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MARY H. KINAS, ESQ.

“Defending Your Rights in the Workplace”

 

Kinas Law Office LLC and Mary Kinas provide employment law and general litigation services for individuals.  Mary has exclusively represented individuals since 2007, combining energetic representation with practical solutions for each client.  She has successfully represented people in all kinds of disputes, including employment law matters like discrimination, sexual harassment and employment contracts, and general litigation matters like defamation, civil rights, and lease disputes.

 

Highlights of what Kinas Law Office provides:

• Solid legal advice based on many years of experience
• Responsive, top-notch service
• Direct, on-call availability at any time client needs arise
• Economical contingency rates and low hourly billing rates

 

Call Mary at (317) 660-1087 for a free 15 minute phone consultation.

 

 

 

Attorney Background

Mary Kinas, Esq. Attorney Biographical Information

 

Education:

Law School:  Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, J.D.  1989

Undergraduate:  Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, B.A. with Honors 1986

 

Double major in Political Science and History

 

Bar Memberships:

 

Member of the State Bar of Indiana

 

Member of the State Bar of Nevada

  •  Extensive state law practice in the Eighth Judicial District Court, Clark County, Nevada
  •  Extensive federal law practice in the United States District Court, District of Nevada, and
     the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

 

Member of Arizona Bar

 

Professional Memberships:

  • National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA)
  • State Bar of Nevada Employment and Labor Law Section
  • Southern Nevada Association of Women Attorneys
  • Nevada Justice Association
  • Clark County Bar Association

 

Personal:

Originally from Indianapolis, Mary has three children and practiced law in Arizona and Nevada for many years before relocating to Indiana in 2017.  Mary is an avid tennis player and a vocal fan of Indiana University sports.

 

Kinas Law Office LLC Areas of Practice

Employment Litigation

• Discrimination

  • Race
  • Sex
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Religion
  • National Origin
  • Disability
  • Sexual Orientation

• Starting the Process with the EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) and 
ICRC (Indiana Civil Rights Commission)

• FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act)

• IN State law wrongful termination cases (ie employee fired for refusing to work in dangerous conditions or for filing workers compensation)

• Whistleblower Cases (ie employee fired for reporting wrongdoing to governing authority like OSHA)

 

Employment Contracts

• Assistance with negotiating terms of employment contract prior to the beginning of employment

• Assistance with negotiating exit from employment relationship, including releases and nondisclosure agreements

 

General Civil Litigation

• Defamation (including libel and slander)

• Lease disputes

• General contract disputes

• Disputes regarding the misuse of your likeness

 

Kinas Law Office LLC Sample Cases

These are all actual representative matters that have been handled to completion by Mary Kinas and Kinas Law Office PLLC

 

Employment Litigation

  • Racial discrimination – African American employee complained about use of the “n-word” at work – he was later fired for same conduct as Caucasian employee who was not fired.
  • Disability discrimination – Disabled veteran employed by government entity forced to quit when government entity did not provide her with proper office equipment
  • Pregnancy/Sex discrimination – Employee’s contract not renewed weeks after she informed her employer she was pregnant
  • State law wrongful termination – Employee fired after refusing to follow the order of company president to violate federal employee verification law

 

Employment Contracts

  • Negotiated separation of Vice President of construction company after company refused to pay contractually required bonus
  • Negotiated separation of employee at the insistence of her employer after she witnessed criminal wrongdoing and threatened to report it

 

General Civil Litigation

  • Brought case where likeness of Las Vegas strip performed was misused in advertising for show after his departure
  • Assisted homeowner in litigation involving libel and slander by a former neighbor and business partner

Free 15 minute phone consultation

Kinas Law Office LLC is happy to offer a free 15 minute phone consultation with Mary Kinas to determine if you have a viable employment law case.

 

Before you call, please review our FAQ page and read this article on the employment at will doctrine.

 

Please be advised that this phone consultation does not create an attorney client relationship and is for the purposes of case evaluation only.  All prospective clients are urged to consult several additional attorneys in an expeditious manner as important deadlines may apply.

 

Call 317.660.1087 for your free 15 minute phone consultation.

FAQ

Here are some Frequently Asked Questions about Kinas Law Office LLC (“KLO”)

 

Q: Does Mary Kinas have experience in handling employment law matters?

A: Kinas Law Office LLC was founded in 2012 to provide expert, cost efficient representation for employment law matters.  Since that time, Mary has handled dozens of matters with excellent results.  Please consult our Sample Cases page to see examples of her work.  Prior to founding her own firm, Mary practiced employment law at law firms in Las Vegas and Phoenix.

 

Q: What kind of cases does Kinas Law Office LLC handle?

A: Generally KLO handles employment law matters.  Please see our Sample Cases page for the types of cases where we have the most success.

 

Q: How much does it cost to bring a case?

A: Fee structures vary for different types of cases.  Generally, KLO charges a small refundable upfront fee plus a percentage of any recovery.  Mary will explain all fees in detail during the process of retaining KLO.

 

Q: How do I know if I have a case?

A: The range of facts that makes a good employment law case in Indiana is very narrow, and many people misunderstand the type of facts that makes a good lawsuit.  Mary Kinas is well versed in this type of case and can advise you during your free phone consultation whether you stand a good chance of recovery based upon the facts of your case.

 

To educate yourself about the Employment at Will doctrine, read this article.

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Clients of Kinas Law Office, LLC can contact Mary at any time by phone or email whenever their needs arise, whether during or after regular business hours. Regardless of the size or urgency of the matter, every client’s request is treated as a top priority and given direct attention.

 

Contact:

Phone: (317) 660.1087

Fax: (317) 647.3393

Email: mhk@kinaslawoffice.com

 

Address:

Kinas Law Office LLC

8520 Allison Pointe Blvd. Suite 220

Indianapolis, IN 46250

317.660.1087

MARY H. KINAS, ESQ.

 

KINAS LAW OFFICE, LLC

317.660.1087

Kinas Law Office LLC

Kinas Law Office, LLC

Phone: (317) 660.1087

Fax: (317) 647.3393

 

Address:

8520 Allison Pointe Blvd. Suite 220

Indianapolis, IN 46250

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Kinas Law Office LLC and Mary Kinas provide employment law and general litigation services for individuals.  Mary has exclusively represented individuals in Indiana, combining energetic representation with practical solutions for each client.