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Brad S Kane

Brad S Kane

Kane Law Firm understands your problem is more than a legal transaction
  • Business Law, Employment Law, Landlord Tenant ...
  • Alaska, California, Washington
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Biography

Brad S. Kane has practiced law for more than twenty years in California, Washington, and Alaska. After a decade-long career in “Big Law,” in 2001 Mr. Kane started the Kane Law Firm, a Los Angeles-based practice. Mr. Kane takes a unique, humanistic approach with clients, always keeping the client engaged in their case and counseling clients toward fair and reasonable solutions to often emotional and complex problems.

The Kane Law Firm follows Mr. Kane’s interdisciplinary approach to law and avoids the often myopic “over-specialization” or one-sided thinking caused by only representing one side to a particular kind of dispute. For example, Mr. Kane regularly counsels and represents small and medium sized employers on the handling of employee disputes, while also representing aggrieved employees with serious claims against their own employers.

As a result, Mr. Kane is constantly searching for outside the box solutions to litigation and negotiations in areas spanning employment law, entertainment, insurance coverage, as well as business and corporation litigation. In fact, Mr. Kane has a reputation amongst his associates and colleagues of “taking cases no one else would take” and turning them into gold.

Finally, Mr. Kane has an unshakable faith in our justice system derived from his experience clerking for Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Jay A. Rabinowitz, his experience as a lawyer, and serving over 250 times as a Judge Pro Tem. To Mr. Kane, the judicial system holds a unique ability to shape a person’s world view and how people see themselves. Mr. Kane earned his J.D. from Hastings College of the Law and his B.A. in history from University of California Los Angeles.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Litigation, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Landlord Tenant
    Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration
Additional Practice Area
  • General Civil
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alaska
Alaska Bar Association
ID Number: 9111089
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California
State Bar of California
ID Number: 151547
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Washington
Washington State Bar Association
ID Number: 33552
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner
Kane Law Firm
- Current
General Counsel
Kane Automotive Group
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Education
University of California Hastings College of the Law
J.D.
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University of California - Los Angeles
B.A.
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Awards
Client's Choice Award 2021
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Five 5-star reviews on Avvo.com
Top Contributor Award
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Clients Choice Award 2019
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Professional Associations
Washington State Bar Association  # 33552
Member
- Current
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Publications
Speaking Engagements
President of the South Carthay Neighborhood Association and the P.I.C.O. Neighborhood Council, Town Hall Meeting Opposing SB50, Los Angeles, CA
In his own remarks, Kane presented a list of 12 potential alternatives to SB 50, which he said could be much more effective at addressing our current housing issues.
Are LA’s New Luxury Apartments Just Sitting Empty?, Los Angeles, CA
KCRW Design and Architecture
An eye-opening interview shedding light on how thousands of people are living on the streets of Los Angeles while 100,000 apartment units are reportedly sitting empty throughout the city.
CBS Radio KNX Interview - Employer/Employee Laws, Los Angeles, CA
CBS News Radio
Interview on Portugal's law penalizing employers for contacting employees outside of office hours
Websites & Blogs
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Kane Law Firm Website
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Unpaid Models Website
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Ask Brad Instagram
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Los Angeles Homelessness Article
Legal Answers
172 Questions Answered
Q. Employer accidentally paid me another employee’s pay and want it all back at once.
A: Your employer only has to pay you what you earned. The difference should be paid back. The employer can fire you for not paying the money back promptly.
Q. Is it legal for an employer to retain/confiscate employee’s driver’s license while the latter is working??
A: I respectfully disagree with my colleague. An employer has no right to retain or confiscate employee's driver's license. That is conversion of your personal property. On the other hand, an employer can make and retain a copy of your license.
Q. How to answer question “Have you ever file a law suit against your employer?”
A: No. You filed the lawsuit and can be fired later for being dishonest. You should carefully read the settlement agreement to determine if there is a confidentiality provision limiting what you can say about the case. Sometimes you can say "it was amicably resolved." If the case involved discrimination or sexual harassment claims, then those should be exempt from the confidentiality provision. Since this is complicated, you should discuss it with your original lawyer.
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Contact & Map
1154 S Crescent Heights Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90035
Telephone: (323) 697-9840
Fax: (323) 571-3579
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Kane Law Firm
120 S Worthen St
Wenatchee, WA 98801
Telephone: (323) 937-3291
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed