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Michael Freeland

Firm: Freeland Law APC
Phone: (619) 283-3700

Specialties / Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law

Bio

Mike Freeland is a sole practitioner and owner of Freeland Law APC, in La Mesa, CA -specializing in employment law. Mr. Freeland represents and counsels employers and employees of all types in private sector/government matters such as: wage and hour, wrongful termination, employment discrimination, potential job loss/discipline, sexual harassment, defamation, and claims for unemployment benefits.

A trial attorney for over 21 years, Mr. Freeland has represented his clients in numerous arbitrations, mediations, appeals and trials in the federal and state courts, administrative hearings before the DLSE, CUIAB, MSPB and EEOC. He has extensive state appellate court experience, and is an attorney of record in three published opinions from the Fourth District Court of Appeal in California. He is also published contributor to the San Diego Update Magazine and the San Diego Daily Transcript, and an active member of the California Employment Lawyers Association, the Foothills Bar Association, San Diego County and the California State bar associations.

Education & Admissions

  • California Western School of Law, San Diego, California - J.D. 1990
  • Pepperdine University, Malibu, California - B.S. (Cum Laude) 1982 Dean?s List (3 years); Business Administration Major

Awards and Recognition

  • American Jurisprudence Awards
  • Academic Achievement Award
  • Legal Skills Honors Instructor
  • Sophister

Professional Affiliations

  • San Diego County Bar Association: Member - 1990 to present.
  • Foothills Bar Association: Member - 2004 to present.
  • California Employment Lawyers Association: Member - 2004 to present

Reported Cases

  • Baldwin Builders v. Coast Plastering (2005) 125 Cal.App.4th 1339
  • Aas v. Superior Court (2000) 24 Cal.4th 627
  • Mediplex v. Superior Court (1995) 34 Cal.App.4th 748