Municipal Liability and Civil Rights


Shreveport Municipal Liability Lawyers

For over 50 years, Cook, Yancey, King & Galloway has represented Louisiana sheriffs, police officers, municipalities, police juries, and other governmental bodies.

The firm has defended federal and state jury and bench trials against the City of Bossier City, the City of Shreveport, and other municipalities throughout North Louisiana and as far south as Lake Charles, Louisiana. Additionally, the firm has represented the Louisiana Sheriff’s Association and individual sheriffs in Bossier, Webster, Claiborne, Bienville, DeSoto, and Red River parishes, among others. Many of these entities are represented on a continuing basis while others are represented on an individual claim or issue basis.

Cook, Yancey, King & Galloway representation encompasses governmental compliance with state and federal requirements, the impact of governmental conduct on the rights on its citizens and third parties, as well as numerous federal and/or state trials addressing the merits of employment discrimination claims, propriety of sexually oriented businesses, validity of First Amendment claims, merits of police officer conduct, and the substance of Section 1983 liability against both individual employees and governing bodies.

If the governmental entity needs advice about municipal practices or procedures, jurisdiction, public records, internal affairs investigations, or any issue subject to litigation, a team of experienced civil rights and governmental exposure attorneys are ready to assist.

To learn more about how our municipal law and civil rights practice, contact an attorney at Cook, Yancey, King & Galloway in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Municipal Liability and Civil Rights Attorneys
J Richard. Sterritt
Gregg A. Wilkes
Robert Kennedy Jr.
David Hemken