Contra Costa County Civil Rights Lawyers

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James L. Arrasmith
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James L. Arrasmith
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Skilled, compassionate Sacramento Civil Rights attorney! Call today!
As a seasoned Civil Rights lawyer in Sacramento, I am committed to providing assistance to individuals dealing with a wide range of civil rights issues. I will defend your rights throughout your case. Read More »
Peter John Johnson
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Peter John Johnson
Contra Costa County, CA Civil Rights Attorney with 31 years of experience
(925) 952-8900 2125 Oak Grove Rd Ste 315
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
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Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Mr. Johnson has been practicing law for over 27 years. He has been a partner in The Law Office of Johnson & Johnson since 1998. The Law Office of Johnson & Johnson defends clients in matters related to Criminal Defense; Juvenile Dependency; Driving Under the Influence; Juvenile Delinquency, Civil Rights Litigation and related matters. Mr. Johnson and the attorneys at The Law Office of Johnson & Johnson are committed to their clients and their clients' circumstances.

Mr. Johnson has personally conducted well over 100 jury trials in courts throughout the state and federal court. He has engaged...
Melanie Tardell
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Melanie Tardell
Contra Costa County, CA Civil Rights Lawyer with 6 years of experience
(925) 400-8765 14850 Highway 4
Ste A # 236
Discovery Bay, CA 94505
Civil Rights and Employment
Monterey College of Law
Melanie is a fierce advocate of those whose legally protected rights have been violated, especially as it relates to violations in the workplace and the service industry as a result of Covid-19 policies. She has teamed up with a network of gifted California attorneys to combine efforts in the fight to sustain our constitutional rights in the wake of the pandemic. While on a different life and career path, fate stepped in and the legal profession found Melanie. After overcoming her own legal challenges, largely due to an attorney's advocacy, she felt called to become a lawyer herself. Her experience as...
Adam Michael Carlson
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Adam Michael Carlson
Contra Costa County, CA Civil Rights Attorney with 15 years of experience
(925) 954-4606 2121 N California Blvd Ste 1020
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Personal Injury and Products Liability
University of San Francisco School of Law
Attorney Adam M. Carlson is managing partner at Casper, Meadows, Schwartz & Cook. While he is skilled in various areas of law, he focuses the majority of his practice handling cases related to wrongful death, civil rights, and personal injury. He believes that tailoring each case to each client’s needs is key to providing aggressive and compassionate legal representation.

