Kline & Specter
Nadeem Bezar is currently a partner at Kline & Specter where he uses his over 20 years of litigation experience to tackle cases of medical negligence, catastrophic personal injury, and cases involving child abuse and human trafficking, sexual assault and Title IX violations on college and university campuses.
In March of 2017, Mr. Bezar filed the first civil lawsuit under Pennsylvania’s 2014 human trafficking statute against a Philadelphia motel owner and operator on behalf of a teenage girl who was forced to perform sexual acts with men over a nearly two-year period. Mr. Bezar is no stranger to taking on cases involving child-victims of abuse and is a passionate advocate for all of his clients.
Mr. Bezar’s background has garnered him a reputation as the region’s preeminent legal expert in matters concerning child and sexual abuse, including infractions by foster services, placement agencies and area institutions. His accomplishments have also earned him recognition as among the best attorneys in Pennsylvania by independent rating services, including Super Lawyers for 12 straight years (2006-2017) and in the latest edition of Best Lawyers in America.
Mr. Bezar is on the Board of Directors of the Juvenile Law Center, that nation’s oldest non-profit law firm for children, and the Temple Law Alumni Association. He has been on the board of directors and advisory councils of a number of other professional organizations, including the Philadelphia Bar Association, the Philadelphia South Asian Bar Association, the South Asian Bar Association of North America (past president), the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, and the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association. He has served as co-chair for the Philadelphia Bar Association Medical Legal Committee. In July 2016, Mr. Bezar was named by Philadelphia Mayor James Kenney to be a member of the Commission on Asian American Affairs. Mr. Bezar is also active in the community as a member of Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent and a volunteer for Ronald McDonald House.