Berliner Cohen Offers In-House Sexual Harassment Prevention Training for Managers, March 2019

March 2, 2019

Prevention of Sexual Harassment for Small Employers: New Rules Apply to You Too! California businesses with 5 or more employees must provide sexual harassment prevention training (AB 1825) to all supervisory employees within 6 months of hire date or promotion, and biennially thereafter. Our lively, engaging program fully complies with the new statutory requirements. Get Compliant! Attend Berliner…

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2019 Employment Law Seminars

November 16, 2018

BERLINER COHEN AND EPIC BROKERS HOSTED COMPLIMENTARY SEMINAR! The courts and legislature had a robust year in 2018, resulting in a host of new federal, California and local employment laws as well as new federal and state cases covering fair pay and wage requirements, mandatory harassment training for all employees, and more!  Join Berliner Cohen LLP and EPIC Brokers (San Jose,…

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Lunch and Learn: How to Lawfully Pay Employees

August 23, 2018

A new case has changed pay rules; California employers must now pay workers for every task performed, even for trivial tasks performed before and after clocking into work. Join our Employment attorneys to learn how to properly pay hourly employees: including avoiding claims of “off the clock” work, paying for productive and non-productive time, commission…

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Partners Christine Long and Susan Bishop Present at 2018 HR West

March 6, 2018

Susan E. Bishop and Christine H. Long will be presenters at the Northern California Human Resources Association’s 2018 HR West, March 5-7. Their session, “Designing Legal Incentive Pay Plans”, will be on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 from 10:50 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. Come and learn the legal requirements surrounding incentive pay plans and a method to ensure compliance. Employers…

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New Year, New Challenges: Join Us for Our Annual Employment Law Update!

January 25, 2018

BERLINER COHEN AND EPIC BROKERS INVITE YOU TO A COMPLIMENTARY SEMINAR! The courts and legislature had a robust year in 2017, resulting in a host of new federal, California and local employment laws  as well as new federal and state cases covering fair pay and wage requirements, commission pay plans, and rules on workplace accommodations…

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Speaker Event: Christine Long, Partner – Speaker at CRA Legal Center Live Roadshow

May 24, 2017

Grab your seat for this complimentary featured event series Please join the California Restaurant Association for our Legal Center Live Roadshow event series on May 23rd, 24th, and 25th! This educational event series will feature restaurant industry legal experts from Weintraub Tobin, Kaufman Dolowich Voluck, and Berliner Cohen. Seminar topics to include: AB 1732 –…

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Partners Christine Long and Susan Bishop Present at 2017 HR WEST

March 8, 2017

Susan E. Bishop and Christine H. Long will be presenters at the Northern California Human Resources Association’s 2017 HR West, March 6-8.  Their session, “California Employment Law Update: An Interactive Q&A, will be on Wednesday, March 8, 12:05 p.m. – 1:20 p.m. Examine the latest legislative and case developments and ask your toughest California employment law…

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2017 California Law Update Session – East Bay

January 19, 2017

NEW YEAR, NEW CHALLENGES: JOIN US FOR OUR ANNUAL EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE!  BERLINER COHEN LLP INVITES YOU TO A COMPLIMENTARY SEMINAR 2017 ushers in a host of new federal, California and local employment laws and new federal and state cases ranging from new fair pay and wage requirements to new regulation and rules on workplace…

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2017 California Law Update Session – San Jose

January 18, 2017

NEW YEAR, NEW CHALLENGES: JOIN US FOR OUR ANNUAL EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE!  BERLINER COHEN LLP INVITES YOU TO A COMPLIMENTARY SEMINAR 2017 ushers in a host of new federal, California and local employment laws and new federal and state cases ranging from new fair pay and wage requirements to new regulation and rules on workplace…

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2017 California Law Update Session – Modesto 2017

January 11, 2017

NEW YEAR, NEW CHALLENGES: JOIN US FOR OUR ANNUAL EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE!  BERLINER COHEN LLP INVITES YOU TO A COMPLIMENTARY SEMINAR 2017 ushers in a host of new federal, California and local employment laws and new federal and state cases ranging from new fair pay and wage requirements to new regulation and rules on workplace…

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2017 California Law Update Session – Merced

NEW YEAR, NEW CHALLENGES: JOIN US FOR OUR ANNUAL EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE!  BERLINER COHEN LLP INVITES YOU TO A COMPLIMENTARY SEMINAR 2017 ushers in a host of new federal, California and local employment laws and new federal and state cases ranging from new fair pay and wage requirements to new regulation and rules on workplace…

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Lunch & Learn: How to Legally and Effectively Conduct Internal Workplace Investigations