Before joining the firm, Carlson served as an intake assistant for our team, where he was responsible for fielding calls from potential clients. It was at this time that Carlson decided he wanted to do more. He found that he was passionate...
Daniel Horowitz
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Daniel Horowitz
Contra Costa County, CA Civil Rights Attorney with 43 years of experience
(925) 283-1863 3650 Mt Diablo Blvd.
Suite 225
Lafayette, CA 94549
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Southwestern University School of Law and Boston University School of Law
Daniel Horowitz is Contra Costa County's "Top 100 Trial Lawyer". Daniel is an active community member serving on the Lafayette Crime Prevention Commission and a strong supporter of LPIE, Generations in Jazz and the Acalanes and local sports programs. His law group, Lawyers in Lafayette is a community law firm handling all types of cases "in house" or assisting in a referral to the best attorney for your needs. Daniel Horowitz and his legal team have exceptional qualifications in targeted areas. His group of affiliated attorneys includes a licensed physician who practices as a lawyer, a licensed...
Jesse S. Gill
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Jesse S. Gill
Contra Costa County, CA Civil Rights Lawyer with 9 years of experience
(925) 952-8900 2125 Oak Grove Rd., Ste. 315
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Civil Rights, Criminal, Family and Juvenile
I am licensed to practice law in California and have received federal admissions to practice law in the Northern and Central Districts of California. I have developed extensive knowledge and experience in the areas of Civil, Family, Juvenile, and Criminal Law from the inception of a case through the appellate process. I have extensive state and federal litigation experience in drafting and arguing law and motion, engaging in and defending depositions, and have engaged in dozens of hearings and Court trials. I have drafted writs and appeals in most appellate districts within the state and and have successfully received multiple...
Beth Wolf Mora
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Beth Wolf Mora
Contra Costa County, CA Civil Rights Lawyer with 24 years of experience
(925) 820-8949 18 Crow Canyon Court, Suite 145
San Ramon, CA 94583
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Business, Elder and Employment
Golden Gate University School of Law
Mr. Steven L. Derby
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Mr. Steven L. Derby
Contra Costa County, CA Civil Rights Lawyer with 33 years of experience
(925) 472-6640 1255 Treat Blvd. Suite 300
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Employment and Personal Injury
After 22 years as a trial attorney, I have decided to limit my practice to furthering the cause of disability access and ending disability discrimination in the workplace, at home and in public places. If you are disabled temporarily or permanently, you have special rights but no government agency to enforce them. If you think you have been the victim of discrimination, call us now for a free consultation.
Guy Ellery Louie
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Guy Ellery Louie
Contra Costa County, CA Civil Rights Lawyer with 32 years of experience
(925) 234-1440 2010 Crow Canyon Place Suite 100
San Ramon, CA 94583
Civil Rights, Animal, Education and Employment
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Rand L. Stephens
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Rand L. Stephens
Contra Costa County, CA Civil Rights Attorney
(925) 757-1700 1155C Arnold Drive
Suite 278
Martinez, CA 94553
Civil Rights, Business, Consumer and Employment
John Francis Martin
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John Francis Martin
Contra Costa County, CA Civil Rights Attorney with 52 years of experience
(925) 937-5433 3100 Oak Rd
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Civil Rights, Education, Employment and Personal Injury
San Francisco Law Sch
Pamela Kong
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Pamela Kong
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California Civil Rights Lawyer with 22 years of experience
Golden Gate University School of LawCalifornia
Mark W. Kelsey
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Mark W. Kelsey
Contra Costa County, CA Civil Rights Attorney
(925) 476-5761 877 Ygnacio Valley Rd #208
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Civil Rights and Criminal
Beth Harrison Parker
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Beth Harrison Parker
Contra Costa County, CA Civil Rights Attorney with 41 years of experience
(415) 531-1791 2185 Pacheco St
Concord, CA 94520
Civil Rights and IP
Harvard Law School
Esther L Klisura
Contra Costa County, CA Civil Rights Attorney with 21 years of experience
(925) 439-6021 900 Loveridge Rd
Pittsburg, CA 94565
Civil Rights, Antitrust, Appeals and Environmental
University of California College of the Law, San Francisco
Horace Wade Green
Contra Costa County, CA Civil Rights Lawyer with 39 years of experience
(925) 944-9700 2033 N Main St
#720
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Civil Rights, Business, Employment and Real Estate
Stanford Law School
Patricia Lynn Hastings
Contra Costa County, CA Civil Rights Lawyer with 37 years of experience
(510) 893-4111 2199 Norse Dr
Ste B
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Civil Rights and Social Security Disability
Golden Gate University School of Law
Dylan T Radke
Contra Costa County, CA Civil Rights Attorney with 24 years of experience
(925) 655-2200 1025 Escobar St
FL 3
Martinez, CA 94553
Civil Rights, Environmental and Personal Injury
Golden Gate University School of Law
Paul Randall Noah
Contra Costa County, CA Civil Rights Attorney with 35 years of experience
(925) 253-5540 21 Orinda Way
316,STE C
Orinda, CA 94563
Civil Rights, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
University of Michigan Law School
Katherine Ann Alberts
Contra Costa County, CA Civil Rights Lawyer with 23 years of experience
(925) 974-8600 1390 Willow Pass Rd
700
Concord, CA 94520
Civil Rights, Business, Education and Products Liability
Emory University School of Law and Emory University School of Law
Marina Barwill Pitts
Contra Costa County, CA Civil Rights Attorney with 38 years of experience
(925) 974-8600 1390 Willow Pass Rd
700
Concord, CA 94520
Civil Rights, Insurance Defense and Personal Injury
Golden Gate University School of Law and Golden Gate University School of Law
Michael Dennis Meadows
Contra Costa County, CA Civil Rights Attorney with 49 years of experience
(925) 947-1147 2121 N California Blvd
1020
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Civil Rights, Arbitration & Mediation, Criminal and Environmental
University of California College of the Law, San Francisco
Glenn Michael Katon
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Glenn Michael Katon
Alameda County, CA Civil Rights Attorney with 31 years of experience
(510) 463-3350 385 Grand Ave
Suite 200
Oakland, CA 94610
Free ConsultationCivil Rights
St. John's University School of Law
Glenn Katon is an experienced litigator who has handled numerous trials and appeals. His practice has focused on plaintiffs’ civil rights for the last ten years, preceded by over ten years of commercial litigation. He has litigated racial profiling, immigrants’ rights, police misconduct free speech, and religious freedom cases, and been quoted on civil rights law in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and Newsweek.
Lorna M. Jaynes
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Lorna M. Jaynes
Alameda County, CA Civil Rights Lawyer with 23 years of experience
(510) 795-6304 6200 Stoneridge Mall Rd
#300
Pleasanton, CA 94588
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Family
Santa Clara University School of Law
Because divorce is a problem to be solved, not a battle to be won, I focus on alternatives to the court system, through Collaborative Law and Mediation. I believe that most families and children are best served by being supported to work together in resolving their family matters. The fundamental goal in both Collaborative Divorce and Mediation is client empowerment.

