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The Solo and Small Firm Section of the Barristers Club presents
Civil Litigation of Sexual Assault Cases in the #MeToo Era

May 2, 2019: 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
MCLE Credits - 1 H, Lunch will be provided.
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What to Consider when Suing for Claims Related to Sexual Abuse, Assault, and Rape

Speakers
Ryan Erickson
Lewis & Llewellyn LLP

Becca Furman
Lewis & Llewellyn LLP

Missy Kendra
Deputy Attorney General
Office of the California Attorney General

The MeToo movement has encouraged many victims of sexual assault or abuse to come forward but litigating these cases requires unique considerations. This CLE will focus on how to bring a civil lawsuit on behalf of men, women, and children who survived assault, abuse, or rape. We will discuss how to work with the District Attorney’s office during and following the criminal prosecution of the abuser, who to file a civil lawsuit against, when to file the lawsuit, and what causes of action to consider. This panel will be especially useful for plaintiff-side lawyers who represent victims of sexual abuse or other lawyers interested in seeking justice for victims of sexual abuse.

Topics
• Working with the District Attorney’s office to best position your civil case for success
• Who or what entity to sue
• What causes of action to bring
• Special considerations related to litigating sexual assault cases

Section Chairs: Courtney Brown, Law Offices of Mary Catherine Wiederhold & Becca Furman, Lewis & Llewellyn LLP

Location

BASF Conference Center
301 Battery Street
3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Directions

Schedule

MCLE Registration: 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Lunch/Program: 12:00-1:15 p.m.

Cost

BASF Student Member$35.00
Section Member$45.00
BASF Member$55.00
Government$55.00
Nonprofit$55.00
Non-Member$70.00

Note: All prices increase by $10.00 on the day of the program.

Event Code: B191472

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