November 3, 2016

Make sure your investigation process doesn’t backfire: Attend this step-by-step seminar When a complaint is made, the clock starts ticking on potential litigation and liability. Therefore, it is imperative that a company handle any internal investigation timely and properly.  An internal investigation can be a daunting process if you aren’t armed with the tools you need…

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Berliner Cohen Sponsors NAIOP Silicon Valley 2016 Annual BBQ

September 15, 2016

Berliner Cohen is pleased to be a continuing sponsor of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) Silicon Valley’s Annual BBQ.  This year the BBQ will be held on September 15, 2016 in Atherton, CA.  The annual NAIOP Silicon Valley BBQ is an opportunity to support the organization’s mission to foster interaction, education, public policy oversight and legislative…

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Berliner Cohen Sponsors San Jose Woman’s Club HomeFirst Fundraiser

Berliner Cohen is proud to support the San Jose Woman’s Club Bloomie Dropper Party on Thursday, September 15, at its historic Clubhouse located at 75 S. 11th St. in downtown San Jose. All donations benefit HomeFirst, an organization that provides housing and services for Santa Clara County’s 6,500 homeless. For more information about this event, click here. For almost fifty years, Berliner…

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Berliner Cohen Supports PACE at the Pacific Autism Center for Education Lawn Party

September 11, 2016

Berliner Cohen is pleased to continue its support of the Pacific Autism Center for Education and sponsor PACE’s upcoming Lawn Party on Sunday, September 11, 2016 at The Triton Museum of Art, 1505 Warburton Avenue, Santa Clara, CA. For additional information on this PACE event, click here. PACE provides high quality programs for individuals with Autism and associated developmental…

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Berliner Cohen Sponsors Activity Hole at ASVB Annual Golf Tournament

September 8, 2016

Berliner Cohen is pleased to be an activity hole sponsor at the annual Association of Silicon Valley Brokers (ASVB) Golf Tournament on September 8, 2016. Be sure to stop in at the Berliner Cohen tent at the beautiful Cinnabar Hills Golf Club. As you wait to tee up at the Lake #8 hole, grab some swag and cool down with a cold margarita. We hope to see…

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Partner Susan Bishop CRA Panelist at the Western Foodservice Expo

August 30, 2016

Susan Bishop, Partner at Berliner Cohen, will be a panelist at the California Restaurant Association’s Legal Panel during this year’s Western Foodservice and Hospitality Expo. The panel is held at the Los Angeles Convention Center, August 30, 2016 from 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. The panel discussion addresses some of the hottest legal issues facing the restaurant and hospitality industries taken directly from the CRA helpline. Panelists…

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Michael Branson Panelist at Santa Clara Law Progressive Community Retreat

August 27, 2016

Michael Branson, Berliner Cohen associate, will be a panelist at the The Santa Clara University School of Law’s Progressive Community Retreat, August 27, 2016 from 2:30 p.m. through 6:00 p.m. The panel discussion is located in Bannan Hall (check-in at Bannan 142), Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053. The retreat will begin with a large…

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Berliner Cohen Partner Christine Long Teaching at CRA’s San Jose Restaurant University

April 27, 2016

Christine H. Long, Partner at Berliner Cohen LLP, will be teaching a seminar called “Understanding legal issues facing California’s restaurant industry” at the California Restaurant Association’s San Jose Restaurant University, which will be held at the San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce on April 27, 2016 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. This complimentary educational seminar will be covering topics…

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Berliner Cohen LLP Sponsors Annual ALA Anniversary Dinner

March 11, 2016

Berliner Cohen LLP is pleased to again sponsor the Asian Law Alliance annual Anniversary Dinner on the evening of March 11, at the San Jose Fairmont Hotel in downtown San Jose. With strong support, the organization provides legal assistance to members of our local community in the areas of immigration/citizenship, public benefits, domestic violence, consumer rights, housing and civil…

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Partners Christine Long and Susan Bishop Present at 2016 HR West

March 9, 2016

Susan E. Bishop and Christine H. Long will be presenters at the Northern California Human Resources Association’s 2016 HR West, March 7-9.  Their session, “California Employment Law Update: An Interactive Q&A, will be on Wednesday, March 9, 11:00 a.m. -12:30 p.m. Examine the latest legislative and case developments and ask your toughest California employment law questions. Ignorance may be bliss…

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Berliner Cohen LLP Sponsors 40th Annual ASVB Awards Banquet

