Mel Hewitt has been a member of the Georgia Bar since 1985. After completing four... more
Mel Hewitt has been a member of the Georgia Bar since 1985. After completing four years of active duty in the United States Navy, Mr. Hewitt spent the next six years in public law enforcement serving in the uniformed patrol division, the detective bureau and undercover narcotics investigations. He the entered the corporate world where he spent the next seventeen years in the private secur... 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.