Zalkin Law In the News

May 26, 2016

The Baylor University campus sexual assault scandal is finally getting the attention of the Baylor Board who is considering the fate of President Ken Star.  Irwin Zalkin and our client Jasmin Hernandez were featured in the CNN News story. CLICK HERE to see CNN story. More

April 1, 2016

(KCEN) WACO — A rape victim has filed a Title IX and negligence lawsuit against Baylor University.  The civil suit claims Baylor officials were intentionally “indifferent” to complaints made by women sexually assaulted by former football player, and convicted rapist, Tevin Elliot. The plaintiff, Jasmin Hernandez, has hired the Zalkin Law Firm out of San Diego, California, which specializes in representing victims of sexual violence. CLICK HERE it read article. More

April 1, 2016

ESPN, March 31, 2016 “A former Baylor University student who reported to campus officials that she had been raped by former Bears football player Tevin Elliott filed a Title IX lawsuit against the university Wednesday, claiming the school knew Elliott had a history of assaults, failed to protect her and other women, and ignored her when she sought help after her assault.: The Zalkin Law Firm filed this campus sexual assault lawsuit on behalf of our client Jasmine Hernandez. CLICK to read full story. More

February 29, 2016

San Diego Union Tribune, March 29, 2016 Here is an excellent profile of the Zalkin Law Firm and the work done by Alex Zalkin and Irwin Zalkin and the firm’s attorneys to represent victims of childhood sexual abuse and campus sexual assault. While Zalkin has represented victims of clergy abuse for more than a decade, Alex Zalkin, his 31-year-old son, who joined the firm about five years ago, has focused on university cases. “I think there is an institutional problem with how they view sexual assault,” the younger Zalkin said. “I think historically it’s been marginalized and ignored. There is... More

February 17, 2016

Boston Globe. February 17, 2016 Alyssa Leader, who graduated in 2015, called for a culture change at Harvard so others in her situation will have their cases taken more seriously. “Harvard has an institutional culture of ignoring and silencing people like me,” Leader said Wednesday at a press conference in the Sheraton Commander Hotel in Harvard Square. CLICK HERE to read story.   More

February 17, 2016

CBS Boston. February 17, 2016 Coverage of Zalkin Law Firm announcement of civil lawsuit against Harvard University on behalf of victim of campus sexual assault.  Click Here to See Story. More

January 13, 2016

ABC7 News.  The Zalkin Law Firm announced the filing of a civil rights lawsuit on behalf of a rape victim whose rape kit was never tested by the San Francisco police.  CLICK HERE for full coverage. More

January 12, 2016

ABC7 News. January 12,2016 Zalkin Law Firm client, Heather Marlowe explains  how SFPD failed to investigate her rape case and test her rape kit. CLICK HERE to read full story and see video coverage. More

December 18, 2015

Santa Barbara Independent December 18, 2015 “Accompanied by her lawyer and father, a former UCSB student announced Thursday at a press conference that she has filed a federal complaint against the UC Regents. Hayley Moore claims UCSB failed to investigate her sexual assault by a fellow UCSB student, even after Moore reported the incident to multiple campus officials. She is suing for damages, civil penalties, and attorneys’ fees, among other costs.” CLICK TO SEE ARTICLE More

December 18, 2015

KEYT Channel 3 Santa Barbara, CA  12/17/15 An alleged University of California, Santa Barbara sexual assault victim is filling a civil lawsuit against the regents of the University of California. The lawsuit alleges that UCSB failed to adequately protect victims and investigate complaints of sexual assault. CLICK TO SEE FULL COVERAGE   video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player More