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Helpful Things to Know When You Report a Sexual Assault to the Police

It’s common for sexual assault survivors — including the parents of children who have been sexually assaulted — to hesitate before calling law enforcement. The emotional and physical toll of sexual assault is profound, and survivors may feel embarrassed, confused, and self-blaming about what happened. Reporting a sexual assault to the police is also about… Read More

National Trial Lawyers Top 100

Frank Lamothe has been selected by the National Trial Lawyers as a Top 100 trial attorney for his Civil Plaintiff practice. The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state or region who meet stringent qualifications as trial lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough… Read More

Surge in Online Videos of Child Sexual Abuse

The New York Times reports, “Tech Companies Detect a Surge in Online Videos of Child Sexual Abuse.” In 2019, there were more videos of abuse reported than photos of abuse. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has been designated by the federal government as a clearinghouse for reports of this type of content… Read More

Metro Centers for Community Advocacy

Since 1986, Metro Centers for Community Advocacy has provided services for survivors of trauma to the Greater New Orleans area including Jefferson, Orleans, St. Bernard, Plaquemines, St. Tammany, St. Charles, St. John and St. James Parishes. All services are free and confidential. Metro’s Mission: “To break the cycle of violence and aid survivors of domestic… 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

The New Orleans Family Justice Center

January is National Stalking Awareness Month. 31% of women who are victims of stalking are also sexually assaulted. We would like to highlight the New Orleans Family Justice Center who provides services to survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, child abuse, stalking and human trafficking. The New Orleans Family Justice Center, located at 701 Loyola… Read More

Lamothe Law Firm Files Opioid Lawsuits

Lamothe Law Firm represents towns and parishes with claims against opioid manufacturers and sellers. Here’s why we got involved. The “Opioid Crisis” arose from the misuse, abuse, and over-prescription of opioids which include brand-name prescription medications such as e.g., OxyContin, Opana ER, Vicodin, Subsys, and Duragesic, as well as generics such as e.g., oxycodone, hydrocodone,… Read More

Lamothe Law Firm Best Lawyers 2018
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American Board of Trial Advocates
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National Association of Distinguished Counsel Top One Percent Badge
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2018 CityBusiness Leadership in Law Award