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Civil Rights

GCW Lawyer Helps Trammell Family Seek Justice After DA Declines to Press Charges

UPDATE: The Village of West Milwaukee and the family of Adam Trammell have come to a settlement in their federal civil rights lawsuit. The Village has agreed to pay $2.5 million to the Trammell family for the repeated tasing of their son before his death in May 2017.

GCW Lawyer Helps Trammell Family Seek Justice After DA Declines to Press Charges
Robin Anderson

Civil Rights

UPDATE: Woman Settles With Glendale Police After Wrongful Arrest

GCW Lawyers helped Robin Anderson settle her lawsuit against Glendale police for wrongful arrest in December of 2017.

UPDATE: Woman Settles With Glendale Police After Wrongful Arrest
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Family Law

Housing Discrimination: LGBTQ Renting Rights

If you experience housing or rental discrimination based on your sexual orientation or relationship status, contact GCW Lawyers.

Housing Discrimination: LGBTQ Renting Rights
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Civil Rights

UW Madison Accused of Indifference in Sexual Harassment Case

GCW Attorney, Paul Kinne, filed a lawsuit on March 4, 2019 against UW Madison for allegedly looking the other way when a minor was sexually harassed while attending its PEOPLE program in 2018.

UW Madison Accused of Indifference in Sexual Harassment Case
Team up for Change

Civil Rights

UPDATE [VIDEO]: Mark Thomsen Speaks at Milwaukee Bucks & Sacramento Kings “Team Up for Change” Event

GCW's Mark Thomsen speaks at the NBA event "Team Up for Change" hosted by the Sacramento Kings who have teamed up with the Milwaukee Bucks to unite, inspire, and activate communities against social injustice.

UPDATE [VIDEO]: Mark Thomsen Speaks at Milwaukee Bucks & Sacramento Kings “Team Up for Change” Event
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Civil Rights

RECAP: Mark Thomsen Speaks at Team Up for Change Summit

GCW Attorney, Mark Thomsen, spoke at the Team Up for Change Summit in Sacramento on Wednesday to discuss how to ease tensions between police and citizens.

RECAP: Mark Thomsen Speaks at Team Up for Change Summit
Sterling Brown

Civil Rights

UPDATE: [Video] GCW Attorney Mark Thomsen Speaks Out Against the City’s Response

UPDATE: In an interview in TODAY'S TMJ4 News at 6pm, GCW Attorney Mark Thomsen continues to speak out against the city's response saying Mr. Brown was "treated less than human" by the Milwaukee police.

UPDATE: [Video] GCW Attorney Mark Thomsen Speaks Out Against the City’s Response
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Civil Rights

Milwaukee Pastors Sue Waukesha County for Alleged Racial Profiling

GCW Attorney Mark Thomsen is representing two Milwaukee pastors in a civil rights case against Waukesha County deputies for alleged racial profiling.

Milwaukee Pastors Sue Waukesha County for Alleged Racial Profiling

Civil Rights

GCW Files 42 U.S.C. Section 1983 Lawsuit to Redress Retaliatory & Sexually Discriminatory Treatment

GCW filed a lawsuit against current chairman of Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission on behalf of a former WERC employee for retaliatory & sexually discriminatory treatment.

GCW Files 42 U.S.C. Section 1983 Lawsuit to Redress Retaliatory & Sexually Discriminatory Treatment

Civil Rights

Dane County DA Office Settles Federal Lawsuit

A settlement has been reached in the federal lawsuit against Dane County DA Ismael Ozanne by former ADA Bob Jambois for retaliation & harassment following the 2016 primary DA election.

Dane County DA Office Settles Federal Lawsuit