Judge Rules In Favor of Susan O’Leary in Public Records Case

By | Civil Rights Advocacy

October 25, 2018 | Los Alamos Daily Post Carol A. Clark District Court Judge Stephen T. Pacheco has ruled in favor of Los Alamos County Councilor Susan O’Leary in the suit brought forth by former Los Alamos resident Patrick Brenner and his mother Lisa Brenner seeking release of O’Leary’s private emails sent and received May 15, 2017. Attorney Kate Ferlic of…

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Egolf representing Susan Popovich’s estate in the wrongful death lawsuit

By | Uncategorized

October 19, 2018 | Albuquerque Journal Brian Egolf is representing Susan Popovich’s estate in a wrongful death lawsuit against Monarch Stone Company, truck driver Rudy Maestas and his company DRM Trucking. Popovich was tragically killed in an automobile accident in August 2017 when Maestes ran a red light on 285 near Eldorado and crashed his semi into Popovich’s silver Mazda….

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Ferlic files sexual harassment lawsuit against Miners’ Colfax

By | Employment Law

August 31, 2018  Albuquerque Journal Represented by Kate Ferlic, Gail Stoecker has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Miners’ Colfax Medical Center and the board of trustees of the Miners’ Hospital of New Mexico. According to the Albuquerque Journal the lawsuit states, “both parties of violating the New Mexico Human Rights Act and also of negligence.” “Gail is a very brave…

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Ferlic Represents 295 Navajo Nation members suing EPA over Gold King Mine spill

By | Civil Litigation, Uncategorized

August 11, 2018 | Albuquerque Journal Kate Ferlic is representing 295 Navajo Nation ranchers and farmers suing the Environmental Protective Agency over the 2015 Gold King Mine spill that released over 3 million gallons of toxic waste water and 352 tons of heavy metals into the Animas and San Juan Rivers.  The Navajo Nation members were severely economically impacted due…

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Former APS Employee Files Whistleblower Lawsuit

By | Employment Law

May 10, 2018   Albuquerque Journal Kate Ferlic filed a whistleblower lawsuit on behalf of former Albuquerque Public Schools employee Antonio Montano. During his employment as a groundskeeper he was instructed multiple times to illegally dump chemicals into a drainage ditch near The Pit, University of New Mexico’s sports arena. When Montano refused to depose of hazardous chemicals into the ditch,…

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APS to pay Don Moya $800,000 in whistleblower case

By | Administrative Law

January 18, 2018  Albuquerque Journal After a lengthy court process, Albuquerque Public Schools settles the Don Moya whistlerblower case with a payout of $800,000 to Moya. Kate Ferlic, Moya’s attorney, along with an APS representative, released a matching statement which said, “Both parties are happy to put the events of 2015 behind them and are moving forward in a positive direction.”…

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Martinez seeks reinstatement as Wagon Mound Superintendent

By | Employment Law

July 27, 2017 Santa Fe New Mexican In a complaint filed by Attorney Kate Ferlic, former Wagon Mound superintendent, Sheryl McNellis-Martinez, is requesting reinstatement after being fired six months into her board approved three year contract. The complaint also states the newly elected board violated the New Mexico Open Meetings act by placing McNellis-Martinez on administrative leave before announcing to the…

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Kate Ferlic sues on behalf of victims of sexual abuse

By | Civil Litigation

August 10, 2017  Santa Fe New Mexican Kate Ferlic, on behalf of her clients, filed lawsuit against private tutor Joel Abraham and principal of Secondary Learning Center, Antony Berzack. The suit claims Abraham had sexual relations with a 14 year old student he was tutoring, as well as making inappropriate sexual comments to another student. Ferlic accuses Berzack of knowing…

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