Address: 3020 East Colorado Boulevard, pasadena, CA, 91107
Law Firm: Gutierrez Preciado & House, LLP
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|Areas of Practice||Appellate Practice, Arbitration, Business Litigation, Civil Litigation, Civil Practice, Civil Rights, Class Actions, Discrimination, Education Law, Government, Labor and Employment, Litigation, Sexual Harassment, Small Business Law|
|Description||Mr. House has tried civil cases to jury verdict and has been a member of ABOTA since 2007. He has defended over 150 employment cases against the firm’s clients. He has handled many class actions for the firm’s clients involving wage and hour and racial discrimination claims. He is responsible for all the firm’s appellate work, and takes on appeals after judgment in the trial court, where the loser at trial wishes a fresh look at the case. He speaks frequently on employment law issues and counsel employers daily on workplace issues. Case Experience and History Mr. House convinced a federal court jury that the firm’s client did not discriminate in favor of Armenian employees in its promotional decisions. Diaz v. County of Los Angeles, U.S. Dist. Ct. Case No. CV10-7329-SVW-RZx. Mr. House convinced a Superior Court jury that the firm’s client did not retaliate against one of its employees for supporting another employee’s harassment complaint. Sandoval v. Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services, L.A. Superior Court Case No. BC345719. Mr. House convinced a federal court jury that the firm’s client was not liable for religious discrimination after it terminated a social work intern for letting her religious beliefs get in the way of her work responsibilities. Escobar v. Los Angeles County of Department of Children and Family Services, U.S. Dist. Ct. Case No. CV 06-00918-RG. Mr. House obtained a published decision from the California Court of Appeal that reversed a $450,000 jury verdict against the firm’s client. The trial judged misinterpreted the applicable law, and mangled the jury instructions. Brown v. County of Los Angeles, Second Dist. Ct. App. Case No. B229993.|
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