mennonite-school-yoderYesterday we filed a lawsuit against both the Pacific northwest Mennonite Conference and the Western Mennonite School in Salem, Oregon. We filed on behalf of our client, who was a freshman at the religious school when she was sexually abused by her Geography teacher, Matthew Yoder.  Yoder was arrested and sentenced to prison at the Shutter creek Correctional Institution in North Bend, Oregon.

We wrote about this in depth in a blog post yesterday.

This is a pretty big lawsuit, and many media organizations carried the story, including the following: