Episode 044: A Shift in Society: Changing the Limitations on Sexual Abuse Cases with Simona Jellinek
Brenda Agnew and Jordan Assaraf, your hosts, welcome Simona Jellinek to today’s episode.
Simona Jellinek leads the Sexual Abuse and Assault team as counsel. Simona has more than 25 years of representing survivors of childhood sexual abuse as well as adult assaults. She has litigated against religious institutions, Children’s Aid Societies, all levels of government, Big Brothers, Scouts, school boards, and many other institutions where people are placed in harm's way. Simona has litigated hundreds of cases and has helped her clients achieve some of the highest settlements for sexual abuse cases in Canada.
Simona is one of Canada’s most experienced and successful lawyers in the complex and unique area of sexual abuse and assault litigation. Her experience in the area allows her to provide effective legal advice with knowledge and compassion. She has dedicated her life to helping survivors of sexual trauma in their journey toward healing.
Podcasts & Videos.
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Male Victims of Sexual AbuseBoys can be sexually abused or assaulted, and so can adult men. At Gluckstein Lawyers, we've represented many male victims of sexual abuse and assault...Learn more about Male Victims of Sexual Abuse
Institutional Sexual AbuseAn abuser seeks to exert and maintain power over their victims. Whether it’s physically overpowering them, emotionally controlling them, financially c...Learn more about Institutional Sexual Abuse
Historic Sexual AbuseIn personal injury cases, we often speak about loss - loss of ability, loss of enjoyment of life, loss of income, loss of time, and even loss of life....Learn more about Historic Sexual Abuse
Family and Foster Care Sexual AbuseFamily and Foster Care Sexual Abuse SurvivorsIf you have survived physical or sexual abuse in foster care, a group home, or even your own family home,...Learn more about Family and Foster Care Sexual Abuse
Clergy Sexual AbuseVictims of Sexual Abuse in ChurchIf you are a victim of sexual abuse by priests, or other leaders in the church, your life has probably been affected ...Learn more about Clergy Sexual Abuse
Childhood Sexual AbuseTrust DestroyedChildren are often innocent victims of sexual assault.It's an unfortunate fact that both girls and boys are sexually abused by the adul...Learn more about Childhood Sexual Abuse