Presentation: Advocating for Survivors of Domestic Violence
On Tuesday, October 15th, I will be presenting on behalf of the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office for a 1.5 hour CLE Seminar on "Advocating for Survivors of Domestic Violence."
The topic presented includes:
Advocating for your client when they are a survivor of domestic violence requires special skills and knowledge to ensure their needs are being met with zealousness and compassion. Our panel of experts will present on best practices, whom to contact, how to navigate resources, filing TROs, and ethical responsibilities for attorneys when victims and abusers come to their office.
This topic is presented by: The Women in Law & Government Attorneys Sections of the CMBA; The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland; the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office; and the Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center (DVCAC).
Some faculty members who will also be presenting include:
Jeanette Pellot-Ayala, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office
Alexandria M. Ruden, The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland
Megan Gergen, Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center (DVCAC)
Moderator: Mallory Rohr, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
This past year, Richard Bell was the Chair of the Government Lawyers Section of the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Bar Association, he will present a practical approach for litigating Domestic Violence cases, best practices and ethical responsibilities for attorneys.