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Sexual Abuse Claims & Clergy Misconduct

Sexual abuse claims and clergy misconduct cases raise unique concerns for clients and require a deep understanding of complex discovery issues, evolving case law, and relevant experts in the field. Our attorneys offer the knowledge and experience to defend these complex claims.

 HeplerBroom attorneys have: 

  • Successfully defended those accused of sexual abuse and sexual misconduct, including:
    • clergy
    • religious organizations
    • teachers
    • coaches
    • adult volunteers
    • employers
  • Significant experience in defending historical abuse claims, including:
    • claims that go back decades and often involve claims of “repressed memory.”  
  • Tried to verdict court cases involving sexual misconduct cases, including:
    • a recent high-profile alleged clergy misconduct that resulted in a defense verdict.
  • Successfully argued in the appellate courts throughout Missouri and Illinois, including:
    • noteworthy cases that set forth the applicable statute of limitations standard in Missouri.