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Press Releases

July 28, 2012 – Press Release re: The Justice for Michael Nida II, March & Rally in Downey, CA

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June 7, 2012 – Eleven Abused Children From Miramonte Elementary School, And Parents, File Lawsuit Against LAUSD

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RECENT EMPLOYMENT LITIGATION

Burbank Leader – 2/4/12 – Suit involving former police officer filed against the city

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California Culinary Arts Faces Harrowing Suit

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Multimedia & Videos

ABC News reporting on the immediate removal of a Canoga Park middle-school teacher for lewd acts on a minor; within hours of Mr. Claypool’s press conference at the LAUSD headquarters where he broke the story.

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Compilation of press conferences and television coverage.

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KTLA Interview – February 6, 2012 – re: The Miramonte Elementary School sex scandal.

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February 3, 2012 – Press Conference – Miramonte Elementary School Sex Abuse Scandal

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Family of Slain Father Files Suit Against Downey Police Department

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November 4, 2011 – Zerby Press Conference re: DA’s finding – Long Beach, CA

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Ismael Lopez Press Conference – September 8, 2011

Ismael Lopez Press Conference – Part 1

Ismael Lopez Press Conference – Part 2

Ismael Lopez Press Conference – Part 3

Ismael Lopez Press Conference – Part 4

Out of State Case – Tazer Death of Mentally Challenged African American Man

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3-5-11 Press Conference – Terry Grey Tazering

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Zerby Rally – 2-12-11

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Eric Jones Shooting – News Clip

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Eric Jones Shooting– News Clip 2

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Grasso vs. CHP ABC 7 – News Clip

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Newspaper Articles

Los Angeles Times – March 13, 2013 – Miramonte Elementary School sex abuse scandal

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Los Angeles Times – January 30, 2013 – Attorney Brian Claypool Announces Lawsuit Against LAUSD Administration

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Los Angeles Times – February 4, 2012 – Miramonte Elementary School sex abuse scandal

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Los Angeles Time – February 3, 2012 – Press Conference re: Miramonte Elementary School Scandal

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Del Norte Triplicate – January 30, 2012 – Deputy DA is fired after 6 month leave

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Long Beach Post – November 5, 2011 – Zerby Family: We Will “Seek Justice”

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Los Angeles Times – November 4, 2011 – Fatal shooting of man holding black nozzle

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Pasadena Sun – October 20, 2011 – School District Might be Sued Over Muir Clash

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Los Angeles Times – 3-4-11 – Long Beach Police Tactics Targeted

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Los Angeles Times – 12-18-10 – Man with water nozzle shot up to 12 times by police

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Press-Telegram, Long Beach, CA -12-18-10 –“A Flat Out Ambush”

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The Daily Triplicate – 7-20-2010 – $2 million claim filed against county

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Times Standard 7-6-2010 – Mother of man Tased and killed in Del Norte speaks out

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The Daily Triplicate – 6-26-10 – Attorney: Sylvester wasn’t the aggressor

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The Daily Triplicate – 5/1/10- County settles suit over shooting.

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Visalia Times-Delta – 11/7/09- Suit Expected in Tulare Shooting

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Daily Breeze – 9/25/09 – Family files suit in fatal shooting by cops

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Daily Breeze – 9/6/09 – Jacobo

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Two Rivers Tribune – 8/11/09 – Wrongful Dealth Suits Filed in Peters, Stewart Cases

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Times Standard, Northcoast & State – 8/5/09 – Attorney: Witnesses afraid to come forward in wrongful death case.

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San Diego Tribune 8/27/08 – Man killed by police…

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San Diego Tribune 8/1/08 – Dancer’s parents file claims against department, officers.

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Los Angeles Times 7/26/08 – Family of slain man files suit.

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The Daily Triplicate – Family sues for $20 million in police shooting.

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The Daily Triplicate – Dead mans family plans lawsuit in shooting.

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Curry Postal Pilot 5/31/08 – Attorney: Jones’ death was murder.

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San Gabriel Tribune 5/17-08 – Probe Continues Into Fatal Chase

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Daily Journal – Verdicts & Settlements 2/8/08

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About Brian Claypool

A Passionate & Committed Advocate for
Victims of Injustice Everywhere

Your Victories Are Our Victories

Recent Verdicts & Settlements
  • $38 Million Recovery Child Sexual Abuse Case Against LAUSD

    We recovered $38,000,000 on behalf of 19 children in the Miramonte child abuse case against Los Angeles Unified School District.

  • $16.6 Million Verdict Landmark Child Sexual Abuse Case

    We recently represented 11 adult victims of child sexual abuse in a landmark case against the City of Santa Monica Police Activities League program, recovering $16.6 million and also bringing about fundamental structural changes to safeguard at-risk children.

  • $6.5 Million Settlement Abuse Case Against Foster Care Provider

    On the eve of a jury trial, a $6,500,000 settlement on behalf of 5 children against a private foster care agency for physical and emotional abuse. (San Bernardino County Court).

  • $4.5 Million Recovery Hazing Case Against Local School District

    We recovered $4.5 million dollars against La Puente / Hacienda Unified School District on behalf of 6 high school boys who were hazed by fellow soccer players

  • $4.5 Million Settlement Fatal Police Shooting of Unarmed Man

    We obtained a $4.5 million settlement in a Federal Civil Rights action on behalf of the wife and children of an unarmed young man named Michael Nidah who was shot in the back and killed by a City of Downey Police Officer. (Assisted by co-lead counsel Dale K. Galipo).

  • $4.5 Million Verdict Jury Verdict Against Long Beach PD

    A Federal court jury awarded $4.5 million in a civil rights case against the Long Beach Police Department stemming from the shooting death of an unarmed man named Doug Zerby. (Assisted by co-counsel).

  • $2.5 Million Settlement Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

    $2.5 million settlement in a Federal lawsuit against the Port Authority of San Diego Police Department in a fatal officer-involved shooting of an unarmed man named Steven Hirschfield. (Assisted by co-counsel).

  • $1.7 Million Settlement Sexual Assault Case Against School District

    Claypool Law Firm secured a $1.7 million settlement against Los Alamitos Unified School District on behalf of a teenage girl who was sexually assaulted by a wood-shop teacher.

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Our Promise to You

Why You Can Count on the Claypool Law Firm
  • A History of Success for Our Clients

    The firm has an approximate 90% success rate. Mr. Claypool has conducted in excess of 100 jury trials in state and federal courts.

  • Undivided Attention on Your Case

    Mr. Claypool is personally involved in every case and is committed to building strong personal connections with his clients.

  • Selective Caseload

    To ensure that every client receives the attention and support he or she deserves, our firm maintains a select caseload and will not hesitate to partner with other upstanding lawyers in Southern California.

  • Dedicated to Social Change

    Our firm is committed to helping victims of injustice break the code of silence that often permeates within private and government entities.

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