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Gloucester County Employment Lawyers

Employment Law Attorneys in Gloucester County, NJ Championing Employee Rights in Washington Township, Monroe Township, Deptford Township, and Throughout South Jersey

Welcome to Attorneys Hartman, Chartered, where our dedicated team is your steadfast ally in navigating the complexities of employment law. Situated at the heart of Gloucester County, we pride ourselves on our deep-rooted commitment to serving the residents and businesses of this vibrant community and its surrounding areas. As your Gloucester County Employment Lawyers, our mission is to provide unparalleled legal guidance and support, ensuring your rights and interests are protected in the workplace.

In Gloucester County, the tapestry of industries and the diversity of its workforce call for a nuanced understanding of employment law. This is where Attorneys Hartman, Chartered steps in. With years of experience and a track record of success, our firm is well-equipped to handle a wide array of employment law matters. Whether you're an employee facing unjust treatment or an employer striving for compliance with complex regulations, we are here to offer clear, practical advice and robust representation.

Our approach is simple yet effective: we listen, we understand, and we act. By combining our extensive legal knowledge with a personalized touch, we ensure that every client feels heard, respected, and confidently represented. At Attorneys Hartman, Chartered, it's not just about legal solutions; it's about building lasting relationships based on trust, integrity, and results.

Our Employment Law Services: Advocacy and Expertise from Gloucester County Employment Lawyers

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At Attorneys Hartman, Chartered, we understand the multitude of challenges that individuals and businesses in Gloucester County face when it comes to employment law. Our comprehensive suite of services is designed to address each of these challenges with precision and empathy. From wrongful termination to complex wage disputes, our team offers expert legal guidance tailored to the unique nuances of Gloucester County's employment laws.

Wrongful Termination

Wrongful termination cases require a delicate balance of legal acumen and understanding of individual circumstances. If you believe you've been unfairly dismissed, our team will meticulously examine your case, considering Gloucester County's specific legal framework, to advocate for your rights.

Discrimination in the Workplace

Discrimination, be it based on age, gender, race, or any other protected characteristic, is not just unjust – it's illegal. We provide compassionate and assertive representation to ensure that your voice is heard and your dignity upheld in the face of such challenges.

Wage and Hour Disputes

Understanding the intricacies of wage and hour laws in Gloucester County can be daunting. Our attorneys are adept at navigating these complex regulations, offering clear guidance to resolve disputes regarding overtime, minimum wage, and other compensation issues.

Harassment at Work

Workplace harassment can profoundly impact your professional and personal life. Our firm stands against all forms of harassment, providing a safe space for you to seek justice and protection under the law.

Employee Benefits and Leave

Navigating employee benefits and leave entitlements can be complex. We ensure that your rights to fair benefits and leave are upheld, in line with Gloucester County's employment laws.

In Gloucester County, where the landscape of employment law is ever-evolving, Attorneys Hartman, Chartered remains a constant source of reliable legal support and guidance. Our employment law services are not just about resolving disputes; they are about fostering a fair, respectful, and legally compliant workplace for all. Trust us to be your advocates in any employment law matter, big or small.

In Gloucester County, employment law serves as a crucial framework for ensuring fair and legal treatment of employees while providing clear guidelines for employers. This dynamic field of law encompasses a range of regulations and statutes that govern the employer-employee relationship. Understanding these laws is essential for both parties to navigate the workplace environment confidently and compliantly.

Recent Changes and Notable Cases

Employment law is continually evolving, and Gloucester County is no exception. Recent legislative updates and landmark cases have shaped the current landscape of employment law in our community. For instance, changes in laws regarding remote work policies, adaptations due to health and safety regulations, and rulings in discrimination cases have set new precedents that impact local businesses and workers alike.

Key Legal Concepts

To help you understand the complexities of employment law in Gloucester County, here are some key concepts broken down into simpler terms:

  • At-Will Employment: This common concept in New Jersey implies that either the employer or employee can end the employment relationship at any time, for any reason, provided it's not illegal.
  • Anti-Discrimination Laws: These laws protect employees from discrimination based on race, gender, age, religion, national origin, disability, and other protected characteristics.
  • Wage and Hour Laws: Govern minimum wage, overtime pay, breaks, and record-keeping. Gloucester County adheres to New Jersey's state laws, which often provide more protection than federal law.
  • Family and Medical Leave: Employees are entitled to unpaid leave for certain family and medical reasons, without fear of losing their job.
  • Workplace Safety and Health: Employers must provide a safe working environment. This includes adhering to guidelines and standards set by state and federal agencies.
  • Unemployment Benefits: Eligible employees who lose their job through no fault of their own may receive unemployment benefits.

By understanding these key concepts, employees and employers in Gloucester County can better navigate the legal aspects of their working relationships, promoting a harmonious and legally compliant workplace.

Facing an employment law issue can be daunting, but with Attorneys Hartman, Chartered, you're not alone. Our approach to handling your case in Gloucester County is transparent and supportive, ensuring you're informed and comfortable at every step. Here's what you can expect when you entrust your case to our skilled team.

Step 1: Initial Consultation

Your journey begins with an initial consultation. This is an opportunity for us to listen to your story, understand the specifics of your situation, and provide preliminary advice. It's also a chance for you to get to know us and feel confident in our ability to represent you.

Step 2: Case Evaluation

We thoroughly evaluate the details of your case, considering all relevant Gloucester County and New Jersey employment laws. This stage involves gathering and reviewing documents, understanding the legal context, and developing a strategy tailored to your specific needs.

