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Justin D. Hein

Employment Law

Justin D. Hein

Associate

Contacts

(707) 522-1100 Extension 11013
jhein@smithdollar.com

Justin D. Hein joined our law firm in the spring of 2018 after serving as Managing Attorney of a statewide Government, Healthcare, and Employment law practice for the previous seven (7) years. In that  role,  Justin  represented  a  variety  of  professionals  and  businesses  ranging  from  doctors, veterinarians,  accountants,  and  brokers,  to  breweries,  wine  importers,  private  schools,  trucking companies, and automotive repair shops. Services ranged from obtaining and defending licenses, participation  in  government  benefit  programs,  and  resolving  business  disputes.  This  included representation before the State Personnel Board, Office of Administrative Hearings, all boards and bureaus within Department of Consumer Affairs (e.g. Medical Board of California, etc.), Labor Commissioner, and various County, City, and Municipal Civil Service Commissions.

Justin helped form dozens of medical and physical therapy practices, serving as general counsel to them. Justin also oversaw the firm’s marketing, public relations, and served as its In-house General Counsel, advising its Board of Directors, and Officers, as it continued to grow as a business.

 Justin D. Hein is an AV® Preeminent™ Rated and 10.0 Avvo Rated attorney. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and received his law degree at the University of Wisconsin Law School in 2005.

 Justin had prior experience managing a taxation law firm. There, Justin oversaw the business operations of a 25-member law firm that employed a staff of over 150. It was there that Justin was introduced to Employment Law, Business Formation, and Contract Law-practice areas that would become the focus of the rest of his career.

 Justin serves as an administrative hearing officer and private arbitrator and mediator. He worked with the Sacramento County Bar Association’s Fee Arbitration program from 2012 to 2018. And served as a hearing officer for both the County of Sonoma and San Diego, from 2016 to 2018.

 Justin was identified as a Top Employment Lawyer in Sacramento by Sacramento Magazine in 2015 and 2016. He was also recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers™ in 2017 and most recently in 2018.

 

Bar Admissions

 o   State Bar of California – all courts

o   State Bar of Wisconsin – all courts

o   U.S. Tax Court

o   U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California

o   U.S. District Court, Northern District of California

 

Professional Associations and Memberships

 o   Member, American Bar Association

o   Barrister, American Inns of Court, Schwartz-Levi

o   Member, California Society for Healthcare Attorneys

o   Member, California Academy of Attorneys for Health Care Professionals

o   Member, Sacramento County Bar Association

 o   Chairperson, Administrative Law Section, 2018

o   Vice-Chairperson, Administrative Law Section, 2015-2017

o   Member, San Luis Obispo County Bar Association

o   Member, Sonoma County Bar Association