Top Dorchester, MA Civil Rights Lawyers Near You

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    Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Boston Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Boston Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

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    Jackson Lewis P.C.

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Boston Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Boston Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

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    Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, LLP

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Boston Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Boston Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

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    FisherBroyles, LLP

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Boston Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Boston Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

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    Morgan & Morgan

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Dorchester Office

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Dorchester Office

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    Littler Mendelson, P.C.

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Boston Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Boston Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

  • Wiesner McKinnon LLP

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Boston Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Boston Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

  • Hennessey Law

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Worcester Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Worcester Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

  • O'Hagan Meyer, PLLC

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Boston Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Boston Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

  • Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Boston Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Boston Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

  • Bailey & Glasser LLP

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Boston Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Boston Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

  • Cole Civil Rights and Safe Schools Consulting

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Boston Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Boston Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

  • Law Office of Walter J. Korzeniowski

    Civil Rights Lawyers | South Easton Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

    Civil Rights Lawyers | South Easton Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

  • Sullivan & Associates, LLC

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Woburn Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Woburn Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

  • Law Office of Lucas Newbill

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Brookline Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Brookline Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

  • Kirkland & Ellis LLP

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Boston Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Boston Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

  • Dhar Law, LLP

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Charlestown Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Charlestown Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

  • Kazarosian Costello LLP

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Salem Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Salem Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

  • Hedges & Tumposky, LLP

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Boston Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Boston Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

  • Arent Fox LLP

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Boston Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Boston Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

  • Mark F. Itzkowitz, Esquire

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Boston Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Boston Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

  • Rodman Employment Law

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Newton Center Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Newton Center Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

  • Attorney at Law

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Malden Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Malden Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

  • Law Office of Judy Levenson

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Brookline Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Brookline Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

  • McGlinchey Stafford PLLC

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Boston Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Boston Office | Serving Dorchester, MA

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Do You Feel Your Civil Rights Have Been Violated?

We all have rights guaranteed to us by the United States Constitution and when one of our civil rights is violated, we have to right to have the discrimination legally remedied. A civil rights attorney can represent you and your rights, ensuring the best possible outcome.

Civil Rights Violations

Civil rights encompasses a large body of civil liberties and rights primarily focused on enabling people to live free of discrimination, persecution or intrusion. Actions limiting or interfering with your right to enjoy life, your liberty, right or own property or your protection is a cause for action.

Whether you were discriminated against, the target of a hate crime, or the target of unlawful police conduct, you can stand up for your rights. An experienced Dorchester civil rights attorney will be able to help.

Best Time to Seek Legal Help

No matter what your legal issue may be, it is always best to seek legal help early in the process. An attorney can help secure what is likely to be the best possible outcome for your situation and avoid both unnecessary complications or errors.

The Importance of a Good Consultation

The goal of an initial consultation is to find an attorney you are comfortable working with and someone who can help you understand your options under the law. Seek to understand the relevant legal experience the attorney brings to your case. While it is not realistic to expect an attorney to resolve your legal issue during an initial consultation, you should gain a level of comfort with his/her ability to do so. A good consultation can clarify issues, raise pertinent questions and considerations for your case, and help you make an informed decision towards resolving your legal issue.

Tips on Hiring an Experienced Lawyer with Civil Rights Cases

The more experienced a lawyer is in legal practice, the more likely he/she will be able to bring about a successful resolution to your issue. Since experience matters, lawyers who’ve been practicing law for many years (with a successful track record) tend to be in high demand. You should look for information about a lawyer’s experience and ask questions during the initial meeting. It’s a very good idea to ask the lawyer how many years he/she has been practicing law and the expected outcome of your case.

Common legal terms explained

Pro se – This Latin term refers to representing yourself in court instead of hiring professional legal counsel. Pro se representation can occur in either criminal or civil cases.

Statute – Refers to a law created by a legislative body. For example, the laws enacted by Congress are statutes.

Subject matter jurisdiction – Requirement that a particular court have authority to hear the claim based on the specific type of issue brought to the court. For example, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court only has subject matter jurisdiction over bankruptcy filings, therefore it does not have the authority to render binding judgment over other types of cases, such as divorce.

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