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House Counsel is comprised of a team of experienced labor and employment attorneys, personnel experts, seasoned investigators and expert trainers who provide support for departments to navigate and address employment issues in the state workplace. We also assist departments with succession planning by training and
mentoring employees to develop their personnel knowledge and skills. The House Counsel team is available to assist departments address a wide range of matters presented at any stage.
The House Counsel team provides advice and guidance for a wide range of issues including:
In addition to currently established trainings, House Counsel trainers provide customized personnel training tailored to individual department needs that can be presented at your work site. We also offer one-on-one mentoring for supervisors and HR Staff. View the 2018-19 Legal Division House Counsel Training Program Course Schedule PDF | RTF .
Among other subject areas, the classes include training on the following:
The House Counsel team is comprised of experienced attorneys and seasoned investigators who conduct thorough and impartial workplace investigations. We assist departments by investigating a variety of workplace complaints involving:
The House Counsel service has a team of experienced attorneys who advise departments on a variety of employment issues such as:
In addition to regularly representing departments before the State Personnel Board, House Counsel attorneys are available to represent your department in other forums including:
To learn more about our services, contact the Legal Division at (916) 324-0512.