Understanding Sexual Abuse – Books, Experience, and Listening to our Clients

Understanding sexual abuse is hard. And who wants to try? Sexual abuse is not a subject anyone wants to think about, let alone read about and study. But our clients live with the sexual abuse they went through when they were kids, or sexual assault as adults, so Ashley and I try to learn as […]

Former San Mateo High School Student Sues for Sex Abuse by Convicted Sex Offender Roy L. Casstevens

                FORMER SAN MATEO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT SUES FOR SEX ABUSE A former student of San Mateo High School filed a lawsuit today alleging claims for child sexual abuse by his former teacher and theater director, Roy L. Casstevens. Our client, Felix Montano, sued the San Mateo Union […]

Adult Survivor Files Lawsuit for Child Sex Abuse by Teacher

Our client “C.A.” filed a lawsuit for child sex abuse by her teacher. Her fifth-grade teacher at Captain Strong Primary School in Battle Ground, Washington molested her from 2001 to 2002. She is suing Battle Ground Public Schools, alleging her teacher Thomas Henry Moody groomed and sexually abused her when she was approximately 10 years […]

Physical & Mental Abuse at Catlin Gabel, New Lawsuit

FORMER STUDENTS SUE FOR PHYSICAL & MENTAL ABUSE AT CATLIN GABEL Physical and mental abuse at Catlin Gabel is at the heart of a new lawsuit. Three more alumni of Catlin Gabel sued the school with claims they were abused as students. We now represent over 20 former students of CGS who were sexually, physically, […]

November 16 Deadline to File Sex Abuse Claim in BSA Bankruptcy

November 16, 2020 is the deadline to file a sex abuse claim in the Boy Scouts bankruptcy. The BSA filed for bankruptcy in February, seeking to reorganize. This week, bankruptcy Judge Laurie Selber Silverstein set a November 16 deadline for all creditors, including abuse survivors, to file claims. FILING A CLAIM BY NOVEMBER 16, 2020 […]

Boy Scout Abuse Survivors React to BSA Bankruptcy

  Boy Scout Abuse Survivors Have Mixed Reactions to BSA Bankruptcy Boy Scout abuse survivors had mixed reactions to news that The Boy Scouts of America filed for Chapter 11 reorganization bankruptcy. Reactions range from anger to optimism from men who were sexually abused when they were kids in Boy Scouts. “We represent dozens of […]

Sexual, Physical, and Mental Abuse at Catlin Gabel: Five More Women Sue

Our firm issued this Press Release today: Portland, OR   FIVE WOMEN FILE LAWSUITS AGAINST CATLIN GABEL: ALLEGE SEXUAL, PHYSICAL, AND MENTAL ABUSE BY FIVE TEACHERS — THREE OF THEM NOT NAMED IN CATLIN GABEL REPORT When she was in middle school, she gave her teacher a Mickey Mouse watch she bought with her allowance […]

First Lawsuit Against Catlin Gabel for Child Sexual Abuse

Press Release issued today: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FIRST LAWSUIT AGAINST CATLIN GABEL FILED FOR CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE: FORMER STUDENT SUES FOR ABUSE BY RICHARDSON “SHOE” SHOEMAKER In a lawsuit against Catlin Gabel filed today, former student Kim Wilson has sued the private school for child sexual abuse she suffered at the hands of her sixth-grade […]

Sexual Abuse at Catlin Gabel School: Initial Report

A shocking report of sexual abuse at Catlin Gabel School (CGS) released last month revealed that at least nine former teachers and staff members sexually molested or exploited students. The abuse dates back to the 1970’s. The report documents complaints and allegations of sexual impropriety with students involving as many as 21 adults at the […]

269 California Child Molesters in Unsealed Boy Scout Files

Below is a list of 269 California child molesters the Boy Scouts of America kicked out of Scouting in California because they sexually assaulted children. These names come from BSA’s own Ineligible Volunteer Files that have been unsealed by court order. For more information about these men or about other child molesters in Scouting not […]

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