Civil Rights Defense
For over 40 years, the lawyers of our firm have represented counties and municipalities throughout Florida and have proudly defended our clients against claims of civil rights violations. Our attorneys are highly experienced in defending a wide variety of civil rights claims, including claims for inverse condemnation, Fourth Amendment false arrest and seizure claims, Fourteenth Amendment procedural and substantive due process claims, Eighth Amendment claims brought by incarcerated persons, Fair Housing claims, and First Amendment violations, as well as claims of unlawful employment practices. This includes defense of municipalities and/or its employees, including law enforcement, in claims of excessive force and involving qualified immunity. The attorneys of our substantial Civil Rights defense group are proud of their record of excellent results in representing a wide variety of municipal and county law enforcement agencies and governmental entities. Our attorneys have a wealth of experience in litigating such claims in State and Federal Court and handle claims for violations of Constitutional rights violations through trial and appeal.