The State Bar of California was recently named as a defendant in a $15 million wrongful termination lawsuit that alleges rampant incompetence and unethical practices in addition to the illegal firing.
This case, Oehler v. The State Bar of California et al., Case No. BC610699, was filed by a former administrative assistant at the Bar who claims to have been fired due to her knowledge about the ethical violations and incompetent leadership at the bar.
According to court filings associated with this case, the plaintiff alleges that she was fired as retaliation because she was aware that the California State Bar had:
Some of these allegations and concerns have been raised by other former employees of the Bar, seeming to lend some credence to the plaintiff’s allegations.
In addition to seeking $10 million for compensatory damage related to her wrongful termination, the plaintiff is also requesting $5 million for punitive damages.
Representatives for the California State Bar have denied the allegations and explained that the Bar will defend itself in court.
As more news about this case becomes available, we’ll report the latest updates to you here in a future blog.
If you have been the target of a wrongful termination, contact a Los Angeles wrongful termination attorney at the Azadian Law Group, PC for a free case to review to find out more about your options for recovery and justice.
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