Let’s say your boss pinches your behind and makes crude comments about your skirt length.
This is textbook sexual harassment, so you decide to sue.
The good guy always wins, right? One might hope, but it’s not that always that simple.
Let’s go through what you can expect to happen in this scenario and others like it.
First, Find a Lawyer
Don’t make the mistake of hiring the guy who helped you with your divorce, real estate closing, or even your brother-in-law who totally knows about sexual harassment because he’s a prosecutor and that’s illegal, and he’s up on all that. I’m sure all of these people are perfectly nice people and probably even smart and capable. But, did you know that employment law isn’t even covered on the multi-state bar exam?
Really. The multiple choice section covers civil procedure, constitutional law, contracts, criminal law and procedure, evidence, real property, and torts. While those are helpful for the employment lawyer, it’s not exactly a topic your real estate lawyer studied heavily.
To keep reading, click here: What Happens When You Hire an Employment Lawyer?