Police Brutality Lawyer

Police Brutality in the News

Currently, in Milwaukee and in our nation, civil rights and the due process of the law surrounding organized protests, executing free speech, as well as what constitutes acceptable police conduct are at the forefront of the news. Police brutality is legally defined as a civil rights violation where officers exercise undue or excessive force against a civilian. With regard to recent events, the attorneys at Levine Law are here to protect your rights as citizens. Fighting allegations of racial profiling, illegal arrest, and infringements on first amendment rights can be a challenging upheaval. The lawyers of Levine Law are here to answer your questions about civil rights violations, and we have years of experience bringing cases of this nature to state and federal court. Call now to discuss your rights with no obligation.

Protecting The Victims Of Civil Rights Violations

What happens if I become a victim of police brutality in Wisconsin?

As news reports over the last year constantly show, unfortunately all too many people are falling to police brutality, unnecessary police shootings and other civil rights violations. In these cases that involve taking action against powerful government entities, you need lawyers who can level the playing field.

How can a civil litigation lawyer help if my civil rights are violated?

Levine Law is one of the Milwaukee area’s most respected litigation firms. Our lawyers take action in state and federal courts on behalf of the victims of police brutality to help them get the justice they deserve.

Many victims of excessive policing are too scared to take legal action because they fear retaliation. As our client, you will work with attorneys who have a lengthy track record of successfully representing clients in these types of cases.

Get The Representation You Need

Schedule a free consultation with an experienced civil rights lawyer about your police brutality case. Contact us online or call 414-271-9585.

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What is federal law “Section 1983”?

Many victims of excessive policing are too scared to take legal action because they fear retaliation. As our client, you will work with attorneys who have a lengthy track record of successfully representing clients in these types of cases. A federal law referred to as “Section 1983” gives citizens the power to hold police officers accountable for violations like:

  • The use of excessive force
  • Fatal shootings
  • First Amendment violations
  • Illegal arrest or detention
  • Racial profiling in traffic stops or other policing matters
  • Denying medical attention to someone in police custody

Our firm features three generations of trial lawyers who are skilled in civil rights and personal injury law. They have helped people left suffering from all types of injuries — broken bones, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, etc. — and grieving family members who lost loved ones due to illegal law enforcement tactics.

Our police brutality attorneys know the tactics necessary to be successful in court and how to build successful claims, you will have steadfast advocates for your rights when you work with us.

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To schedule a free, no-obligation police brutality case review, please contact us online or call us at 414-271-9585 to speak with a civil rights lawyer.

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