Legal services

Civil Rights Law

The Firm represents clients whose rights have been infringed upon by state agencies and state employees. The Firm will seek money damages and other remedies in order to compensate for rights infringements initiated by state agencies and state actors.

  • Police Brutality / Intimidation / Failures to Observe Due Process
  • False Arrest & Imprisonment
  • Wrongful Death
  • 1st Amendment Violations: Transgressions of Free Speech / Expression, Religious Freedom, Freedom of Association
  • Defamation (Libel and Slander)
  • Discrimination by Race, Gender, Religion, National Origin, Sexual Preference
  • Voting Rights Infringements
  • Any Other Unjustified Transgressions by State Agencies and Actors into Individuals’ Private Lives
  • Use for force or exclusion by private entities like stores, financial institutions, and private security entities

Employment Discrimination & Law

The Firm seeks to protect clients and redress grievances for clients who work either in the public or private sectors that have been the victims of employment discrimination. These matters will be pursued in state and federal court and will usually be based upon the following grievances:

  • Race
  • Gender
  • Religion
  • Disability
  • Pregnancy
  • Sexual Preference and Gender Identity / Nonidentity
  • National Origin / Nationality
  • Political Affiliation
  • Non-workplace Expression and Affiliation
  • Invasion of Privacy
  • Unfair Employment Practices & Procedures
  • Qui Tam & Whistleblower Claims
  • Union failure to properly represent

Criminal Law

The Firm covers all aspects of criminal law from pre-trial hearings and detention through trial and possible appeal. It is vital that an attorney is retained at the earliest stage in the process in order to assess evidence and represent the client so as further damaging evidence is not obtained.

  • Bail Hearings / Bail Reductions
  • Police Line Ups
  • Preliminary Hearings
  • DWI / DUI
  • Serious Driving Charges
  • Drugs Offenses
  • Theft, Burglary, Robbery, Fraud, and Other Offenses Related to Property
  • Weapons Offenses
  • Violent Crimes / Assault
  • Homicide
  • Criminal Appeals
  • Post-Conviction Relief / Habeas Corpus
  • Detainer Hearings
  • Violations of Probation
  • Expungements

General Areas of Law

The Firm will also represent clients in need of general legal advice and/or wishing to pursue litigation in other areas of law. These areas include:

  • Personal Injury
  • Catastrophic injury
  • Medical malpractice
  • Contract Law particularly for group consumers & small business
  • Family Law
  • Class action related to multiple civil categories

The O’Hanlon Law Firm strives to protect its clients’ legal rights.