Employment and Business Law Attorneys
Our Attorneys: Brittany C. Toth, John F. Martin, and Marta R. Vanegas

About Our Firm

Station Plaza Building

Martin & Vanegas, APC is located in Walnut Creek, California. The firm specializes in labor and employment law, small business counseling, education law, civil rights law, pension rights including disability and social security disability, and adminstrative law. We specialize in all aspects of employment law including wrongful termination, wage and hour violations, Family and Medical Leave, discrimination and harassment, breaches of contract, and disputes over employee benefits. We also represent employees who have been denied unemployment benefits. We also provide representation and counsel to small employers on a variety of employment and business matters. 

We pursue administrative remedies as well as litigation in State and Federal Court. We facilitate the settlement of cases by mediation and other alternative dispute resolution. We review and negotiate severance packages. We appeal the denial of employee benefits, including unemployment, private and public pension and retirement benefits, short-term and long-term disability benefits, and health insurance coverage.

Due to our significant experience in employment law, we also represent small employers who are facing investigations by the EEOC or DFEH, labor commissioner hearings, or litigation by former or current employees. We also advise small businesses on the adequacy of their employee handbooks and personnel policies and counsel them on other employment- and business-related legal questions.

Our law firm serves students with grievances against their schools, including expulsion, disability discrimination, violations of IEPs, and other education law issues.  We also assist victims of civil rights violations including cases related to service animals, and those who have suffered personal injury due to malpractice, or intentional or negligent misconduct of others.

MARTIN & VANEGAS, APC is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell for over 25 years.

Our Office Manager and Paralegal

Michelle Moore

Office Manager Michelle Moore

Michelle Moore

Office Manager and Paralegal

An Ohio native, Michelle comes to our firm with over eight years' experience as Paralegal at the Navy Judge Advocate General. Michelle's decade-long service in the Navy trained her to run our office like a tight ship!

When not in the office, Michelle enjoys spending time with her kids, rooting for the Golden Gate Warriors, spoiling her dog, Lola, and cooking. 

Directions and Open Hours

Station Plaza Building

Heading SOUTH on I-680 from Martinez:

Take the Geary/Treat Exit. Turn LEFT on Geary Road and proceed over the freeway. Turn LEFT at light onto Buskirk. Take the next RIGHT at Wayne Drive and continue to Oak Road. Make a LEFT onto Oak Road. We are on the right at 3100 Oak Road. There is a visitor surface parking lot directly before the building.

Heading NORTH on I-680 from San Ramon:

Take the Geary/Treat Exit. Stay in the middle lane (Buskirk) and go straight through the intersection. Take the next RIGHT at Wayne Drive and continue to Oak Road. Make a LEFT onto Oak Road. We are on the right at 3100 Oak Road. There is a visitor surface parking lot directly BEFORE the building.

BART:

Exit at the Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre Station on the Antioch line. Take Wayne Ct to Oak Road. We are on the right at 3100 Oak Road.

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Open Hours:

Mon - Fri: 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM

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