Co-sponsored by Marsh Law Firm PLLC


This online CLE provides expert training on cases involving abuse in online spaces. As rates of online abuse and exploitation spike during the COVID-19 pandemic, training attorneys on these topics is crucial for the movement to achieve justice for survivors. This course will be informative for those currently in the practice, but it will also help those considering whether to take on such cases. Speakers include:


Professor Marci Hamilton, Founder and CEO of CHILD USA. She is the leading expert on child sex abuse statutes of limitation, she has filed countless pro bono amicus briefs for the protection of children at the United States Supreme Court and the state supreme courts, and she is the author of Justice Denied: What America Must Do to Protect Its Children.


James R. Marsh, Esq. has been licensed to practice law in New York and the District of Columbia and for almost thirty years. A University of Michigan Law School graduate, James represents victims and survivors of sex abuse in religious, educational, governmental, and military institutions; campus sexual assault and rape, online sexual exploitation; child pornography; sextortion and revenge porn.

James founded the nationally recognized Children’s Law Center in Washington, DC, and is an experienced trial attorney, and frequent commentator, lecturer, and author on legal issues affecting children and victims of sex abuse and exploitation. He founded the Marsh Law Firm in New York which is recognized worldwide for its work helping sexually abused victims and survivors obtain justice and rebuild their lives with dignity and respect.


Margaret E. Mabie, Esq. is an Associate at Marsh Law Firm and works to protect the rights of survivors in federal and state court. Maggie works on a wide range of matters representing survivors of childhood sexual abuse, child pornography, and campus sexual abuse, harassment, and retaliation. Her practice focuses on accountability and redistributing the burden of trauma to those that perpetrate and enable abuse.


Katie M. Shipp, Esq. is a Partner at Marsh Law Firm and works to protect the rights of crime victims in federal and state court. Katie works on a wide range of matters representing survivors of campus sexual abuse, harassment, and retaliation, pregnancy discrimination, childhood sexual abuse, and child pornography. Her practice focuses on holding perpetrators and institutions accountable, including K-12 schools, colleges, churches, and military institutions. Katie is passionate about working closely with survivors to help them secure justice and rebuild their lives.




This program is approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 3 hours of total CLE credit. Of these, 1 qualifies as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism, and 2 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in civil trial law.



Course Curriculum

  Introduction
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  1. Nuts and Bolts of Restitution – Federal Restitution
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  2. Masha’s Law and Civil Litigation
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  3. Expanding Masha’s Law through Section 230 Reform
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  Course Evaluation and Forms
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CLE Course 1

Best Practices for Litigating Child Sex Abuse Civil Cases

The increase in opportunities for child sex abuse (“CSA”) victims to sue their perpetrators and institutions due to statute of limitations reform across the United States means there are more cases and more opportunities for lawyers. This is an arena that requires special attention to the client and that can be both challenging and rewarding. This Webinar CLE series will be informative for those currently in the practice, but it will also help those considering whether to take on such clients to understand the nuts and bolts of CSA cases.

Part 1 of a Series of 3 CLE Courses on Child Sex Abuse Cases