Civil Rights Litigation

“U.S.Attorney Matos has successfully litigated federal cases raising civil liberties and civil rights issues. She has worked in a wide range of civil liberties areas including police misconduct, racial profiling, privacy rights, freedom of speech, student rights, freedom of religion/separation of church and state, among others.

If you believe your civil rights have been violated, it is essential to speak to an experienced attorney about your options for pursuing a claim. Matos Legal can help you identify whether you have a claim and then pursue legal action against those responsible for any harm suffered as a result. Contact us to schedule a free phone consultation regarding your civil rights questions and concerns.

Notable Cases

  • State of Florida v. Ron O’Daniels, 911 So. 2d 247 (Fla.3d DCA 2005).
  • Amado Lopez v. The United States of America et al., Case No. 03-21793, S.D. Fla. 2004.
  • Carl Kesser v. City of Miami et al., Case No. 04-22608, S.D. Fla. 2006.
  • Lorne Battiste, et al., v. Broward Sheriff Lamberti, et al., 571 F. Supp.2d 1286 (S.D. Fla. 2008).
  • Theodore Dukes v. Miami-Dade County et al., Case No. 08-10004 (11th Cir. 2008).