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Edmond school bus driver sentenced to 35 years for sex abuse

By Jeff Herman
July 29, 2016

A former elementary school bus driver was sentenced Wednesday to 35 years in prison for molesting a 7-year-old boy, reports The Oklahoman.  Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "The school along with investigators should continue to work together to see if there are other victims out there due to Jepson's access to so many children.  In order to keep children safe, we must expose predators and the institutions that protect them."

Former Teacher of the Year facing sexual abuse charges

By Jeff Herman
July 28, 2016

A Clear Creek ISD math instructor, also named Teacher of the Year in 2009, is facing sexual abuse allegations, reports Your Houston News.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "I applaud the victim for coming forward.  Because of that, she no longer needs to suffer alone.  With this disclosure, I believe she will begin to heal."

Teacher accused of sexually abusing student pleads not guilty

By Jeff Herman
July 27, 2016

A Portland school teacher was put on leave two days after police began investigating sexual abuse allegations involving a 7-year-old special needs student he was teaching, reports OregonLive.com.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "It is my hope that the school cooperates with authorities to expose the truth.  The safety of children is paramount and we all must work together to keep them out of harm's way."

STATEMENT: From parents of the victims in the case against Holy Resurrection Greek Orthodox Church

By contacthermanlaw
July 26, 2016

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***

STATEMENT: From parents of the victims in the case against Holy Resurrection Greek Orthodox Church

High school teacher, coach charged with sex abuse

By Jeff Herman
July 26, 2016

A Denison High School coach and science teacher was arrested on two charges relating to alleged sexual abuse of a female student, reports The Daily Nonpareil.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "I applaud the brave victim for coming forward.  She was instrumental in protecting other children from possible sexual abuse."

Four-year-old boy sexually assaulted by priest's teenage son

By Jeff Herman
July 25, 2016

A lawsuit filed by Herman Law on Friday alleges a 4-year-old boy was sexually assaulted by the former parish priest's teenage son at a Greek Orthodox Church, reports the New York Daily News.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "The safety of children is paramount and we must do everything to protect them from harm.  If the priest knew about the teenager's horrific behavior, there was a duty for him to protect the parish children."  

Silverton minister facing sex abuse charges

By Jeff Herman
July 15, 2016

A Silverton man, who ran a Christian ministry and co owned a local coffee shop, was arrested on sex abuse charges, reports the Statesman Journal.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "I applaud the victim for coming forward.  Because of her bravery, she no longer has to suffer in silence and may have protected others from being victimized by exposing Stutzman."

Former Long Beach School Teacher Arrested for Allegedly Sexually Abusing Boy for Years

By Jeff Herman
July 11, 2016

A former Long Beach teacher was arrested last week after police received a report about sexual abuse allegations that occurred from 2007 to 2009, reports the Los Angeles Times.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "I applaud the victim for his bravery in coming forward.  I urge other victims, if any, to do the same.  You do not need to suffer in silence and only with disclosure can you begin the healing process."

Former youth pastor sentenced to 8 years for sex abuse

By Jeff Herman
July 08, 2016

A former youth pastor and softball coach who sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl numerous times was sentenced to eight years in state prison for the crimes Wednesday, reports the Santa Maria Times.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "The eight year prison sentence is nothing compared to the life sentence that the the girl has from being victimized.  However, I do hope that it serves as validation that something bad did occur and she can use that to begin the healing process."

Pastor arrested on sex abuse charges

By Jeff Herman
July 07, 2016

A Salem pastor has been charged Wednesday with sex crimes after a week-long investigation, reports the Statesman Journal.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "I applaud the victim for being brave and coming forward.  It is extremely difficult to do but by doing so, another predator is exposed."

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