Civil Rights




Axis represents clients in civil rights matters spanning multiple practice areas. We are involved in a variety of matters including constitutional and civil rights engagements. We represent clients in First Amendment / free speech proceedings, including SLAPP and anti-SLAPP challenges. We also represent clients in matters involving violations of California’s Ralph Act, Bane Act, and Unruh Act, which protect individuals from discrimination, coercion, force, and intimidation.

We also represent clients who have been the victims of federal violations of their constitutional rights under the Fourth, Eighth, and Fourteenth Amendments.


Civil Rights Practice Areas

Our experience in employment and labor matters spans multiple practice areas and a wide variety of industries and disputes, including but not limited to the following:

  • Civil Rights Violations
  • Constitutional Law
  • Discrimination
  • Excessive Force
  • Free Speech / First Amendment
  • Police Brutality
  • Police Misconduct
  • Race Discrimination
  • SLAPP / Anti-SLAPP
  • Unlawful Searches / Seizures

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The firm prides itself on its “Clients-First” approach – placing client relations and satisfaction as its top goal.

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Relentless Advocacy



We go above and beyond in taking the steps necessary to get the job done right.

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Our Philosophy



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Access to Justice



Learn about our Access to Justice program for modest-means clients and reduced fee legal services.

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From Our Individual Rights Blog

206-204-5478 IRS Scam Accusing You of Back Taxes and Warrant for Arrest

May 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Updated: 5/3/2017 Have you been called from the phone number 2062045478 (206) 204-5478 ? It would have been a voice recording left by a female or voice, claiming to be an "officer" and affiliated with "United [...]

December 1, 2016 Deadline for Employers Nationwide: Pay Salaried Employees at least $47,476 or Start Paying Overtime

October 6th, 2016|0 Comments

New Update to Fair Labor Standards Act Requires Employers to Pay Salaried Employees a Minimum of $47,476 or Start Paying Overtime Starting December 1, 2016 Do you or someone you know make less than $47,476 per year [...]

2016 FLSA Changes for California Employers: How Does it Affect Your Business?

October 5th, 2016|0 Comments

New Regulations Require Minimum of $47,476 Paid to Salaried Employees by December 1, 2016 Does your business have any salaried employees that are paid less than $47,476 per year? If so, the new changes to the [...]

Your Company Missed a Paycheck and Didn’t Pay You… Now What?

September 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Everyone looks forward to getting paid for all your hard work on pay day, but what do you do when your work doesn’t pay you when they are supposed to and misses payroll? It can [...]

360-203-0164 IRS Scam Accusing You of Back Taxes and Warrant for Arrest

September 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Have you been called from the phone number 3602030164? It would have been a voice recording left by a male voice, claiming to be an "officer" and affiliated with "United States Treasury" urging you to call [...]

Did Your Employer Give you Notice of Your Rights to 6 Days of Paid Sick Leave Each Year?

July 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Attention Los Angeles Employees: The City of Los Angeles has enacted new requirements for Paid Sick Leave affecting all employees effective July 1, 2016. Effective July 1, 2016, the City of Los Angeles doubled the employee [...]