With either mediation or the Collaborative process you will have control of the decisions that are made and will be firmly supported, legally and emotionally, in achieving a successful dissolution of your relationship. This not only allows but also encourages you...
Bryan Jeffrey Schwartz
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Bryan Jeffrey Schwartz
Alameda County, CA Civil Rights Attorney with 24 years of experience
(888) 891-8489 1330 Broadway, Suite 1630
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Appeals and Employment
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Bryan Schwartz is an Oakland, California-based attorney dedicated to helping employees protect their rights in the workplace. He has fought prohibited discrimination, retaliation, and harassment, obtained reasonable accommodations for disabled employees, vindicated whistleblowers' rights, and ensured that corporations pay workers all wages they are owed. He has successfully litigated individual and class action complaints nationwide, helping to recover millions of dollars for thousands of employees, forcing corporations and Government agencies to change their practices and punish wrongdoers. Bryan Schwartz is also one of the few Bay Area-based attorneys with extensive experience representing Federal employees in their unique Merit Systems...
Kenneth Chike Odiwe
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Kenneth Chike Odiwe
7677 Oakport Street, Suite 1120
Oakland, CA 94621
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Civil Rights and Personal Injury
Golden Gate University School of Law
Kenneth Chike Odiwe is a skilled attorney with extensive experience in Civil Rights and Personal Injury litigation. He primarily focuses on representing clients in Civil Rights cases. Some of the areas of expertise he covers include: Police Misconduct: Mr. Odiwe is well-versed in handling cases related to police brutality, excessive force, officer-involved shootings, and custodial deaths. He also specializes in cases involving restraint asphyxia, positional asphyxia, excessive tasing, baton strikes, beanbag shotgun use, and 40mm rubber rounds. Medical Care: Chike Odiwe has a deep understanding of cases that involve inadequate or denied medical care, as well as interference with familial relationships. He...
Robert Salinas
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Robert Salinas
Alameda County, CA Civil Rights Attorney with 28 years of experience
(510) 663-9240 428 13th St
8th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Civil Rights, Business, Employment and Landlord Tenant
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
I am an accomplished California attorney. I represent employees and tenants in a broad range of Employment, Landlord-Tenant and Civil Rights matters.

Dedicated to exceptional advocacy, I am diligent in fighting for the rights of my clients. I am genuine, experienced, and committed to justice.

