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Victim’s Mother Seeks Dismissal of Jiang’s Lawsuit Against Her

August 11, 2015 – St. Louis, MO Chackes, Carlson & Gorovsky, LLP, seek dismissal of Fr. Joseph Jiang’s lawsuit against the mother of the young boy who accused Jiang of sexual abuse. The victim’s mother is speaking out publicly for the first time: “As a parent I selected and paid for Catholic school because I […]

Settlement of Jane Doe 92 Lawsuit Against Archdiocese of St. Louis

July 7, 2014 As was announced by the Archdiocese today, the Jane Doe 92 case has been settled. We will only be making the following statement and by the agreement reached today will not be making any further statements about this matter.   We stand by our client and her allegations that she was raped […]


Lawyers from Ken Chackes, LLC filed a new sexual abuse lawsuit on April 9, 2014, against The Marianist Province of the United States and Chaminade College Preparatory School.  The case involves sexual abuse of a high school student by Brother John Woulfe while he was supposed to be functioning as the student’s college counselor.  The […]

Sex Abuse Lawsuit Filed Against Mid-County YMCA

A lawsuit filed on February 5, 2013, accuses an unidentified male swim coach who worked at the Mid-County YMCA in Brentwood, of sexually abusing two students in the mid-1980s.  The suit was filed in St. Louis County Circuit Court. Lawsuit Petition Post-Dispatch Article  

Secret Boy Scout Child Abuse Files Released by Attorneys

“More than 1,200 formerly  secret Boy Scouts’ files detailing accusations of child sex abuse within the organization from 1965 to 1985 were published online Thursday by lawyers, who said they offered lessons in the battle against pedophiles.”  Attorneys from Ken Chackes, LLC represent victims of childhood sexual abuse throughout Missouri and Southern Illinois. http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/10/18/14539592-boy-scouts-release-secret-child-abuse-files-the-pain-and-the-anguish-of-thousands?lite