Posts Categorized In: Child Sex Abuse

Reception for Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro

Kristi Schubert recently attended a reception for Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro. AG Shapiro has previously served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and as chairman of the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners. As the Attorney General, his office investigated allegations of sexual abuse by the Catholic Church. The resulting grand jury report alleged the… Read More

STAR’s Champions of Change Gala

LLF attorney Kristi Schubert recently attended the 2nd Annual Champions of Change Gala in New Orleans “to honor survivors and allies who shattered the silence of sexual assault this year.” Kristi was “proud to have known and worked with keynote speaker Angela Lore throughout her journey to confront her perpetrators.” Louisiana’s STAR (Sexual Trauma Awareness… Read More

Million Dollar Judgment

Kristi S. Schubert of Lamothe Law Firm recently received a judgment in an amount greater than $1 Million on behalf of a minor child who was sexually abused by a trusted adult. The child was under the age of 13 at the time of the abuse. The award followed a full trial on the merits… Read More

Reform Legislation to Expand Statutes of Limitation for Reporting Sex Crimes

According to this New York Times article, “I Want to Be Heard: Adult Victims Demand New Rights,” many states have expanded their statute of limitation for both adult and child sex crimes. States like Montana have opened one year windows for suits against institutions who harbored sex abusers and New York is considering legislation for… Read More

Sexual Trauma Counseling and Advocacy Resource

STAR or Sexual Trauma Awareness & Response is a nonprofit organization committed to serving youth and adult survivors of sexual trauma.  STAR has a mission: “To support survivors of sexual trauma, improve systems response and create social change to end sexual violence.” Advocacy and Counseling Provided to Survivors Some of the services provided at no… Read More

Rapid Increase of Online Child Sex Abuse

The statistics regarding sexual abuse of children are shocking. According to data compiled by the Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault (LaFASA), one in four girls and one in six boys will be sexually victimized by their 18th birthday. Reports of child sex abuse images online are escalating. Facebook Messenger was responsible for nearly two-thirds of… Read More

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