Top Lenexa, KS Employment Discrimination Lawyers Near You

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    Fisher, Patterson, Sayler & Smith, LLP

    Employment Discrimination Lawyers | Overland Park Office | Serving Lenexa, KS

    Employment Discrimination Lawyers | Overland Park Office | Serving Lenexa, KS

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    Jackson Lewis P.C.

    Employment Discrimination Lawyers | Overland Park Office | Serving Lenexa, KS

    Employment Discrimination Lawyers | Overland Park Office | Serving Lenexa, KS

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    Mathews Group

    Employment Discrimination Lawyers | Leawood Office | Serving Lenexa, KS

    Employment Discrimination Lawyers | Leawood Office | Serving Lenexa, KS

  • Kuckelman Torline Kirkland

    Employment Discrimination Lawyers | Overland Park Office | Serving Lenexa, KS

    Employment Discrimination Lawyers | Overland Park Office | Serving Lenexa, KS

  • Waldeck & Patterson, P.A.

    Employment Discrimination Lawyers | Prairie Village Office | Serving Lenexa, KS

    Employment Discrimination Lawyers | Prairie Village Office | Serving Lenexa, KS

  • Hinkle Law Firm, LLC

    Employment Discrimination Lawyers | Lenexa Office

    Employment Discrimination Lawyers | Lenexa Office

  • DRZ Law, LLC

    Employment Discrimination Lawyers | Leawood Office | Serving Lenexa, KS

    Employment Discrimination Lawyers | Leawood Office | Serving Lenexa, KS

  • ACT Law Firm, LLC

    Employment Discrimination Lawyers | Overland Park Office | Serving Lenexa, KS

    Employment Discrimination Lawyers | Overland Park Office | Serving Lenexa, KS

  • Napoli Shkolnik PLLC

    Employment Discrimination Lawyers | Leawood Office | Serving Lenexa, KS

    Employment Discrimination Lawyers | Leawood Office | Serving Lenexa, KS

  • Stinson LLP

    Employment Discrimination Lawyers | Overland Park Office | Serving Lenexa, KS

    Employment Discrimination Lawyers | Overland Park Office | Serving Lenexa, KS

  • Evans & Dixon, L.L.C.

    Employment Discrimination Lawyers | Overland Park Office | Serving Lenexa, KS

    Employment Discrimination Lawyers | Overland Park Office | Serving Lenexa, KS

  • Spencer Fane LLP

    Employment Discrimination Lawyers | Overland Park Office | Serving Lenexa, KS

    Employment Discrimination Lawyers | Overland Park Office | Serving Lenexa, KS

  • Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC

    Employment Discrimination Lawyers | Overland Park Office | Serving Lenexa, KS

    Employment Discrimination Lawyers | Overland Park Office | Serving Lenexa, KS

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Employment Discrimination

Employment discrimination occurs when an employer uses bias to make decisions regarding its personnel or applicants. Employment discrimination law stems from the U.S. Constitution and is codified in a patchwork of state, federal, and case law.

Are You the Victim of Employment Discrimination?

If you think your employer acted with discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, or pregnancy, you should immediately consult with employment discrimination attorney. The attorney can assess your situation, apply the applicable law, advise you if you have a valid case, and take action to achieve the compensation you deserve.

How long does a discrimination lawsuit take?

A lawsuit or settlement negotiations can take months or even years to play out, but every case is unique, and will depend on the circumstances of your case. If there is a lot of compensation on the line, it’s likely that your case may take longer. Your attorney can advise you about what to expect.

How do you prove employment discrimination?

Just like with any other type of lawsuit, it will require evidence to prove your claims. If you think you are the victim of discrimination at your workplace, then it is important to document what you can. Save all email correspondence, phone messages, and performance reviews or other documentation that may prove your claims. Also, think about anyone you work with who would be able to corroborate your claims.

What age is considered old enough for age discrimination?

In the eyes of the federal government, you can be the victim of age discrimination if you are 40 years old or older. Some state laws lower that age threshold. But if you are under 40, it will be difficult to press ahead with an age discrimination lawsuit.

What sort of issues can I seek legal help with?

Specialized legal help is available for most legal issues. Each case is unique; seeking legal help is a smart first step toward understanding your legal situation and seeking the best path toward resolution for your case. An experienced lawyer understands the local laws surrounding your case and what your best legal options might be. More importantly, there are certain situations and circumstances – such as being charged with a crime – where you should always seek experienced legal help.

How to Prepare for Your Initial Consultation

Prepare for your consultation by writing down notes of your understanding of the case, jot down questions and concerns for the attorney, and gather your documents. Remember that you are trying to get a sense of whether the attorney has your trust and can help you address your legal issues. Questions should include how the attorney intends to resolve your issue, how many years he/she has been practicing law and specifically practicing in your area, as well as how many cases similar to yours the attorney has handled. It can also be helpful to broach the subject of fees so that you understand the likely cost and structure of your representation by a specific attorney and/or legal team.

How much does it cost to hire an attorney?

In general, how much an attorney costs will often depend on these four factors: billing method and pricing structure, type of legal work performed, law firm prestige, and attorney experience. Depending on the legal issue you are facing, an attorney may bill you by the hour, settle on a flat fee, or enter into a contingency fee agreement. The type of legal work you need help with will also play a role in cost incurred.

Common legal terms explained

Affidavit – A sworn written statement made under oath. An affidavit is meant to be a supporting document to the court assisting in the verification of certain facts. An affidavit may or may not require notarization.

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