Civil Rights

Palumbo Renaud & DeAppolonio LLC vigorously defends law enforcement officers, corrections officers and other officials facing civil lawsuits, disciplinary action and municipal or criminal charges.  From cases involving the use of deadly force to claims of false arrest, false imprisonment and excessive force, Palumbo Renaud & DeAppolonio LLC has a proven record of success.

Our team advises law enforcement officers from the moment a critical incident occurs to insure the officer is wholly protected.  Our team understands law enforcement policies and procedures, Attorney General Guidelines and other standard operation procedures (SOPs) governing an officer’s conduct.  Palumbo Renaud & DeAppolonio LLC understands the magnitude and severity of these cases and helps our clients to successfully navigate these tricky waters. Palumbo Renaud & DeAppolonio LLC is a participating member of the State PBA Defense Plans.

We believe that knowledge of the applicable law is the most critical aspect of representation in these types of cases. Many cases are won or lost based on the skill and knowledge of the attorney in representing clients in this specialized area.