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Willowbrook H.S. teacher charged with sexual abuse of a student

By Jeff Herman
May 24, 2016

A teacher's aide at Willowbrook High School is accused of using her position to have sexual relations with a 16-year-old male student in her home, reports the Chicago Tribune.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "Snyder abused her position of trust and power and preyed on this young child.  I encourage other victims, if any, to come forward.  Only with disclosure can one begin to heal. "

Former Johnsburg High School employee admits to sex abuse against students

By Jeff Herman
May 23, 2016

A McHenry County judge sentenced an ex-Johnsburg High School employee to prison after he confessed in court to having inappropriate contact with two teenage students, reports the Northwest Herald.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victim of sexual abuse, said: "Although this will not erase what happened to these young girls, I hope Malone's guilty plea will serve as validation that will help them to begin the healing process."

Valley Middle School Assistant Principal Charged with Molesting Student

By Jeff Herman
May 19, 2016

William Webb, an assistant principal at the Los Angeles Unified School District's flagship arts high school, was arrested on suspicion of sexual misconduct with a student, reports the Los Angeles Times.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "I hope the school and authorities continue to work together to fully investigate these allegations.  If there are other victims out there, I encourage them to come forward."

Henrietta Pastor Charged With Sex Abuse

By Jeff Herman
May 18, 2016

A pastor of Henrietta Church of Christ was in the Archer County Jail after he turned himself in on a warrant from Clay County, reports Times Record News.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "If these allegations are true, I hope Davis is punished to the full extent of the law.  We need to expose predators and institutions that protect them in order to keep our kids safe."

Former President Of Chaminade High Investigated for Sex Abuse

By Jeff Herman
May 16, 2016

The ex president of a prestigious Catholic high school on Long Island has been suspended from practicing as a priest after an investigation found allegations he sexually abused a student were found "credible", according to CBS News.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "If there are any other victims out there, I want them to know that they don't need to suffer in silence and encourage them to come forward."

Former Exeter administrator to face sex abuse charges

By Jeff Herman
May 13, 2016

A former admissions officer at an elite New Hampshire prep school has turned himself in to face allegations he sexually assaulted a teenage boy decades ago, reports the Chicago Tribune.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "Although it must have been extremely difficult to revealed what happened to him over 40 years ago, I do believe the disclosure will now allow Jenkins to begin healing."

Former Santa Rosa school aide arrested for alleged sexual assault of minor

By Jeff Herman
May 12, 2016

A Santa Rosa school aide who was arrested in December for allegedly committing sex crimes with a child was rearrested today on additional sexual assault charges, reports NBC Bay Area.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "I hope that all parties cooperate through the investigation of Harmon.  We all need to work together to expose predators and the institutions that protect them."

Fort Mill day care worker accused of inappropriately touching boys

By Jeff Herman
May 10, 2016

A day care employee has been arrested after he was accused of inappropriately touching two 8-year-old boys in his care, reports The Herald.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "This is every parent's worst nightmare.  Parents drop their kids off at daycare thinking they are in a safe environment that promotes learning but something like this happens.  I hope to see that justice is served if these allegations prove to be true."

Second ex-Olympia school bus driver accused of sex abuse

By Jeff Herman
May 09, 2016

A former Olympia School district bus driver has been arrested and charged with child rape and child molestation, reports The Olympian.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "It seems to me that Wall groomed this young boy by taking him on trips and paying special attention to him.  I am saddened that this occurred but am hopeful that now that the disclosure has been made, the healing process will begin."

Daycare Worker Arrested on Suspicion of Child Sex Assault

By Jeff Herman
May 06, 2016

A Lake Elsinore day care employee was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault after a child who attended the day care alleged to have been sexually abused, reports The Press Enterprise.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "I hope the day care works cooperatively with authorities regarding these allegations.  In order to keep our children safe, we must all work together to expose predators."

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