overtime compensation is an area of routine abuse for regular employees, including attempts to misclassify workers as exempt, management staff or independent contractors.

If you believe you are the victim of unpaid or unfair wages, contact us and we can help you investigate the facts and ensure you receive the full compensation you’ve rightfully earned.

Sexual harassment. Workplace sexual harassment includes a spectrum of behavior and incidents, including:

  • Unwanted advances
  • Inappropriate conversation or humor
  • Suggestive teasing
  • Sexual touching
  • Making conditions of employment, including promotion, subject to performing a sexual act

If you believe you have a claim for sexual harassment at work, contact us immediately. Our highly competent Torrance sexual harassment lawyers can advise you how to proceed to best preserve your claims and fully investigate the circumstances of your complaint.

Discrimination. Employers have a legal obligation to not discriminate based on race, gender, age, faith, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, sexual orientation, or other factors. Our employment law attorneys are experienced in the full range of relevant laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). You have the right to enjoy a workplace free from discrimination. Contact us to learn more about your recourse in matters involving employment discrimination.

Wrongful termination. Employers may retaliate against employees who insist on exercising their full range of workplace rights. Common instances include wrongful termination after reporting unsafe working conditions, using legally mandated medical leave, or after suffering an injury on the job. Illegal retaliation can also include instances of harassment or a demotion. Our experienced and aggressive Torrance employment lawyers can help you stand up for your rights and hold your employer accountable for retaliation or wrongful termination.

Free Initial Consultation

There’s no charge to discuss your matter with our California employment law attorneys at Smith & Lo, Work Lawyers. Simply call our offices at (855) 670-1267 or contact us online.

Your initial consultation is free. If appropriate, we can discuss effective and tough representation if you have a case for court involving sexual harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination, unpaid wages, family and medical leave, disability disputes, or any other California workplace law matter.

You have an essential human right to enjoy a fair, safe, and non-hostile work environment. Let your voice be heard, Smith & Lo California Work Lawyers are experienced in negotiating and litigating Torrance employment law matters. We can help you.

Kyle D. SmithFebruary 1, 2018February 22, 2018
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Who We Are

Kyle D. Smith, Torrance Employment Attorney

Kyle D. Smith

Attorney, Founding Partner

Kyle believes the starting point for every case should be the needs and wants of the client. Because those vary with every person, Kyle takes the time to understand his clients. By taking the client-centered approach to each case, Kyle seeks the most desirable results for each Torrance client.

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Justin Lo, Torrance Employment Attorney

Justin Lo

Attorney, Founding Partner

As the child of immigrants who worked long hours in the restaurant and factory industry, Justin strongly supports dignified and lawful treatment of all Torrance employees in the workplace. He passionately and tenaciously fights employers to hold them accountable for their legal violations.

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Areas We Practice

Disability Disputes

Our lawyers fight for reasonable workplace accommodations and fair compensation for employees that have been the victim of discrimination.

Sexual Harassment

Employers have a duty to prevent unlawful sexual harassment. Our lawyers seek to hold them accountable.

Family & Medical Leave

Employees often have a legal right to family, medical, or maternity leave. Our lawyers work to make sure those rights don't get ignored.

Discrimination

Employees have a right to be free from unlawful discrimination. But the law doesn't enforce itself. Our lawyers work to help.

Unpaid Wages

You have a job for one reason: to get paid. If your employer has failed to compensate you according to law, it may be time to contact us.

Wrongful Termination

When employers fire workers for unlawful reasons, the workers may be entitled to compensation. Speaking with a qualified attorney can be a good idea.

How We Help

Our Attorneys Can Help Negotiate With Employers and Employees

Negotiate

Our skilled employment lawyers help negotiate a favorable resolution to your employment-related dispute.

Our Attorneys Litigate Employment Issues

Litigate

When negotiation isn't possible or wise, our experienced labor lawyers pursue justice by taking the fight to court.

Our Attorneys Work Hard to Protect Clients

Protect

Our highest priority is protecting the interests of our clients. We do so dilligently, honestly, and passionately.

Why We Do It

We became lawyers because we wanted to make a difference. During our careers, we have seen repeated injustices in the workplace and we believe the law can be used as a tool to correct them. As former employees, we haven't lost our passion for improving the everyday lives of individuals. We hope you will join us to find out if we can improve yours.

Serving ALL of Torrance

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Our Hours

By Appointment Only

Monday through Friday
9:00am–6:00pm

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