Davis Kelin Law Firm Featured In Washington Post For Handling Latest Priest Abuse Claim That Took Place In Lordsburg New Mexico

Davis Kelin was featured in the Washington Post for a lawsuit filed by Davis Kelin that seeks damages for the latest Priest Abuse victim in Southern New Mexico.  You can read the full article here: Wapost

The latest victim of priest abuse in New Mexico has come forward. The lawsuit was filed on March 19 in state district court in Las Cruces. Defendants in the complaint are St. Joseph Parish in Lordsburg, New Mexico and the Catholic Church Diocese of El Paso. The man was abused as a boy by a priest in the 1960’s.

Detailed in the lawsuit is the alleged abuse by Rev. Lawrence Gaynor who died in 1978.The unnamed victim was abused from 1967 to 1968 when Gaynor was a priest at St. Joseph Parish according to the lawsuit. The lawsuit states the El Paso Diocese was aware of Gaynor’s abuse. Warning signs were ignored by the El Paso Diocese’s Bishop to put Gaynor under supervision.

The Davis Kelin Law Firm has handled hundreds of priest abuse cases since 2016 and continues to seek justice for priest abuse victims around the State. Ben Davis, attorney for Davis Kelin in Albuquerque, New Mexico stresses that these lawsuits are not about the money, but for justice for the victims.