@Terrificli -- I think you meant "simple" instead of "simply" (I am not a grammar Nazi, honest!), but I get the point.
There are times when just looking at an attorney's success rate doesn't let you know if you have found a good civil rights lawyer or not. That is because civil rights laws violations are often hard to prove. A good civil rights attorney, then, may not have a great record, but have a look at the cases he or she did win and how much money the clients received.
If you see a lot of cases in which big damages amounts were common, then you may have found the civil rights lawyer you want and need. Remember, that in baseball there is something to be said for those batters that strike out a lot but hit a huge number of home runs. The same logic applies to picking a civil rights lawyer.