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Litigating Under The Child Victims Act: Sexual Abuse Cases

Litigating Under The Child Victims Act: Sexual Abuse Cases

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Presented by the Trial Lawyers Section of the New York State Bar Association.

Parallel review to the overview about responding to claims of abuse made decades after the fact. Public and private responses to claims, the implication of constitutional issues as applied in specific cases and related issues. Case Management Order -2, Confidentiality Order, Motion Practice, Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, In Loco Parentis, Premises Liability, Social Services Law, IRCP program, Claims of Abuse Outside NY. The program will include an overview of the key aspects of a bankruptcy filing by the entity responsible for the retention of sexual abusers and the impact a bankruptcy has on sexual abuse survivors.

This nationally recognized and respected panel include:

Program Chair: Cynthia LaFave on Plaintiff’s cases in NYS under the CVA (Well known and respected NYS practitioner in CVA cases)
Jeff Anderson on Litigating Plaintiff’s cases under the CVA (Nationally Known and respected Plaintiff’s attorney in Child Sex Abuse cases in USA)

Mark Chopko on A Retrospective Look at Defending Abuse and Misconduct Cases including the Availability of Constitutional Defenses

Rob Kugler Bankruptcy under the CVA (Nationally Known and Respected Bankruptcy Attorney for Unsecured Creditors Committees in USA)

Jeff Dion on Guiding Your Client Through the Process: A Trauma-informed approach to representing Adult Survivors of Child Sex Abuse in NY C.V.A. Litigation

Joelle Casteix, Author and blogger, leading expert on the prevention and exposure of childhood sexual abuse and cover-up

Dr. Walter Sipe on Understanding Paradoxical Reactions in Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse (UCSF Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, Forensic Expert Witness)

Frank Scahill on Defense of CVA Cases in NYS (Well known and respected NYS practitioner in CVA cases) 

Start Date:
  • June 28, 2021
Start Time:
  • 9:00 AM
End Time:
  • 5:00 PM
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 3.5
Ethics and Professionalism Credit(s):
  • 1.0
Skills Credit(s):
  • 3.5
Total Credit(s):
  • 8.0
  • Virtual Participation
  • Webinar
Product Code:
  • 0KV41
Section Member Price: $140.00
NYSBA Member Price: $175.00 Join (or renew) for special member pricing
Non-Member Price: $250.00
Sponsoring Committee Group
  • Family Law Section