Although the City of New York has experienced a dramatic decrease in crime in recent years, this has come at the expense of countless New Yorkers who have been the victims of aggressive and often discriminatory police practices
Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) April 12, 2007
The NYPD has in recent months come under close public and internal scrutiny regarding the practices of its officers, particularly incidents of aggression, brutality and unjust searches. Leventhal & Klein, LLP, headed by New York civil rights lawyers Jason Leventhal, Jr. and Brett H. Klein, has since 2004 handled numerous cases against local, state and federal law enforcement and government agencies. With the help of their redesigned Website at levklein.com, they aim to make their legal advice and services more accessible to the citizens of New York and New Jersey and to help fight the continuing trend of police abuse of power.
"Although the City of New York has experienced a dramatic decrease in crime in recent years, this has come at the expense of countless New Yorkers who have been the victims of aggressive and often discriminatory police practices," explains Klein. "Leventhal & Klein is dedicated to vindicating the constitutional rights of those of who have suffered abuse by law enforcement officials."
Partners Leventhal and Klein have acquired a powerful mix of experience that gives them a unique edge as New York civil rights lawyers. With resumes that include prosecutorial and defense positions with the City of New York and the Staten Island District Attorney's Office, they maintain an insider's knowledge of both sides of the law.
"Experience tells us that government agencies are reluctant to admit mistakes, and you can expect them to fight your claim at all costs," says Leventhal, Jr. "The attorneys of Leventhal & Klein have the training, experience and know-how to take on local, state and federal law enforcement agencies."
The redesigned levklein.com serves as an informative resource for citizens who feel they may have been victims of civil rights violations. The site also provides information about civil rights lawyers Leventhal and Klein, recent decisions they've won and details on their other areas of law practice that including criminal defense, juvenile defense and personal injury law.
To find more information about civil rights and criminal defense lawyers Jason Leventhal, Jr. and Brett H. Klein, please visit levklein.com.
About Leventhal & Klein:
Since 2004, Leventhal & Klein, LLP has served New York and New Jersey with skilled, experienced legal representation and advice regarding civil rights law, criminal defense and personal injury law. Leventhal & Klein specializes in winning landmark decisions and settlements in civil rights cases such as those involving police brutality, unlawful strip searches and malicious prosecution. The firm's Website, levklein.com, is a fast, free and convenient source of information about civil rights and criminal defense lawyers Jason Leventhal, Jr. and Brett H. Klein.