If you or your business has suffered serious damage or injury from the abuse of government power (or illegal action under color of law), you may be entitled to substantial compensation in civil court.

 How Are Your Civil Rights Being Violated? 

Illegal government discrimination takes many forms. An official may make false complaints or make up rules that harm you. These are due process violations, those that hinder your right as a citizen to fair treatment in your trial process.

A local government may deny you a business license because of your race or religion. This is an equal protection violation, or discrimination for a suspect class that is protected by the Constitution. This is an intolerable breach of your rights, and you do not have to stand for it.

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Our civil rights are fundamental to protecting American citizens from an oppressive government. At Northwest Business Law Group, protecting the liberties on which we all depend is one of our highest honors. Some of the most meaningful cases in our firm’s history have seen us successfully confront such abuses of power on behalf of our clients.

If the government has violated your civil rights in a clear way and caused you or your company substantial damages or injuries, we will be honored to stand with you. In such cases, our mission is to protect our clients from further abuse and discrimination, get them full compensation for their injuries, and send a loud and clear message to the government that the People will not tolerate abusive behavior. That is what it means to us to be Americans.


Eric Helmy

Business Litigation Attorney


  • 100% Satisfaction with Communication
         Eric helped represent me with a very large lawsuit that was brought against me. 100% satisfaction with communication. It was timely; it was appropriate; it was insightful, thoughtful. From beginning to end, it was very clear that my legal counsel, Eric Helmy was by far the better warrior, so to speak, the intellectually, strategically, and we clearly outthought the opposition from beginning to end, and I don’t think they knew what hit them. The opposition didn’t have any choice but to really retreat and drop the suit, so I was very satisfied.
    Aloysius Fobia, M.D. Physician in Portland, Oregon
  • He'll Respond to Me When I Need Him.
         …I believe my law case never would have got off the ground without Eric’s attention to what was happening to me. I’m an excavator, in the tough times that have come along, there’s been several instances where the big developers think they’re not going to pay me, and I feel like they’re trying to [take advantage of] me. I can call Eric,…and he’ll come down and go sit in a meeting with me and all these big developers are writing checks before we’re getting up and leaving. …It’s nice to know that I have him on retainer, and he’ll respond for me when I need him. That’s the personal service you’ll get with him…
    Brad Bartlett Bartlett Excavation & Construction, LLC
  • We Left With Important Information and a Plan
         Our first meeting with Eric was very helpful. We left with important information and a plan, and now we have our own corporation! Eric was invaluable in the writing of our bylaws and in advising our business setup. He also had great insights into owning a business in the Northwest. Having him on our company’s side makes us feel ready for the legal hurdles we will face as our business grows.
    Jaclyn Stewart CEO of Jurevicious Studios
  • We are Very Pleased
         …We’ve worked with Eric on two different contract matters and [have] been very, very pleased with his advice and all the support he’s provided to members of our organization…We were really, really pleased with the quality of work Eric delivered, all the due diligence he performed, the advice he gave to the members of our staff…We would certainly recommend Eric, and we would hope to work with him again.
    Alice Forbes