Berliner Cohen LLP continues its support of the Association of Silicon Valley Brokers by sponsoring this year’s 40th Annual Awards Ceremony & Banquet, March 3, 2016 at The GlassHouse in downtown San Jose. Through ASVB’s annual event, the organization is able to support local organizations, including this year’s recipients: Next Door-Solutions to Domestic Violence, Family Supportive…

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2016 California Law Update Session – Modesto

January 21, 2016

Berliner Cohen LLP invites you to a complimentary seminar. Employment law is constantly changing and having partners that can help you navigate the changing laws is imperative to the success of your business. Berliner Cohen LLP and EPIC Brokers are experienced advisers and are excited to review the recent employment-related legislation, significant court decisions, and…

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2016 California Law Update Session – Merced

Berliner Cohen LLP invites you to a complimentary seminar. Employment law is constantly changing and having partners that can help you navigate the changing laws is imperative to the success of your business. Berliner Cohen LLP and EPIC Brokers are experienced advisers and are excited to review the recent employment-related legislation, significant court decisions, and…

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2016 California Law Update Session – San Jose

January 14, 2016

Berliner Cohen LLP invites you to a complimentary seminar. Employment law is constantly changing and having partners that can help you navigate the changing laws is imperative to the success of your business. Berliner Cohen LLP and EPIC Brokers are experienced advisers and are excited to review the recent employment-related legislation, significant court decisions, and…

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2015 Year-End AB 1825 Sexual Harassment Prevention Training – San Jose

December 18, 2015

HAS YOUR COMPANY COMPLETED ITS SEXUAL HARASSMENT PREVENTION TRAINING? Berliner Cohen LLP is offering a year-end session for those who have not completed the legally mandated AB 1825 training. Our program fully complies with the statutory requirements of AB 1825. Employers and Human Resource Professionals: Don’t miss the end of the Compliance Year for AB 1825 Training “Recognizing and…

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Golf Fundraiser for Modesto’s Community Hospice Foundation

September 21, 2015

Berliner Cohen continues its support of the Community Hospice Foundation of Modesto by sponsoring this year’s Golf for Hospice fundraiser on September 21, 2015. Through significant donations of time and financial resources over the years, Berliner Cohen continues to support the Community Hospice Foundation’s mission to “provide compassionate and quality care, education and support to terminally…

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Beat the Heat with Berliner Cohen at ASVB Annual Golf Event

September 10, 2015

Berliner Cohen, LLP is excited to be an activity hole sponsor at the annual Association of Silicon Valley Brokers Golf Event on September 10, 2015. Want to test your aim at the Golf Dart Game and win some great prizes? Be sure to stop in at the Berliner Cohen tent. As you wait to tee up at the Lake…

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Berliner Cohen sponsors Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area March Madness Fundraiser

March 26, 2015

Berliner Cohen is pleased to again sponsor Cushman & Wakefield’s 3rd Annual Broker Madness event benefiting Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area on March 26, 2015. In line with March Madness, the event is a Pop-A-Shot Basketball tournament, starting at 5:00 p.m. at the Old Wagon Saloon in downtown San Jose. Participants play in a March Madness style electronic basketball…

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Christine Long Panelist at CRA’s San Jose Restaurant University

March 24, 2015

Christine Long, Partner at Berliner Cohen, is participating in the legal panel at the California Restaurant Association’s San Jose Restaurant University, which will be held at the San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce, March 24, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The panel discussion is a free educational legal panel addressing some of…

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Berliner Cohen Sponsors KIPP: Bay Area Schools’ 2015 Ping Pong Smackdown

March 6, 2015

Berliner Cohen is a first time sponsor of KIPP’s 2015 Ping Pong Smackdown Friday, March 6, 6:00 p.m to 12:00 a.m. KIPP is the Knowledge is Power Program: a national network of free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public schools with a track record of preparing students in underserved communities for success in college and in life. In the San Francisco Bay Area, seven KIPP…

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Berliner Cohen Presents at 2015 HR West

March 2, 2015

Susan E. Bishop and Kara L. Arguello will be presenters at the Northern California Human Resources Association’s 2015 HR West, March 2-4.  Their session, “California Employment Law Update: An Interactive Q&A, will be on Wednesday, March 4, 11:00 a.m. -12:30 p.m. Examine the latest legislative and case developments and ask your toughest California employment law questions. Ignorance may be bliss for…

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Berliner Cohen Sponsors ASVB Awards Dinner

February 26, 2015

Berliner Cohen continues its support of the Association of Silicon Valley Brokers by sponsoring this year’s 39th Annual Awards Ceremony & Banquet, February 26, 2015, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel. Through ASVB’s annual event, the organization is able to support local organizations, including this year’s recipients: Next Door-Solutions to Domestic Violence, Family Supportive Housing, and Project Hired.…

