Our team of attorneys and investigators brings over six decades of combined expertise in all facets of Title IX training and investigation. Our team also includes an expert in trauma-informed forensic interviewing. Together they have participated in hundreds of investigations through both Van Dermyden Maddux Law Corporation and Public Interest Investigations, Inc.

MEET THE T9 TEAM

Barbara Dalton

Barbara Dalton is vice president of Public Interest Investigations, Inc. (PII), a Los Angeles-based legal investigations firm that has served public-sector employers, educational institutions, corporations, and the legal community since 1984.

Dr. Brenda Ingram

Dr. Brenda Ingram is a licensed clinical social worker who has over 30 years of working in the mental health and education fields specializing in trauma and cultural competence.

Deborah Maddux

Deborah Maddux is a Shareholder at Van Dermyden Maddux Law Corporation. She is licensed to practice law in the State of California. She is also a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources, as well as a certified EEOC investigator, and is trained in conducting Trauma Informed Forensic interviews.

Liz Paris

Liz Paris is a Senior Associate Attorney with Van Dermyden Maddux. She is licensed to practice law in the State of California, and is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).

Keith Rohman

Keith Rohman is the founder and president of Public Interest Investigations, Inc., in Los Angeles, a legal investigations firm that has served educational institutions, public-sector employers, corporations, and the legal community since 1984.

Sue Ann Van Dermyden

Sue Ann Van Dermyden is a Shareholder at Van Dermyden Maddux Law Corporation. She is a licensed California attorney, licensed Private Investigator and certified EEOC investigator. After years as a litigator in state and federal courts, Sue Ann’s practice now focuses on neutral employment work. She spends her time conducting workplace and Title IX campus investigations on complex matters.

Cathleen Watkins

Cathleen Watkins is a Senior Investigator who has worked for the past 20 years as part of the investigative team at Public Interest Investigations, Inc. (PII), in Los Angeles. Her caseload has focused on conducting third-party investigations into workplace complaints of sexual harassment, sexual assault, discrimination, and retaliation for a range of employers, including corporations, governmental entities, and educational institutions.

Dr. Chris Wilson

Dr. Chris Wilson is a licensed psychologist from Portland, Oregon. For the past twenty years he’s worked with victims and survivors of trauma. He currently runs Being Trauma Informed (BTI), an organization dedicated to making the science of trauma accessible to all. Prior to starting BTI, Dr. Wilson had a private practice conducting evaluations, psychotherapy, and providing training, with a focus on domestic violence and sexual assault.

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