Attorney Hank Sherrod, Protecting Your Civil Rights, Helping You Make a Difference
Police Misconduct, Employment Discrimination, and Jail Death Lawyer
I am a civil rights lawyer. It is what I do and who I am. I go to court to fight for victims of jail medical neglect, police misconduct, and employment discrimination and harassment. I am a trial lawyer and proud to call myself one. I am a graduate of Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyer’s College. As a civil rights trial lawyer, I know your case is not just about the money, and I don’t take cases just to make a living. For a free initial consultation, use my online form, which sends an email directly to me, or call 888-764-4141.
Civil Rights FAQ
- What rights do you have when you are questioned by the police?
- How much evidence is required for an arrest?
- What are your rights after you have been arrested?
- May a law enforcement officer detain you without arresting you?
- When may you be arrested with a warrant?
- When may you be arrested without a warrant?
- When may you be searched?
- What procedures are usually followed when you are arrested?
- How do you arrange for a lawyer?
- What if you are sick or injured?
- When may your home be searched?
- Should I file a complaint or grievance with the sheriff, police chief, an internal affairs officer, or other official?
Sherrod Weekly Weekly
Topic of the Week
Fill the Void: Getting Reengaged At Work
With 70% of the workforce not engaged at work, here are four ways to say "I do" all over again.
Blog of the Week
Are you an employee? It seems like a simple question that must have a simple answer for most people. But definitions in different laws and rulings enforcing the laws vary. And that variation provides an opening for a growing number of employers to cheat governments of taxes and workers of income, benefits and protections by misclassifying their employees, especially as "independent contractors."
Thought for the Week
"We are all in the gutter, just some of us are looking at the stars."
List of the Week
from Harris Interactive
Stressors at Work: Top Sources of Stress
- Low wages, 11% (for women it's 14%)
- Annoying coworkers, 10%
- Commuting, 9%
- Workload, 9%
- Job outside chosen career, 8%
Top Five News Headlines
- Companies have found something to give their workers instead of raises
- Democrats Want To Extend Civil Rights Protections To Unpaid Interns
- Department of Justice investigates fraud in disabled work program
- This San Francisco Cafe Is Just Fine With The $15 Minimum Wage
- Philadelphia nursing agency workers get $745,000 in unpaid wages