DeWitt Lacy
Civil Rights Attorney
Law Offices of John L. Burris

Civil rights attorney DeWitt Lacy leads all litigation matters in Los Angeles and throughout Southern California for the Law Offices of John L. Burris. Having practiced civil rights law for over a decade, Lacy is well-seasoned in the areas of Section 1983 Civil Rights litigation, employment discrimination and personal injury. Lacy’s practice heavily includes ensuring families who have lost loved ones in wrongful death matters at the hands of police officers receive the justice they deserve. Currently, he is working to assure several families are able to find justice for the wrongful death of their family members by the Torrance Police Department, Montebello Police Department, San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department and the Anaheim Police Department.

As a licensed practitioner in the Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern District Courts of California and all Superior Courts of California, Lacy has successfully prosecuted wrongful death actions and civil rights violations against several municipalities.

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