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    Terrell Marshall Law Group, PLLC recently filed suit against the University of Washington Police Department (UWPD) on behalf of five Black UWPD officers who experienced years of racial and sexual discrimination, harassment, stereotyping, slurs, and physical intimidation while employed at the University of Washington Police Department . The five officers included in this case come with multiple years–sometimes decades–of experience outside of UWPD, and …

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    Terrell Marshall Law Group recently defeated a motion to dismiss the claims of a consumer who was denied a loan based solely on his citizenship status in violation of Section 1981 of the Civil Rights Act. The lawsuit claims that Harborstone Credit Union automatically considers consumers who are not United States citizens as ineligible for loans based on their citizenship status instead of …

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    Terrell Marshall Law Group PLLC, in association with Outten Golden LLP and Shavitz Law Group, recently obtained conditional certification of a nationwide collective action against U.S. Bank. The plaintiff in is case was a Branch Assistant Manager for U.S. Bank who claims U.S. Bank required him to work off the clock without compensation, which violates the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The …

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    Terrell Marshall Law Group, working with the ACLU of Washington, recently defeated a motion to dismiss on behalf of a client who claims that Pierce County punished him with excessive fees and interest after he could not afford to pay court-ordered legal financial obligations (LFOs). The imposition of these additional fees violates the Fourteenth and Eighth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution, and Sections …

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    Terrell Marshall would like to thank its co-counsel, clients, and coalition partners for working toward justice during 2020. Despite the obstacles and challenges of 2020, with all of you we achieved the following successes: Working to Dismantle Institutional Racism Through its new Diversity and Inclusion Committee Terrell Marshall took immediate action to further its anti-racist values inside and outside the firm, including: created a …

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    Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP is one of the nation’s largest debt collectors specializing in debt owed to public entities. The firm collects over $1 billion in government debt annually. In 2015, Linebarger was the subject of an award-winning investigative series by CNN Money, which revealed the firm’s practice of threatening debtors with arrest and jail, among other things. Terrell Marshall, along …

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    On December 21, 2016, Jonathan Rosario filed a proposed class action against Starbucks alleging that the company violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Mr. Rosario had interviewed for a barista position at Starbucks and had given the company permission to obtain a background check on him. The background check listed inaccurate criminal information that did not belong to Mr. Rosario and included a …

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    Sunday August 23, Jacob Blake was shot seven times in the back by police officers in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Mr. Blake’s three young children witnessed the shooting. Mr. Blake is alive, but he remains paralyzed from the waist down. Many other Black people—such as George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and Elijah McClain—have not survived their encounters with law enforcement or white supremacy in …

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    We at Terrell Marshall are outraged by the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Manny Ellis, Tony McDade, Charleena Lyles, and the countless other victims of systemic racism in America. Terrell Marshall supports the protests against police brutality and racism in the streets of Seattle, across America, and around the world. Black lives matter. As a firm, we are committed to …

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    Three Staten Island warehouse workers, and three members of their households, demand changes to facility conditions and leave policies, in addition to contact tracing by Amazon, after workers fall ill Workers and family members of workers at the JFK8 Amazon fulfillment center in Staten Island are taking legal action to force changes to on-the-job and leave policies that put themselves and the surrounding …