Practice Areas

Civil Rights Abuses

Civil rights violations and police misconduct occur when a person cannot enjoy legally guaranteed privileges. Citizens have many rights and privileges contained within the Federal and numerous State Constitutions, plus Congressional and legislative laws. Especially relevant, citizens’ rights include, free press and speech, protection from unreasonable searches and seizures, bans on cruel punishments, the liberty...

Criminal Defense

Prisoner Rights Litigation

Prisoner Litigation is a very complex area of law with more rules regarding filing than most other legal areas. Almost all litigation regarding prison conditions such as overcrowding, medical malpractice, and denial of medical care, are generally covered by the Prison Litigation Reform Act (“PLRA”). The PLRA has many rules about obtaining standing, which is...

Real Estate

Every piece of commercial and residential real estate is both a substantial investment and a unique and valuable commodity. Real Estate transactions and property development are very complex matters involving the government, private businesses, non-profit corporations, community organizations, and historical preservation societies, and regional planning commissions. Cornerstone is one of the few law firms nationwide...