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Simon Paschal PLLC Listed on Best Employment Lawyers in Dallas

Expertise.com recently recognized Simon | Paschal PLLC as one of the Best Employment Lawyers in Dallas for 2017 and ranked Simon | Paschal PLLC in the Top 20 of 309 employment lawyers it reviewed in Dallas, Texas. Expertise.com examined 25 variables across 5 categories to determine its list of Best Employment Lawyers in Dallas.  Simon | Paschal PLLC is honored to be a part of this list! Read more
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Simon Paschal PLLC HR Speeches and Presentations

This year is a busy year for the attorneys at Simon | Paschal PLLC when it comes to speeches and presentations.  Earlier this month, Dustin Paschal presented “HR In an Hour: The Employee Life Span” to the Brazos Valley SHRM chapter in Bryan, Texas.  Later this month, he will be presenting “Elementary My Dear Watson: A Step-by-Step Guide to Workplace Investigations” at the North Texas SHRM Conference put on by the North Texas SHRM chapter in Denton, Texas. In addition, Paul Simon and Dustin Paschal will each be presenting three times at the HR Southwest Conference in Fort Worth, Texas in October. Read more
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Firm Sponsored Race Benefits Community

Simon | Paschal PLLC is a top-level sponsor of the Texas Big Star Half Marathon & 5K on Saturday, April 15, 2017.  In addition to being a sponsor, firm partner Paul Simon is the Race Director and firm partner Dustin Paschal is the Assistant Race Director. The race brings together the community and raises funds for the North Texas Community Giving Foundation, a grant-giving nonprofit organization that donates money to local charities. The Dallas Morning News recently highlighted the race and you can read about it here: http://sportsday.dallasnews.com/other-sports/running/2017/04/06/frisco-half-marathon-benefits-community. Don’t miss out on the Texas Big Star Half Marathon & 5K on Read more
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Paul and Dustin to Speak at Frisco HR Summit

On Tuesday, March 29th, Paul and Dustin will be speaking at the 2017 Frisco Chamber of Commerce HR Summit.  The Summit is a partnership with DallasHR and will include a variety of presentations geared toward small business owners and Human Resources professionals.  Paul and Dustin will be presenting on “Sensitive Employee Relations.” The recent post in the firm’s Legal Blog highlighted a portion of what will be presented.  The presentation will focus on sensitive employee relations issues that HR professionals encounter, including ADA issues, personal hygiene, workplace relationships, and leave issues.  You can learn more about the Summit by visiting Read more
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Dustin Paschal Published in Today’s CPA Magazine

If you are one of the more than 35,000 Texas CPAs who receive Today’s CPA Magazine, be sure to check out Dustin Paschal’s feature article in the January/February 2017 issue.  The article, entitled “The Fair Labor Standards Act’s One-Two Punch,” discusses the two major classification issues employers face under the FLSA – the exempt vs. non-exempt classification issue and the employee vs. independent contractor classification issue.  A snippet of the article also was included in our 4th Quarter 2016 firm newsletter, which is available on our website on the Newsletters page. Read more
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Simon | Paschal PLLC Sponsors Texas Big Star Half Marathon & 5K

Simon | Paschal PLLC is proud to announce that it is a $10,000 sponsor of the 2017 Texas Big Star Half Marathon & 5K, which takes place on Saturday, April 15, 2017 in Frisco, Texas.  In its inaugural year, the Texas Big Star Half Marathon & 5K raised more than $100,000 for The North Texas Community Giving Foundation and the Tug McGraw Foundation.  The money raised is and will be used to benefit the North Texas community through direct works and grants to local nonprofits.  The Texas Big Star Half Marathon & 5K is hoping to raise even more money in Read more
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Paul Simon Takes the Reigns of DAYL

On January 1, 2017, Paul Simon took the reigns as President of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (“DAYL”), a lawyer organization of more than 3,000 members in Dallas.  DAYL’s membership primarily consists of those lawyers who are 36 years or younger or have less than five years of practice experience.  DAYL serves that membership and the Dallas community at large. As a long-term member of DAYL and its Executive Committee, Paul will lead the organization for 2017 and will debut a new program called Dallas Ripple, inspired by Robert F. Kennedy’s “Day of Affirmation” speech to students in Cape Read more