I am also active in the community, currently volunteering at both Centro Legal and the Western Service Workers Association where I provide pro bono assistance to low-wage workers.
Peter Scott Rukin
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Peter Scott Rukin
Alameda County, CA Civil Rights Lawyer with 33 years of experience
(415) 421-1800 1939 Harrison Street, Ste. 290
Oakland, CA 94612
Civil Rights and Employment
New York University School of Law
As a partner with San Francisco's Rukin Hyland & Riggin LLP, Peter Rukin represents Bay Area clients in a wide array of complex litigation matters, including employment, wage and hour, and business disputes. Mr. Rukin has built a reputation as a thoughtful and strong advocate for his clients, whatever their disputes may be. Mr. Rukin specializes in complex litigation, with a focus on wage and hour and equal employment opportunity claims. Since 2003, as class counsel he has recovered tens of millions of dollars on behalf of thousands of California employees and consumers. Peter also represents clients with respect...
Francisco J. Rodriguez
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Francisco J. Rodriguez
Alameda County, CA Civil Rights Attorney with 27 years of experience
(510) 504-2030 524 7th St.
Oakland, CA 94607
Civil Rights, Criminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
New College of California SOL and California State University, Chico
"I am dedicated to my clients and work hard to achieve the results needed in every case" I have represented clients and continue to to serve the counties of San Francisco, Marin, San Mateo, Contra Costa, Alameda, Santa Clara, Napa, San Joaquin and all other Northern California Counties. No case is to big, and no case is to small. Each one has a certain value to the client and each deserves 110% effort. This is what I do! We Handle everything from: Traffic stop signs; to DMV suspensions; to DUI cases; to serious felonies.
John M. Harrigan
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John M. Harrigan
Alameda County, CA Civil Rights Attorney with 47 years of experience
(510) 918-3500 300 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Suite 500
Oakland, CA 94612
Civil Rights, Social Security Disability and Workers' Comp
Golden Gate University School of Law
Marlon L. Monroe
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Marlon L. Monroe
(510) 343-3594 1300 Clay St
Ste 600
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfAlameda County, CA Civil Rights Lawyer with 16 years of experience
Civil Rights and Entertainment & Sports
St. Thomas University School of Law
Marlon Monroe brings a background of court battles and life experiences rarely found in employment law & civil rights attorneys. Prior to practicing law, Marlon taught middle school in Los Angeles for five years and worked in the music industry. After graduating from law school in South Florida, he began his legal career and moved back to Oakland, CA, where he practiced criminal defense for 15 years and became known as “The People’s Champion” due to his zealous advocacy, successful outcomes and representation of prominent members of the local community. While cultivating his skills in the courtroom, Marlon also worked with...
Justin Kirk Tabayoyon
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Justin Kirk Tabayoyon
Solano County, CA Civil Rights Lawyer with 11 years of experience
(707) 726-6009 1000 North Texas Street
Suite A
Fairfield, CA 94533
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfCivil Rights, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
John F. Kennedy University
Mr. Tabayoyon is an experienced trial attorney that focuses on personal injury and family law matters, including federal and state trial litigation.
Scott Edward Cole
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Scott Edward Cole
Alameda County, CA Civil Rights Attorney with 31 years of experience
(510) 891-9800 555 12th Street
Suite 2100
Oakland, CA 94607
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Consumer and Employment
University of San Francisco School of Law
Scott Cole is the founder and principal attorney at Cole & Van Note, one of California's best-known and most highly-respected employment and consumer rights class action law firms. He is a graduate of the University of San Francisco School of Law (1992), and San Francisco State University (B.A., Speech Communications; 1989). He is a member of the California State Bar and the State Bar’s Labor and Employment Law Section, is admitted to practice before all California federal courts (including the 6th and 9th Circuit Court of Appeals), has prosecuted cases in numerous states including New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Florida,...
Pamela Kong
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Pamela Kong
Alameda County, CA Civil Rights Lawyer with 22 years of experience
(510) 663-9240 428 13th St
8th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Civil Rights, Employment and Landlord Tenant
Golden Gate University School of Law
Alden Jay Knisbacher
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Alden Jay Knisbacher
Alameda County, CA Civil Rights Lawyer with 30 years of experience
(510) 460-1222 528 Grand Avenue
Ste 404
Oakland, CA 94612
Offers Video ConferencingVideo ConfCivil Rights, Arbitration & Mediation, Employment and Probate
Georgetown Univ Law Ctr
Alden Knisbacher has represented clients in the Bay Area and across California since 1994. He has litigated hundreds of cases in various areas of law including employment, real estate, contract and business disputes, probate disputes, civil rights and other matters.

