Kevin J. Chicas

Kevin J. Chicas Associate

Kevin Chicas is an Associate in Liebert Cassidy Whitmore's Los Angeles office where he provides advice and representation to the firm's clients in employment and litigation matters. Kevin has experience in litigation from the initial pleading stages, through discovery, and in filing pre-trial motions, including motions for summary judgment.  In addition to his work on litigation matters, Kevin also has experience advising employers during all stages of the disciplinary process, from investigation, to review of notices, attending Skelly reviews, and handling appeals.  Kevin has appeared before panels and administrative law judges, and he has handled administrative hearings for appeals of discipline.  Kevin has experience preparing witnesses for hearing and performing direct and cross-examination.  He has secured favorable settlements and administrative decisions.  Kevin also has drafted position statements in response to charges by the NLRB, EEOC, and DFEH.  He has further advised public agencies on compliance with disability laws and state and federal leave laws. 

Kevin also has presented trainings on the Public Records Act, the Brown Act, unemployment insurance, and sexual harassment prevention.

Prior to joining Liebert Cassidy Whitmore, Kevin worked for Tulare County as a Deputy County Counsel and as an associate with a California based firm.  He received his JD from the University of Minnesota Law School, where he graduated cum laude, and his BA from the University of California, Irvine, where he graduated magna cum laude

Jun 27, 2018

Mandatory Agency Shop Fees Ruled Unconstitutional in Janus v. AFSCME

The United States Supreme Court today, on Wednesday June 27, 2018, reversed the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Janus v. AFSCME, and held that mandatory agency shop service fees are unconstitutional under the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.

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