At Sheppard, White & Kachergus, P.A., we proudly protect and defend the personal rights afforded to you by the United States Constitution. When someone has violated your civil rights, our aggressive team of attorneys immediately starts fighting to vindicate those violations then compensate you for any damages in that time. One of the most common types of civil rights cases that we handle is discrimination cases. If you have been treated differently based on race, gender, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability then you need one of our experienced civil attorneys at your side.
Civil rights law is the focused area of law protecting those rights guaranteed by the Bill of Rights, as well as the 13th and 14th Amendments to the United States Constitution. Among those rights including; the right to due process, equal treatment under the law of all people regarding enjoyment of life, liberty, property, and protection. In addition to those Constitutional rights, there are also several federal statutes prohibiting discrimination, such as Title VII and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Our law firm maintains an aggressive civil rights practice in state and federal courts. We have reputable success in the following areas of civil rights law:
- First Amendment
- Freedom of Expression
- Police Misconduct
- Public Accommodations and Fair Housing
- Voting Rights
- School Desegregation
- Education Equity
- Wrongful Convictions
- Due Process Violations
- Wrongful Detention
Your civil rights are of the highest value and need to be defended with the utmost dedication and focus. Our reputation in the field of civil rights law speaks for itself. We are honored by our AOHRA Civil and Human Rights Award, in addition the other numerous awards our Jacksonville, Florida, law firm has acquired.
If you feel as though your civil rights have been violated, then the time to contact Sheppard, White & Kachergus, P.A. is now. Contact us at 904-356-9661 to schedule your consultation at our criminal, appellate, and civil rights law firm.