The Modarres Law Firm Reaches Six Figure Settlement With Seminole County Sheriff’s Office In Excessive Force Lawsuit Against

By Susan Jacobson, Orlando Sentinel 8:02 p.m. EDT, July 3, 2013 The Seminole County Sheriff’s Office has paid $100,000 to two men who were roughed up last year during a traffic stop recorded on a deputy’s dash-cam video, authorities said. The injuries to Read More →

Why Aggravated Manslaughter Of A Child IS IN PLAY In Zimmerman Case

There has been some dispute as to whether Aggravated Manslaughter is in play in the murder trial of George Zimmerman. Many Florida attorneys have weighed in, and I agree with some to a certain extent, but I will attempt to Read More →

Shayan H. Modarres Files Benjamin Crump’s Response To George Zimmerman’s Petition For Writ Of Certiorari In Fifth District Court of Appeals

The full text of the filed brief can be found HERE.   Shayan H. Modarres, of the Modarres Law Firm is co-counsel of record for Benjamin L. Crump, attorney for the family of Trayvon Martin. On April 29th 2013, the Fifth Read More →

4/24/13 The Modarres Law Firm Joins Federal Lawsuit Against Orange County Sheriff’s Office For Illegal 2010 Raids of African-American Owned Barbershops In Pine Hills, Florida

PINE HILLS, Fla. — As many as 14 armed Orange County deputies, including narcotics agents, stormed Strictly Skillz barbershop during business hours on a Saturday in August, handcuffing barbers in front of customers during a busy back-to-school weekend. It was just Read More →


Introduction On April 11, 2012, neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman was arrested on charges of second degree murder for the shooting death of 17 year old Trayvon Martin. The trial is currently set for June, but there has been much Read More →

3/12/2013 3 Felony Burglary Cases Will Not Go On Client’s Record

Our client was charged in three separate cases of 2nd and 3rd degree felonies (including Burglary of a dwelling and felony theft). In total, he was facing a maximum of 25 years in prison for allegedly posting an Orlando apartment Read More →