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Former teacher faces charges of sex abuse

By Jeff Herman
January 09, 2017

A former Salem-Keizer teacher has been arrested for violating a release agreement on child sex abuse charges by attending a Thanksgiving dinner with children, according the Statesman Journal.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "Because Ceiplis had access to children at multiple institutions, I hope they are all working with the police to make sure there are not other victims.  We need to protect our children from predators."

Child care worker arrested on charges of sex abuse

By Jeff Herman
January 03, 2017

A child care worker was arrested for continuous sexual assault of children, reports News 4 San Antonio.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "Parents need to be vigilant for signs of child sexual abuse.  We need to all work together to protect our kids from predators."

Youth League Soccer Coach Charged With Sex Abuse

By Jeff Herman
December 29, 2016

A youth league soccer coach with Maryland City Mustangs has been arrested and charged with sex offenses after he abused a youth soccer player, reports CBS Baltimore.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "I applaud this young victim for coming forward and exposing Murray.  If there are other victims out there, I hope they come forward."

Former daycare owner sentenced to 20 years for sex abuse

By Jeff Herman
December 27, 2016

A former Mount Airy daycare owner was sentenced earlier this month to 20 years in prison for child sex abuse, reports the Carroll County Times.   Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "I applaud the bravery of the young victims for coming forward and exposing this predator.  Although it must have been difficult to speak about the horrendous events that happened to them, their bravery protected others from being harm."

Former day care operator accused of sex abuse

By Jeff Herman
December 23, 2016

Charges have been filed against a former in-home day care operator in Mason City, reports the Globe Gazette.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "I encourage anyone with information on this case to come forward.  We all must work together to expose predators and the institutions that protect them."

A Pediatrician Laid Out How to Protect Your Child From Sexual Abuse

By contacthermanlaw
December 22, 2016

Please read this repost of an article detailing tools given by a pediatrician laying out when, where and by whom our kids are most likely to suffer sexual abuse.  

High School coach faces sexual abuse trial in March

By Jeff Herman
December 21, 2016

A trial date of March 13 has been set for a former Waukegan High School assistant coach charged with inappropriate sexual contact with a student, reports the Chicago Tribune.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "Basa used his position of power and trust to prey on the girl.  It will be very difficult for her to face Basa in trial but I applaud her for being brave.  Its her bravery that will hopefully put him away and prevent others from being victimized."

Ex-Teacher pleads guilty to sex abuse

By Jeff Herman
December 08, 2016

A former teacher at Fern Creek High School pleaded guilty this week to sexually abusing of his students in 2015, reports the Courier Journal.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "Although this does not erase what happened, I hope the victim in this case feels validated by his admission of guilt and can now begin the healing process."

Day care owner's husband charged with sexual assault of children

By Jeff Herman
December 07, 2016

A White River Junction man pleaded not guilty to charges that he sexually abused two children under the age of 16 several years ago, reports the Valley News.  Jeff Herman, a nationally-recognized attorney for victims of sexual abuse, said: "I encourage anyone with information or has been victimized by Dinsmore to come forward.  We need to all work together to expose predators and institutions that protect them."

ALERT: Bright Horizons Files Motion to Reveal Name of Victim’s Mother

By contacthermanlaw
December 07, 2016

Bright Horizons filed a brief, In Opposition to Plaintiff’s Motion to Proceed Anonymously, in attempt to force the mother of a victim in a sex abuse case to reveal her name.  The lawsuit was filed October 26, 2016, alleging day care instructor Bernard Benta sexually molested John Doe during nap time in the 2015-1016 school year.