On September 4, 2019, Jennifer Grady, Esq. was featured on episode 31 “Legally Speaking: Handling Tough Legal Situations” of The AutoVitals Digital ShopTalk Radio, with host Tom Dorsey, to discuss a myriad of legal situations that can arise in a workplace from Sexual Harassment to record-keeping and what new business owners and employers need to know to be successful.
Key Talking Points
During the live broadcast, host Tom and Jennifer discussed the following topics:
- What the first legal steps are for you to take to set-up your own business;
- How to legally and ethically hire, manage, and pay employees and tactics for streamlining the process;
- Best practices in disciplining and terminating employees to protect all parties;
- The importance of employee handbooks in day-to-day operations of the business;
- Steps to take to avoid lawsuits from both employees and customers;
- How to take action on negative online customer reviews and drive better reviews to your business;
- Resources for starting your own business; and
- Ways to protect your business, your family, and yourself since it’s your investment in your future.
About The Guest
Jennifer A. Grady, Esq. is an attorney, international speaker, and corporate and university trainer. Ms. Grady founded the law firm of The Grady Firm, P.C. in 2012 with a passion for helping business owners, entrepreneurs, and their families achieve the American Dream. Ms. Grady and her team of attorneys at The Grady Firm, P.C. specialize in business, employment, and immigration law for California companies as their outside legal counsel, and help foreign business owners expand their operations to the United States. The Grady Firm has offices in Beverly Hills, Irvine, and San Diego, California, and serves clients remotely from across the globe. The firm’s attorneys are licensed in California, and can practice immigration law in all 50 US states.
As the daughter of auto-repair shop owners, Ms. Grady offers a unique mixture of practical knowledge and legal experience in regards to how employment law impacts the auto field. In her employment law experience, Ms. Grady teaches employers how to become compliant with California employment law, defends corporate clients against wage and hour claims, and assists employers with hiring, disciplining, and terminating employees. She also provides on-site, classroom-style leadership and sexual harassment training in English and Spanish. She is a partner attorney to the California Employers Association (CEA), and a contributor to the “Counsel’s Corner” of its California Employer’s Report.
AutoVital Digital Shop Talk Radio
Each week they feature welcome successful digital shop owners from across the country and gain valuable insights aimed at saving owners time and frustration as they digitize and upgrade their shops of all types and sizes.
The show is hosted by Tom Dorsey alongside co-host Frank Scandura. Tom is the creator of The Digital Shop and is responsible for leading a team of highly motivated sales representatives nationwide. Frank is excited to keep helping other shop owners and joined forces with AutoVitals to head up the Training for shops to help them utilize all that AutoVitals has to offer.
About The Grady Firm
The Grady Firm, P.C. attorneys specialize in helping businesses grow and succeed through employment, business, and immigration law advising for clients in California. They help perform personnel audits, draft/revise Employee Handbooks, train employers on employment law compliance, provide on-demand legal analysis for hiring and firing questions, and provide leadership and sexual harassment training in English and Spanish.
To learn more about ensuring your business is compliant with state and local laws, schedule a complimentary 15-minute consultation with The Grady Firm’s attorneys; call +1 (323) 450-9010; or fill out a Contact Request Form.
*This article is for informational purposes only, and does not constitute legal advice or create an attorney-client relationship. This article does not make any guarantees as to the outcome of a particular matter, as each matter has its own set of circumstances and must be evaluated individually by a licensed attorney.