Paul A Mones

Paul A Mones

Leading Advocate for Victims of Child Sexual Abuse
  • California, Massachusetts, Oregon
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Biography

For over thirty years, Paul Mones has been a leading nationwide advocate for victims of child sexual abuse, representing hundreds of people who had been sexually abused as children by their Boy Scout leaders, priests, ministers, coaches, employers, teachers, guidance counselors as well as by their parents and guardians. He has been at the forefront of representing Boy Scout victims of sexual abuse. In 2010 he and his co-counsel obtained the largest verdict ever against the Boy Scouts of America – $19.9 million – against the Boy Scouts of America. The trial represented the first time that the Boy Scouts’ ‘Perversion Files’ – confidential files maintained by the BSA on pedophiles – were admitted into evidence. The perversion files were finally publicly released in 2012 to national and international news coverage.

Paul has also represented numerous victims of Catholic clergy abuse throughout the nation. In 2000, he and his co-counsel tried the first sexual abuse case to a jury against the Archdiocese of New York (the case settled during trial).In 2007, he and his co-counsel obtained an $11.45 million jury verdict against the Diocese of Rockville Centre in New York on behalf of two victims –the largest verdict rendered against a Diocese in New York.

Over the course of his career, Paul has obtained millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for clients all over the nation.

Additional Practice Area
  • Sexual Abuse Attorney
Fees
  • Contingent Fees
    Fees are all on a contingency basis
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Massachusetts
Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers
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Oregon
Oregon State Bar
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney & Counselor at Law
Paul Mones, PC
- Current
Owner of Firm
Education
State University of New York - Buffalo
B.A. | Sociology
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University of North Carolina School of Law
Law Degree
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Awards
Livingston Hall Juvenile Justice Award
American Bar Association
Spirit of Crazy Horse Award
Reclaiming Youth International
Lawyer of the Year
Lawyers USA
Professional Associations
National Crime Victims Bar Association
Member
Current
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National Center on Child Fatality Review
Member
Current
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Oregon State Bar
- Current
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California State Bar  # 128329
Member
- Current
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Massachusetts State Bar
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Stalking Justice: The Dramatic True Story of the Detective Who First Used DNA Testing to Catch a Serial Killer
Pocket Books
When a Child Kills: Abused Children Who Kill Their Parents
Pocket Books
The Relationship Between Parricide and Child Abuse: An Overview
Unhappy Families: Clinical and Research Perspectives on Family Violence 31, 38 (E. Newberger & R. Bourne eds. 1985)
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Paul Mones
13101 Washington Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90066
Telephone: (310) 564-8134