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2015 California Employer Law Update – Merced & Modesto

January 22, 2015

You are invited to attend this complimentary seminar. More than 30 noteworthy new employment statutes and regulations, effective in 2015, could significantly affect the day-to-day operations, practices and policies of your business in California.  Are you ready?  Join experienced attorneys and advisors from Berliner Cohen and EPIC Brokers to learn about employment-related legislation, significant decisions from California and Federal…

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2015 California Employer Law Update – San Jose

January 15, 2015

You are invited to attend this complimentary seminar. More than 30 noteworthy new employment statutes and regulations, effective in 2015, could significantly affect the day-to-day operations, practices and policies of your business in California.  Are you ready?  Join experienced attorneys and advisors from Berliner Cohen and EPIC Brokers to learn about employment-related legislation, significant decisions from California and Federal…

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AB 1825 Training by Berliner Cohen – 2015 Compliance Year

January 5, 2015

Check back for scheduled training dates. Berliner Cohen is currently taking sign-ups for its “Recognizing and Preventing Sexual Harassment” training programs, and will be scheduling dates for sessions throughout 2015. California law requires that employers of 50 or more employees provide interactive training on “Recognizing and Preventing Sexual Harassment” at least every two years.  For…

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Reasonable Accommodation and the ADA – Fall Berliner Cohen Seminar – Modesto

October 15, 2014

Click here for the 2014 Fall ADA Seminar handout. Berliner Cohen is pleased to co-sponsor its complimentary Fall Employment Law Seminar in San Jose and Modesto with EPIC – Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (former sponsor Jenkins Insurance Services, a Leavitt Group agency, now a part of EPIC). What a business and the government deem a reasonable accommodation varies greatly.…

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Berliner Cohen Sponsors Asian Pacific American Bar Association Banquet

October 10, 2014

Berliner Cohen is pleased to again sponsor the Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s 2014 Scholarship & Commitment to Diversity Awards Banquet.  The event is being held on Friday, October 10, 2014, at the Sofitel in Redwood City.  The keynote address at this year’s Banquet will be delivered by Neal Katyal, Partner at Hogan Lovells LLP…

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Reasonable Accommodation and the ADA – Fall Berliner Cohen Seminar – San Jose

October 9, 2014

Click here for the 2014 Fall ADA Seminar handout. Berliner Cohen is pleased to co-sponsor its complimentary Fall Employment Law Seminar in San Jose and Modesto with EPIC – Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (former sponsor Jenkins Insurance Services, a Leavitt Group agency, now a part of EPIC). What a business and the government deem a reasonable accommodation varies greatly.…

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ADA Compliance Webinar

July 10, 2014

Virtually all businesses are affected by the ADA and compliance can be complex.  Leavitt Group will present a free webinar on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA):     Date: Thursday, July 10, 2014     Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (PT). The program will be presented by Leavitt Group’s HR Consultant, Linda Railton, PHR.  Here is an…

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California Employment Law: Change is the Only Constant

May 29, 2014

Roberta Hayashi, Berliner Cohen partner and head of the Employment Law and Litigation group, will present a webinar on California employment law for the Society for Human Resource Management on May 29, 2014. Every year, new court cases, state legislation and local ordinances affect companies doing business in California. In this webcast, she will provide an…

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“Managing Leaves of Absence” Webinar

April 23, 2014

JOIN BERLINER COHEN AND LEAVITT GROUP FOR “MANAGING LEAVES OF ABSENCE” WEBINAR TO VIEW RECORDING OF THIS WEBINAR: CLICK HERE Due to sound difficulties, only the moderators’s voices have an echo; Roberta Hayashi’s voice does not have an echo, so please continue to listen, and if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Roberta…

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Recognition & Prevention of Sexual Harassment Training for New Managers/Promotions

April 4, 2014

Have you recently hired new managers or supervisors and/or made recent employee promotions?  AB 1825 requires that new managers and supervisors receive “Recognizing and Prevention of Sexual Harassment” training within six months after their hire or promotion. Berliner Cohen is currently taking sign-ups for a training session to be held at the firm’s San Jose…

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Berliner Cohen Sponsors Asian Law Alliance Anniversary Dinner

March 28, 2014

Berliner Cohen is pleased to again sponsor the Asian Law Alliance’s Anniversary Dinner on March 28, 2014, at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose. Honorees at this year’s dinner will be Andrew Kim, General Counsel, Netgear, as Legal Impact Honoree; Kyong Koh, VP Legal, eBay Marketplaces APAC, as Business Impact Honoree; and Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren,…

