Barbara A. Lawless

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Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Lawless & Lawless
 | 354 Pine Street, Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 415-391-7555
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1972
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (90%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (10%)
Attorney Profile

Representing those in the San Francisco Bay Area facing legal issues of employee and employment law, Barbara A. Lawless is a founding partner at Lawless & Lawless. She handles cases of sexual harassment, wrongful termination and employment discrimination, representing both employees and employers. Admitted to practice by The State Bar of California since 1972, she has over four decades of experience and knowledge earned inside and out of the courtroom.

Ms. Lawless shares her insights into the employment law through lectures and seminars given to the Labor And Employment Law Section of the State Bar, the Continuing Education of the Bar, the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association and the California Trial Lawyers Association Wrongful Termination Program. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Marymount College and went on to earn a Juris Doctor from the University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law.

A member of The State Bar of California, The Bar Association of San Francisco, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the National Employment Lawyers Association and the American Board of Trial Advocates, Ms. Lawless has spent years advancing her professional knowledge and experience. She has worked as a board member of the Consumer Attorneys of California since 1992, for eight years as a board member of the California Employment Lawyers Association and as president of the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association.

During her tenure as a skilled attorney, Ms. Lawless has published several pieces of writing and been awarded the Women Trial Lawyers Caucus of the AAJ’s Distinguished Law Firm Award.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment Litigation (90%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Employment Law - Employer

Employment & Labor (10%): Employment Law - Employee, Sexual Harassment

Focus Areas

Employment Litigation: Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Employment Law - Employer

Employment & Labor: Employment Law - Employee, Sexual Harassment

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2017

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About Barbara Lawless

Admitted: 1972, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.lawless-lawless.com/Attorney-Profiles/Barbara-A-L...

Honors and Awards:

  • SuperLawyers, 2013  
  • Distinguished Law Firm Award, Women Trial Lawyers Caucus of the AAJ

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • California Employment Lawyers Association, Board Member, 1990 - 1998
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, President, 1993
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
  • National Employment Lawyers Association, Member
  • California Lawyers Association, Member, Board, 1990 - 1998
  • Consumer Attorneys of California, Member, Board, 1992 - Present
  • State Bar of California, Member
  • Bar Association of San Francisco, Member
  • California, 1972  

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Moderator and Lecturer, "Effective Jury Trial Techniques for Wrongful Discharge and Discrimination Cases", Labor or Employment Law Section of State Bar  
  • Moderator and Lecturer, CTLA Wrongful Termination Program, 1990 - 2000
  • Chair, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association Wrongful Termination Seminar, 1991 - 1996
  • Chair, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association Wrongful Termination Seminar, 1982
  • Lecturer, Continuing Education of the Bar, 1998
  • Lecturer, Continuing Education of the Bar, 1988 - 1996
  • Lecturer, Continuing Education of the Bar, 1982
  • "Wrongful Discharge, The Employees Duty of Good Faith", Trial, December, 1982  
  • "Wrongful Termination From Employment", CTLA Forum, April, 1982

Educational Background:

  • Marymount College, B.A., 1968
  • London School of Economics  
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Office Location for Barbara A. Lawless

354 Pine Street
Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104

Phone: 415-391-7555

 

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Last Updated: 11/29/2017

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