Tag: Joseph M. Ploeckl

Fr. Joseph M. Ploeckl – Diocese of Syracuse

Father Joseph M. Ploeckl

Diocese of SyracuseJoseph M. Ploeckl

Ordained: Unknown

Dead: 1995

Assignment History:

  • 1970s: St. Mary (Utica, NY)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Joseph M. Ploeckl:

The Diocese of Syracuse filed for bankruptcy on June 19, 2020, due to over 40 child sex abuse lawsuits that keep surfacing. Among the names listed was Fr. Joseph M. Ploeckl of Utica, NY. Fr. Ploeckl was accused of sexually abusing a minor from approximately 1970 to 1971 at St. Mary in Utica, NY. Fr. Ploeckl died in 1995, 25 years before allegations surfaced.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Diocese of Syracuse in New York.  The Diocese of Syracuse filed for federal bankruptcy protection in June 2020.  Anyone sexually abused by a priest or employee of the Diocese of Syracuse may be entitled to file a claim against the Diocese in these bankruptcy proceedings, but very strict filing deadlines apply.  Most victims of abuse in the Diocese of Syracuse will never be able to take any legal action if they miss this bankruptcy filing deadline, so it is important that you contact us immediately to discuss your potential case.  Our lawyers have decades of experience representing survivors of clergy sexual abuse in New York and nationwide. We can help. 

Contact us at (888) 283-9922 or adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.