Seattle Civil Rights Lawyers
Helping Clients Fight for Justice Throughout Washington
United States citizens have constitutionally guaranteed rights. When those rights are violated, you may have a claim that can be pursued in a court of law. Building a successful case requires careful planning and tenacity, so it is important you choose the right legal team to represent you. At Hart Jarvis Murray Chang PLLC, our civil rights lawyers in Seattle have over 40 years of shared legal experience to help clients plan an effective strategy to protect their interests and seek justice. If you feel your civil rights were violated, call us to schedule a free consultation.
Seattle Civil Rights Violations
Civil rights violations arise frequently and can take many forms. Our team of Seattle civil rights lawyers at Hart Jarvis Murray Chang PLLC is experienced in litigating these kinds of violations.
Examples of potential claims may include:
- Police misconduct, such as excessive force
- First Amendment – free speech
- First Amendment – religious rights
- Unlawful search and seizure
- Inmate and prisoner’s rights
- Racial discrimination
In addition to federal civil rights law, Washington has enacted a statutory scheme to ensure protection for members of certain protected classes.
Washington law provides for the right to be free of discrimination because of:
- National origin
- Honorably discharged veteran or military status
- Sexual orientation
- Presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability
A person deeming themselves injured by any act in violation of this statute may file a civil action to prevent further violations or to recover losses they sustained. Our Seattle civil rights attorneys are experienced in civil rights cases. We have the ability to identify and develop these types of claims. If you feel your civil rights have been infringed, put our experience to work for you. We will be happy to arrange a free initial consultation and help you decide your best course of action.