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Professional, kind and courteous. Always there to answer your questions. They treat you more like family than just a client. Very happy with the outcome and their service. Would recommend them to anyone needing legal assistance." - G.V. March 3, 2017
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"Thank you for standing by me and believing in me. You never gave up on me. When the odds were against me and I felt I didn’t have a chance, you kept reassuring me not to give up hope. I still can’t believe the amount after the deposition. I felt I didn’t stand a chance. You are the most amazing person and I am indebted to you forever! To my hard working attorney" – P.S., Oct 14, 2016
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Thank you again for your diligence, persistence and all of your assistance with this matter. My daughter and I greatly appreciate everything you invested to resolve this matter for us!"
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"Leonard Law Firm went beyond the norm to ensure our case was settled. He was an exemplary lawyer whose services were a nice welcome considering all the aggravation my wife and I would have gone through had he not covered all aspects of our case. We are so thankful to him and his office. His knowledge of the case set our lives at ease. He was relentless until the case was fully settled and all was in our favor. Thank you so much. We highly recommend his office to anyone." – E. and M., Jul 26, 2016

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"I just wanted to say thank you to you and Mr. Leonard. I truly appreciate the professionalism and outstanding customer service we received." – D.M., Jul 20, 2016
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Experienced Sexual Assault Lawyers That Get Results

Our team of lawyers have over 25 years of experience, extensive resources, and proven results that you can trust. Todd J. Leonard is Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney, has a Superb 10.0 Rating from Avvo, and was selected by the National Trial Lawyers as one of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” for Civil Litigation. He has been honored to be selected by his peers for the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers®, and his tremendous success has earned him a lifetime membership to the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

No Fee Unless You Win

We only get paid if your case is successful.

We Will Go to Trial

We fight hard to get maximum compensation for your injury.

We Treat You Like Family

We are committed to your case and treating you with the respect you deserve.

We Handle Sexual Assault Injuries and Sexual Abuse Cases

What is sexual assault and sexual abuse?

Sexual assault or abuse is defined as any form of unwanted sexual advance, such as inappropriate sexual touching or contact by force, or threat without consent. It is also sexual activity deemed improper or harmful, such as between an adult and a minor or with a person of diminished mental capacity. These situations can cause lifelong pain, suffering, and feelings of shame and worthlessness. Instances of sexual assault or sexual abuse can include:

  • Sexual assault or sexual abuse by the clergy.
  • Sexual assault or sexual abuse by a professional, such as a doctor or therapist.
  • Sexual assault or sexual abuse by someone who is using their position of power or influence to take advantage of another, such as an employer.
  • Sexual assault or sexual abuse by a teacher, coach, or mentor.
  • Sexual assault or sexual abuse by a coworker.
  • Sexual assault or sexual abuse by a member of your family.
  • Sexual assault or sexual abuse by a stranger.
  • Sexual assault or sexual abuse by a friend or someone on a date.
  • Sexual assault or sexual abuse by a camp counselor.
  • Sexual assault or sexual abuse by law enforcement.
  • Any unwanted sexual contact.

Sexual abuse is unacceptable and its perpetrators must be held accountable. You may be unsure of where to turn for help after you or a loved one becomes the victim of a sex crime. Our attorneys have decades of experience handling these sensitive matters and understand how long-lasting and scarring they can be.

Experienced Sexual Abuse Attorney Helping People Just Like You

Civil sex abuse cases can be complex because proving allegations of sexual abuse is challenging, especially in cases where there is little or no physical evidence, or where the abuse occurred in the past. The New Jersey sex abuse attorneys of the Todd J. Leonard Law Firm have tremendous experience representing victims of sex abuse in civil lawsuits seeking to recover financial compensation for the harm done to them.

We are an experienced sex abuse law firm that practices discretion and compassion when we work with survivors of sexual abuse. You will find our skilled attorney to be protective towards you and extremely aggressive towards the perpetrator. We will also work with local police and county prosecutors throughout any criminal proceedings against perpetrators and will take the appropriate steps to obtain key discovery materials, which often requires our sex abuse lawyer to file a motion with the Court.

Why work with Todd J. Leonard Law Firm?

Attorney Todd Leonard handles personal injury claims and fights hard to protect the rights of victims. For example, we have represented people who were victims of:

  • Priest sex abuse
  • Police sex abuse
  • Sexual assaults committed by a coach or counselor
  • Sexual assaults that occurred in the workplace
  • Sexual assaults due to inadequate security

We believe our extensive experience is extremely valuable when we provide legal help to sex abuse survivors. From a legal perspective, part of the challenge in a sex abuse lawsuit is translating the harm done to our client into a dollar amount. We have successfully filed lawsuits against employers, school boards and schools, police departments, camps, and the clergy and church.

Our New Jersey sexual assault attorneys have filed lawsuits in both federal and state court depending on the facts and circumstances of the sexual abuse or assault to obtain justice for our clients. Pursuant to 42 USC 1983, sexual abuse victims have rights to receive compensation for injuries resulting from the deprivation of their civil rights provided under the Constitution. For example, the Due Process Clause provides that a state shall not “Deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law.”

Take the First Step Towards Help

We have tremendous experience working with experts in the fields of medicine, mental and physical health care, school boards, and other necessary fields. Our relationships with respected experts in these fields allow us to build strong and convincing arguments on behalf of sex abuse survivors who seek to file civil suits. If you have questions or concerns, do not hesitate to contact our experienced attorneys as soon as possible and to seek the legal representation you deserve.

Attorney Todd Leonard is Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Certified Civil Trial Lawyer and has been selected for inclusion in the list of New Jersey’s Super Lawyers® for several years. Our firm has handled numerous sexual assault and sexual abuse cases in New Jersey. Contact the dedicated New Jersey civil sexual assault attorney with the Todd J. Leonard Law Firm at to schedule a free case evaluation now.

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Denville
3010 Route 10 West
Denville, NJ 07834
(973) 920-7900
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Morristown
5 Maple Ave., #2
Morristown, NJ 07960
(973) 842-0935
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Newark
1 Gateway Center, #2600
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 755-1977
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81 Main St, 6th Floor, Suite #640
Woodbridge, NJ 07095
(862) 244-9801
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Being injured in an accident can have serious and lifelong consequences. The lawyers of the Todd J. Leonard Law Firm can help you fight for maximum compensation for your injuries and losses from the responsible parties. Contact us today at (973) 920-7900 to learn more about how our team of experienced attorneys can help you through these challenging times.

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