Nix Patterson partner Neil Smith worked with our good friend and co-counsel Cameron Spradling, representing school children who were victims of unwanted touching by a school volunteer. We established that the school violated state law by failing to properly report the abuse. Most importantly, we proved that the school violated the civil rights of the
Nix Patterson, LLP obtains $35 million verdict for sex abuse survivor. Nix Patterson argued to a jury in Thomson Falls, Montana that the Jehovah’s Witnesses worldwide organization values secrecy and its reputation over the safety of children. Nix Patterson clients Holly McGowan and Alexis Nunez testified that they were sexually abused by a member of
NPR client Pebbles Rodriguez appeared on the Today Show to discuss how she escaped from a religious cult. NPR partner Neil Smith represented Ms. Rodriguez in bringing the church to justice.
NPR clients Amy Eddy and Pebbles Rodriguez appeared on the cover of People Magazine this week. The article describes their lives as child brides in a religious cult and previews a new documentary about how they escaped and successfully sued the church. Mses. Eddy and Rodriquez were represented by NPR partner Neil Smith.
On April 5, 2018, Judge James Manley of Sanders County, Montana ordered the Jehovah’s Witnesses religious organization to produce documents and testimony related to internal reports and investigations into the childhood sexual abuse of NPR’s two clients. In this case, the two Plaintiffs were sexually abused as children by a member of the Jehovah’s Witnesses.
From the Perry Daily Journal: Oklahoma City – The family of a 12-year-old Perry girl has retained the legal services of attorneys Cameron Spradling of Oklahoma City and Neil Smith of the nationally recognized law firm of Nix, Patterson & Roach in regards to the recent arrest of Perry Upper Elementary teacher’s assistant, Arnold Cowen, for
On August 27, 2015, the Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center hosted its third annual Aim For Advocacy sporting clay tournament at the Dallas Gun Club, in Lewisville, Texas. The fundraiser is designed to engage sporting and outdoor enthusiasts in the Center’s work of improving the lives of abused children in Dallas County and providing national leadership