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2726 S. Brentwood Blvd. St. Louis MO 63144

Law Enforcement Employment Law

Law Enforcement, Police Officer, Corrections Officer and Security Guard Matters

The Law Offices of Kevin J. Dolley, LLC represents law enforcement employees and can be found on the Fraternal Order of Police Legal Defense Plan attorney list. The Firm prides itself on its commitment to legal support for law enforcement, providing representation in disciplinary matters, administrative investigations, and administrative appeals, including employee suspension, demotion and dismissal cases.

Disciplinary Matters

The Law Offices of Kevin J. Dolley realizes that disciplinary cases require action within a very short period of time. If you are a police officer, law enforcement officer or corrections officer in need of aggressive legal defense, Mr. Dolley has the experience and reputation needed to protect your legal rights.

The Firm's successes speak for themselves, as we have been able to reverse or limit disciplinary actions against many police officers. Attorney Kevin J. Dolley was also the first in Missouri to establish the constitutional right of police officers to collective bargaining.

Critical Incidents

For critical incidents involving the use of force, Mr. Dolley is always available. His cell phone number is (314)749-1846.

Dedicated Representation to Law Enforcement

Here are just some of the types of cases the Firm has experience handling:

  • Internal Affairs / Use of Force Complaints
  • POST Disciplinary Matters
  • Public safety employees involved in administrative investigations
  • Collective bargaining
  • Organizing Efforts
  • Work-Related Injuries
  • Disciplinary actions
  • Contract development and enforcement
  • Peace officer criminal defense
  • The Firm has experience in law enforcement labor negotiations and provides collective bargaining services, representation at "meet and confer" sessions, and assistance with contract grievance and contract development. With proven knowledge and experience, the Firm can work to achieve significant wage and benefit improvements for our clients.

Recent Success

Daugherty v. City of Maryland Heights, $775,000, Missouri Supreme Court. The case was brought under the Missouri Human Rights Act on behalf of a 59 year-old former police captain with the City of Maryland Heights alleging discrimination on the basis of age and disability discrimination. The Law Offices of Kevin J. Dolley developed and successfully argued before the Missouri Supreme Court the adoption of the "contributing factor" standard in Missouri employment discrimination cases.

Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 15 v. City of Jennings, St. Louis County, Judge Vincent (August 2008).
This case successfully established the constitutional right to collective bargaining for police officers and obtained the first collective bargaining framework under the Missouri constitutional standard for collective bargaining.


Up-Coming Training - Handling the Police Liability Claim, May 2010

Contact our Labor and Employment Law Firm

To set up a consultation, please contact the Law Offices of Kevin J. Dolley at (314)645-4100 or by email at kevin@dolleylaw.com. All legal consultations are held strictly confidential.

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The Law Offices of Kevin J. Dolley represents clients in labor law, employment law and employment discrimination matters throughout the State of Missouri, including St. Louis, St. Louis County, St. Charles County, Boone County, Jefferson County, Lincoln County, Jackson County, Phelps County, Franklin County, Ste. Genevieve, St. Clair and the Cities of St. Louis, Kansas City, St. Charles, O'Fallon, Lake St. Louis, Hillsboro, Troy, Clayton, Rolla, Columbia, Jefferson City, Kirksville, Farmington, Cuba, Augusta, Union, Maryland Heights, Cape Girardeau and Springfield.

Law Offices of Kevin J. Dolley, LLC - Missouri Employment Lawyer
Located at 2726 South Brentwood Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63144. View Map
Phone: (314) 684-8180 | Local Phone: (314) 645-4100.