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For Employees

Client Counseling

Attorney Patino has experience counseling employees who are experiencing discrimination, harassment, improper wage withholdings, safety issues, and retaliation in the workplace.

Law Offices of L. Nicole Patino can also create and review employment-related documents for employees, including: 

  • Demand Letters

  • Employment Agreements

  • Non-competition and Non-solicitation Agreements

  • Reasonable Accommodation Requests

  • Rebuttals to Disciplinary Actions 

  • Responses to the EEOC and Other Administrative Agencies

  • Severance Agreements and Releases

  • Religious Exemptions


Representation in Licensing Agency Investigations

Attorney Patino has experience representing clients with the North Carolina Board of Nursing, the North Carolina Board of Veterinary Medicine, and the North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. 

It can be scary to receive a notice from the regulatory agency regarding your license and profession.  Contact an attorney to assist you in making the best decisions for you.  Often, it is better to contact an attorney before you speak with the regulatory agency.  However, it is never too late to have an attorney involved.

Before Attorney Patino attended law school, she worked as a substance abuse counselor.  Not only can she talking you though the unique issues of your matter, she can understand your situation, and will not only provide counseling and advice, she can provide a space where you can feel free to be who you are are and express what it is that you have been going through.  Attorney Patino can help you to accept the things you cannot change, give you advice regarding the things you can, and can help you explore the difference.

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