As a California sexual abuse attorney, Mr. Stewart’s practice focuses on representing survivors of childhood sexual abuse and sexual assault in the civil claims against perpetrators and established organizations and their failure to properly and adequately train, hire and supervise said individuals.
Prior to representation in the civil claim, Mr. Stewart often acts as the Marsy’s Law representative of the victims in the criminal proceedings and involved in advocacy for changes in legislature in protecting children, developmentally disabled and vulnerable adults.
Representative Sample of Notable Cases
Mr. Stewart has assisted in the recovery of over $88,400,000.00 dollars on behalf of his clients. Here is a small representative sample of his trial, litigation and arbitration experience:
John AJ Doe v. Torrance Unified School District, et al.,(“Wrestling Cases”) (2018) Los Angeles Superior Court, – $31,000,000.00 global settlement, on the eve of trial, in a multi-victim sexual abuse case involving boys who were sexually assaulted by their wrestling coach at Torrance High School, Mr. Thomas Snider.
John VN Doe v. Barstow Christian School, et al., (2017) San Bernardino Superior Court , – $2,000,000.00 sole victim of sexual abuse involving a boy sexually abused by his elementary school teacher at Barstow Christian School, Kristen Blanton.
John FRR Doe vs. LAUSD (2018) Los Angeles Superior Court, – $8,000,000.00 global settlement, in a multi-victim sexual abuse case involving boys who were sexually abused by their wrestling coach at Benjamin Franklin High School, Mr. Jaime Jimenez
Jane RSL Doe v. Redlands Unified School District – (2018) San Bernardino Superior Court – $15,700,000.00 global settlement, multi-victim abuse case involving developmentally disabled girls abused by their special ed Teacher at Redlands High School, Mr. Kevin Kirkland.
Jane RA v. Redlands Unified School District – (2018) San Bernardino Superior Court –$8,500,000.00 global settlement, multi-victim abuse case involving girls abused by their theatre teacher at Redlands High School, Kevin Koonce
Jane LAM Doe v. Riverside Unified School District – (2018) Riverside Superior Court –$6,200,000.00 global settlement, multi-victim abuse case involving girls abused by their teacher at Liberty Elementary School, Fernando Figueroa
Jane SA Doe, et al v. Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc., et al (2018) Orange County Superior Court – $3,000,000.00 global settlement, brother and sister abuse case involving a physically and mentally disabled boy and a minor girl abused by a caregiver at Maxime Healthcare Services, Inc., German Zapata.
Cahuenga – Jane CJD Doe v. Los Angeles Unified School District – (2018) Los Angeles Superior Court –$14,000.000.00 global settlement, multi-victim abuse case involving girls abused by their Youth Service Coach at Cahuenga Elementary School, Ronnie Lee Roman
State Bar of California
State Bar of Texas
State Bar of New York
United States Supreme Court
U.S. District Court, Central, Eastern Northern and Southern
Pro Hac Vice in Arizona, Oregon and Nevada