Civil Rights Defense Attorneys

Pitzer Snodgrass has an experienced team of attorneys who specialize in representing and defending public officials, private individuals, municipalities, as well as public and private entities in complex constitutional claims.  We have successfully represented our clients in cases involving claims asserted under the First Amendment, Fourth Amendment, Eighth Amendment and Fourteenth Amendment, including cases involving allegations of police misconduct, false arrest, excessive force, unlawful search and seizure, and abuse of power.

Our attorneys are experienced civil rights litigators who have expertise in analyzing sophisticated legal issues involving state and federal constitutions as well as civil rights legislation.

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  • Robert Plunkert, Associate at Pitzer Snodgrass, P.C.

    Robert Plunkert

    Tel: 314.335.1306
    Fax: 314.421.3144
  • Peter Dunne, Principal at Pitzer Snodgrass, P.C.

    Peter Dunne

    Tel: 314.335.1318
    Fax: 314.421.3144
  • Andrew Zleit, Associate with Pitzer Snodgrass, P.C.

    Andrew Zleit

    Tel: 314-335-1390
    Fax: 314-421-3144
  • Jessica-Diamond-Associate-Pitzer-Snodgrass-med

    Jessica Diamond

    Tel: 314-335-1332
    Fax: 314-421-3144



Peter Dunne and Michael Langella Successfully Defend Against Civil Rights Violation Claim

PS Partner: Peter J. Dunne PS Associate: Michael A. Langella We represented: Travelers Insurance Company  Venue: United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri Facts: Type of action: 42 U.S.C. § 1983 - Failure to Int [...]

Peter Dunne Receives Defendant Verdict on Civil Rights Claim

PS Partner: Peter Dunne We represented: City of Ferguson and Police Officer Defendants  Venue: United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri Facts: Henry Davis, plaintiff, alleged he was the victim of excessive force an [...]

Peter Dunne: Holland v. City of Gerald, et al.

Holland v. City of Gerald, et al. PS Partner/Associate who tried case: Peter J. Dunne and Peter M. Rohrich We represented: Missouri Public Entity Risk Management Venue: United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri Facts:  Th [...]

Directed Verdict for the Defendants in Civil Rights Case

Peter Dunne Jessica Liss Directed Verdict for Defendants Kenneth Charron v. Correctional Medical Services et al. Partner who tried case: Peter J. Dunne/Jessica L. Liss We represented: Dr. Marcos Nalagan and Dr. Charles Chastain Venue: USDC EDM [...]