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Berliner Cohen Sponsors ASVB Awards Dinner

March 6, 2014

Berliner Cohen continues its support of the Association of Silicon Valley Brokers by sponsoring this year’s 38thAnnual Awards Ceremony & Banquet, March 6, 2014, at the San Jose Marriott. Through ASVB’s annual event, the organization is able to support local organizations, including this year’s recipients: Next Door-Solutions to Domestic Violence, Family Supportive Housing, and Project Hired. For…

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Christine Long Speaks on ADA Accommodations at National Restaurant Association Meeting

February 28, 2014

Christine Long, Berliner Cohen Employment Law Group Partner, will speak at the National Restaurant Association’s Human Resources and Risk & Safety Managers Executive Study Group meeting on Friday, February 28, 2014, from 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. The meeting is held at Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, California. Her presentation, “Successful Models for ADA Accommodations…

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Berilner Cohen Sponsors Legal Secretaries Conference

February 21, 2014

Berliner Cohen is pleased to be a sponsor of the 2014 Conference of Legal Secretaries, February 21-23, 2014, in Modesto, California.  This annual conference presents workshops on various areas of law, including probate, civil litigation, family law, transactional law, criminal law, and law office administration. For additional information, click here.

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2014 California Employer Law Update – Complimentary Seminar – Merced & Modesto

January 30, 2014

Click here for 2014 California Employer Update Handout. DATE: Thursday, January 30, 2014 LOCATIONS & TIMES: MERCED – Gateway Gardens 560 W. 18th Street (parking lot available) 8:00 a.m. – Registration and Breakfast 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Program MODESTO – DoubleTree by Hilton 1150 9th Street (validated parking) 11:45 a.m. – Registration and Lunch 12:15…

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Recognizing & Preventing Sexual Harassment Make-up Training – San Jose

January 29, 2014

DATE: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 LOCATION: Berliner Cohen Ten Almaden Blvd., 11th Floor San Jose, CA (Validated parking available at Ten Almaden Avenue Parking Garage – turn in to garage on Almaden Avenue) TIME: 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. COST: $75 per person TO REGISTER: Email: martha.casey@berliner.com, or 408.938.2449 Berliner Cohen is currently filling a training session…

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2014 California Employer Law Update – Complimentary Seminar – San Jose

January 24, 2014

Click here for 2014 California Employer Update Handout. DATE: Thursday, January 23, 2014 LOCATION: Biltmore Hotel & Suites 2151 Laurelwood Road TIME: 8:00 a.m. – Registration and Breakfast 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Program PROGRAM: Effective in 2014, changes in California and Federal employment laws will significantly impact your business.  You are invited to…

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Berliner Cohen Seminar in San Jose: What’s In Your Future? Employment Law 2014 and Beyond

October 10, 2013

FOR ALL EMPLOYERS AND HR PROFESSIONALS: Berliner Cohen is pleased to present this program with the Leavitt Group. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR OUR COMPLIMENTARY SEMINAR IN SAN JOSE. DATE: Thursday, October 10, 2013 LOCATION: Biltmore Hotel & Suites 2151 Laurelwood Road Santa Clara, CA 408.988.8411 TIME: 8:00 a.m. – Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:30 a.m. – 10:00…

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Berliner Cohen Seminar in Merced: What’s In Your Future? Employment Law 2014 and Beyond

September 26, 2013

FOR ALL EMPLOYERS AND HR PROFESSIONALS: Berliner Cohen is pleased to present this program with the Leavitt Group. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR OUR COMPLIMENTARY SEMINAR IN MERCED. DATE: Thursday, September 26, 2013 LOCATION: Gateway Gardens 560 W. 18th Street, Merced 209.384.3797 TIME: 8:00 a.m. – Registration and Full Breakfast 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Program…

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Berliner Cohen Presents 2013 Mid-Year Employment Law Update for Santa Clara County EAC

June 25, 2013

Roberta Hayashi, Berliner Cohen employment law trial attorney, will present the 2013 Mid-Year Employment Law Update at the Santa Clara County Employer Advisory Council’s June 25 meeting.  the program will focus on the laws impacting California employers that highlights employee classification, wage and hour law compliance, social media in the workplace, discrimination and harassment, and discusses the changes…

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Ralph Swanson Presents at PFAC Conference

April 27, 2013

Ralph Swanson, Berliner Cohen partner, will present a session at the Professional Fiduciary Association of California’s 18th Annual Conference, April 24-27, 2013, at the Hyatt Regency in Monterey, California.  His session, “The Trustee and the Hazards of Hazardous Chemicals,” will be on Saturday, April 27, from 10:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. For information, click here.

