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Columbia Wage and Hour Lawyer
Columbia is home to a great number of small businesses, large corporations, and the city stands in a central location, outside of some of the largest, most successful metropolitan areas in the nation, St. Louis and Kansas City. Columbia has also been named "College Town U.S.A". This city boasts the first public university started west of the Mississippi, and today, Columbia hosts Missouri's biggest public research university, as well as two private colleges and a renowned public school system.
This is one of the many successes that draws many people to move here, as Columbia is an affordable place to live, known for its high quality of life. Columbia has superb healthcare and for 5 years in a row, Forbes named it one of the Top 10 Best Small Places for Business and Careers. Forbes also listed Columbia at 6th as a Best Place for Business and Careers. This city represents the happy medium of small-town life with big city successes.
Columbia is a thriving place to start and expand a business, and to seek good work. That being said, legal issues in business and employment law are inevitable. When you run up against contract disputes, discrimination, or even criminal charges, you can find the experienced legal counsel you need at the Law Offices of Kevin J. Dolley. We can help you with any matter in business or employment law, from employee benefits to white collar criminal defense.
Protecting Your Rights in the Workplace
If you have been going without full compensation, unpaid overtime, or have even been paid below minimum wage, a Columbia wage and hour lawyer from our firm can help assert your rights. Fair wage law, or Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), is in place to ensure that you receive fair compensation for your work. When this is violated, we can provide you representation that is committed to fighting for you to receive what you deserve.
Perhaps you are receiving low pay or adverse treatment at work because of discrimination. You can successfully take legal action against these illegal and ugly actions with outstanding representation from our firm. We can help you file a discrimination claim if you have been refused a job or promotion, or have even been fired because of your age, gender, pregnancy, disability, or ethnicity. If you notice illegal or unsafe conduct at work, it may be your legal duty to report such violations. Whistleblower laws are established to help you relate this vital information, while protecting you from any retaliation from your employer or workplace. Whatever the reason, we can also represent you if you have been wrongfully terminated.
If you have been injured in a workplace accident, we can fight for you to receive the full settlement you are owed from worker's compensation, which should cover your pain and suffering, medical bills, and lost wages. We can provide skilled representation for any construction accident, as well as for payment disputes and any matter of construction law litigation. We are well-versed in any issue, from telecommunications law, bid protest, housing discrimination defense, surety law, and more.
Outstanding Legal Counsel for Any Industry
Our firm can also provide legal aid in matters regarding health care and nursing law. We can help you understand medical transcriptionist employment law, Medicaid payment law, and physician employment agreements. If you face complaints or charges that you need to defend before the Board of Nursing, or even in a courtroom, we can help you defend your livelihood and reputation.
We can also help any business or individuals who are embroiled in a contract dispute, whether it be a confidentiality agreement, a severance agreement, a construction contract, and more. We are equipped to successfully settle any issue involving a non-compete agreement. We can ensure that any contract or agreement you write up is legally binding and thoroughly defends your best interests, with no loopholes or nuances for someone else can exploit. Whatever your legal need, whether it be business licensing, class action lawsuits, discrimination defense for employers, or immigration and international law matters, you can be assured your case rests in capable hands with our firm.
Experienced Business Law Attorney in Columbia
For over a decade now, the Law Offices of Kevin J. Dolley has represented business, employers, and employees with astounding success, building a proven track record. We have experience in any and every case of business litigation and employment law. When you need skill and commitment on your side, our business law attorneys can provide you the legal counsel you need to defend your rights and interests. To find out more about how we can help you, call our office and visit our blog. We are ready with answers and strong legal representation, so contact us today!