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We are looking for a local San Francisco free speech attorney for our federal lawsuit against the nudity ban in SF.

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We filed a federal lawsuit against the city of SF based on the fact that the nudity ban that was implemented on feb 1, 2013 - is unconstitutional. It makes no provisions for political nor artistic self expression. We were arrested multiple times while engaged in political protests and dance performance.
We found a great ACLU lawyer who is willing to represent us but he is not local and we need to find a local attorney to help us.

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  2. Any "great ACLU lawyer" is wholly connected to an amazing and unsurpassed nation-wide network of similarly experienced and principled attorneys. Let your ACLU guy put together the legal team.

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  3. The ACLU attorney knows others in the area, most likely, or can find out about any who are local.

    R. Jason de Groot, Esq., 386-337-8239

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