Your Legal Rights

Wednesdays at 7pm

San Mateo Deputy District Attorney Chuck Finney talks with experts on various legal topics, with listener participation: 415 841-4134

A further discussion of Basic Estate Planning IssuesGuests: Certified Specialists in Estate Planning James Efting and Daniel Brown. Listeners with questions for Chuck's guests, please call 415-841-4134.

Employment Law -- What can and can't be asked by an employer in a pre-employment interview.Guests: Employment Law attorneys: Thomas Lenz and Scott Stillman.Listeners with questions/comments for Chuck or his guests, please call 415-841-4134.Also, tonight, May 28, is our regular once-a-month Call-A-Lawyer Night. While Your Legal Rights is on-the-air, we invite you to call our off-air number with questions on any law topic attorneys there are prepared to discuss: 800-525-9917 for your private consultation, from 7 to 8pm.

Update on SCAMS to watch for. Guest: Joseph Ridout, Manager of Consumer Services for Consumer Action, the National Consumer Advocacy and Educational Organization. Listeners with questions/comments for Chuck and/or Joseph, please call 415-841-4134.

Landlord/tenant laws and issues.

May 14, 2014

Landlord/tenant laws and issues.Guests:  Landlord/tenant attorneys Charles Collins and Marc Seidenfeld.Listeners with questions for Chuck and his on-air guests, please call 415-841-4134.Also, we will do a special Landlord/Tenant Call A Lawyer Night that evening. We will have landlord/tenant attorneys on hand to take calls off the air during Your Legal Rights, 800-525-9917, between 7 & 8pm.

A discussion of basic rights of employees.Guest:  Rachael Langston, an attorney with the San Francisco Legal Aid Society -- Employment Law Center. Listeners with questions for Chuck and Rachael, please call 415-841-4134.

Basic Estate Planning Issues. Guests:  Certified Specialists in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law Daniel Brown and James Efting.Listeners with questions for Chuck and his guests, please call 415-841-4134.

A discussion of personal injuries/death caused by medical malpractice.
Guest:  Jack McGehee, a Specialist in Personal Injury Trial Practice, and the President-Elect of the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification.
Listeners with questions for Chuck or Jack, please call 415-841-4134.
Also, tonight, April 23, is our once-a-month Call-A-Lawyer Night. While Your Legal Rights
is on-the-air, 7-8pm, we invite you to call our off-air number with questions on any law topic attorneys on tap are prepared to discuss: 800-525-9917 for your private consultation.
 

Family Law: Divorce Options and the Collaborative PracticeGuests:  George Richardson, Certified Specialist in Family Law; Ann Buscho, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist; and Stephanie Maloney, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst.Listeners with questions for Chuck and his guests, please call 415-841-4134.

Medi-Cal Changes and Covered California
Guests:  Peter Stern, Certified Specialist in Estate Planning; Elizabeth Landsberg, Director of Legislative Advocacy, the Western Center on Law & Poverty; and Amber Cutler, Staff Attorney, the National Senior Citizens Law Center.
Listeners with questions for Chuck and his guests, please call 415-841-4134.
 

Mediation of Employment Law Cases and DisputesGuest: Employment Law Attorney/Mediator Mark Rudy.Listeners with questions for Chuck and Mark Rudy, please call 415-841-4134.

State Bar of California Consumer ProjectsGuest: State Bar President Luis RodriguezListeners with questions for Chuck or Luis Rodriguez, please call 415-841-4134.Also, tonight, March 26, is our once-a-month Call-A-Lawyer Night. While Your Legal Rights is on-the-air, 7-8pm, we invite you to call our off-air number with questions on any law topic the attorneys on hand are prepared to discuss: 800-525-9917 for your private consultation. 

Legal issues of small businesses.
Guests are  Business Law attorneys:  Sandra McNabb, Laura Drossman, and David Finkelstein.
Listeners with questions for Chuck and his guests, please call 415-841-4134.
 

Your Legal Rights 3/12/2014

Mar 12, 2014

Tonight's program is a discussion of employment law regarding pre-employment inquiries.  What can and can't be asked by an employer in a job interview.  Chuck Finney's guests are employment law attorneys Thomas Lenz and Scott Stillman.

Employment Law -- Pre-employment Inquiries.Guests:  Employment Law attorneys Thomas Lenz and Scott Stillman.Listeners with questions for Chuck and his guests, please call 415-841-4134.

Update on Workers' Compensation Laws and Issues.
Guests are  Certified Specialists in Workers Compensation Laws:
Alice O'Sullivan, Lester Friedman, and Joshua Friedman.
Listeners with questions for Chuck and his guests, please call 415-841-4134.

