Pennsylvania Civil Rights Attorneys

Federal statutes ensure basic personal rights guaranteed by the Constitution.  The Bill Jorden Litigation Team has experience in handling violations of civil rights under 42 U.S.C. § 1983.  Claims under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 involve seeking compensation for the individual who has been wronged and damaged by officials acting under the color of government authority.  We have also represented individuals whose protected speech has been violated and who have been retaliated against for whistle blowing.

Civil rights cases that are within our area of practice include the following:

  • Civil Rights LawPolice misconduct
  • Excessive force
  • Police brutality
  • Taser cases
  • Unlawful restraint
  • False arrest
  • Sexual abuse by government officials
  • Discrimination
  • Abuses of State power

If you live in the state of Pennsylvania and need to speak with a lawyer about a civil rights matter, please contact us today. We have offices in Meadville and Erie and serve the entire state of Pennsylvania.