California v. Starbucks

California v. Starbucks

The California Supreme Court recently ruled against Starbucks regarding its practice of not paying employees for alleged “de minimis” work performed after clocking out. Starbucks had a practice of having their employees perform certain administrative and clean up duties after…

The ABCs Of Independent Contractors

The ABCs Of Independent Contractors

The California Supreme Court recently adopted the “ABC” Test to determine whether a person is an employee versus an independent contractor. The classification of an individual performing services for an operating company has long been an area of ambiguity and contention.…

Why real estate law?

Adishian Law Group, P.C. founder Chris Adishian answers why Adishian Law Group practices real estate law. Transcript Our firm practices real estate because I’ve always had an interest in real estate as a young adult and that interest just grew…

Why business law?

Adishian Law Group, P.C. founder Chris Adishian answers why Adishian Law Group practices business law. Transcript Well, business law is an actual area of interest for me. Growing up, I was in a family where both parents ran small businesses…

As a business owner, why hire an attorney if you’re not in litigation?

Adishian Law Group, P.C. founder Chris Adishian explains why business owners should hire an attorney even if they’re not in litigation. Transcript Our most successful clients are committed to constantly improving their decision-making process. They understand that two great equalizers…

Are perceived whistleblowers protected?

Adishian Law Group, P.C. founder and California Attorney Chris Adishian explains whether perceived whistleblowers are protected. Transcript Under the California Whistleblower Statute 1102.5, actual whistleblowers, people who actually blew the whistle, are protected, and so are perceived whistleblowers. For example,…

Change in Whistleblower Statute (Labor Code 1102.5)

Adishian Law Group, P.C. founder and California Attorney Chris Adishian explains the change in Whistleblower Statute Labor Code 1102.5. Transcript As of January 1st, 2014, there was a significant change in the California Whistleblower Statute which is California Labor Code…

We represent both plaintiffs and defendants

Adishian Law Group, P.C. founder and California Attorney Chris Adishian explains how Adishian Law Group represents both plaintiffs and defendants. Transcript In our employment practice, we do represent both plaintiffs and defendants. It is a little bit unusual in employment…

What is a mediator’s proposal?

Adishian Law Group, P.C. founder and California Attorney Chris Adishian explains mediator’s proposals. Transcript Over the last few years we’re finding that more and more cases at mediation are resolving through the mediator’s proposal. In essence, the mediator’s proposal means…

What is mediation?

Adishian Law Group, P.C. founder and California Attorney Chris Adishian explains mediation. Transcript Mediation is a form of dispute resolution, it’s often confused with arbitration. They have a certain similarity in that it is in a form of alternative dispute…