Jeff Park graduated from Santa Clara University Law School in 1990 and has focused on employment and contract law since 1994. He has successfully represented and advised hundreds of clients with employment and contract matters. Jeff aggressively pursues his client’s rights and interests to achieve the best possible outcome. Jeff’s unique perspective as both an attorney and mediator allows him to understand both sides of a dispute for more effective results.
Mr. Park earned his Bachelor of Science in Commerce degree from Santa Clara University. For more than 11 years, Mr. Park worked in finance, management and accounting.
In 1987, Mr. Park began his law studies at Santa Clara University Law School. In 1990, Mr. Park passed the California state bar and joined the law firm of Campbell, Warburton, Britton, Fitzsimmons, & Smith and transferred to Brooks & Hess where he practiced in the areas of contracts, real property, corporate law and business transactions. He began practicing employment law in 1994, when he joined Employment Rights Attorneys. He became a Senior Associate and then joined Phillip J. Griego & Associates in December 2002.
In July 2007, Mr. Park partnered with Hemant Habbu from the Law Offices of Hemant R. Habbu, Inc. to form Habbu & Park Inc. Mr. Park’s practice covers a variety of areas, including contracts, leases, and multiple areas of employment law, including discrimination, harassment, wage and hour issues, whistle blowing, misappropriation of trade secrets, leaves of absence, and other areas of employment law.
Education Interests and Post-Graduate Training
While attending law school, Mr. Park studied law and interned with a law firm in Singapore for about two months in 1988. Following law school, Mr. Park has focused his attention on employment law, contracts, and mediation. He has attended more than 25 courses in mediation and alternative dispute resolution and earned recognition as an Advanced Mediator from the Santa Clara County Office of Human Relations.
1990: admitted to California bar, California Supreme Court and U.S. District Court, Northern District of California.
1998: Executive Committee of the Dispute Resolution Program Training Institute, Santa Clara County Office of Human Relations; 2003-2004: Secretary for Campus Consortium a university/college conflict resolution organization; 2003/2004: President of San Jose Toastmasters Club; 2006 – 2012: Board of Director of Company for Healthy Living; 2006 – 2012: Board of Director for Glenwood Basin Property Owners’ Association.
Alternative Dispute Resolution Associations / Panels
1994 – 2011: Mediator for Santa Clara County Office of Human Relations Dispute Resolution Program Services; 1994 – 2005: member of Santa Clara County Bar Association’s ADR Committee; 1995/1996: Chair of Mediation Roundtable and Mediation Committee of Santa Clara County Bar Association; 1995 – 2010: Coach for Santa Clara County Office of Human Relations Dispute Resolution Program Training Institute; 1999 – present: Mediator for Santa Clara County Superior Court; 2005 – present: Mediator for San Mateo County Superior Court; 2005: Chair of Santa Clara County Bar Association’s ADR Committee.
Other Professional Associations
1995, 1996: Finance Committee member, Santa Clara County Bar Association
For many years, Mr. Park has been a guest speaker at seminars for attorneys and several business organizations on the subjects of employment law and mediation. Here are a few of his many presentations:
- San Jose Chamber of Commerce – explained the Randi W. v. Muroc Joint Unified School District case
- Santa Clara County Bar Association – Mediation in Employment Law – March 1, 2000
- Automotive Service Council – Developments in Employment Law – August 9, 2000
- Lincoln Law School – Mediation in Employment Litigation – March 2001
- San Jose State University – Conflict Resolution – February 2004
- Monterey School of Law and Monterey Institute of International Studies – Global Majority Symposium – May 2005
- California Association of Business Brokers – Mediation in Resolving Business Sales Disputes – July 2008