At Porter, Banks, Baldwin & Shaw, PLLC, we defend public employees and public officials against charges of discrimination and violations of civil rights. Our civil rights defense practice serves insurance providers and insured parties, including municipalities, town officials, corrections officers, police officers, educators, unions, and other public officials and employees.

What Type Of Claim Are You Facing?

We represent insureds, insurance carriers and self-insured companies in state and federal courts throughout Eastern Kentucky and beyond in a variety of civil rights defense matters, including:

  • Excessive force
  • Police brutality
  • False arrest
  • Discrimination claims based on age, sex, race, national origin or religion
  • Retaliation
  • Sexual harassment
  • Unlawful termination

Our law firm has been in existence for more than 100 years, and our current attorneys have centuries of combined experience protecting public entities and officials from civil rights claims. We are very knowledgeable in insurance defense law, which helps us create effective strategies that are uniquely tailored to get our clients results. We have a wide breadth of knowledge and experience that has helped us be extremely successful in the work that we do.