Mr. Hernández joined the firm in 2018, bringing with him a working knowledge of the educational sector. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Hernández taught K-8, and later served as a Director of Business and Operations. In that capacity, Mr. Hernández oversaw school finance, risk management, human resources, school operations, compliance, etc.
Mr. Hernández has counseled public entity clients in matters, including, but not limited to, the Subdivision Map Act, the Ralph M. Brown Act, the California Public Records Act, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the California Education code, Fair Employment and Housing Act, and the Government code.
Mr. Hernández has successfully represented public entity clients in litigation and trial, handling a wide range of matters including negligence, employment/discrimination, premises liability, sexual assault, and special education disputes.
The firm is pleased to announce that founding and Managing Partner Rick R. Olivarez has been selected for inclusion by U.S. News & World Report in the 2024 edition of... Read More
In a recent case involving a special needs student who was assaulted while on a public school campus, Brennon B. v. Superior Court, the question before the California Supreme Court... Read More
OMLO’s Thomas Madruga and Jaime Hernández achieved a successful result on behalf of a school district client following a 10-day jury trial. In Gonzalez v. Centinela Valley Union High School... Read More
OMLO attorney Jaime Hernández successfully argued the Colton Joint Unified School District’s Motion for Summary Judgment in the matter of Zlaket v. Colton Joint Unified School District. The Court summarily... Read More