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JD, University of San Diego School of Law

MA, California State University, Fresno

BA, California State University, Fresno

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Tony enjoys reading Louis L'Amour novels and traveling the Azores.

Sergeant v. City (2022) – Successfully defended the city’s decision to terminate a long-time sergeant, who had a clean record, after the sergeant:  1) threatened a minor who was the subject of a welfare check; and 2) used an unlawful amount of force on a handcuffed and uncooperative arrestee, and used profanity to a subordinate officer who was trying to de-escalate the situation.

Public Safety Video Briefing: Military Equipment Under AB 481 – February 2022
California Public Agency Labor & Employment Blog

Our short Public Safety Video Briefings will tackle cutting-edge issues and core principles relevant to public safety employers. We hope you find these videos useful and thought-provoking.
LCW’s Tony Carvalho discusses Assembly Bill 481 and the new obligations imposed on law enforcement...

March 14, 2023
Preventing Workplace Harassment, Discrimination, and Retaliation
Napa | Fire Districts Association of California (FDAC) Annual Conference 2023

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