Mr. Tim Trujillo, SPHR

HR Focus
29751 Skyline Drive
Tehachapi, CA 93561
Phone: (714) 313-6246
Fax: (661)821-0086

Over 45 years professional experience in Employment and Human Resources-related matters.
A successful corporate Human Resources executive with leading companies for over 27 years and an independent Human Resources Consultant since 1995.
Actively provides a wide range of services to clients in support of their HR objectives. Has investigated, analyzed, resolved incidents and developed policies, procedures and practices in recruitment, selection, placement, discipline, discharge, discrimination, FLSA, harassment, reductions in force and termination.
Has served as an expert witness for both Defense and Plaintiff cases.
Is certified by Society for Human Resources Management as a Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP)
Strong technical knowledge plus excellent communication skills provide high personal credibility.

Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Bachelor of Science, Business Administration with emphasis in Personnel Management - California State University, Los Angeles
Certified Senior Professional by Society for Human Resources Management since 1995

Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Forensic Expert Witness Association
Society for Human Resources Management
Professionals in Human Resources Association, Board of Directors
Calif. State University, Long Beach, Human Resources Management Advisory Board

Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Cal State Long Beach, taught "Measuring HR Effectiveness"
U.C. Irvine, taught "Managing as a Team Leader"
Conducted training programs for clients on Employment, EEO, Sex Harassment,Discrimination, Conflict Resolution, Leadership, Performance Appraisal, Teamwork, Time Management and others.

Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No

Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: Forty +

Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Negligent Hiring, Unfair Competition, Race Discrimination, Gender Discrimination, FLSA Overtime, Retaliation for Workers Comp Claim, Employability, Sexual Harassment, National Origin Discrimination, Age Discrimination, Negligent Retention

Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 35%

Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 65%

Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: Fifteen times

Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: June 2014

Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: Three

Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: Three

Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: Since 1998

Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Case consulting, Expert reports, Deposition and trial testimony

Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: Please call to discuss

Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: Please call to discuss

Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: Please call to discuss

Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: Please call to discuss

Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Portal to portal travel time billed at $100 per hour.

References

Mr. Dan Johnson
Berglund & Johnson Law Group
danjohnson@bjlawgroup.com
(818) 227-5302

Mr. John Waterman
Borton, Petrini
2444 Main Street, Suite 125
Fresno, CA 93721
(559)2680117

Ms.Devon Lyon
Ridout,Lyon & Ottoson
555 E. Ocean Blvd., Suite 500
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562)216-7380

Mr. Michael Lowry
Thorndal, Armstrong, Delk, Balkenbush & Eisinger
1100 E. Bridger Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89125
(702)366-0622

Mr. Kenneth Anderson
Haight Brown & Bonesteel LLP
6080 Center Drive, Suite 800
Los Angeles, CA 90045-1574

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