Deborah A. Ausburn, Partner
Taylor English Duma LLP
Debbie Ausburn has worked with youth-serving organizations for more than 30 years, as a foster parent, social worker, volunteer, criminal prosecutor, and civil litigation attorney. Her practice focuses on defending those organizations, including day care centers, youth camps, mentoring organizations, and private schools. She has volunteered with and defended organizations throughout the United States in matters ranging from minor physical injuries to claims of sexual abuse of children in the organization’s care.
Nadeem Bezar, Partner
Kline & Specter, PC
Nadeem A. Bezar, a partner at Kline & Specter, PC, has won scores of million-dollar-plus verdicts and settlements in medical malpractice cases and litigation in which he represents abused children. Bezar has won verdicts of $11 million, $5.35 million and $4.5 million and many more substantial settlements against foster care and child placement agencies. He also filed the first civil lawsuits under Pennsylvania’s human trafficking statute against motel owners and operators. Bezar earned his undergraduate degree from Bates College, a master’s degree in engineering from the University of Massachusetts and his law degree from the Temple University Beasley School of Law. He teaches law at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School. Bezar is an eight-time marathon runner.