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.
Brendan Shiller presented three proposals to city and state officials to make real changes in Chicago and across the state to protect the rights of those arrested, support Chicago's youth, and change the status quo of gun legislation.
We use apps for everything: counting calories, watching movies, checking our bank accounts, but what about recording police interactions and holding police officers accountable? Well, there's an app for that.
Our colleagues at the Fourtis Law Office have created the Fi-Vo Film app for recording and protecting video of police misconduct.
Brendan Shiller wrote a piece for the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin about the City's ongoing efforts to stem police misconduct cases and to encourage better relations between police and the communities they serve.
On Friday, September 20, the National Police Accountability Project will be having a fundraiser in Humboldt Park at Nellie's Puerto Rican Restaurant at 2458 West Division.
The Shiller Preyar Law Offices is excited to celebrate the one-year anniversary of its trial win for Mr. Andy Montanez, plaintiff in the case of Montanez v. Fico. Shiller Preyar Law Offices fought hard to vindicate the constitutional rights of Mr. Montanez, a young man and life-long Chicago resident who had been beaten up by Chicago Police officer Vincent Fico on March 20, 2009. Mr. Montanez was thrilled, and said that "I had lots of lawyers in my time, but I never had lawyers that really cared. Best lawyers I ever had. Thank you."
You see flashing lights. You see the blue and white car behind you. You aren’t sure what to do. You had a couple beers earlier. You don’t have a driver’s license or insurance. As you pull over, you decide to be cooperative, and maybe the cop will give you a break. Right?
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