Laffey, Bucci & Kent founding attorney will advise child protection think tank

Brian KentPHILADELPHIA (February 2020) – Personal injury law firm Laffey, Bucci & Kent is proud to announce that founding attorney Brian Kent has been named to the board of directors of CHILD USA, a nonprofit think tank dedicated to protecting kids and preventing abuse.

As a former sex crimes unit prosecutor, Kent is a passionate advocate for justice for all crime victims. He has nearly 16 years of legal experience specializing in representing survivors of abuse, assault and exploitation. Kent has handled several high profile cases, including representing survivors of Jerry Sandusky, and survivors of abuse at the hands of Catholic priests. He also represented survivors of abuse by Judge William Bradley, a case that resulted in Bradley’s removal from the bench, disbarment and admission to the abuse as part of the settlement.

Active in national and local crime victim advocacy, Kent also serves as a board member of The National Crime Victim Bar Association. An affiliate and program of the National Center for Victims of Crime, the bar association is the nation’s only organization of attorneys and expert witnesses dedicated to helping victims of crime seek justice through the civil court system.

Kent received the 2019 National Center on Sexual Exploitation’s Civilian Leadership Award. He also has been named among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Pennsylvania since 2011 and among Pennsylvania Super Lawyers since 2010. He holds a bachelor’s degree from University of Delaware and a law degree and LLM in trial advocacy from Temple University’s Beasley School of Law.

Laffey, Bucci & Kent, LLP is a personal injury law firm representing individuals seriously injured due to the negligence of others. The firm represents people who have been catastrophically injured in construction accidents and at work, in auto accidents and as a result of defective products. The Philadelphia lawyers also have a long history of representing sexual assault, sexual abuse and crime victims in civil actions. For more information, go to