Representing Victims of Sexual Abuse and Sexual Assault in Civil Cases
THE LAW OFFICE OF TAHIRA KHAN MERRITT P.L.L.C.
Seeking justice for survivors and their families throughout Texas and the United States.
The Law Office of Tahira Khan Merritt litigates cases of sexual abuse and sexual assault exclusively. For two decades, we have represented adult and child victims of sex crimes in civil cases against various corporations and institutions, including schools, colleges and universities, both public and private, religious organizations, such as the Catholic Church, the Baptist Church, the Greek Orthodox Church, the Episcopal Church, and the Presbyterian Church among others. We have also represented victims of rape in youth sports organizations, youth camps, day-cares, and the like.
Ms. Merritt graduated from The University of Texas at Austin, cum laude and Baylor Law School in Waco. She was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1989. Prior to opening her own practice in Dallas in 1996, she was an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Texas, focusing on tort litigation. Since then Tahira has been representing victims of sexual assault and sexual abuse. To this end she has also served as a Special Prosecutor for Eastland County in a high profile pedophile priest case she had previously litigated civilly. READ MORE
For information on additional cases that Attorney Tahira Khan Merritt has successfully resolved on behalf of survivors of abuse, please refer to this link and you will be redirected to a list of cases she has litigated. There you will have access to the Bishop-Accountability.org database records, where you could find individuals by name. If the individual is not included in the database because he or she is associated with another religion, school or institution, please see one or two key links listed directly below the name of that individual
Please take the time to view the list of clerics identified by the Texas Bishops who have deemed “credibly accused” of abusing minors. If your perpetrator is on this list, contact law enforcement. You can also contact our law office for more information.
Confidentiality and Compassion
Tahira Khan Merritt P.L.L.C represents clients throughout Texas and the United States. She also co-counsels with attorneys as needed. When you are ready to discuss your legal options, you may also send us your information by completing our confidential form online at https://tkmlawfirm.com/contact-us/. Our clients also have access to our Victim Advocate , who is a survivor of childhood sexual abuse.
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