Miami lawyer who represents rape victims now accused of committing one

MIAMI – A Miami lawyer who focuses on representing victims of sexual assault is now accused of raping a lady.

Adam Bair, 39, who describes himself as a “Private Harm & Sexual Assault Lawyer” on his web site, confronted a Miami-Dade decide Thursday morning on fees of sexual battery and false imprisonment.

In keeping with an arrest report, the 24-year-old sufferer advised Miami police that she went to Bair’s Edgewater condominium on July 20 below the assumption that he was “going to point out her a court docket case video,” however as an alternative, police allege he started to kiss and fondle her.

“The sufferer repeatedly pushed the defendant away telling him to cease and that she didn’t need something sexual with him,” the report states. “The sufferer then went to the restroom and when she returned, she discovered the defendant bare and stroking his penis.”

Police accuse Bair of pushing the lady onto his mattress, stating “now I’m the dominant one,” digitally penetrating the sufferer and performing oral intercourse on her earlier than forcing her to have intercourse.

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“All through the incident, the sufferer tried to push (Bair) away and pleaded for the defendant to cease whereas repeatedly stating she didn’t wish to have interaction in any sexual exercise,” the report states. “(Bair) replied ’you’ll thank me later’ to the sufferer.”

Police acknowledged that the sufferer began questioning Bair as to why he didn’t cease when she requested him to.

“The sufferer then tried to stand up from the mattress to go away, however (Bair) proceeded to push her again onto the mattress and acknowledged ‘you can’t go away. I need you to remain. I would like you to remain the evening,’” the report says. “The sufferer continued to aim to go away, however (Bair) continued pulling her again and stopping her from leaving a number of occasions. (He) lastly launched the sufferer below the assumption that he would see her once more.”

He advised a decide he’s a survivor of sexual abuse himself and mentioned it was an absolute shock when detectives visited him, saying the allegations had been all “lies.”

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On the “Sexual Assault” part of his web site, Bair calls sexual assault instances “deeply private.”

“As a survivor of childhood sexual assault, these instances are deeply private to me,” he wrote. “I do know firsthand what the therapeutic course of entails, which is why I struggle fiercely on behalf of my purchasers for the justice they deserve. My objective is to assist different survivors come again stronger than earlier than.”

Police arrested Bair Wednesday. He had been held on a $12,500 bond.

The Miami-Dade State Lawyer’s Workplace says it’s involved and disturbed by the fees and desires anybody who thinks they could have been a sufferer of Bair to name its sexual battery unit at 305-547-0119.

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