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January 12th, 2018 | Main

David Blaine’s Friday Musing…

Hi Jean! I once had a partner named Jean and every morning I would crack myself up by saying “Hi Jean.”  I found out the term for two words that (when said together) sound like a different word (e.g. hygiene) is called an oronym.  I might ...

January 4th, 2018 | Main

David Blaine’s Friday Musing…

New Year’s Resolutions for California Employers! Every January, New Year’s resolutions are made, and quickly broken.  Below are the most common resolutions, with my own twist for employers. Lose Weight. Get rid of your ...

December 13th, 2017 | Main

New Associate: Jazmine Flores

The partners at Belden Blaine Raytis are proud to announce that Jazmine Flores has joined the firm as an associate attorney.  Jazmine is a graduate of the University of California San Diego and Pepperdine Law School.  Jazmine’s practice will ...

December 11th, 2017 | Main

‘Tis the Season for Updating Company Handbooks & Forms!

As employers know, complying with California’s rigorous employment obligations means tracking an ever-moving target.  Now is the time when employers should be reviewing handbooks, applications, forms, and other employment documents/practices to ...

December 7th, 2017 | Main

David Blaine’s Friday Musing…

Employment Lawyers Love Christmas Parties! Not our own, our clients.’  In fact, most of us would work for free in December simply for the entertainment value.  Some of the most outrageous personnel issues I’ve dealt with were the result of ...