Committed to
helping you

with a dedicated focus on specific
types of civil rights abuses.

A passion for
helping people

we focus our efforts on areas of the law where
violations of civil rights and breaches of trust occur.

Offering quality
representation

to clients subjected to unfair, damaging violations
of rights our laws are supposed to protect.

Latest Blog Posts

  • Houston Wrongful Discharge Lawsuit

    Houston Wrongful Discharge Lawsuit

    Texas is an at-will employment state, meaning that unless there is a contractual agreement saying otherwise, an employee employed for an indefinite term may be terminated at will without cause. A Beaumont wrongful termination lawsuit appealed to the Texas Supreme Court created an exception to the employment at-will doctrine. In its 1985 Sabine Pilot decision,

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  • Sexual Harassment Retaliation Lawsuit Settled

    Sexual Harassment Retaliation Lawsuit Settled

    The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is a federal agency responsible for enforcing federal laws against employment discrimination. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination that violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended (Title VII). More specifically, harassment based on sex is a violation of Section 703

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  • South Texas Racial Harassment Lawsuit

    South Texas Racial Harassment Lawsuit

    The Texas Workforce Commission Civil Rights Division and the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) assist with enforcing laws that forbid employment discrimination based on race, including workplace racial harassment. Ethnic slurs, racial jokes, offensive or derogatory comments, or other verbal or physical conduct based on a person’s race constitute unlawful racial harassment if

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  • Ethnic Slurs and Hostile Work Environment

    Ethnic Slurs and Hostile Work Environment

    The Texas Workforce Commission Civil Rights Division and the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission can receive and investigate charges or complaints racial and national origin harassment related to employment. Texas Labor Code Chapter 21 and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protect individuals against employment discrimination and harassment. As explained by

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Practice Areas

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  • Legal Malpractice

    The term legal malpractice refers to any claim brought by a client, including a company, person or organization, against an attorney or law firm, regardless of whether the claim asserts negligence, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, including conflicts of interest, self-dealing and divided loyalty, deceptive trade practices, or inadequate legal representation.

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  • Civil Rights

    Our Firm is committed to accepting cases involving civil rights violations by government, including police misconduct, as well as racial harassment and sexual harassment.

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