The law office of Michael T. Risher is a civil-rights, civil-liberties, media-law, and open-government law office in Berkeley California. Mr. Risher has more than 20 years of experience in state and federal civil and criminal litigation; over the 12 years he spent as a staff attorney with the ACLU of Northern California he litigated numerous cases against the state, local, and federal officials involving open-government, voting, criminal-justice and other civil-rights and civil-liberties issues. Click here for information about some of the cases he has litigated, and here for more information about his background and experience.

You can find his step-by-step guide to getting documents under the California Public Records Act here.