Katherine Starr, Safe4Athletes’ founder, has experience in amateur, sports-related cases and school-related cases that address sexual abuse, sexual assault, sexual harassment, and college athletics/sports injuries.

Katherine has been involved in cases addressing the Standard of Care in the following areas:

  • School or Youth-Serving Organization Sexual Abuse, Sexual Bullying and Harassment.
  • College or University Sexual Abuse, Sexual Bullying Harassment and misconduct.
  • Standard of Care:
  • Sexual Harassment in Educational or Youth-Serving Organizations.
  • Sexual Abuse in Educational or Youth-Serving Organizations.
  • Student and Youth Injuries.
  • Student and Youth emotional and verbal abuse.

In need of an expert witness? Review Katherine Starr’s credentials, case involvement below, and contact her to start the discussion.

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Current On-Going Case Involvement

(Unable to disclose full details)

  • Fabian vs. Earth Treks – Maryland (Plaintiff)
  • Doe vs. Arizona Board of Regents – Arizona (Plaintiff)
  • Doe vs. Hesperia Unified School District – CA (Plaintiff)
  • Doe vs. Regents of the University of California – CA (Defendant)
  • Doe vs. USA Gymnastics (Plaintiff) (Multiple Cases)
  • Doe vs. Pop Warner Little Scholars (Plaintiff) (Multiple Defendants)
  • Doe vs. Torrance School District (Plaintiff) (Multiple Cases)
  • Dewitt vs. Federal Way School District (Plaintiff)
  • Doe 140 vs. Amateur Athletic Union of the United States, Inc.
  • Landstrom vs. Amateur Athletic Union of the United States, Inc.
  • C.B. vs. Blackhills Football Club, Thurston County – Washington
  • Doe vs. USTA – Santa Clara County, CA
  • Doe vs. Sisters School District (Multiple-client Complaint)

Giving Every Athlete a Voice

Katherine advocates for the adoption of athlete welfare and safety policies and laws that effectively address coach-athlete sexual abuse and other misconduct.

Katherine advocates for the adoption of athlete welfare and safety policies and laws that effectively address coach-athlete sexual abuse and other misconduct.

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Expert Witness/Consulting

  • Senator Blumenthal (CT) – Senate Hearings (Advised Staff in preparation for Senate Hearings 2018)
  • Senator Udall (NM) – asked to contribute to senate hearings on sexual abuse in sport (2017)
  • Senator Feinstein Office – Feinstein Sexual Abuse Bill (2017)
  • USA Government Office of Accountability – Youth Sport Campus on College Campus athlete abuse prevention strategies (2015)
  • International Olympic Committee (IOC) – Expert on Harassment & Abuse in Sports (2015)
  • University of Utah Athletic Department – Policy Development (2013)
  • European Union – Best Practices for Sexual Abuse Prevention in Sport (2015)