Press Releases

October 9, 2013

NEWS October 9, 2013 Contact: Irwin Zalkin 858-259-3011 office Irwin@zalkin.com Nationally Recognized Sexual Abuse Victims Attorney Endorses New Documentary Film “Truth Be Told” SAN DIEGO, CA – October 9, 2013 – SMITHKRAFT PRODUCTIONS, LLC has announced the endorsement by Irwin Zalkin, Esq., a nationally recognized childhood sex abuse victims attorney, of the new documentary film “Truth Be Told“. Mr. Zalkin and members of his firm viewed “Truth Be Told” at a San Diego premiere in September and were moved by the stories in the film told by former members of the Jehovah’s Witnesses (JW) religion. Mr. Zalkin has stepped forward... More


September 25, 2013

Alleged Sexual Abuse Occurred at Congregation in Clark County, Washington. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 The fourth in a series of child sex abuse civil lawsuits against Jehovah's Witnesses congregations around the country has now been filed against a congregation in Clark County, Washington. Click here to see full news release More


September 17, 2013

The Zalkin Law Firm and Kircher, Arnold & Dame, filed a civil lawsuit today in the Lorain County Common Pleas Court on behalf of a former child member of the West Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, located in Lorain, OH. The plaintiff, Elizabeth McFarland, was a minor child whose family was active in the congregation at the time of the alleged abuse. Click Here for full release… More


August 15, 2013

Alleged Childhood Sexual Abuse Occurred at New Mexico Congregation Albuquerque, NM, August 15, 2013 A third in a series of civil lawsuits against Jehovah's Witnesses congregations around the country has now been filed against a congregation in New Mexico by The Zalkin Law Firm and The Revo/Smith Law Firm. This new lawsuit was filed in the Thirteenth Judicial District Court, County of Valencia, New Mexico, on behalf of a former child member of the Los Lunas Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, located in Los Lunas, NM. The plaintiff, Monica Lynn Jaramillo, was a minor child whose family was active in the... More


July 18, 2013

Victim Suffered Abuse from Scoutmaster Known as Child Molester According to Irwin Zalkin, managing partner of the The Zalkin Law Firm, a four count civil lawsuit was filed on June 12th on behalf of a military doctor who, as a teenage Boy Scout in Southern California, suffered multiple acts of sexual abuse by a Scoutmaster with known proclivities towards child molestation. The civil complaint was filed as Drew Belnap v. Defendant Doe 1 Scouting Organization, et. al. , Superior Court of San Diego-North County Judicial District, Case No. 37-2013-00052642-CV-PO-NC. Click Here for press release… More