48 years, 300 cases
Richard M. Serbin has been representing seriously injured people since 1974. For the last twenty-five (25) years he has devoted himself to representing survivors of sexual abuse. In 1987, he filed his first of many lawsuits against a Diocese and its Bishop for protecting a serial child predator. He was one of only a few attorneys in the country with the courage and interest to undertake the difficult task of going against one of the largest institutions in the world. He was motivated to stop the sexual abuse of children, and to alert the public of the need to be vigilant against sexual predators in trusted positions.
Richard M. Serbin is the only attorney to succeed in obtaining a jury verdict in Pennsylvania against a priest for sexually molesting a child, his bishop and the diocese who protected him. His trailblazing work on behalf of victims of sexual abuse has included multiple appearances before the Supreme Court, establishing the law in Pennsylvania, cited by other courts throughout the United States.
Through his years of experience Richard M, Serbin has gained the knowledge and experience that few attorneys can replicate. His devotion to his clients and aggressive approach has forced large institutions to address the problem of sexual molestation of children. He enjoys a nationwide reputation for successfully representing sexual abuse victims in their fight for justice.
Survivors of abuse need an attorney who not only has experience in this unique and technical field of law, but also someone who is sensitive, compassionate and understanding to their needs. Our current and former clients can attest to the personal and caring approach he provides to each individual.
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.