Highlands Law Firm | Civil Rights & Disability Rights
Colorado law firm focused on Civil Rights and Disability Rights litigation


Highlands Law Firm is a Denver, Colorado civil rights and disability rights firm founded by Zachary ("Zach") Warren, focusing on police misconduct, police abuse, prisoner rights, prison litigation, disability access, discrimination, mental health, and Americans with Disabilities Act enforcement.

Areas of Practice

Civil Rights

Highlands Law Firm represents individuals in complex civil rights matters, protecting the most essential freedoms afforded to individuals under our Constitution. Ultimately, advancing the cause of civil rights requires community engagement and collective will. But sometimes it also requires a lawsuit. In those instances, Highlands Law Firm is proud to represent individuals in the following types of actions:

  • Prison Litigation
    • Excessive Force
    • Failure to Provide Adequate Medical Care
    • Prison Conditions
    • Retaliation
    • Unusual Punishment
    • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Police Misconduct
    • Unlawful Search
    • False Arrest
    • Excessive Force
  • Other 1983 Claims 

Disability Rights

Disability Rights are personal to the Highlands Law Firm. If you have a disability (or you have a loved one with some form of disability), you know the barriers -- and how they impact all of us. Despite long-standing state and federal laws designed to provide free and fair access to everyone, some still don't get the picture. Highlands Law Firm is here to make them understand. We proudly represent individuals in the following types of actions:

  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
    • Employment Discrimination
    • Prisons
      • Mental Health
      • Substance Use 
      • Reasonable Accommodations
    • Law Enforcement
      • Reasonable Accommodations
    • Places of Public Accommodation
      • Accessibility
    • Education Discrimination
  • Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA)
  • Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA)

Public Interest Law

Highlands Law Firm believes that access to quality physical and mental health resources and other social services is one of the most pressing issues in our society. And it takes hard-working professionals within committed organizations to meet the needs of our communities. As a result, Highlands Law Firm is proud to support select public interest organizations by providing top-shelf guidance and legal counsel. Public interest services include:

  • Business Transactions
    • Purchasing
    • Leasing
    • Licensing
    • Business Agreements
  • Litigation
    • State
    • Federal
  • Regulatory
    • HIPAA
    • HITECH Act
    • State Privacy Laws