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Complex Litigation

Every single time I represent somebody, I feel their pain. I was mistreated by the police and I know what the families go through; particularly the mothers… I do this work with the expectation of getting justice. I want to at least give my clients the truth.

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Your Simple Choice for Complex Litigation

Every single time I represent somebody, I feel their pain. I was mistreated by the police and I know what the families go through; particularly the mothers… I do this work with the expectation of getting justice. I want to at least give my clients the truth.

Practice Areas

At Guizar, Henderson & Carrazco LLP we help people in the community and fight injustice. Our lawyers, paralegals, and support staff all know and understand that we function better as a team than we do individually. Victims of serious injuries and wrongful deaths benefit from a legal team with experience, resources and a passion to right wrongs.

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    Civil Rights

    Civil Rights

    Representing people in the Los Angeles area who have been abused by the police. Too often police brutality is swept under the rug. The Attorneys at Guizar, Henderson & Carrazco LLP fight for the victims in these situations. CONTACT US
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    Police Brutality & Misconduct

    Police Brutality & Misconduct

    The police are only allowed to use as much force as necessary to control the situation. Too often police use extreme force when they don’t need to. CONTACT US
  • Personal & Catastrophic Injury

    Personal & Catastrophic Injury

    Whether you’ve been injured at work or in an accident, our lawyers are advocates who understand the law and can get you the compensation you need to cover your medical bills and help your family make ends meet. CONTACT US
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    Experienced Trial Lawyers

    Experienced Trial Lawyers

    We Know How to Help You. We’ve Been Here Before. We are ready to win. CONTACT US

    Everyone, Everywhere,
    Every Time.

    Guizar, Henderson & Carrazco LLP proudly provides legal representation to injured victims using highly skilled legal representatives in offices all across California. If you’ve been a victim of police misconduct, excessive force, or brutality, it’s important that you have all of the information you need to make the best decisions for your future. Our firm has a successful track record in representing victims of police brutality cases.

    in Settlements
    and Verdicts
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    Client Served
    Years of
    Experience

    Our History

    1986 – Humberto Guizar became an attorney
    Mr. Humberto Guizar is admitted to the federal district court.

    1989 – Kent Henderson became an attorney 
    Mr. Kent Henderson is admitted to the local federal district courts and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

    1993 – Rodney King Beating
    Mr. Kent Henderson was one of the attorneys that handled the Rodney King matter.

    1994 – Latino immigrant Felipe Soltero was brutally attacked and terrorized by an Officer 
    Mr. Humberto Guizar was the lead attorney in the matter and the injustice alleged that “in a scene reminiscent of the events now referred to as the ‘Rodney King beating,’ “Soltero was “brutally attacked and terrorized” by Officer Michael Jackson.

    2004 – Angel Carrazco, Jr. became an attorney
    Mr. Angel Carrazco, Jr. is admitted to the local federal district courts.

    2014 – Law Firm Established & Key Speaker 
    In 2014, these already established reputable attorneys decided to combine their forces and form Guizar, Henderson & Carrazco, L.L.P.

    Mr. Humberto Guizar was one of the key speakers at the 2014 California Trial Lawyers Convention in Las Vegas, giving a presentation on how to represent plaintiffs in actions against the police. He was selected as a Super Lawyer for 2014.

    2018 – OCTLA Top Gun Trial Lawyer of the Year
    Our very own, Angel Carrazco, Jr., was proudly recognized for his extraordinary work and results in the case: Estate of Manuel Diaz v. City of Anaheim.

    2019 – SANTA ANA APPROVED $1.7 MILLION TO SETTLE POLICE SHOOTING LAWSUIT BEFORE PASSING COP RAISES
    “It was a tragic, unjustified shooting,” says Mr. Kent Henderson, one of the attorneys representing Salgado family members. “There really was no reason for it.” The suit alleged that Prewett shot Salgado in the back three times and that officers at the scene delayed medical care to him afterward.

    CONGRATULATIONS to our 2018 TOP GUN
    Trial Lawyer of the Year
    • How do we work?

      We immediately begin working a case after our offices are retained. Time is of the essence in all cases, so our staff continuously ensures all files are up to date and our team is on any new developments, issues, questions or concerns the victim, their families, or opposing parties may have. We get things done in a timely fashion, all the while making sure it is done right.

    • How can we help you?

      It is our mission to represent members of the community who have been unlawfully mistreated, exploited and injured. Our civil rights lawyers’ are committed to pursuing justice for our clients and their families in a highly competent and trustworthy manner. We recognize that these are difficult times for the affected families and treat our clients with empathy and respect. At Guizar, Henderson & Carrazco, our civil rights lawyers’ are trial lawyers and we prepare our cases for trial to reduce police brutality and oppression to empower our communities.

    • How are we different?

      The diversity of partners and passion for justice is what sets us apart. Our office demonstrates success; our team works hard for our clients and provides the best quality of work. We feel it is important to put forth 110% for each client that hires Guizar, Henderson, & Carrazco LLP, and ensure great customer service. Our office also gets involved in the community, we not only fight for the victim and their families but also for the community and which it stands for.

    Partners & Memberships

    Meet Our
    Expert Team

    The attorneys and staff at Guizar, Henderson & Carrazco, LLP connect with compassion and empathy. We understand how emotional a serious injury or death can affect a client’s lives. We do our best, as a team, to provide on-going support while handling a case. We ensure our clients are always treated with utmost respect and compassion.

    • Humberto Guizar

      Civil Rights Lawyer & Partner

      The only California attorney appointed by the Southern California courts as a “gang” expert witness.

    • Kent Henderson

      Civil Rights Lawyer & Partner

      One of the attorneys that handled the Rodney King matter and has focused his federal court practice on police shooting and excessive force cases.

    • Angel Carrazco, Jr.

      Civil Rights Lawyer & Partner

      2018 TOP GUN Trial Lawyer of the Year. An attorney dedicated to representing injured parties, he has obtained multiple million dollar verdicts and settlements.

    • Christian Contreras

      Civil Rights Lawyer & Junior Partner

      A civil rights attorney who zealously advocates for his clients, obtains the best results, possesses grit, and is a voice for the voiceless.

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      At Guizar, Henderson & Carrazco LLP, we welcome the opportunity to talk through your potential claim with you. If you are a referring lawyer who has a case you need assistance strategizing, evaluating or handling, feel free to give us a call or send us an email using the contact form below.

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