Editorial Guidelines

Herman Law Firm’s website provides educational resources for people seeking information and support regarding sexual abuse litigation.

Expert Knowledge

The content published across the Herman Law Firm website has been thoroughly investigated and approved by the founder and managing attorney Jeff Herman, a well-established sex abuse attorney. He has been an actively practicing sex abuse attorney and strong victim advocate for more than two decades.

Jeff Herman made the decision to dedicate his life and professional practice to advocating for sex abuse victims. Throughout his career, he has solidified his position as a true champion of victims’ rights. He has represented thousands of men, women and children through some of the most difficult times of their lives. He selectively hired empathetic, accomplished attorneys to help him build Herman Law Firm into the wide-reaching, supportive practice it is today. The team’s most notable cases include the representation of institutional sex abuse victims where the abuse occurred by Clergy, in the Foster Care System, in Schools, Health Centers, Camps, Day Cares, Boy Scouts, and other institutions. 

The expertise Jeff brings to Herman Law Firm as a whole goes beyond his career as an award-winning trial lawyer. His work has been published in both national and international media outlets. He is widely recognized as a compassionate, brilliant legal writer and thought leader in the space of sexual abuse litigation. 

As a prominent sex abuse attorney, Jeff splits his time between litigation and the day-to-day operations of Herman Law Firm. Most of the content on our website is written by Jeff, and that which he doesn’t write, he exercises due diligence in trying to prevent misinformation. Jeff is proud to present himself and his firm as a trustworthy voice for victims, and as such, the content on our site is thoroughly vetted to ensure integrity. When he reviews the content, Jeff relies on his years of experience as a trial lawyer along with the expert learnings of his colleagues at Herman Law Firm. As part of his vetting process, he will confirm industry facts using both national and international media outlets as well as LexisNexis, a legal data mining platform. 

Jeff Herman is not only the founder of Herman Law Firm, he is also the creator of the application Safe Parent. He is passionate about protecting children from child molesters, and the app was designed with the intent of helping parents to assess the potentially risky behaviors of the adults in their child’s life. It is important to approach conversations about sex abuse early in the child’s life to provide them with the tools needed to recognize danger when they see it. 

Contributors and Credentials

Jeff Herman earned his Juris Doctor in 1985 from Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Jeff has been admitted to both the Florida Bar and New York Bar, granting him permission to practice in these states. Jeff also has been admitted pro hac vice in cases across the United States, including California, Colorado, Indiana, Massachusetts, Tennessee, and Virginia. He focuses his practice on civil sexual abuse cases and is dedicated to protecting survivors of rape, sexual abuse and sexual exploitation. You can learn more about Jeff here.  


The Herman Law Firm website was created with the overarching goal of educating readers and supplying them with the information required to understand and make decisions regarding sexual abuse litigation.

Our team embraces ethical journalism practices, including presenting clear, unbiased information. Every piece of content on this website has been objectively verified. You will find only credible and traceable sources linked to within the content.


Victims of sexual abuse face a long road to recovery. Herman Law Firm’s objective is to be a voice for victims and interpret the complications involved with sex abuse for our readers. Whether or not our readers decide to pursue a civil case, we want our content to lay the groundwork for their healing process. 

Herman Law Firm’s Audience

Herman Law Firm’s audience includes, but is not limited to…

  • People who want to know more about the process regarding sex abuse civil claims
  • People who have experienced sexual abuse and are interested in learning their rights
  • People who are questioning either their own or their loved ones’ past experiences and would like guidance from a non-judgemental source
  • People who want detailed and objective information about the legal landscape
  • People who are considering appointing an attorney for their sex abuse case
  • People who are currently practicing attorneys exploring sex abuse cases
  • People who are engaged in an ongoing sex abuse case and have questions
  • Members of the media, researchers and experts

Topical Coverage

Herman Law Firm is the nation’s leading law firm for victims of sexual abuse. Subsequently, the core content on our site is centered on sexual abuse litigation in the form of informational pieces of content. These topics include institutional sex abuse, child sex abuse, helpful articles on healing from sexual abuse, a wide range of testimonials and informative legal articles outlining the litigation process.

