Mullen, Schlough & Associate’s sexual harassment defense attorneys are leading Eau Claire and the Chippewa Valley due to their lawyers successful sexual harassment settlements in Wisconsin.

Category: Sex Crimes
Section: Sexual Harassment

Definition: Sexual Harassment
1: employment discrimination consisting of unwelcome verbal or physical conduct directed at an employee because of his or her sex
2: the tort of engaging in such discrimination Sexual harassment has been found by federal courts to violate the protection in the Civil Rights Act of 1964 against discrimination in employment. There are also state statutes under which sexual harassment actions may be brought. In order to recover against an employer under a sexual harassment suit, the plaintiff has to show that the harassment affected the employment (as by being severe or pervasive) and that the employer is liable under respondeat superior because of actual or constructive knowledge of the harassment. Strict liability is often imposed for harassment of an employee by a supervisor or for quid pro quo sexual harassment.

Topic Expanded: Sexual Harassment
The sexual harassment defense lawyers at Mullen, Schlough & Associates excel in representing clients in all aspects of sexual harassment cases. Sexual harassment is a serious charge that can have severe consequences. The Mullen Law Group’s sexual harassment lawyers have extensive experience defending clients from sexual harassment allegations and are committed to providing an aggressive defense on the clients behalf. In sexual harassment cases it is essential to have a dedicated attorney that engages early and strives to get the case either dismissed or settled out of court. Charges of sexual harassment are often based largely on the testimony of the accuser and defendant. Often, there are no material witnesses or physical evidence. An experienced attorney or criminal defense lawyer will be able to help get the case resolved. Have Wisconsin’s premier sexual harassment attorneys prove their success in settling cases out of court and preventing charges from ever being filed.

If charges of a sexual harassment related crime have been filed or are in process, an experienced sexual harassment defense team will be able to improve the outcome, whether the amount in question is large or small. Remember, it is easier to prevent a sexual harassment charge from being filed than it is to receive a not guilty verdict in court once it has already been charged.

Recommendation: Sexual Harassment
It is extremely important to hire a criminal sexual harassment attorney to represent your best interests. The primary goal is to keep you out of the criminal court system so you can move on with your life without the danger of a lengthy prison sentence or a criminal record. The Mullen Law Group’s sexual harassment lawyers maintain an extremely high rate of success. Our determined focus is to:

  • Keep a felony or misdemeanor sexual harassment allegation out of court
  • Use our knowledge base to settle strategically
  • Fight for the best outcome our client is facing

In some situations, it may be difficult for the prosecution to pursue or prove a sexual harassment case. This is due to the fact that the intent of the defendant is a key part of the charges. To be convicted of committing some type of sexual harassment the prosecution must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the defendant intentionally made the attempt to or actually harassed others. In such cases, the preparation of one’s defense requires careful pre-trial investigative work. Often, criminal history, psychological profiles, possible motives, character witnesses and other circumstantial information can be obtained to keep these cases from going to trial.

Although the evidence may seem substantial, there are many options an attorney can use to challenge the sexual harassment charges. It is important to act quickly to involve a legal professional who can properly assert rights and act as a knowledgeable voice inside and outside of the courtroom. Our criminal defense lawyers have achieved amazing results in sexual harassment cases during the pre-file stage as well as in the courtroom. Our attorneys have the expertise to have sexual harassment cases completely dismissed, or pursue a lower sentence for the client.

Don’t let a sexual harassment charge jeopardize your future, contact us immediately to find out how an exceptional sexual harassment attorney can help you.

We know you need the best in knowledgeable legal representation from a criminal law firm that treats your case with consideration and genuine concern. We look forward to hearing from you when you call (888) 375-3056 for a FREE confidential consultation.