United States: Lawyer Laurie Sands featured on Partners for Women and Justice
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Riker Danzig Counsel Laurie Sands was introduced by Partners for Women and Justice for her volunteer work for PFWJ. An environmental lawyer, Laurie has volunteered for PFWJ since 2018, providing pro bono advice to victims of domestic violence. In PFWJ’s ‘Pro Bono Profile’, Laurie said: “Environmental law tends to be more science and fact based. Running in court as a victim’s lawyer is completely different. , the subject is much more personal and emotional. ”
In the profile, Laurie notes the challenges of representing victims of domestic violence, but recognizes the difference legal counsel makes. “You become very important to your client, someone they can lean on. Helping victims find safety is a rewarding job that is badly needed,” she said.
Riker Danzig, a longtime supporter of PFWJ, is proud of Laurie’s contributions to the justice and safety of victims of domestic violence. In addition to Laurie’s involvement, lawyer Anne Mohan is a member of the PFWJ board of directors and has also provided volunteer work at PFWJ, along with other lawyers from Riker Danzig.
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