Sexual Assault & Molestation Claims Against Public Entities
9/26/23 at 10:00 AM to 9/26/23 at 11:30 AM
Course Description: BCJPIA is sponsoring a virtual training workshop on limiting liability and exposure in sexual assault and molestation cases. With changes in sexual abuse and molestation (SAM) liability over the past year, and Nuclear Verdicts on the rise, public entities and their counsel must be prepared and proactive!
This session will explain how to protect against such claims being asserted against the public entity in the future, the recent cases and legal decisions on sexual assault and molestation cases that all public entities should know, and some best practices moving forward. Attendees will learn the risks of these cases, and how to protect against such incidences occurring in the future.
Presenter: Matthew Soleimanpour, Esq., Managing Partner, Soleiman APC. Matthew Soleimanpour counsels public entities on liability exposure and litigation with respect to claims of sexual abuse and molestation, wrongful death, catastrophic injury, bullying & harassment, and civil rights actions. Mr. Soleimanpour is a frequent presenter on avoidance of risk and offset of liability techniques to third-parties so as to limit and mitigate liability claims. Mr. Soleimanpour has served as first chair trial counsel on multiple occasions, as well as represented clients in arbitrations, various administrative courts and appeals boards. His representative cases have been featured in the New York Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes, NBC News, Politico, and the Los Angeles Daily Journal. Mr. Soleimanpour has been honored as a “Superlawyers – Rising Star” by Superlawyers Magazine, and holds an “A/V Preeminent Peer Review Rating,” the highest honor for legal ethics from Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Soleimanpour is also active in the community, as he has served on various executive boards and in leadership positions for several non-profit organizations.
Who Should Attend?
Human Resources, Supervisor Parks & Receration Directors, City Managers & Administrators, Risk Managers, City Attorneys, and any other managers who supervise staff that work directly with children.