My wife and I have three boys and are partners in our legal practice. I am a former... more
My wife and I have three boys and are partners in our legal practice. I am a former athlete including playing football in college and in fledgeling professional football leagues after college. I have trained for and competed in an adventure triathalon. I have competed in amatuer baseball including Men's Senior Baseball League World Series. I stay connected to sports by coaching my boys in footb... view profile
I represent employees who've been wrongfully fired because the loss of income only... more
I represent employees who've been wrongfully fired because the loss of income only one part of their damages. When we introduce ourselves, we say things like, "Hi, I'm Joan. I'm a lawyer" or "Hi, I'm Joe, I'm a carpenter." Our jobs are part of our identity, so when an employer fires an employee, the employee's sense of self is also lost.
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.