CIVIL RIGHTS LITIGATION

 Steven Stadler was awarded $300,500 after a federal jury found retired Atlantic City K9 Officer John Devlin used excessive force during a 2013 arrest of Stadler. The jury also found that the Atlantic City Police Department had policies in place that allowed violence by its officers to go unchecked.

Steven Stadler was awarded $300,500 after a federal jury found retired Atlantic City K9 Officer John Devlin used excessive force during a 2013 arrest of Stadler. The jury also found that the Atlantic City Police Department had policies in place that allowed violence by its officers to go unchecked.

Bonjean Law Group, PLLC handles a broad range of civil rights actions with a focus on claims involving police brutality, excessive force, unlawful arrests and searches, prosecutorial misconduct, and wrongful convictions. We are ardent advocates for the underdog and aggressively pursue justice for victims of police misconduct. Our motivation is simple – expose cops and prosecutors who abuse their authority and hold them accountable by any legal means available. Every person, no matter their status in society, is entitled to full protection under our Constitution. We firmly believe that the only way to deter rampant police and prosecutorial misconduct is through aggressive litigation. Our attorneys are licensed in New York, New Jersey, and Illinois. We offer legal services to a variety of clients in the urban centers of these jurisdictions and beyond.