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Berliner Cohen Hosts ABA Seminar on Niche Marketing

April 25, 2013

Berliner Cohen is pleased to host the American Bar Association Women Rainmakers’ April 25th seminar, “Niche Marketing: Why, How To, and Now What.”  In an interactive moderated program, Eleanor Southers, legal coach, will explore why niche marketing works, how to choose a niche or two and what steps to take to reach it.  Lawyers at…

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Berliner Cohen Presents Employment Law Town Hall at 2013 HR West

April 24, 2013

Berliner Cohen is pleased to announce that Roberta Hayashi and Kate Wilson will again be presenters at the Northern California Human Resources Association’s 2013 HR West, April 22-24.  Their session, “All About California Employment Laws: An Interactive Q&A,” will be on Wednesday, April 24, 11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m. The session will launch with “The 2013 Changes in 13…

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2013 California Employer Update in Merced – Is Your Workplace Ready for 2013?

January 24, 2013

Click here for 2013 California Employer Update Handout DATE: Thursday, January 24, 2013 LOCATION: Branding Iron Restaurant 640 West 16th Street Merced TIME: 8:00 a.m. – Registration & Continental Breakfast 8:30-10:00 a.m. – Program PROGRAM: Many laws will take effect in the New Year, which impact California employers. In addition, employers and their healthcare insurers…

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2013 California Employer Update in San Jose – Is Your Workplace Ready for 2013?

January 16, 2013

Berliner Cohen is pleased to sponsor this seminar with the Leavitt Group. Click here for 2013 California Employer Update Handout DATE: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 LOCATION: Club Auto Sport 521 Charcot Avenue San Jose Convenient parking TIME: 8:00 a.m. – Registration & Continental Breakfast 8:30-10:00 a.m. – Program PROGRAM: Many laws will take effect in the…

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“Recognizing & Preventing Sexual Harassment” Training – San Jose

December 5, 2012

LOCATION: Berliner Cohen Ten Almaden Blvd., 11th Floor San Jose, CA (Validated parking available at Ten Almaden Parking Garage – turn in to garage on Almaden Avenue) TIME: 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. COST: $75 per person TO REGISTER: Email: martha.casey@berliner.com. Last opportunity in 2012.  And 2013 is a compliance year.  Get ahead of the curve…

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Berliner Cohen Sponsors Jerry A. Kasner Estate Planning Symposium

September 29, 2012

Berliner Cohen is pleased to continue its sponsorship of the Jerry A. Kasner Estate Planning Symposium.  The 2012 symposium will be on Friday, September 21 at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m..  This is a one-day estate planning seminar for attorneys, accountants, certified life underwriters, bank trust and investment officers,…

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Modesto September Mixer & Employment Law Seminar

September 20, 2012

TO REGISTER: Click here to register online OR Phone 408.938.2449; email: martha.casey@berliner.com. DATE:  Thursday, September 20, 2012 LOCATION:  Doubletree by Hilton, 1150 9th Street, Modesto, CA (validated free parking ) TIME:  5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Berliner Cohen is pleased to have opened its new office in Modesto and invites Modesto and Central Valley employers to attend a…

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Facing the Inevitable Conversation-How Employers Can Help Employees Live with End-of-Life Situations

September 19, 2012

DATE: Wednesday, September 19, 2012 LOCATION: Community Grief and Counseling Center at Hospice of the Valley 4850 Union Avenue San Jose, CA 95124 (408) 559-5600 TIME: 7:30 a.m. – Registration and continental breakfast 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. – Program COST: Complimentary (includes continental breakfast) REGISTRATION: Click here to register online OR Call 408.938.2449, or email: martha.casey@berliner.com. RSVP requested…

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Christine Long, Berliner Cohen Attorney, Speaks on ADA at Restaurant Operators Seminar

June 15, 2012

Christine Long, Berliner Cohen employment and hospitality law and litigation partner, will speak on “The Americans with Disabilities Act and How It Affects Restaurants” at a seminar for San Mateo county restaurant operators on Friday, June 15, 2012. The program, which is free to attendees, is hosted by State Controller John Chiang’s California Strong and…

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Berliner Cohen Presents at 2012 HR West

April 23, 2012

Roberta Hayashi and Kate Wilson will be presenters at the Northern California Human Resources Association’s 2012 HR West, April 23-25.  Their session, “All About California Employment Laws: An Interactive Q&A, will be on Wednesday, April 25, 2:45-4:00 p.m. In an interactive town hall environment, Ms. Hayashi and Ms. Wilson will address “The 2012 Changes in 12…

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From Planting to Processing: Best Practices for Agricultural Employers to Avoid Employment Liability

March 29, 2012

From Planting to Processing: Best Practices for Agricultural Employers” Presentation – click here. DATE: Thursday, March 29, 2012 LOCATION: Stevinson Ranch Golf Club 2700 Van Clief Road, Stevinson, CA (209) 664-6450 TIME: 11:30 a.m. – Registration and lunch Noon – 1:30 p.m. – Program COST: Complimentary (includes lunch) REGISTRATION: Call 209.385.0700 or 408.938.2449 or email: martha.casey@berliner.com. RSVP requested by Tuesday, March…

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2012 California Employer Update Seminar – Register for January Seminar-Merced

January 26, 2012

2012 California Employer Update Presentation – click here. DATE & LOCATION: Thursday, January 26, 2012 Branding Iron Restaurant 640 West 16th Street Merced, CA TIME: 8:00 a.m. – Registration and continental breakfast 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. – Program PROGRAM: With the new year comes significant changes in California and Federal employment laws affecting the way…

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2012 California Employer Update Seminar – Register for January Seminar-San Jose

January 18, 2012

2012 California Employer Update Presentation – click here. DATE & LOCATION: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 The Capital Club The Knight Ridder Building 50 West San Fernando San Jose, CA (Discounted validated parking available) TIME: 8:00 a.m. – Registration and continental breakfast 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. – Program PROGRAM: With the new year comes significant changes…

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Harry Lopez Presents “Leasing Strategies” at Peninsula Investment Forum

October 25, 2011

Harry Lopez, Berliner Cohen partner, will speak on “Leasing Strategies for Owners and Investors” at the Peninsula Investment Forum, October 25, 2011, at Heffernan Insurance Brokers in Palo Alto.  The event begins at 7:45 a.m. and concludes at 9:00 a.m.  His presentation will focus on key lease provisions that may affect the financiability and value of property when…

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ADA Access – Viewing Your Business from the Outside – San Jose

September 22, 2011

Berliner Cohen 2011 Breakfast Seminar Series        ADA Access – Viewing Your Business from the Outside       Mark your calendar and register today – space is limited! CLICK HERE to register for the September 22, 2011 Seminar. DATE & LOCATION: Thursday, September 22, 2011 Biltmore Hotel (see directions below) 2151 Laurelwood  Rd. San Jose, CA (Complimentary parking available) TIME:…

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Berliner Cohen Attorneys Present at 2011 SHRM Annual Conference

June 26, 2011

Christine H. Long and Roberta S. Hayashi, Berliner Cohen attorneys, have been selected to present a session at the 2011 SHRM Annual Conference, in Las Vegas, NV, June 26-29.  Ms. Long and Ms. Hayashi will speak on “Employment Law Highlights for the Hospitality Industry” on Monday morning, June 27, discussing the changing laws relating to…

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Berliner Cohen Sponsors Hospice of the Valley’s Annual Wesern Gala

May 13, 2011

Berliner Cohen, in its longtime commitment to the Hospice of the Valley, will be a sponsor of the organization’s Western Gala – Hats & HeARTS, to be held May 13, 2011 at the Triton Museum of Art in Santa Clara.  Roberta S. Hayashi, Berliner Cohen attorney and chair of the Employment Group, currently serves on the HOV Board of…

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Berliner Cohen Attorney Speaks at SCCBA Sexual Harassment Mock Trial Seminar

May 6, 2011

Roberta S. Hayashi will speak at the Santa Clara County Bar Association’s “Employment Law Mock Trial: Getting Behind Closed Doors” seminar Friday, May 6, 2011, at the SCCBA’s Seminar and Conference Center, 31 North Second Street, 4th Floor, San Jose.  The program is from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. This program was inspired by a sexual…

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Berliner Cohen Sponsors SCCTLA’s Annual Judges’ Night

May 5, 2011

Berliner Cohen is pleased to sponsor the Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers Association’s annual Judges’ Night on May 5, 2011, at the San Jose Fairmont Hotel.  The special guest speaker will be celebrity trial attorney Mark Geragos. For additional information, click here.

