Kristi Schubert

Abuse Claimants Question Legitimacy of Archdiocese of New Orleans Bankruptcy

Lamothe Law Firm attended Thursday’s federal bankruptcy hearing that covered the Creditors’ Committee’s Motion to Dismiss. The Committee argued that the church is solvent and is just filing bankruptcy to avoid discovery. The Archdiocese said they don’t have to be insolvent to file for bankruptcy. They also argued that is is very common for debtors… Read More

New Orleans Archdiocese Bankruptcy Hearing on July 30, 2020

On July 30, 2020, the Lamothe Law Firm attended a hearing in the Archdiocese of New Orleans bankruptcy proceedings in which the Court ruled upon the Archdiocese request that the Court establish a procedure for designating certain documents confidential, including documents containing information about sexual abuse claims. The Creditors Committee, which represents abuse survivors, argued… Read More

Lamothe Law Firm Files New Lawsuit

Lamothe Law Firm has filed a lawsuit in the Eastern District of Louisiana against Aramark which has the potential to set important legal precedent and impact the legal landscape for survivors of sex trafficking. The lawsuit alleges that a director at Aramark recruited the plaintiff for a position there with false promises of good pay… Read More

Tentative Bar Date for Claims in Archdiocese of New Orleans Bankruptcy Proceedings

The Archdiocese of New Orleans has filed a request asking that U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Meredith Grabill establish September 29, 2020 as the deadline by which every individual who has ever been sexually abused at the hands of an Archdiocese employee must file their claim. This deadline, referred to as a” Bar Date,” includes abuse survivors… Read More

Studies Show Increased Gender Diversity Can Improve Outcomes

Previously published by the Louisiana Association of Justice in its publication “Louisiana Advocates” For the last fifteen years, more than half of law school graduates were women, according to the National Association of Women Lawyers. Yet today, women make up only approximately 30 percent of practicing attorneys. In 2012, women made up only 15 percent… Read More

Shifting Defense Incentives in the Age of “Metrics”

This article was written by Kristi Schubert and was previously published by the Louisiana Association for Justice in its publication, “Louisiana Advocate.” Knowledge of the interests and pressures that defense attorneys face on a daily basis can translate to better results for your plaintiff clients. In any negotiation, the more you know about your opposition,… Read More

How Representativeness Skews Judgment

This article was previously published by the Louisiana Association for Justice in their “Louisiana Advocates” publication. Representativeness: How it Skews Judgment and Why You Should Care by Kristi S. Schubert In a previous article I discussed how attorneys can achieve better results by being aware of the effects of the “anchoring heuristic,” which describes the… Read More

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The Archdiocese of New Orleans Has Filed Bankruptcy


 

Clergy sexual abuse survivors must file their claim by March 1, 2021 or risk losing their right to compensation.

 

If you or someone you know endured sexual assault or abuse at the hands of a clergy member at any time,

 

PLEASE CONTACT US TODAY so we can help you file your claim.

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