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.
This morning, the corrupt government of Donald J. Trump, Jeff Sessions, and all their willing accomplices at ICE and USCIS planned and executed a moral outrage against Miguel Perez-Montes, a two tour veteran of the war who risked his life on multiple occasions to defend his country.
After 18 months of suffering in ICE custody, Army veteran Miguel Perez has a citizenship interview on Thursday March 15. Supporters are urged to write immigration officials.
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 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.