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October 8, 2020


California Employment Lawyers Association




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Opening Remarks from the CELA Chair and Administrative Director. Plus, CELATalks! - short, dynamic videos of CELA members sharing their best practice ideas. Get insider tips. Gain insight. Up your game. Be inspired.

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Elizabeth Riles
Chair of the Executive Board - California Employment Lawyers Association

Elizabeth Riles is the current Chair of the Executive Board of the California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA). She is... Read More

Afshin Mozaffari
Founder and Principal - Mozaffari Law

Afshin Mozaffari is the founder and principal of Mozaffari Law, a plaintiff-side employment law firm based in Santa Monica,... Read More

Dustin Collier
Collier Law Firm, LLP

For the last nine years, Dustin Collier has served as a trial and deposition skills instructor for the National Institute for... Read More

Anne Costin
Founder - Costin Law Inc., San Francisco

Anne Costin went to college at UC Santa Cruz, and graduated from USF Law School in 2008. After working at The Dolan Law Firm... Read More

Krishna Desai, Esq.
Partner - Desai Law Office

Krishna Desai is a plaintiff side attorney specializing LGBTQ+ worker advocacy based in Oakland, CA. Despite recent legal... Read More

Imad Elias
Principal - Law Offices of Mann & Elias

Imad Elias is a principal at the Law Offices of Mann & Elias in Beverly Hills. As a high school graduate, he had the... Read More

Tamara Freeze

Tamara Freeze, a first-generation immigrant form Chelyabinsk, Russia, is a founding partner of Workplace Justice Advocates,... Read More

Marvin Krakow

Marvin Krakow has devoted his career to the rights of individuals. He has an ongoing commitment to the constructive use of... Read More

Michelle Lee
Partner - Rudy, Exelrod, Zieff, & Lowe, LLP

Michelle Lee is a partner at Rudy, Exelrod, Zieff, & Lowe, LLP in San Francisco, California. She represents workers in... Read More

Leslie F. Levy
Partner - Levy Vinick Burrell Hyams, LLP

Leslie F. Levy is a partner in Levy Vinick Burrell Hyams, LLP, Oakland, California. In addition to representing employees in... Read More

Marta Manus

Marta Manus is a Labor and Employment Law attorney in San Diego. Marta is also a Leadership Coach who helps others create a... Read More

Richard Vaznaugh, Esq.

Richard Vaznaugh, Esq. has represented employees in claims against their employers since 1994 and he has been a regular CELA... Read More

Marjorie Wallace

Marjorie Wallace represents public and private sector employees throughout California. After working many years for other... Read More

Sarah B. Schlehr
Trial and Managing Attorney - Schlehr Law Firm, P.C.

Sarah B. Schlehr is the Trial and Managing Attorney at the Schlehr Law Firm, P.C. She is on the Board of the California... Read More

Jean Hyams
Levy Vinick Burrell Hyams, LLP

Jean Hyams prosecutes employment civil rights lawsuits with the Bay Area firm Levy Vinick Burrell Hyams LLP. She is proud... Read More

Amanda Whitten
Partner - Bryant Whitten, LLP

A native of the Central Valley, Amanda Whitten is a graduate from Fresno State and UC Davis School of Law (2007). She lives... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

Opening Remarks and CELATalks! - Video
Collier Slide Handout - Paper
Elias Slide Handout - Paper
Wallace Blueprint - Paper
Wallace Blueprint Template - Paper
Whitten Client Follow-Up - Paper
Whitten Filing the Lawsuit - Paper
Whitten Subpoenas - Paper
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