The hardworking attorneys at Herman Law Firm are people who are dedicated to producing results that are measured not only by financial settlement amounts but also by empowering clients as they heal. Jeff Herman has guided sex abuse clients for more than two decades. These various legal cases and shared victim experiences add color to the topics on this website.

Throughout Herman Law Firm’s website, you will find consistently updated knowledge shared regarding sex abuse law, state and local news, and so much more.

Editorial Control

Jeff Herman employs editorial control for content published on Herman Law Firm’s website. As the in-house legal thought leader, Jeff Herman safeguards the site so it may operate independently of external influences. The website does not accept money for advertising. Jeff Herman encourages suggestions and feedback from colleagues and attorneys within Herman Law Firm, who may at times recommend topics and changes for the website based on the evolving needs of its readers. 

Herman Law Firm does not consider external ideas for content. The website may pursue knowledge from external sources, but the website publishes only original content. We operate at the highest levels of integrity and quality standards.

Reader Engagement

The team at Herman Law Firm invites you to contact us with feedback and questions. Jeff Herman and Herman Law Firm seek justice against sex abuse perpetrators and the organizations that employed them. Reach out if you are in need of support.

Editorial Integrity

Jeff Herman views these principles as integral to responsible legal journalism in the delicate legal area of sex abuse litigation.


Herman Law Firm is a voice for victims. We understand and appreciate the fact that a civil case is only one step along the road to healing from sex abuse. Our content creation process is designed to keep victim experiences in mind as the heart of every article, as we strive to create a space that is helpful and feels safe for our clients. 


Prior to being published, the content written for this website undergoes a rigorous verification process. Our goal is to produce content that we are confident in guaranteeing to be supportive, accessible, and constructive to educating victims and their families on the procedures of sex abuse litigation. Knowing what to expect in the legal process helps to allay fears and manage anxiety.


In every legal pursuit, context matters. Jeff Harman takes great care in arranging facts in a meaningful context across the Herman Law Firm website. Our goal is to ensure the content is positioned to bolster knowledge on an intimidating topic and to ultimately assist people in making decisions about sex abuse litigation. 

Herman Law Firm Content Types

Herman Law Firm provides a focused collection of content for our readers.

Evergreen Pages

These pages are composed with the overarching goal of pulling Herman Law Firm’s operations, history, attorneys, and expert knowledge into the light.


The timely and relevant articles found in our Blog are produced and updated with the goal of educating the public about sex abuse litigation.


Jeff Herman reviews reports covering legal changes and sex abuse litigation laws at the federal, state and local levels.

Knowledge Resources

We invite readers to explore our knowledge bank of regularly updated resources. The attorneys at Herman Law Firm want the best outcome for our readers, whether that involves calling a helpline, utilizing our resource links, or contacting an attorney for legal advice.

Child Sex Abuse Support

It’s critical to understand the symptoms of child sexual abuse, its long-term effects, and how to help the victim overcome trauma. Download the Safe Parent App for guidance on having those tough but necessary conversations with your child. 

Perpetrator Indices

We at Herman Law Firm believe perpetrators should face consequences. That’s why we share perpetrator indices including a Predator Priest Index separated by state.

Linking Policy

Jeff Herman welcomes external organizations, individuals, nonprofits and other law firms to link to the Herman Law Firm website if they share our vision of protecting and educating victims of sex abuse and their families. Herman Law Firm does not allow other websites to directly paste pieces of content, but rather we request the information and articles be shared in full and hyperlinked to the original source content, in order to fully represent the accurate and valuable information contained therein. 


Herman Law Firm tries to correct any erroneous information in a timely manner. If you see an error anywhere on the site, please contact us to report the inaccuracy.