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Mervin D. Feinstein

Mervin D. Feinstein

Consultant/Law Enforcement Adviser

With a background of nearly 30 years experience in law enforcement, Mr. Feinstein is a management and litigation consultant to municipalities, counties, the California Department of Justice and private law firms specializing in public sector labor issues and civil rights.

Mr. Feinstein prepares cases and appears as an expert in custom, practice and policy. In addition, he reviews agency policy manuals, drafts sample policies and conducts training of supervisorial, managerial and administrative staffs.

Mr. Feinstein lectures extensively for groups such as the Police Officers Standards and Training (POST), the California Police Officers Association, the State Sheriff's Association and the State Board of Corrections. He has served as an extension faculty member for the University of California Criminal Justice Program, School of Political Science and for Riverside City College.

He is the Past Chairman of the California Police Officers Association Police Legal Advisors and has authored training manuals and articles on hiring practices, employee relations, sexual harassment, internal affairs and discipline/due process.

Mr. Feinstein is a graduate of Pepperdine University and of the FBI National Academy (115th Session.) He retired from the Riverside Police Department as a Deputy Chief in 1988.

Practice Areas

  • Civil Rights Litigation
  • Public Sector Labor Law