Federal and State Civil Rights Lawyers

Civil rights are human rights. Everyone deserves equal respect when it comes to the most basic human rights. When civil rights violations happen, the responsible parties must be held to account.

In the United States everyone has equal rights and privileges that help guarantee their life, safety and freedom are not violated.  But all too often, we hear and see civil rights violations occurring.  At Karns & Karns, we believe that those who hold a position of power should not be allowed to abuse that power.  Our law firm handles both state and federal civil rights cases and advocates for our clients’ civil rights.

Were You The Victim Of

A Civil Rights Violation ?

If you have been hurt because of an assault, homicide, mistreatment, neglect or discrimination, it is essential that you consult with an experienced civil rights attorney.

Common civil rights violations are:

  • Police brutality
  • Excessive force
  • Prison abuse or neglect
  • Wrongful death by law enforcement
  • Sexual assault
  • School abuse and neglect
  • Mistreatment of children or the disabled

Because your fundamental human rights are at issue, we handle every civil rights case with personalized attention. We do this by digging into the facts and history of every violation and the aftermath of what you and your family have suffered. This begins with making sure your civil rights claim is filed within the appropriate deadlines. Litigation can be very stressful, and civil rights claims are particularly stressful because of the preconceived “positive” opinion everyone has of police officers, teachers, doctors, or politicians. We are civil rights lawyers who know how to deal with these issues and we make sure that we help our clients.

If you need help and want experienced civil rights lawyers on your side, contact Karns & Karns today for a free consultation.

Hear what others have said about us

Thank you so much for all the work everyone contributed to bringing my case to a successful conclusion. I am truly grateful to everyone.

Stephanie C.

Very friendly, professional, knowledgeable and always kept me up-to-date on what was going on with my case. Thank you Karns & Karns!

Jean B.

Most knowledgeable and helpful personal injury firm in town. The best.

James T.

I have used the lawyers at Karns & Karns on a number of legal matters over the years. Their skill and expertise is unmatched in my opinion. When my family was the victim of fraud, I turned to the lawyers at Karns & Karns. After a long litigation battle which eventually went to arbitration, I was awarded over $1,500,000.00. The lawyers at Karns & Karns were extremely prepared and I would recommend them to anyone.

John B.

I was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident. Bill Karns was with me every step of the way. Even though the other driver said the accident was my fault, I recovered over $1,300,000.00. Mr. Karns was professional, courteous, and skilled. I would recommend him and Karns & Karns to anyone involved in a major personal injury case.

Hank E.

After a horrible incident and life-changing event, Mike and Bill brought hope back into my life.

Mona L.

I was traumatically injured on the job by a negligent forklift driver. I reached out to Karns & Karns when I began to suspect that my other attorneys didn’t have the expertise to resolve a complicated case where the defendant, a massive organization, said I was at fault. I’m certainly glad I did. Bill and Mike treated me with respect, knew the law, and did exactly what was necessary to make the defendant accept responsibility for their bad acts. I recovered $1,000,000.00, and I have Karns & Karns to thank for that.

Ed B.

I can personally attest to the fact that Karns & Karns are perhaps the most responsive attorneys in California. To receive the sort of attention that I got from Mike and Bill is noteworthy.

Nelson A.

My experience with Karns & Karns is that they truly care. As a disabled veteran, I can’t ask for any better than two top gun lawyers whose main job is to get the best for me and my well-being.

Reginald R.