CIVIL Rights

Defending Your Rights, Fighting for Justice

We are passionate about civil rights. Our civil rights attorneys in Missouri believe that every individual deserves to be treated with fairness, dignity, and respect.

Excessive Force

Protecting Your Rights Against Excessive Force

When law enforcement officers use excessive force, it violates your civil rights and can result in physical and emotional harm. At James Law Group, we are dedicated to holding those responsible for excessive force accountable for their actions. Our experienced civil rights attorneys handle cases involving.

  • Excessive use of Restraints: Advocating for individuals who have suffered injuries due to the improper use of handcuffs, tasers, or other restraints.
  • Police Brutality: Defending clients who have been subjected to excessive force, including physical abuse, unnecessary use of weapons, or unjustified violence.
  • Wrongful Shootings: Representing victims of police shootings or other forms of excessive force involving firearms.
    Excessive Use of Restraints: Advocating for individuals who have suffered injuries due to the improper use of handcuffs, tasers, or other restraints.
  • Violations of Due Process: Protecting your rights when law enforcement fails to follow proper procedures during an arrest or detention.

We are committed to seeking justice for those who have been harmed by excessive force, and we will fight vigorously to ensure that your rights are upheld.

Unlawful Search and Seizure

Defending Your Fourth Amendment Rights

The Fourth Amendment protects individuals from unlawful searches and seizures by law enforcement. If you believe your rights have been violated through an unlawful search or seizure, it’s essential to have experienced civil rights attorneys on your side. At James Law Group, we handle cases involving:

  • Warrantless Searches: Defending clients who have been subjected to searches without a proper warrant or probable cause.
  • Unlawful Detention: Representing individuals who have been unlawfully detained or held without justification.
  • Evidence Suppression: Advocating for the exclusion of illegally obtained evidence from criminal cases.
  • Excessive Force in Detention: Protecting your rights if excessive force was used during a search or detention.

We are dedicated to upholding your Fourth Amendment rights and ensuring that law enforcement follows proper procedures. Contact us today to discuss your case and protect your civil liberties.

Malicious Prosecution

Fighting Back Against Malicious Prosecution

Being wrongfully accused and subjected to malicious prosecution can be emotionally and financially devastating. At James Law Group, we are committed to defending your rights and seeking justice if you have been a victim of malicious prosecution. Our experienced civil rights attorneys handle cases involving:

  • Baseless Criminal Charges: Defending clients who have faced unfounded criminal charges brought forth by malicious intent or ulterior motives.
  • Prosecutorial Misconduct: Representing individuals who have suffered due to unethical or unlawful actions by prosecutors.
  • Wrongful Convictions: Advocating for those who have been wrongfully convicted and seeking justice through exoneration.
  • Retaliation: Protecting your rights if you have been targeted for retaliation through unjustified legal actions.

We understand the toll that malicious prosecution can take on your life, and we are here to provide strong legal representation and fight for your rights. Contact us today for a consultation.


Trust James Law Group to be your advocates in criminal defense cases. We're here to protect your rights and your recovery.


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