The Shiller Preyar Law Offices are dedicated to social justice issues on a local scale in the Chicagoland area as well as on a national scale. Our blog is a useful space to keep up with current legal news, firm updates and upcoming events.
No Cop Academy Coalition Files Amendment Complaint Adding Counts and Personally naming Emanuel, Austin, and Burke
Today, SPLO filed suit on behalf of the organizations and individuals that make up the #NoCopAcademy coalition to stop tomorrow afternoon’s expected Chicago City Council vote to fund a new police facility.
On February 28 Miguel Perez was transferred from Kenosha County Detention Center to a Kankakee facility where he is receiving more humane treatment. Shiller Preyar continues to fight for his release and citizenship.
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.
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.
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?
El 5 de septiembre del 2017 el presidente Donald Trump anunció la eliminación del programa de DACA, dándole al congreso 6 meses para actuar. Esto es lo que tiene que saber y lo que puede hacer.