Landlord/tenant laws and issues
Guests:  Landlord/tenant attorneys James Coy Driscoll and Marc Seidenfeld
Listeners with questions for Chuck and his guests, please call 415-841-4134.
Also, February 26 is our once-a-month Call-A-Lawyer Night. While Your Legal Rights is
on-the-air, 7-8pm, we invite you to call our off-air number with questions on any law topic
the attorneys there are prepared to discuss: 800-525-9917 for your private consultation.

Help for Preparing your 2013 Income Tax Return
Guest:  David Hellman, a Certified Specialist in Taxation Law and a CPA
Listeners with questions/comments for Chuck & David, please call 415-841-4134.
Also, this is our annual Call A CPA Night. While Your Legal Rights is broadcasting, 7-8pm, we invite you to call our off-air number with taxation questions for CPAs -- please call 800-525-9917 for your private consultation.
 

Employment Law: Workplace Bullying
Guest:  Employment Law attorney Bill Crosby.
Listeners with questions or comments for Chuck & Bill Crosby, please call 415-841-4134.

Protections for homeowners and tenants in foreclosure or who have gone through foreclosure.

Guests:  Leon Bayer, Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy Law; Keith Ogden, Staff Attorney, Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto; Shirley Gibson, Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County; and Maeve Elise Brown, Executive Director, Housing and Economic Rights Advocates.
Listeners with questions or comments for Chuck and his guests, please call 415-841-4134.

Discussion of recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions.
Guests: Myron Moskovitz, Constitutional Law Professor at Golden Gate University School of Law; Ira Howard Barg, a specialist in criminal law and an Assistant District Attorney, San Francisco District Attorney's office; and Steven Mayer, a specialist in appellate law. The specialists are certified by the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California.
Listeners with questions or comments for Chuck and his guests, please call 415-841-4134.

Update of Immigration and Nationality Laws and Issues.
Guests: 
Mary Waltermire, Immediate Past Chair of the Immigration and Nationality Law Commission of the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar, and partner in the Sacramento law firm of Schoenleber & Waltermire (916-441-5327); Kelly McCown, partner in the San Francisco law firm of McCown & Evans (415-834-9162).
The guests are specialists in immigration and nationality law certified by the Board of Legal Specialization.

Consumer Scams and Issues Update.
Guest:  Joseph Ridout, Manager of Consumer Services for Consumer Action, the National Consumer Advocacy and Educational Organization.
Listeners with questions or comments for Chuck and Joe Ridout, please call 415-841-4134.

Multi-Parent Families for Children in the Dependency System.
Guests:  Andrew Cain, Chair of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of California; and
Deborah Wald, a Member of the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section.
Listeners with questions or comments for Chuck and his guests, please call 415-841-4134.

Eating Well for Health and Longevity.
Guest:  Rebecca Katz, Masters of Science degree in Health and Nutrition Education, Executive Chef of the Annual "Food as Medicine" Training Program at The Center for Mind-Body Medicine, Georgetown Medical School; Ms. Katz is author of THE LONGEVITY KITCHEN and THE CANCER-FIGHTING KITCHEN.
Listeners with questions or comments for Chuck and his guest, please call 415-841-4134.

Landlord/Tenant Laws and Issues
Guests:  Landlord/tenant attorneys James Coy Driscoll and Marc Seidenfeld.
Listeners with questions or comments for Chuck and his guests call 415-841-4134.
Also tonight is December's Call-A-Lawyer Night. While Your Legal Rights is on-the-air, 7-8pm, please call the off-air number with questions on any law topic attorneys are prepared to discuss: 800-525-9917 for your private consultation.

The Affordable Care Act/Medi-Cal Coverage -- immigration issues.
Guest:  Ellen Wu, Exec. Director, California Pan-Ethnic Health Network
Listeners: please call with questions & comments for Chuck and Ellen Wu: 415-841-4134.
 

Year-End 2013 Tax Tips

Guest:  David Hellman, Certified Specialist in Taxation Law and Estate Planning.

Listeners please call with questions or comments for Chuck and David Hellman: 415-841-4134.
 

Family Law -- Divorce and Child Custody
Avoiding Fighting and Other Unproductive Divorce Traps.  Guests:  Family Law attorneys:  Esther Rosenfeld and Douglas Robin. Listeners please call with questions or comments for Chuck and his guests: 415-841-4134.

Also tonight is our monthly Call-A-Lawyer Night. While Your Legal Rights is on-the-air, 7-8pm, please call the off-air number with questions on any law topic attorneys are prepared to discuss: 800-525-9917 for your private consultation.

The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare):
Issues Re Businesses and Employees and Covered California.

Guests:  Employment Law attorney Theodora Lee, and Mark Herbert, Project and Outreach Manager of Small Business Majority.

Listeners please call with questions or comments for Chuck and his guests: 415-841-4134.

Employment Law - the Americans With Disabilities Act Issues in the Workplace. 

Guests:  Employment Law attorneys:  Bryan Schwartz and John Hyland.

Listeners please call with questions or comments for Chuck and his guests: 415-841-4134.  

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