Bloomfield (NJ) High School Teacher and Coach Sentenced to 7 Years Prison for Sexual Abuse of Multiple Students.

By Peter Janci on August 1, 2018

Leo Donaldson — a former teacher and track coach at Bloomfield High School in Essex County, New Jersey — has been sentenced to seven years in state prison for sexually ... VIEW MORE

Crew Janci Lawyers Recognized by Super Lawyers Again in 2018

By Peter Janci on July 25, 2018

Crew Janci LLP is proud to announce that Stephen Crew and Peter Janci have once again been selected for inclusion in this year’s Super Lawyers Magazine! This marks Stephen Crew’s ninth ... VIEW MORE

Sunset High School track coach accused of luring girl, 16

By Peter Janci on July 12, 2018

Article from The Oregonian. A Sunset High School track coach was arrested and accused of luring a 16-year-old girl and having a relationship with her. Branden Michael Helms, 25, was arrested by Beaverton Police ... VIEW MORE

New Lawsuit Alleges Lincoln City Negligent in Allowing Sex Abuse By Youth Sports Coach

By Peter Janci on June 21, 2018

Lincoln City, Oregon: Crew Janci LLP represents the victims of newly filed sex abuse lawsuit alleging Lincoln City negligent in allowing sex abuse by youth sports coach. Tyler Lopez, the perpetrator pled guilty to abusing six boys, now serving 40-year prison sentence. VIEW MORE

Reports of Abuse at the Prestigious McCallie School

By Peter Janci on June 10, 2018

The McCallie School in Chattanooga, TN is one of the latest private boarding schools to disclose allegations of sexual abuse by a teacher against students attending the school.  On April ... VIEW MORE

Boy Scouts Sued for Child Sexual Abuse in AR, Crew Janci LLP Represents

By Peter Janci on June 7, 2018

 LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (News release) – A civil lawsuit was filed today in Pulaski County Circuit Court against the Boy Scouts of America for sexual abuse. Today’s suit – filed by former scout ... VIEW MORE

NEW SCOUT SEX ABUSE LAWSUIT: Two More Child Victims of Sex Abuse by Lebanon, Oregon Scoutmaster File Lawsuit Against the Boy Scouts

By Peter Janci on May 31, 2018

Portland, Oregon Another lawsuit stemming from child sexual abuse perpetrated by Scoutmaster Douglas James Young, Jr. was filed today in Multnomah County Circuit Court against the Boy Scouts of America and ... VIEW MORE

One Year’s Losses for Child Sexual Abuse in U.S. Top $9 Billion, New Study Suggests

By Peter Janci on May 23, 2018

A new study at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that the annual economic impact of child sexual abuse in the U.S. is far-reaching and costly: In ... VIEW MORE

Portland Public Schools Failed to Protect Students from Predatory Teachers

By Peter Janci on May 16, 2018

A scathing report published last week describes the failure of Portland Public Schools (PPS) to keep its students safe from sexual predators. After The Oregonian’s expose into educator Mitch Whitehurst’s ... VIEW MORE

Deputies: Lake Oswego bus driver arrested on child pornography charges

By Peter Janci on May 2, 2018

Article from LAKE OSWEGO, OR – A Lake Oswego school district bus driver has been arrested on child pornography charges on Tuesday. Michel Harmon, 40, was taken to court on federal charges ... VIEW MORE

Cardinal George Pell will face trial on sex-offense charges

By Peter Janci on May 2, 2018

Article from The Washington Post. SYDNEY — Cardinal George Pell was ordered by an Australian magistrate to face trial over sexual abuse allegations, a decision that may make him the most senior ... VIEW MORE

#ME2CSA Review: New Anonymous Reporting Site for Victims of Sex Abuse

By Peter Janci on April 26, 2018

  NOTE: This article provides an informational review of #ME2CSA; it is not an endorsement and Crew Janci LLP is not affiliated with #ME2CSA.  Furthermore, this article is for informational purposes ... VIEW MORE

The LDS Church’s New Guidelines on Abuse Fall Short

By Andria Seo on April 10, 2018

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced last week that it had updated its guidelines on preventing and responding to abuse. The announcement came shortly after a woman’s ... VIEW MORE

ADVENTIST CHURCH SUED FOR “PASSING TRASH”: Victim of Sex Abuse Sues, Alleges Church Changed Perpetrator’s Title and Abuse Continued

By Peter Janci on March 30, 2018

March 30, 2018 Portland, Oregon – A new child sexual abuse lawsuit was filed today in Portland, Oregon against the Seventh-day Adventist Church.  The suit alleges that the regional governing body – ... VIEW MORE

Saginaw Church Records, Computers Seized In Probe Of Abuse Allegations

By Peter Janci on March 29, 2018

Article from SAGINAW, Michigan – The news that law enforcement authorities served the Saginaw Diocese with a search warrant March 22 was “distressing and disheartening for the greater community and ... VIEW MORE

Former Church Instructor Arrested For Child Sex Assault; McKinney Police Urge Parents To Speak With Children In Suspect’s Care

By Peter Janci on March 29, 2018

Article from McKinney Courier-Gazette. McKinney police arrested 22-year-old Noel Anderson Friday on a charge of aggravated sexual assault of a child after Anderson admitted to sexually assaulting four children between 2 and ... VIEW MORE

Christopher Rosario, Bend Ex-Massage Therapist Pleads No Contest to Sex Abuse

By Peter Janci on March 27, 2018

Article from BEND, Ore. – Two years after a worker at Bend’s Massage Envy was arrested and charged with sexually assaulting three clients during massage sessions, Christopher Rosario has agreed to ... VIEW MORE

Juan C. Avendano: East Aurora Elementary School Teacher Charged With Child Sex Abuse

By Peter Janci on March 22, 2018

Article from ABC7Chicago. AURORA, Ill. – Kane County prosecutors have charged an East Aurora School District 131 teacher with sexual abuse and assault of two children under the age of 13. Prosecutors ... VIEW MORE

Former Oregon Teacher Pleads Guilty To 9 Sex Abuse Charges

By Peter Janci on March 15, 2018

Article from SALEM, OR – A former Salem-Keizer teacher has pleaded guilty to nine child sexual abuse charges. The Statesman Journal reported Thursday that 40-year-old Shane Ross had been arrested in ... VIEW MORE

Corvallis Public Works Employee Arrested on 42 Counts of Sexual Abuse

By on March 8, 2018

Article from Corvallis Gazette-Times. A city of Corvallis Public Works employee was booked into the Benton County Jail on Monday on 42 counts of sexual abuse. Richard Leroy Knudson, who lives in ... VIEW MORE