It hasn't been a good couple of months for Larry Stukenholtz, a former Mater Dei High choir director whom the school canned in the late 1990s for carrying on a relationship with a student. In October, his victim was part of a $6.685 million settlement that the Catholic Diocese of Orange reached with four girls molested by diocesan employees. Stukeholtz also lost his job as a music teacher at St. Louis Community College after its Board of Trustees unanimously voted to boot the bum out.
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Now comes word that Stukeholtz failed in his attempt to have his victim pay for the legal costs associated with the October settlement. In a two-page ruling, Orange County Superior Court Judge Gail Andler wrote Stukenholtz filed his case too late for her consideration. No pithy joke here: we're just too disgusted at a creep who dares make a young woman pay for his lawyer bills after getting fired twice for his pawing.