14 - Conversation with Ford Elsaesser

The podcast features a conversation on diocesan bankruptcies between ABI Executive Director Sam Gerdano and Ford Elsaesser, a senior partner of Elsaesser Jarzabek, et al. of Sandpoint, Idaho. Elsaesser, a former ABI president and chairman, represents the Association of Parishes in the Diocese of Spokane, Wash. To date, the diocese of Spokane, Wash., Tucson, Ariz., and Portland, Ore., have filed for bankruptcy in order to maintain operations while working out settlements to pay for the escalating costs of sexual abuse settlements.


Podcast Date: 
Friday, June 16, 2006