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In September, Shiller Preyar Law Offices settled a civil lawsuit for Mr. Theory whose basic rights were violated by Berwyn Police officers.
In 2017 U.S. Army veteran Miguel Perez-Montes made headlines and garnered widespread support in his fight against deportation.
In June, Shiller Preyar Law Offices’ Brendan Shiller and Stephen Berrios convinced a federal judge to throw out a gun charge and rightfully released SPLO’s client to his wife and child.
Over the course of 2017 Shiller Preyar Law Offices helped mother of six Francisca Lino take sanctuary in a church and file a federal lawsuit to fight a Trump administration deportation order.
In July, Shiller Preyar Law Offices (SPLO) won a $185,000 settlement for Patasa Johnson, a Black woman who was beaten by a Chicago Police Department Sergeant while she was restrained in handcuffs.
In February, Shiller Preyar Law Offices filed a civil rights lawsuit on behalf of Jessica Galvez, a transgender woman whose rights were violated by the Cicero Police Department.
Born and raised on the south side of Chicago Tia Haywood Monte is both a dedicated community member and one of the hardest working attorneys in the city.
Miguel Perez did two tours in Afghanistan but was never offered support from the military on citizenship. He came here legally as a child from Mexico in 1989, but now he is in a Wisconsin detention center facing deportation. Shiller Preyar is fighting to get him back home with his family.
Luis Pedrote-Salinas is facing deportation because his name is in the Chicago Police gang database. But this longtime client of Shiller Preyar Law Offices has never been in a gang. He's never even been charged with a crime.
The Civilian Office of Police Accountability kicked off this week: will it bring justice for police violence victims or will it carry on Chicago’s legacy of police coverups?