Attorney Padykula’s path of advocacy began long before he became an attorney. Early in his career he represented fellow Teamsters as a union steward. In that position, he fought for better wages and benefits while protecting his coworkers’ rights...
Practice areas & skills: Civil Rights, Education
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Practice areas & skills: Civil Rights, Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Termination, Employment & Labor, Discrimination
Review: “Not only was she successful in her representation of us, she did so with class and respect. Truly felt that we were cared about not just as a paying customer, but for our well being as people. Very compassionate yet profe...
Practice areas & skills: Civil Rights, Elder Law, Election Campaigns & Political Law, Insurance, Litigation
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Practice areas & skills: Civil Rights, Employment & Labor, Personal Injury, Appeals, Administrative Law
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.