Attorney ElisabethDeBartolo is a Monterey Employment Attorney who worked for many years in executive level Human Resources prior to attending law school. Her experience is unique. She doesn't just have book smarts, she has the day-to-day, on-the-job, in-the-trenches experience needed to identify workplace challenges and resolve them. Ms. DeBartolo can quickly assess your legal situation and provide you with proactive, practical and cost effective counsel and representation.
Ms. DeBartolo is a well-rounded employment attorney. She has performed hundreds of workplace investigations, counseled and trained management, prepared budgets, negotiated union contracts, prepared employee handbooks, represented employers in unemployment hearings, EEOC and DFEH investigations and hearings, resolved employee discrimination and harassment issues, and provided general Human Resources support and expertise to employers.
Ms. DeBartolo earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. She received the distinguished award of Highest Honors in Legal Advocacy. She served as team captain for the international moot court competition and performed internships for the Workers' Compensation Clinic and the Crime Victims with Disabilities Unit of the California State Mental Health Department.
Memberships and Volunteerism
California Bar Association, Employment Law Division
Pro Bono Attorney, Legal Services For Seniors
Board Member, Charter Member Cannery Row Rotary
Former President, Monterey County Women Lawyers Association
Monterey County Bar Association, Former Secretary and HR Committee Chairperson
Monterey County Hospitality Association, Former Board Member
Central Coast Human Resources Association, Former Board Member
Licensed to practice law in California Superior Courts and the U.S. Federal Court, Northern District
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