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NINA YABLOK

EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND

1984 - present ATTORNEY – LAW OFFICE OF NINA YABLOK

The Law office of Nina Yablok provides a full range of legal and related services to privately held businesses. Clients include high tech, financial, research, manufacturing, service, retail and wholesale businesses. Areas of advice include, but are not limited to, business development, merger and acquisition consulting, licensing, labor, contract, business entity choice, independent contractor and intellectual property law.

1994 - present SECRETARY, CFO, GENERAL COUNSEL

Massively Parallel Instruments, Inc. Responsible for business, labor, financial and compliance matters for research and development company. Part time.

1986 - 1997 INSTRUCTOR - West Valley College

Developed curricula and currently teaches courses designed to assist individuals starting a business. The courses cover legal as well as operational aspects of business start ups, including starting up, employer-employee issues and business name protection.

1978 - 1983 CONTRACT ATTORNEY

Ms. Yablok worked for various attorneys, as well as a Merger and Acquisition Firm.

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EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • 1976 ST. JOHN'S UNIVERSITY, SCHOOL OF LAW - J.D. DEGREE
  • Chief Justice - Moot Court
  • Moot Court Award
  • Editorial Board of Res Judicata
  • Niagara International Law Award
  • 1969 NEW YORK UNIVERSITY - B.A. DEGREE
  • Major, Sociology

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PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS:

  • California State Bar Association
  • Santa Clara County Bar Association
  • President, Milpitas Toastmasters 2006-2007
  • Editor in Chief – Business Law News, State Bar of California, Business Law Section 2005-2006
  • Member State Bar of California, Business Law Section, Cyberspace law, Programs and Publications committees 2003-2005
  • Editor-in-Chief, Business Law News 2005-2006
  • Co-Managing Editor, Business Law News 2004-2005
  • Editor, Annual Review of Business Law 2004
  • Chair, Santa Clara County Bar Association Business Law Section 1995; 2000
  • Trustee, Santa Clara County Bar Association 1995-97; 1999-2001
  • Treasurer, Santa Clara County Bar Association 1998
  • Member, Executive Committee, Santa Clara County Bar Association 1998
  • Delegate, American Bar Association 1996-2000
  • Past Co-Chair, State Bar of California Business Law Section, Education Committee
  • Member, State Bar of California Business Law Section, Business Court Committee
  • Member, State Bar of California Business Law Section, Online Database Task Force
  • Member, Santa Clara County Bar Association Education Committee
  • Co-Chair, Santa Clara County Bar Association Delegation to the California State Bar Association Conference of Delegates
  • Permanent teaching certificates in law and business
  • Instructor, De Anza and West Valley Colleges, Business
  • Certified Arbitrator, BBB Auto Line

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PUBLICATIONS

  • 2005 – Editor – Annual Review of Recent Developments in Business Law
  • 2004 – Compiler – Developments in Cyberspace Law
  • 2003 - Author - Employment Law Compliance for New Businesses - chapter on: Independent Contractors and Leased Workers, Continuing Education of the Bar.
  • 2001 - Author - Hook the Good Ones: Finding and Keeping Employees, CE Pro
  • 2000 - Author - Register Trademarks, Domains To Avoid ‘Net Confusion, Innsights
  • 1999 - Co-Author - The Yanks are Going (outsourcing over-seas), CE Pro
  • 1999 – Author – Outsourcing, California Business Law Practitioner, published by University of California, Continuing Education of the Bar.
  • 1996 - Author - Minimizing Independent Contractor Disputes Action Guide, published by University of California, Continuing Education of the Bar.
  • 1994 - Managing Editor - Annual Review of Recent Developments and Legislation of Interest to California Business Lawyers, published by State Bar of California, Business Law Section.
  • 1994 - Author - Minimizing Independent Contractor Disputes, published by University of California, Continuing Education of the Bar.
  • 1994 - Co-Author - An Electronic Window to the Business Law Section, Business Law News, State Bar of California, Business Law Section
  • 1993 - Co-Managing Editor - Annual Review of Recent Developments and Legislation of Interest to California Business Lawyers, published by State Bar of California, Business Law Section.
  • 1993 - Author - Annotated Independent Contractor Agreement, Business Law News, State Bar of California Business Law Section.
  • 1992 - Assistant Editor - Business Law News, published by State Bar of California, Business Law Section.

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SELECTED COURSES AND LECTURES PRESENTED

  • Artist Career Training, Legal Issues for Artists
  • Continuing Education of the Bar, Fundamentals of Entity Formation
  • Continuing Education of the Bar, Advising Closely Held Corporations
  • Continuing Education of the Bar, Independent Contractor Issues
  • Continuing Education of the Bar, Negotiating the Sale of a Business
  • San Jose Chamber of Commerce, Navigating the Regulatory Maze
  • San Jose Chamber of Commerce, Using Independent Contractors
  • Santa Clara County Bar Association, Hot Topics in Business Law
  • Santa Clara County Bar Association, Independent Contractor Issues
  • De Anza College, How to Start a Small Business
  • West Valley College, Getting Started in Business
  • Foothill College, Incorporating Your Own Business
  • S.C.O.R.E., Legal Aspects of Starting a Business in California
  • CPA/Attorney Group, Independent Contractor Controversy Revisited


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