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Berliner Cohen Sponsors NAIOP Annual Hall of Fame Dinner

Berliner Cohen is pleased to be a continuing sponsor of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties’ Annual Developer Hall of Fame Dinner.  This year the dinner will be held on May 5, 2011, at the Santa Clara Hyatt Regency.  Ned Spieker, Former CEO and Chairman of Spieker Properties, will be honored for his lifetime of…

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Berliner Cohen Attorneys Speak at 2011 HR West

April 11, 2011

Berliner Cohen is pleased to announce that four of its employment law attorneys have been selected to speak at the Northern California Human Resources Association’s HR West, April 11-13, 2011, at the Oakland Convention Center. Monday, April 11: Christine Long, Berliner Cohen attorney, and Chris Taylor, ADA Compliance Consultants, Inc., will present a session on “ADA…

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Berliner Cohen Attorneys Offer Session at SHRM California Employment Law Conference

April 10, 2011

Roberta S. Hayashi and Kate Wilson, Berliner Cohen attorneys, will present a session at the 2011 SHRM California Employment Law Conference in San Diego, California on April 10, 2011.  Their presentation, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., will focus on “2011 California Employer Law Update – New Directions in the Law and the Effect on HR Policies…

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2011 California Employer Update – A Seminar for all HR Professionals – Merced

January 27, 2011

Berliner Cohen Employment Law 2011 Breakfast Seminar Series 2011 California Employer Update Mark your calendar and register today – space is limited! CLICK HERE to register for the January 27, 2011 Seminar. DATE & LOCATION: Thursday, January 27, 2011 Branding Iron Restaurant 640 West 16th Street Merced, CA TIME: 8:00 a.m. – Registration and continental breakfast…

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2011 California Employer Update – A Seminar for all HR Professionals – San Jose

January 19, 2011

Berliner Cohen Employment Law 2011 Breakfast Seminar Series 2011 California Employer Update Mark your calendar and register today – space is limited! CLICK HERE to register for the January 19, 2011 Seminar. DATE & LOCATION: Wednesday, January 19, 2011 The Capital Club The Knight Ridder Building 50 West San Fernando San Jose, CA (Discounted validated parking…

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Berliner Cohen Employment Attorneys Present Update at CCHRA

January 13, 2011

Roberta Hayashi and Kara Erdodi, Berliner Cohen attorneys, will be presenting the 2011 California Employer Update to the Central Coast Human Resources Association, January 13, 2011, at the Corral De Tierra Country Club in Salinas, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  The presentation will provide an overview of developments in federal and state case law and legislation, which will affect…

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Recognizing and Preventing Sexual Harassment – December 2010 – Merced

December 9, 2010

AB 1825 Compliance: Recognizing and Preventing Sexual Harassment   Do you have employees who missed the training in 2009? Do you have new employees or recently promoted employees? DATE:   Space is limited, so register early! Thursday, December 9, 2010 TIME: 8:30 a.m. – Registration and continental breakfast 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – Program LOCATION: Berliner Cohen…

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Recognizing and Preventing Sexual Harassment Seminars – December 2010 – San Jose

December 7, 2010

AB 1825 Compliance: Recognizing and Preventing Sexual Harassment   Do you have employees who missed the training in 2009? Do you have new employees or recently promoted employees? DATES:   Space is limited, so register early! Tuesday, December 7, 2010 TIME: 8:30 a.m. – Registration and continental breakfast 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – Program LOCATION: Berliner Cohen…

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Berliner Cohen Sponsor of San Jose Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

November 16, 2010

Berliner Cohen is again pleased to be a sponsor of the San Jose Sports Authority’s Sports Hall of Fame annual induction ceremony and dinner, Tuesday, November 16, 2010, at the HP Pavilion in San Jose. The San Jose Sports Hall of Fame was established in 1995 and honors those who have made extraordinary contributions in…

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ABC Visits San Jose City Hall

November 9, 2010

The Attorneys, Bankers and CPAs “FallFest” will take place on Tuesday, November 9, 2010, at the San Jose City Hall Rotunda, from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  Berliner Cohen is pleased to support the organization as a sponsor of the event. For registration information, click here.

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Berliner Cohen Attorney Is Panelist on SCCBA Appellate Program

October 29, 2010

Thomas Murphy, Berliner Cohen Appellate Attorney, is a panelist on the Santa Clara County Bar Association’s “Avoiding Pitfalls on Appeal” program, Friday, October 29, 2010.  The panelists will discuss a broad range of topics: seeking review of the right ruling, calculating the correct time limits for noticing an appeal, avoiding sanctions from the appellate court,…

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NAIOP Presents Commercial Real Estate Developers Luncheon

October 28, 2010

Berliner Cohen is a sponsor of the NAIOP’s Developers Luncheon, “The Best of Times; The Worst of Times: Developers Discuss the Road to Recovery.”  The program will be held on October 28, 2010, at the Hyatt Regency, Santa Clara. The panelists include: Berry DiRaimondo, President & CIO, Legacy Partners Gary Palmer, Managing Principal, Westbrook Partners Jason…

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