Sexual Abuse by a Counselor or Therapist

A close trusting relationship is an essential part of successful therapy. Therapists are skilled in cultivating the trust of their patients and making them feel safe to share their deepest doubts, fears, and insecurities. When this trust is used properly, it can be powerful tool in helping the patient achieve therapeutic success. Unfortunately, a small… Read More

Lamothe Law Firm Attorney – Proctor in Admiralty

Lamothe Law Firm, is pleased to announce that the Maritime Law Association of the United States has named Richard M. Martin, Jr., as a Proctor Member at its recent Board of Directors meeting. The term “Proctor in Admiralty” applies to lawyers entitled to represent clients in maritime litigation. Originally derived from the Roman word “Procurator,”… Read More

Enjoining Foreign Counter-Lawsuits Against Clients

Lamothe Law Firm is pleased to announce a major U.S. Fifth Circuit decision which protects U.S. court foreign plaintiffs against a defendant’s retaliatory lawsuit in the foreign plaintiff’s home country. In Ganpat v. Eastern Pacific Shipping, PTE, No. 22-30168 (Fifth Cir., April 28, 2023), Lamothe Firm attorney and Proctor in Admiralty Richard M. Martin, Jr…. Read More

Lamothe Law Firm Attorneys Attend Louisiana Supreme Court Arguments

Yesterday, the Louisiana Supreme Court held oral arguments in T.S. v. Congregation of Holy Cross Southern Province, Inc., a case expected to determine whether countless childhood sexual abuse survivors will get a second chance at justice under Louisiana’s Act 322. Attorneys Frank Lamothe, Kristi Schubert and Julien Lamothe from the Lamothe Firm, which currently represents… Read More

Lamothe Law Firm Attorney Featured in the News

WWLTV and The Advocate newspaper recently featured segments and articles pertaining to sexual abuse survivors seeking justice in civil suits against former St. Tammany Parish sheriff Jack Strain.  Also discussed are the ongoing constitutional challenges against the 2021 Louisiana state legislation that removed the time restriction for filing lawsuits and provided a three-year window for… Read More


  The Lamothe Law Firm Newsletter for April 2023 ARTICLES April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month Have You Been Sexually Assaulted? Signs Your Child is Being Groomed by a Sexual Predator The Prison Rape Elimination Act: Ensuring Inmates’ Safety and Dignity Frank Lamothe Included Among 2023 Super Lawyers in Louisiana Lawdragon Inducts Frank Lamothe into… Read More

Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM)

April 2023 marks the official 22st anniversary of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). The theme for 2023 is “Drawing Connections: Prevention Demands Equity.” There is an epidemic of sexual abuse in our country. Statistics reported by the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) reveal that each year in the U.S., more than 433,648 people… Read More

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