John was retained as an expert witness in the case State vs. Theil (C329725) regarding grooming and delayed disclosure.
On February 16th, 2021 Supreme Court State of Nevada ruling No. 78839 affirms expert (Mr. John Pacult, LCSW) testimony regarding grooming and delayed disclosure in trial and conviction of State vs. Theil (C329725). He was found Guilty – life in prison – convicted on all felony counts.
John was retained as an expert witness in the case Blackburn vs. State of Nevada.
The Nevada Supreme Court ruling in Blackburn vs. State of Nevada filed February 14, 2013. John Pacult was correct in his use of clinical judgment as a part of the risk assessment process and affirmed Mr. Blackburn’s conviction.
John was part of a PBS Channel 10 one hour documentary about Human sex Trafficking.
The documentary aired on January 27, 2015 and was streamed on-line January 28, 2015.
The documentary discussed sex offender/pimp dynamics and the impact to the victims.
John has been recently featured in several news stories on Fox 5 and Channel 8 news as well as being featured on the front page of the Las Vegas Review Journal on May 26, 2017 for the series "Broken Trust".
The Broken Trust series detailed the lack of training CCSD teachers have received in order to prevent educator sexual abuse of students.
John is also a consultant for Trinity International Schools and is helping them revamp their policies and procedures. John is providing training for their teachers and staff. He also serves as their Coordinator of Educator Sexual Abuse Prevention (CESAP) to provide Trinity International students, parents, and teachers an off-site reporting option of any concerns related to teacher/student misconduct.
John will be an on-site presence on their campus as well.