An approach tailored to the needs of public agencies.

Experience, preparation, and efficiency distinguish Jones Mayer’s litigation practice. We represent municipalities, law enforcement agencies, special public entities, and public officials in a broad range of litigation matters.

Through close cooperation with our clients, we develop case strategies and solutions to fit the client’s objectives while resolving cases efficiently and thoroughly. Our seasoned trial and appellate counsel handle a broad spectrum of litigation matters for governmental entities, including:

  • Labor and employment.
  • Contract disputes.
  • Construction.
  • Transportation.
  • Land use.
  • Environmental issues.
  • Personal injury.
  • Dangerous conditions.
  • Tort liability.

Law Enforcement Litigation

A core component of the litigation practice at Jones Mayer is representing municipalities, sheriffs’ departments, police departments, commissions, and individual officers in cases involving law enforcement liability claims. We have defended a wide range of claims in this area, including:

  • 2 U.S.C. § 1983 claims.
  • Illegal search and seizure.
  • False arrest.
  • Improper investigation.
  • Improper use of police standards.
  • Excessive force.
  • Improper high-speed pursuit.
  • First Amendment violations.
  • Selective enforcement or prosecution.
  • Negligent hiring, training, and supervision.
  • Unconstitutional departmental custom, practice, or policy.

We also handle appeals and amicus briefs in support of our clients’ interests on important legal issues.

Practicing Attorneys

Cary S. Reisman

Scott W. Davenport

Danielle Williams

Monica Choi Arredondo

Melissa M. Ballard

Kimberly Hall Barlow

Jamaar M. Boyd-Weatherby

Krista MacNevin Jee

Gary S. Kranker

Richard A. Lucero