NEW LAWSUIT: Given Multiple Chances, Oregon Scout Leader Sexually Abused Dozens of Boys Across Country Over a Decade

November 15, 2016

PORTLAND, OR – A former Portland Boy Scout filed a $5 million lawsuit today against the Boy Scouts of America and its local chapter (Cascade Pacific Council).  The suit, filed in ... VIEW MORE

Boy Scout Perversion Files – William Wellhausen (Cave Junction, OR)

March 17, 2016

William “Bill” George Wellhausen was registered with the Boy Scouts in the Crater Lake Council (Oregon) between 1977 and 1985 as a “Unit Commissioner.” The Boy Scouts created a secreted Perversion ... VIEW MORE

Oregon Scouts Sue for Abuse by Scoutmaster Clyde Brock

March 10, 2016

Over the past several years, another law firm here in Portland has filed suits on behalf of several former Oregon City Boy Scouts alleging sexual abuse in Scouting by Scout ... VIEW MORE

Did You Know Scout Leader Calvin Malone?

February 9, 2016

Former Scout Leader Calvin Malone has admitted to sexually abusing many boys over several decades.  In July of 2014, our attorneys filed a lawsuit for sexual abuse inflicted by Calvin ... VIEW MORE

Boy Scout Perversion Files: Richard Herbert Smith (Tillamook, OR)

September 8, 2015

The case of Richard Herbert Smith underscores the inconsistencies and lack of urgency in BSA’s management of its Perversion file system. This is part twelve in a multi-part series examining ... VIEW MORE

Boy Scout Perversion Files: Jay Douglas Mitchell (Grants Pass, OR)

August 27, 2015

Jay Douglas Mitchell — a Mormon youth leader and Boy Scout leader — was removed from Scouting after he was convicted of sexually abusing multiple boys (as young as eight years old) and ... VIEW MORE

Boy Scout Perversion Files: Kenneth James Drury (Oregon)

August 18, 2015

  The Perversion File on Kenneth James Drury is a case study in the systemic failures of the Boy Scouts’ Perversion file system in keeping molesters away from Scouts after abuse ... VIEW MORE

Boy Scout Perversion Files: Robert Joseph Ewing (Florence, OR)

August 18, 2015

This is part eight in a multi-part series examining the Boy Scouts of America’s (“BSA”) Oregon Perversion files. For background, the “Perversion Files” are a subcategory of BSA’s Ineligible Volunteer Files—secret ... VIEW MORE

Boy Scouts Perversion Files: Rev. Robert M. Grubbs (Portland, OR)

July 27, 2015

A minister who was acting as a Scout Master to boys in several troops in Portland was found to have a criminal conviction for rape a decade earlier.  This is a look ... VIEW MORE

Boy Scout Perversion File: Oregon City Scout Leader Russ Williams

July 24, 2015

This secret Perversion File on Boy Scout Leader Russ Williams reveals a sheriff’s department employee who would visit local schools dressed in costume under the guise of teaching about crime, only ... VIEW MORE