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Samaria Rice, the late Tamir Rice's mother, obtains new legal team, including Chandra Law, in her civil-rights action over her son's death

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

CLEVELAND, OHIO - Chandra Law is honored to be a part of the new legal team of Samaria Rice, bereaved mother of Tamir Rice, as well as Tamir's sister, in their pursuit of justice. On November 22, 2014, a Cleveland police officer, Timothy Loehmann fatally shot Tamir, age 12. The shooting engendered worldwide attention and dismay.

The new legal team Ms. Rice engaged includes Earl S. Ward, Jonathan S. Abady, and Zoe Salzman of Emery Celli Brickerhoff & Abady LLP of New York as plaintiff's counsel for Ms. Rice and for Tamir's sister; Professor Charles Ogletree of Harvard Law School, who is cooperating counsel with the Emery firm; Subodh Chandra of The Chandra Law Firm LLC in Cleveland; and William Mills of FirmEquity in Chicago.

The civil-rights case addressing Ms. Rice's concerns is captioned, Winston, et al. v. City of Cleveland, et al., N.D. Ohio Case No. 1:14-cv-2670 and is assigned to Judge Solomon Oliver.

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