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Courageous Cowboy Client Speaks Out About Abuse

The courage of Richard Geary is self-evident.  In his recent column in the Missoulian, Richard speaks out about priest abuse he endured as a naive country boy, its effects on his life, his journey through the Helena Bankruptcy case, and his empathy for survivors still living in silence and shame, “The ones I pity are

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Tevlin: Nienstedt not the only one culpable in church sex scandal

From the Sartribune:  Archbishops Harry Flynn and John Nienstedt couldn’t be further apart in beliefs and style, but now they are inexorably linked in the sex scandals and criminal charges that have rocked the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Read More:  http://www.startribune.com/nienstedt-not-the-only-one-culpable-in-church-sex-scandal/307751591/

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Nemec Selected 2015 Mountain States Rising Star

FRIDAY, May 22, 2015) –  Super Lawyers has announced that Nemec, partner at James, Vernon & Weeks, was selected for the 2015 Mountain States Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters

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Uncovering Perpetrator Files in Minnesota

Known pedophile priest provided access to kids; Hastings Police investigator subpoenas files. We seek similar files in our Minnesota project, uncovering what Church Leaders knew, and when. http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2015/05/15/police-search-st-johns-abbey-hoefgen-files/27378305/

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In Hawaii: We’re Now Investigating Cases of Sex Abuse

Serial predators come in all disguises. Brother Edward “Chris” Courtney had the aura of respectability: Christian Brother, longtime teacher, teacher’s union representative, and authority figure, who served in top administrator jobs at schools. But Courtney held a secret: He is believed to have abused 50 victims or more. In 1988, Courtney pled guilty to indecent liberties

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