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The Civil Rights Justice Center, PLLC
We are a multi-faceted law firm and legal resource center providing news, education, information and legal services to people throughout the states of Washington and California. Our clients receive information about their legal rights that enables them to make informed decisions on how best to protect them, and our litigation team stands ready to fight to protect your rights. Civil Rights refers to a large body of law that is based on public policy statutes of the Bill of Rights contained in the First 10 Amendments to the United States Constitution.
We handle a diversity of civil rights cases, including:
- Police misconduct, shootings, and excessive force
- Unlawful searches, seizures, arrests and detentions
- Discrimination based on race, sex, pregnancy, ethnicity/national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability status, or religion
- Personal injuries
- Hate crimes
- Sexual and racial harassment
- Wrongful terminations
- Mistreatment in prison
- Disability rights and the ADA
- Family Medical Leave Act
The mission of the Civil Rights Justice Center, PLLC is to create a place where people can seek legal advice, learn their rights, and improve their lives. Read more about our vision here.
Darryl Parker is an experienced employment, personal injury, and civil rights attorney who has been practicing law and advocating for the rights of others for over 35 years. Born and raised in New York City, he received his B.A. in political science from Fordham University in the Bronx in 1976. He went on to earn his Juris Doctor from the University of California at Berkeley School of Law where he graduated in 1980.
He was admitted to the California Bar that December and worked until 1984 as co-counsel on numerous cases with the legendary Howard Moore Jr., known throughout the country as the leading scholar on issues of individual liberty.
Darryl has been serving the greater San Francisco Bay area since starting his private practice in 1984 and expanded his practice to Washington upon admission to the Washington State Bar in 2000. He became a member of the United States Supreme Court Bar in 2014 and resides in Seattle with his family, continuing to serve both Washington and California. He created the Civil Rights Justice Center in the spring of 2015.
He has handled numerous appeals since 1983, including several resulting in published opinions.
- Byrd v. Blanton, 149 Cal. App. 3d 987 (1983)
- Pettus v. Cole., 49 Cal. App. 4th 402 (1996)
- Fredenburg v. Contra Costa County Department of Health Services, 172 F.3d 1176 (1999)
- Watts v. County of Sacramento, 256 F.3d 886 (2001)
- Ellorin v. Applied Finishing, Inc., 996 F. Supp. 2d 1070 (W.D. Wash. 2014)