DiCaudo Pitchford & Yoder
Civil Rights / Gov’t Liability

Civil Rights / Gov’t Liability

DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder is dedicated to defending the integrity and reputation of public officials, public employees, municipalities and government agencies. Our lawyers provide all of the legal services that are necessary to help municipalities and local governments function and defend themselves from wrongful accusations. DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder’s attorneys work to protect the rights and interests of governmental entities including police departments, individual officers, cities, villages, townships, and counties.

Our experienced team of attorneys have successfully performed a variety of functions for our public clients, advising and interpreting various laws and ordinances, providing research and opinions as to numerous legal questions, drafting legislation and contracts, and providing representation in both state and federal court. The lawyers at DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder are experienced in all aspects of federal and state civil rights laws and regulations including Title VII, ADEA, ADA, and Section 1981 and 1983 claims.

We understand the various claims and defenses to these matters. When a law enforcement officer, correctional facility or municipality is facing potential liability in a claim involving alleged unreasonable search and seizure, cruel and unusual punishment, excessive police force, police misconduct, inadequate public policy or other wrongdoing, our team of trial lawyers evaluates the case for qualified or absolute immunity, timeliness or other strategic defenses.  If such immunities are unavailable, the lawyers at DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder go to great lengths to ensure our clients’ interests are preserved through vigorous attacks against the allegations and preparing our client for litigation.

Contact Marshal Pitchford, Partner

Office: 330-762-7477
Cell: 330-819-6580
Email: mpitchford@dpylaw.com