Columbus Civil Rights Attorney
Civil Rights Attorney in Columbus, Ohio
COLUMBUS CIVIL RIGHTS LAWYER
The right attorney can give power to the powerless—especially when civil rights have been violated and a victim feels like there is no recourse. What protection does the law provide someone sprayed by pepper spray during a protest? What can be done when fired from a position for sexual orientation? How can the law empower people who feel suffocated by big business bureaucracy?
It matters. Civil rights matter. When George Floyd was murdered by a Minneapolis police officer, many Americans rose to call for real change in police behavior. Floyd’s modern-day lynching challenged white Americans to acknowledge the racial disparities in how police treat Blacks in this country.
Civil rights matter. When George Floyd was murdered by a Minneapolis police officer, many Americans rose to call for real change in police behavior. Floyd’s modern-day lynching challenged white Americans to acknowledge the racial disparities in how police treat Blacks in this country.
In Central Ohio, we saw first-hand peaceful protestors march for change and equality. Unfortunately, we also saw Columbus Police officers pepper-spray, shoot knee-knocker bullets, and use their “sticks” against these same peaceful protesters, in open defiance to the rights of people to assemble and question their government.
America is surely changing. As Robert Kenney said, “Progress is a nice word. But change is its motivator. And change has its enemies.” Toward that end, we must remain vigilant. Athletes like Colin Kaepernick and LeBron James use their notoriety as sports figures to initiate change. As an experienced civil rights attorney in Columbus, I can use my knowledge of the law.
The recent events have compelled me to expand my practice into areas where the civil rights of people have been violated by government, police, and big business (including banks (loans), health care, hospitals, and living accommodations).
As an experienced trial lawyer, I have been involved in over 100 jury trials over the past 25 years. My cases included race and sex discrimination, civil rights cases involving law enforcement, wrongful death cases and many serious criminal matters. These cases were tried in state and federal courts throughout Ohio.
My platform is a trial lawyer “for the people,” and that is how I can assist our country’s move forward. As such, I am accepting cases in the areas of civil rights, police abuse, §1983 Actions, and discrimination in relation to race, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, sexual harassment, and more.
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