Free and Low Cost Legal Workshops

Emerzian Shankar Legal Inc. provides informative ongoing legal workshops for business owners, executives and non-profits. Some of our common workshops are listed below.  For a complete list of our workshops, visit our facebook events page.

New CA HR Laws 2021
January 15, 2020: 12:00 PM

California enacted dozens of new HR laws for 2021. Come hear about the legal updates with additional reminders on compliance requirements for some of the highest risk areas of HR law for California businesses and nonprofits.

Business Law 101—Get Your Business Right for 2021 + COVID Compliance Updates
February 5, 2021 12:00 PM

Come for information on choosing a legal entity, avoiding the top business legal pitfalls for 2021 and updates on COVID-19 regulations impacting operations for businesses and non-profits.

California Workplace Investigations: A Workshop for HR Professionals
March 5, 2021 9 AM—3PM

The ES Legal employment law team is hosting this 6-hour training for HR professionals on California workplace investigations. Topics include: legal foundations of investigations obligations, defining the scope of investigations, developing an investigation plan, role of unconscious bias, practical skills training for witness interviews. Investigation report template included with purchase. Brown bag lunch break where we will share war stories from our investigations work. New and experienced HR professionals, as well as HR students are welcome to attend. Certificate of completion provided.

Write Those Contracts

Tips and tricks for businesses and non-profit leaders entering into contracts with clients, business partners and vendors, including 1099 contractors. We will review special provisions and sample language to be on the lookout for.

Harrassment and Discrimination Complaints

Managers, Supervisors, Business Owners: Learn how to handle harassment and discrimination complaints to protect your business or non-profit

Riskiest Areas of CA Employment Law

Learn how to support employees and mitigate legal risk for your business or non-profit.


Here's what you can expect from your free consultation:
  1. Tell us your story
  2. We’ll listen carefully
  3. We’ll give you an honest assessment of your options