Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Municipal Law for California

Q: Where can I find a pro bono attorney? My intentions is to file case against Hayward Police Department, Alameda County

Justice system( court houses) and All day towing. Is there any way that you guys can help me find a pro bono attorney that is willing to fight for me. I went to Legal Aid in Hayward courthouse and they told me they cannot help me because I have a big case

1 Lawyer Answer
Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
Answered
  • Civil Rights Lawyer
  • Jess Ranch, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Contact the County Bar Association in your county and ask for their lawyer referral service to request they refer you to a lawyer who can assist you with your case. You may not find someone to help you pro bono, but if you have a good case you won't have too much trouble finding a good lawyer to take your case on a contingency basis. You should be aware that if your civil rights have been violated causing you to suffer damages out of pocket, the civil rights laws permit you and your lawyer to recover the attorney's fees from the party you are suing, so you should not have to worry about getting a big legal bill. Any good civil rights lawyer will know how to handle this.

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