Representing Sex Abuse Victims/Survivors
A trailblazing law firm with a proven record of results
The Law Offices of Mitchell Garabedian did the groundbreaking work in the Boston clergy sexual abuse cases that involved bringing to justice Father John J. Geoghan and other sexual abusers, as well as their supervisors, including the Archdiocese of Boston. Due to our pioneering work and continuing zealous representation of sexual abuse victims, the Law Offices of Mitchell Garabedian is a leading law firm in successfully representing sexual abuse victims of all ages, including children, adults, and adults who were sexually abused when they were children.
Our attorneys are sensitive to the pain and suffering of sexual abuse victims. We know how real the pain is, even decades after the abuse ended. But we also know from our clients how empowering it is to come forward to take legal action against abusers. We know the pride our clients feel when their efforts, and ours, put a stop to the abuser, and save a new generation of children from sexual abuse.
Our firm's worldwide media attention makes the world a safer place
Mitchell Garabedian has appeared on numerous news related programs, including Face the Nation, Nightline, and the Today Show. He was portrayed by actor Ted Danson in the Showtime original film Our Fathers. Mitchell Garabedian has been profiled in USA Today and The Boston Globe. He has been quoted by the BBC, the London Times, Madrid, Spain's El Mundo, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Japan's Yomiuri Shimbun, and other national and international media.
We know the media attention we receive encourages other victims to come forward to tell their experiences and bring their abusers to justice. Collectively, we are making the world a safer place for our children.
Procuring compensation for victims and survivors; holding their abusers and enablers accountable
The attorneys at the Law Offices of Mitchell Garabedian have decades of experience in sensitively, zealously, and successfully representing sexual abuse victims. We have obtained tens of millions of dollars in compensation for hundreds of victims of sexual abuse through mediation, arbitration, and litigation. In Massachusetts we have represented a wide scope of sexual abuse victims and survivors who have had claims against numerous sexual offenders and their supervisors, employers, and organizations. Outside of Massachusetts with local counsel we have represented victims and survivors across the United States, as well as in other countries.
Mitchell Garabedian’s practice is not limited to victims or survivors of clergy sexual abuse. He has and continues to represent victims and survivors of sexual abuse of all ages, including adults who were children when they were abused by teachers, coaches, priests, scout leaders, neighbors, relatives, or other adults who abused their trust or authority.
To find out how we can help you recover money, stop your abuser from abusing others, and obtain some justice, call the Law Offices of Mitchell Garabedian at (866) 345-2214 or contact us online. We represent victims and survivors in Massachusetts. Outside of Massachusetts with local counsel we represent victims and survivors across the United States, as well as in other countries.
In The Media
May 10, 2016
January 13, 2016"Deerfield Academy settles case alleging 1980s abuse for $500,000," MassLive.com, January 12, 2016
November 03, 2015“Stanley Tucci (Mitchell Garabedian) tells Mark Ruffalo (Michael Rezendes) how the Catholic Church owns Boston in exclusive Spotlight clip,” Entertainment Weekly, October 27, 2015
October 03, 2015"Ex-Priest Jailed in Abuse Scandal Has Been Set Free," (Father Paquin) Boston Globe, October 2, 2015
June 20, 2015"Survivors Skeptical of Vatican Tribunal," Boston Herald, June 11, 2015
June 20, 2015"Letter could Open Door To More Church Sex Abuse Lawsuits,"(Father Vallely) Associated Press via ABC News, April 7, 2015
June 20, 2015"Lawsuits Allege Sexual Abuse Decades Ago by Harwich Priest," (Father Nickel) Cape Cod Times, January 22, 2015
June 20, 2015"Attorneys: Settlements reached with 88 former Bishop McCort students in Baker abuse case" The Tribune-Democrat, October 21, 2014
June 20, 2015"$500k to Each Boy in Haiti Sex Case," ctpost.com, July 1, 2013
June 20, 2015"Sandusky headed to prison, but scandal persists" AP, Boston Globe, October 10, 2012
History of Obtaining Results for Victims and Survivors
In 2002, Mitchell Garabedian obtained a $10,000,000 settlement for 86 Father Geoghan victims or survivors. In 2003, Mitchell Garabedian representing 120 victims and survivors of over 40 different priests, along with lawyers representing other victims and survivors of abuse, obtained an $85,000,000 settlement with the Archdiocese of Boston. In 2013, Mitchell Garabedian as lead counsel obtained a $12,000,000 settlement for 24 Haitian victims of Douglas Perlitz. The Law Offices of Mitchell Garabedian continue to work to obtain substantial settlements for victims and survivors.
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The Story of Mitchell Garabedian's Fight for Compensation for Victims and Survivors of Sexual Abuse
Mitchell Garabedian is an attorney specializing in sexual abuse cases. He has become an internationally recognized advocate on the topic. Attorney Garabedian became widely known for his representation of victims or survivors of Roman Catholic Church clergy sexual abuse in the 1990's and 2000's.
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