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Kyle Kring and Laura Hess will present, “Job Descriptions – They Are More Important Than You Might Think,” at the 2015 California HR Conference taking place at the Anaheim Convention Center on Monday, August 31, 2015 from 10:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
During the session, you will learn the importance of job descriptions as it relates to ADA claims, wage and hour claims (exempt/non-exempt), harassment and discrimination claims, and worker’s compensation claims. Attendees will learn about important information that should be included in job descriptions and the reasons for it. The presenters will also discuss practical advice for formulating job descriptions and updating them on a regular basis along with their use as a teaching and evaluation tool for annual or regular performance reviews.
Our attorneys have represented employers in all aspects of employment law. They defend employers against claims for sexual harassment, wrongful termination, retaliation, disability and age discrimination, failure to accommodate whistleblower, gender discrimination, misclassification and unpaid wages. For more information about the conference, click here.
Managing Partner, Kyle D. Kring and John Schroeder attended the Epic Invitational benefiting The Joyful Child Foundation-In Memory of Samantha Runnion. The foundation is dedicated to preventing crimes against children through programs that educate, empower and unite families and communities. The tournament, which took place at Dos Lagos Golf Course in Corona, raised nearly $30,000 to support the foundation. To view Epic Insurance Brokers press release for the tournament, please click here.
Corporate LiveWire has selected Kring & Chung, LLP as a 2015 Global Awards recipient in the area of Labor and Employment.
The Global Award recognizes businesses that display excellent standards and incredible performance across the globe. Corporate LiveWire’s team of journalists work to provide business professionals and individuals in the corporate and business community with information on the latest news and developments around the world.
Kring & Chung would like to welcome Jon Carlston to the Las Vegas, Nevada office. His litigation-based practice focuses in the areas of commercial, property, landlord/tenant, personal injury, and family law disputes. Mr. Carlston began his law career as a judicial law clerk for a number of Clark County, Nevada, judges before moving on to private practice. Mr. Carlston handles all facets of case management and litigation, including mediation, arbitration, trial, and appeal. He is accomplished at litigating a wide variety of cases for both businesses and individuals. To view Mr. Carlston’s full profile, click here.
We are pleased to announce the opening of our new Temecula office, located on Old Town Front Street, close to the new Temecula Civic Center. Lance Adair, a seasoned litigator and business advisor, will be heading up the Temecula office. Lance is rated “AV-Preeminent”© by Martindale-Hubbell (their highest peer-review rating). His practice will continue to emphasize real estate, land use and construction, including both transactions and litigation.
Kring & Chung, LLP is please to announcement that Kenneth W. Chung and Laura C. Hess have once again been named to the Southern California Super Lawyers list. This is the fifth consecutive year Kenneth Chung has received this honor, and the second consecutive year for Laura Hess. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from various practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
A patented multiphased selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis with no more than 5% of the attorneys in California being selected as Super Lawyers.
Kring & Chung, LLP, is a bronze sponsor at the Manufacturers’ Summit taking place on February 19, 2015 at the Riverside Convention Center. Partners’ Laura C. Hess and Allyson K. Thompson of our Irvine, CA office will be on hand highlighting some of our key offerings for manufacturers in the areas of employment and business law. The Manufacturers’ Counsel of the Inland Empire supports and provides education on manufacturing topics to manufacturers, employees and the community. The summit gives attendees the opportunity to discuss solutions to many issues facing the manufacturing community. If you are attending this very informative summit, please stop by the Kring & Chung booth. For additional information regarding the Manufacturer’s Summit, please click here.
January 14th, 2015 - Kring & Chung, LLP is Proud to Announce Michael S. Schulze as New Associate Attorney
Michael S. Schulze joined the firm as a law clerk in January of 2014, and became an Associate in December, 2014. His practice areas include business litigation and construction. Mr. Schulze attended the California State University, Fullerton where he graduated in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration. In 2014, he obtained his Juris Doctorate from Whittier Law School. To view Mr. Schulze’s full profile, click here.
We are pleased to announce that Allyson K. Thompson has been elevated to Partner in our Irvine, CA office effective January 1, 2015.
Since joining the firm in January 2005, Ms. Thompson’s practice focuses on labor and employment law as well as business litigation matters. She also provides training seminars on numerous employment matters including hiring practices, how to avoid wrongful termination, wage and hour issues, sexual harassment and discrimination. “Ms. Thompson fits our firm image perfectly,” said Kyle D. Kring. As the current President-Elect for the Orange County Women Lawyers Association, she is dedicated to promoting equality and social justice for all people.
Ms. Thompson received her bachelor’s from the University of Hawaii and her Juris Doctor from Lincoln Law School. To view Allyson K. Thompson’s profile click here.
Michelle Philo has been elected as the Orange County Bar Association Young Lawyer’s Division Chair-Elect. The Young Lawyer’s Division represents over 800 of Orange County’s young lawyers with up to 5 years’ experience in the profession. When Philo rises to the position of Chair in 2016, she will serve as the voice of the Young Lawyer’s Division to the Orange County Bar Association’s Board of Directors.
Ms. Philo is an attorney in our Irvine, CA office. Her practice includes general civil litigation; business transactions, including formations, maintenance, mergers, dissolutions; estate planning and probate. Philo’s litigation cases have included partnership disputes, contract disputes, employment disputes, and personal injury cases. To view Philo’s full profile, click here.