Litigating #MeToo Civil Assault Cases: Potential Claims and Defendants, Proving Liability, Evidentiary Issues
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will guide personal injury plaintiff counsel pursuing civil claims on behalf of sexual assault victims. The panel will discuss effective tactics for assessing potential claims, overcoming evidentiary issues, proving liability, and maximizing damages.
- Effectively assessing a potential civil sexual assault case
- Best practices for proving liability
- Strategies for maximizing damages
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are the different theories of liability that can be pursued in civil sexual assault cases?
- Who are all possible defendants in civil sexual assault cases?
- What evidentiary challenges do counsel face with civil sexual assault cases?
- What are some effective strategies for proving damages in civil sexual assault cases?
John C. Clune
Hutchinson Black and Cook
Mr. Clune is a civil rights litigation and plaintiff’s personal injury attorney. He has focused a substantial... | Read More
Mr. Clune is a civil rights litigation and plaintiff’s personal injury attorney. He has focused a substantial amount of his practice on representation of students and families on campus rape/Title IX matters Mr. Clune has additionally represented clients in a number of high-profile cases, including the sexual assault civil matter against Kobe Bryant, the civil lawsuit against MLB player Johan Santana, and several actions against schools for Title IX violations. His cases have been featured on many national news outlets, including 60 Minutes, Good Morning America, the Wall Street Journal, ESPN, and the New York Times and he is a regular speaker on navigating media coverage of high profile litigation. Mr. Clune co-founded and served as the first legal director for the Rocky Mountain Victim Law Center, a pro-bono nonprofit organization dedicated to the enforcement of the rights of crime victims, and currently serves on the Board of RMvlc.Close
Kathy Harrington Sullivan
Barrett & Farahany
Ms. Sullivan manages the firm’s case evaluation. Because knowledge truly is power, and the attorneys on her team... | Read More
Ms. Sullivan manages the firm’s case evaluation. Because knowledge truly is power, and the attorneys on her team regularly consult with potential clients to help them understand the law, help them know what their rights are as employees, and help them determine if there are steps they can take to protect themselves and their jobs. In addition to being an attorney, Ms. Sullivan is also a registered nurse, a mediator and a trained EEO investigator.Close