Victor Hwang is a former San Francisco prosecutor who has tried more than 80 jury... more
Victor Hwang is a former San Francisco prosecutor who has tried more than 80 jury trials over the course of his career. Before his 6 1/2 year stint with the DA's office, Mr. Hwang served as a nonprofit civil rights attorney in San Francisco for 11 years and as a deputy public defender in Los Angeles. Mr. Hwang has taught as an adjunct professor of law at Golden Gate University and U.C. Ber... view profile
A civil rights attorney helps protect the personal rights granted to you by the government. When someone violates those rights, a civil rights attorney can help you make them stop these violations, or repay you for any damage they have done to you. Your civil rights are spelled out in federal and state constitutions and in discrimination laws. In fact, civil rights attorneys are sometimes called discrimination attorneys because they frequently handle cases involving a person being treated differently based on gender, age, ethnicity, or sexual orientation.