Step 3: Legal Representation and Advocacy

Whether negotiating settlements or representing you in court, our attorneys are committed to advocating on your behalf with tenacity and skill. We'll keep you informed at every stage, ensuring you understand the process and the progress being made.

Step 4: Resolution and Follow-Up

Our goal is always to achieve the best possible outcome for you. Once your case reaches its resolution, whether through a settlement or a court decision, we'll discuss the implications and any next steps. We also offer follow-up support to address any lingering concerns or additional legal needs you may have.

The Legal Process in Gloucester County Employment Law Cases

Employment law cases in Gloucester County follow a structured legal process. This typically includes the filing of a complaint, discovery (where both parties exchange relevant information), mediation or settlement discussions, and, if necessary, a trial. Throughout this process, we ensure your rights are protected and your voice is heard.

Why Choose Attorneys Hartman for Employment Law in Gloucester County, NJ?

In the complex landscape of employment law within Gloucester County, NJ, choosing the right legal representation is crucial. Attorneys Hartman, Chartered stands out with an in-depth understanding of local employment laws and regulations, a factor that has been instrumental in our numerous successful outcomes. Our team is not only well-versed in the broader spectrum of New Jersey employment law but also possesses a keen insight into the specific legal nuances of Gloucester County. This localized expertise allows us to provide tailored solutions that resonate with the unique challenges faced by our clients in the area.

Our success stories speak volumes about our capability and commitment. For illustration, consider a case where we successfully navigated a complex wrongful termination lawsuit for a Gloucester County client, achieving a favorable settlement that acknowledged the unjust circumstances of their dismissal. Another instance involves resolving a wage dispute for a local small business, ensuring compliance with state laws while safeguarding the business's interests. These stories, though not representing real people or events, demonstrate our adeptness in handling a range of employment law scenarios with finesse and dedication. Coupled with heartfelt testimonials from local clients who have experienced our personalized approach and unwavering support, Attorneys Hartman, Chartered emerges as a clear choice for anyone seeking competent legal guidance in employment law matters in Gloucester County, NJ.

Schedule Your Free Consultation with Gloucester County Employment Lawyers Today

Taking prompt action in employment law matters is often crucial to the success of your case. At Attorneys Hartman, Chartered, we understand the urgency and sensitivity of these situations. That's why we encourage you to reach out to us for a free consultation. By connecting with our knowledgeable Gloucester County Employment Lawyers, you're taking a significant first step toward resolving your employment law issues.

Don't let uncertainty or delay affect the outcome of your case. Use our easy-to-use contact form to schedule your consultation today. Whether you're facing workplace challenges or need guidance on employment law matters, our team is ready to listen and provide the expert advice you need. Remember, the sooner you act, the better we can serve you in achieving a favorable resolution.

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Meet Your Team

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Katherine D. Hartman, Esquire

Katherine D. Hartman is the Managing Partner in the Moorestown, New Jersey law office of Attorneys Hartman, Chartered, which has been named one of America’s Best Law Firms by U.S. News and World Report. She concentrates her practice in employment discrimination, criminal defense, police disciplinary matters, and other employment law issues. Katie has been practicing law for over thirty years. She was admitted to the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Bars in 1991, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in November of 1993, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in November of 2002, and the Supreme Court of the United States in October of 2002.

Katie has been awarded the highest (AV) rating for professional ability and high ethical standards, by Martindale Hubbell. Additionally, Katie has consistently been voted a Super Lawyer by New Jersey Magazine. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations. She was named one of the Top Forty Lawyers under Forty by the New Jersey Law Journal in 2002.

Michael C. Mormando, Esquire

Michael C. Mormando has been practicing law for over twenty years, and is a Partner at Attorneys Hartman, Chartered. Mike is an active member in the Burlington County Bar Association, he is a former Chair of the Bar Associations’ Criminal Practice Committee, and he formerly served as a member of the Supreme Court of New Jersey District Ethics Committee for Burlington County, District III-B. Mike also served two years as Councilman for Ward 3 in Delran Township, having been elected to the post in the November 2018 general election, and he currently serves as the Chair of the Delran Township Zoning Board.

Mike’s areas of practice include criminal defense, DUI defense, traffic violation defense, employment law, discrimination and whistleblower cases, unemployment compensation appeals, labor representation for collective bargaining units, employment contract review and negotiations, and defense in police disciplinary matters. Mike is approved by the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) as a lawyer who can represent law enforcement officers who face disciplinary or criminal charges. Mike also represents small business owners concerning employment issues.

Mark A. Gulbranson, Esquire

Mark A. Gulbranson, Jr., an attorney with Attorneys Hartman, Chartered, has been practicing law for nine years. Prior to joining Attorneys Hartman, Mark was a corporate associate in the gaming practice group of Fox Rothschild, where he represented clients in a range of corporate, regulatory, and real estate matters. Mark served as a judicial clerk for Justice Lee Solomon of the New Jersey Supreme Court, and for Judge George Leone, J.A.D., of the New Jersey Appellate Division.

Mark’s areas of practice include real estate transactions and related litigation, small business counseling and regulatory compliance, domestic violence matters, appellate advocacy, municipal court defense, employment law, discrimination and whistleblower cases, unemployment compensation appeals, employment contract review and negotiations, and defense in police disciplinary matters. Mark handles cases in the New Jersey Superior Court – Law and Appellate Divisions, the New Jersey Supreme Court, the United States District Courts for the Districts of New Jersey and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, the Office of Administrative Law, the New Jersey Department of Labor, the New Jersey Division of Civil Rights, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and various municipal courts throughout New Jersey.

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Moorestown Office68 E. Main StreetMoorestown, NJ 08057
Fax: 856.273.8617
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