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Friday, May 10 • 10:15am - 11:45am
Setting the Standard(s): Best Practices for Supervision of Domestic & Sexual Violence

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e will give EJC attendees a "sneak peek" at our brand new product, a DOJ-OVW funded best practices guide for supervision of DSV attorneys both staff and volunteer. Through an engaging discussion we will work through the intersectional themes and suggestions of the best practices guide. We will share common examples and strategies for success and transformative leadership for multigenerational staff and volunteer attorneys working with vulnerable and traumatized clients.

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Alicia L. Aiken, JD

Principal & Director, Danu Center for Strategic Advocacy & Confidentiality Institute
Alicia Aiken has dedicated 25 years to working within the public and non-profit sectors to further social justice for people living in poverty and surviving violence. Alicia brings a deep understanding of the legal and social services non-profit sector, having spent 15 years as a... Read More →

Vivian Huelgo

Chief Counsel, ABA Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence
Vivian Huelgo joined the American Bar Association Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence as Chief Counsel in 2010. Under her leadership, the Commission has expanded its reach and solidified its mission to increase access to justice for victims of domestic & sexual violence by mobilizing... Read More →

Jamie Perez

Safe and Stable Families Project Director, Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation
Jamie is the director of the Safe and Stable Families Project, which includes the Domestic Violence, Family Law, and Guardian ad Litem programs. Jamie currently serves as a member of the Fulton County Family Violence Task Force. Prior to joining AVLF, Jamie practiced family law at... Read More →
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Susheela Varky

Director, Center for Family Advocacy; Staff Attorney, Domestic and Sexual Violence, Virginia Poverty Law Center
Susheela Varky has been involved in the public interest arena for over 29 years. In DC, she gained national and local experience in housing and women's issues at organizations such as McAuley Institute, The National Housing Trust and Women Empowered Against Violence. In 1998, she... Read More →

Matt Wilkins

Alaska Native Justice Center

Friday May 10, 2019 10:15am - 11:45am EDT
Marriott Ballroom Salon 9