Civil Rights Defense

As city attorney for the City of Alpharetta, Georgia, Bovis, Kyle, Burch & Medlin, LLC has defended Alpharetta in numerous claims alleging the violation of civil rights.  While these claims often arise out of law enforcement activities, they have also included a wide range of non-law enforcement and high profile civil rights issues, including government speech, parades and Covid response measures.

In addition to defending these claims against the City of Alpharetta, pursuant to its role as city attorney, Bovis, Kyle, Burch & Medlin, LLC is also retained regularly to defend city and county governments, their police departments, and other departments of local government for civil claims arising out of the alleged violation of State or Federal civil rights, most often in the form of 1983 claims.