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The Labor and Employment Law Section has several subcommittees. If you are interested in joining or learning more, contact the Section. The subcommittees are:

Annual Conference

Organizes the Annual Conference, which is tied to the Public Sector or Wage and Hour Conferences in alternating years. Chair: Jinny Kim. Vice-Chair: Scott Stillman.

Collaborative Law

Looks at ways that the practice of law can be more collaborative. Chair: Amy Oppenheimer.


Reviews and grants scholarships to conferences. Chair: Jinny Kim.


Organizes monthly educational webinars. Identifies, collects, and forwarding s proposals for any non-section CLA programs. Chair: Scott Stillman.


Sends out monthly eNews emails to section members. Co-Chair: Phil Horowitz. Co-Chair: Samson Elsbernd.


Reviews and makes recommendations for our one-yearly grants program. Chair: Laboni Hoq.

Law Review

Six issues of the Law Review published each year. Edits columns and articles; reviews and solicits article submissions. Chair: David Peyerworld.

Mediation Conference

Organizes our Mediation Conference. Chair: Theodora Lee. Vice-Chair: Glenn Danas.

New Employment Practitioners Conference

Organizes our New Employment Practitioners Conferences. Held in two locations every year. One in Northern California and One in Southern California. Chair: Maribel Hernandez. Vice-Chair: Joseph Ortiz.


Serving the community by educating workers and small business owners without access to legal representation about their rights and obligations under state and federal labor and employment laws. Chair: Christy Kwon.


Edit and oversee our California Public Sector Labor Relations and California Public Sector Employment Law books. Co-Chair: Ari Krantz. Co-Chair: Erich Shiners.

Public Sector Conference

Chair: Katherine Thomson.
Vice-Chair: Kevin Hosn.

Wage and Hour Conference

Organizes the Wage and Hour Conference, which takes place in Los Angeles each July. Chair: Theodora Lee. Vice-Chair: Glenn Danas.

Your Legal Rights

Organizes Your Legal Rights radio show. Chair: Jinny Kim.

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