Jon F. Erickson has been a successful lead trial attorney in some of Chicago’s most... more
Jon F. Erickson has been a successful lead trial attorney in some of Chicago’s most challenging courtrooms for the past 24 years. As an author, litigator and advisor, Jon F. Erickson has developed an expertise in criminal defense and civil rights law and is considered a leader in DUI defense. Jon F. Erickson has handled over 127 federal civil rights cases, 42 USC Sec. 1983, in th... view profile
Blake Horwitz is one of Chicago’s leading civil rights trial lawyers. He has... more
Blake Horwitz is one of Chicago’s leading civil rights trial lawyers. He has prosecuted over 300 federal claims and brought over 30 cases to trial. One of his most notable victories resulted in a $28,000,000 verdict against the City of Chicago, the largest police misconduct verdict in the Midwest. With over 20 years of trial experience of both Federal and state courts, Mr. Horwitz has a wealth ... 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.