Mr. Knisbacher is a Georgetown Law graduate.

When not practicing law he can be found hiking, biking, running or cycling with his two children. Or, perhaps, playing with their pet bunny, Bobby.
Aaron Clefton
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Aaron Clefton
(510) 832-5001 200 Lakeside Dr.
Suite A
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationAlameda County, CA Civil Rights Lawyer with 6 years of experience
Civil Rights
John F. Kennedy University
Aaron Clefton is the Managing Partner of Rein & Clefton. He is dedicated to advancing the civil and economic rights of persons with disabilities and all people who are vulnerable or impoverished. Aaron is lead counsel on all ADA cases for Rein & Clefton. He has over 17 years working in the field of disability rights, 5 years of that as an attorney. He has received Martindale-Hubbell’s highest peer honor of “AV-Preeminent” in 2021, given to attorneys “who are ranked at the highest level of professional excellence for their legal expertise, communication skills, and ethical standards by their peers.” That same year...
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Julius Young
Alameda County, CA Civil Rights Attorney with 47 years of experience
(510) 918-3500 300 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Suite 500
Oakland, CA 94612
Civil Rights, Social Security Disability and Workers' Comp
University of North Carolina School of Law
Deborah Marie Kochan
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Deborah Marie Kochan
Alameda County, CA Civil Rights Attorney with 33 years of experience
(510) 649-1130 1680 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94709
Civil Rights and Employment
University of California College of the Law, San Francisco
Annie B. Banh
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Annie B. Banh
Alameda County, CA Civil Rights Lawyer with 6 years of experience
(510) 663-9240 428 13th St
8th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Civil Rights, Employment and Landlord Tenant
Golden Gate University School of Law
John Francis Hyland
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John Francis Hyland
Alameda County, CA Civil Rights Lawyer with 29 years of experience
(510) 836-2000 1939 Harrison Street, Ste. 290
Oakland, CA 94612
Civil Rights and Employment
Golden Gate University School of Law
John Hyland is a partner with Rukin Hyland & Riggin LLP. He practices exclusively in the area of employment law. John was Of Counsel with Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker in the firm’s San Francisco office where he advised and represented companies in State and Federal court actions covering all areas of employment law, including wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, disability law, employee privacy, employee leaves, and wage and hour issues. John regularly conducts training seminars and presents on a wide array of employment law issues. Law & Politics Magazine selected John as one of its Northern California Super Lawyers...
Berne Reuben
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Berne Reuben
Alameda County, CA Civil Rights Lawyer with 46 years of experience
(510) 981-0143 2222 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
Civil Rights and Employment
Boalt Hall (University of Berkeley School of Law) and Golden Gate University School of Law
Gina Szeto-Wong
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Gina Szeto-Wong
Alameda County, CA Civil Rights Attorney with 11 years of experience
(415) 264-1063 1300 Clay St., Suite 600
Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
Offers Video ConferencingVideo ConfCivil Rights, Employment, Family and Personal Injury
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Ms. Szeto-Wong completed her undergraduate studies at UC Berkeley. She obtained her law degree from UC Berkeley School of Law and has been litigating civil rights, family law, and employment cases in state and federal court since 2012. Ms. Szeto-Wong has a successful track record including favorable verdicts and awards in the millions of dollars. She is bilingual in English and Cantonese.

Contra Costa County Civil Rights Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Contra Costa Senior Legal Services
(925) 609-7900
Concord, CA


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