Chicago Civil Rights Attorney
A Passion for Victim's Rights
Foutris Law Office, Ltd. is a civil rights firm that has obtained millions of dollars in compensation for victims of police abuse, including a recent $1,160,000 verdict against Chicago. It is a law firm focused on achieving justice for victims of police misconduct in Chicago and other communities in northern and central Illinois. When you have been victimized by police or other law enforcement officials, it is easy to feel that you are alone and have nowhere to turn to for help. You deserve the support of an experienced civil rights lawyer.
If your rights have been violated by government officials, contact a Chicago civil rights attorney for a
free consultation. Foutris Law Office, Ltd. has recovered compensation for
over 95% of clients and has won more than
75% of trials. With results like this, you can feel confident that you are choosing the right firm to represent your interests.
Police brutality can take many forms including:
- Physical violence, including beatings
- Police shootings
- Degrading strip searches
- Coercion, blackmail, or other uses of police power to force you into doing something you don't want to do
The Civil Rights Lawyer with the Right Experience
Attorney Basileios "Bill" Foutris, founder of Foutris Law Office, Ltd., is a Chicago native that experienced police brutality firsthand as a teenager. He knows what it feels like to have a police officer point a gun at him for no justifiable reason. Because of his personal experience, Mr. Foutris has a clear understanding of what victims experience when they undergo police misconduct. He uses his personal experience to help his clients get justice for the violation of their rights.
Before founding Foutris Law Office, Ltd. to represent the victims of police misconduct, including victims of false arrest,
police shootings and
wrongful death, Mr. Foutris defended police officers in civil rights cases. This experience provides him with an insight into how they operate, the terminology they use, where to look for evidence of their wrongdoing and how they prepare to defend against such allegations as
taser abuse and
Attorney Foutris is qualified to practice law in the following jurisdictions:
- State of Illinois
- US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
- US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
- US District Court for the Central District of Illinois
- US District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
Serving Justice to Chicago
Just as in any other walk of life, there are bad officers that should not be in law enforcement, and there are also good officers that do things that they are not supposed to do. Either way, police officers are accountable for their actions like anyone else and cannot be allowed to escape responsibility when they violate a person's constitutional rights. Foutris Law Office, Ltd. was founded on the principle that police officers should be held accountable for their wrongdoing. When you work with the firm, you will have a dedicated advocate to help you hold those who have wronged you accountable. The firm cares about its clients on a personal level and will strive to achieve a favorable result for you or your loved one.
Whether you have experienced unlawful search & seizure, failure to intervene,
due process violations or a wrongful conviction, the firm is ready to begin work on a strategy for exercising your rights to compensation in a civil lawsuit. Call today!