Media Advisory: Documents on 16 Priests From Joliet Diocese to be Released in Chicago

Documents on 16 Priests From the Diocese of Joliet, Bishop Imesch to be Disclosed

Sexual Abuse Survivors and their Attorneys Will Respond to the Release and Announce the Filing of Five Lawsuits 

(Chicago, IL) – At a news conference on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, in Chicago, sexual abuse attorneys Jeff Anderson and Marc Pearlman will:
  • Publicly release the files of 16 priests credibly accused of sexually abusing minors in the Diocese of Joliet.
  • Announce the filing of five lawsuits naming the Diocese of Joliet.
  • Reveal secret Diocesan communications detailing the Diocese’s efforts to conceal abuse and protect itself at the expense of innocent children.
  • Introduce several sexual abuse survivors who will respond to the release of the files and share their experiences in fighting to make these files public.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 11:00 AM (CST)

Law Offices of Kerns, Frost & Pearlman and Jeff Anderson & Associates
30 West Monroe
Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60603

Attorneys Jeff Anderson and Marc Pearlman, lawyers specializing in sexual abuse litigation who work together on behalf of sexual abuse survivors in Illinois helping them achieve justice and healing.

All documents will be available online Wednesday morning prior to the press event at and