Chico Municipal Law Attorneys
Helping Individuals & Public Entities Since 1895
Attorneys at Peters, Habib, McKenna, Juhl-Rhodes & Cardoza, LLP have investigated, negotiated, counseled, and defended claims asserted against municipalities, professional organizations, and individuals for decades.
Our clients include:
- Cities, counties, and other municipalities
- Law enforcement officials
- Government employees
- Private citizens engaged in legal disputes involving public entities
We draw on decades of combined experience and a wide range of backgrounds to provide representation to our municipal clients. Our municipal law attorneys in Chico are backed by broad experience in the areas of property law, personal injury, employment law, litigation, and business law.
Cases We Handle
We are frequently enlisted by city attorneys and claims handling representatives to provide dedicated, efficient representation in a variety of legal matters. We represent public entities against claims of personal injury under the California Tort Claims Act, Constitutional civil rights claims against public officials and government entities, employment claims made against government employers, inverse condemnation and eminent domain matters, code violations, and class action claims. We also defend police officers in wrongful arrest, excessive force, and other section 1983 cases. We offer our clients informed, insightful representation in matters of municipal law.
Our experience representing public entities is invaluable to our private clients as well. We understand the inner workings of public entities and the regulations that govern them, making us well-equipped to represent individuals in cases involving public entities where conflicts of interest are not present.
Take advantage of our decades of success as a firm and call our Chico municipal law attorneys at (530) 342-3593. We’re pleased to offer same-day consultations in English and Spanish.
My outcome was best case scenario- Leslie W.
So pleased with the outcome- Leanna H.
Thank you!- Adam G.
We are eternally grateful- Mikhail P.
Highly recommend!- Lindsi D.
$3,000,000 Construction Injury
Settlement on catastrophic construction site injury case for the policy limits of 3 million dollars. This hard-fought case was led by partners James McKenna and Lia Juhl-Rhodes.
$1,500,000 Mobilehome Park Case
Settlement for 19-unit mobile-home park for 1.5 million based upon violations of leases, mobilehome residency law, construction defect, and breach of habitability.
Not Guilty Criminal Defense
Partner Anthony Cardoza represented a client who faced felony charges of Domestic Violence and False Imprisonment.
Gun Rights Protected Criminal Defense
Partner Anthony Cardoza won a court trial in which the Government was attempting through a civil restraining order process to take a citizen’s gun rights away.
Acquittal of Misdemeanor Criminal Defense
Partner Anthony Cardoza represented a client who faced the charge of a misdemeanor count of spousal battery under Penal Code section 243(e)(1).
Big Victory for Local Governments Municipal Cases
City of Oroville vs Superior Court of Butte County, on August 15, 2019, lead attorneys for the City of Oroville, Mark A. Habib and Lia M. Juhl-Rhodes, from the law firm of Peters, Habib, McKenna, Juhl-Rhodes & Cardoza, LLP won a landmark inverse condemnation case in the California Supreme Court.
Clearance of Felony Criminal Defense
Partner Anthony Cardoza led a two-day jury trial representing a defendant who faced a felony count of assault with a deadly weapon, namely a vehicle.
Clearance of Felony Criminal Defense
Partner Anthony Cardoza represented a client in Butte County charged with Felony Driving Under the Influence causing injury.