Blog Posts in 2011

Episcopal School of Dallas Hiring New Headmaster After Civil Case

The Episcopal School of Dallas—which recently lost a civil case involving sexual abuse allegations concerning an underage student and a teacher at the school—is now in the process of searching for a ...

Dallas Crime Rate Drops in 2011; Crimes Still Make Headlines

For the eighth year in a row, crime rates in Dallas are set to drop. This would set a record. While this is positive news, unfortunately there were still many headline-grabbing news stories throughout ...

Aldous Law Firm Files for Sanctions Against ESD for Improper Conduct

On behalf of their client, Dallas trial lawyers Charla Aldous and Brent Walker requested Judge D’Metria Benson impose sanctions against the defendants in a highly publicized case involving sexual ...

Aldous Says Jail Time Required Criminal Trial

Charla Aldous , the Texas trial attorney who represented Jane Doe and her family in the civil trial against ESD, said it is a “complete lie” that the Does did not want Nathan Campbell to serve jail ...

Former ESD Teacher Not Sentenced Prison Time in Sex Abuse Case

The former teacher at the Episcopal School of Dallas who pled guilty to the sexual assault of a minor, Nathan Campbell, will not be doing time in prison for his crimes. This was announced as the ...

Campbell Pleads Guilty in Sex Abuse Case, Gets Probation

Nathan Campbell, the former history teacher at the Episcopal School of Dallas who was accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a 16 year-old student, pled guilt to the sexual assault of a ...

Episcopal School Says Campbell's Sentencing is "Lenient"

The Episcopal School of Dallas released a statement calling the sentencing of former history teacher Nathan Campbell “lenient.” Mr. Campbell was convicted of charges related to his abuse of a minor—a ...

Dallas Morning News Prints Editorial on Episcopal School Case

The Dallas Morning News published an editorial explaining how the recent jury ruling against the Episcopal School of Dallas—with damages totaling approximately $9.2 million—should serve as a word of ...

Doe Family Awarded $700,000 in Punitive Damages by Dallas Jury

The “Doe” family in the case against the Episcopal School of Dallas was awarded $700,000 in punitive damages alone. This case involved the sexual abuse of a minor—referred to in court proceedings as ...

Dallas Jury Rules in Favor of Doe Family, Against ESD

Recently, a jury ruled that the Episcopal School of Dallas (ESD) committed fraud and gross negligence in its handling of a sexual assault case involving a 16 year-old minor referred to in court ...

Closing Arguments Delivered in Punitive Phase of ESD Case

Defendants and plaintiffs had the chance to present their final arguments in the punitive phase of the sexual assault case involving the student referred to in court proceedings as “Jane Doe II” and ...

Aldous Law Firm Wins Sex Abuse Case Against Dallas Private School

Our firm, the Aldous Law Firm, recently won an important case involving an Episcopal school in Dallas and a sex abuse scandal that the administration tried to cover up. A 16 year-old female student ...

Charla Aldous Highlighted Among Top Lawyers in Texas

Another year, and Attorney Charla Aldous has been included in the list of Texas Super Lawyers® , published by Thomson Reuters’ Legal Division, yet again! Her inclusion is attributed to her exemplary ...

Charla Aldous Named One of Texas' Top Women Attorneys

Every year, Texas Lawyer newspaper compiles a list of “Winning Women.” This list includes leading female attorneys from around the state. We are excited to announce that Attorney Charla Aldous of the ...

Charla Aldous Wins Two of 2010's Largest Texas Verdicts

Top Texas Verdicts of 2010 was recently published by Verdict Search, a service that tracks and reports verdicts, in the May 23, 2011 issue of Texas Lawyer . Two of this year’s top cases were ...

Brent Walker Included in Texas Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠ List

Attorney Brent Walker at the Aldous Law Firm was recently named on the list of Texas Super Lawyers® Rising Stars ℠ . This is a prestigious list and we’re proud of our attorney for earning his ...