I have hired Mr. Shields many times over the past 20 years concerning legal matters. Through those experiences, I have come to respect his judgment and recommendations, found him knowledgeable and experienced in small business and personal legal matters, and trust him as a person. His fees are reasonable. Tim is punctual for meetings and is conscientious about returning phone calls expeditiously as he can.

News & Updates

As we’ve discussed before, California’s new “paid sick leave” law takes effect July 1st. The new law contains several traps for unwary employers. In addition to providing paid time off benefits, there are other important requirements: Workpla… Read More
Effective July 1, 2015, under the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014; all California employers must provide their California employees with at least three days or 24 hours of paid sick leave per year. COVERED EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES The… Read More
California’s overtime rules are very specific that employers shall be responsible for overtime compensation and define “hours worked” as “the time during which an employee is subject to the control of an employer, and includes all the time th… Read More