Review: “I was involved in a high-stakes land use issue regarding the Shorelines Management Act. We were litigating with a landlord employing a tony downtown Seattle law firm. For face saving reasons, the manager directing their l...
Practice areas & skills: Civil Rights, Contracts & Agreements, Arbitration, Environmental and Natural Resources, General Practice
Review: “Ms. Cortez reached settlement agreement with me and my attorney paul wasson in a 3 strikes life without parole sentence in 1999. Ms Cortez represented the State of Washington after the entire Asotin County Prosecuting Att...
Practice areas & skills: Civil Rights, Contracts & Agreements, Government, Appeals, Intellectual Property
Review: “I could not be more impressed by this sharp, competent attorney. She did win my case, which is obviously great, but win or lose I would have rated her the same. Excellent firm as well; Nordstrom level service.”
Practice areas & skills: Civil Rights, Commercial, Personal Injury, Employment & Labor
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.