All posts tagged: rights of domestic violence victims

NOVA, Michelle S Cruz, Advisory Board

Attorney Michelle S. Cruz Appointed to New Position with NOVA

Championing Dignity and Compassion for those harmed by Crime and Crisis The above mission statement of National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA) is something that is within the fabric of Attorney Michelle S. Cruz. Her 20 year career has been victim oriented and diverse, most recently establishing her private law practice since leaving her office of State Victim Advocate in Connecticut. It’s with great honor that Michelle Cruz has accepted the request from NOVA to participate as an Advisory Board Member/Trainer in NOVA’s first National Victim Assistance Distance Learning Training Academy.   “This exciting training program will meet all of the National Advocate Credentialing Program (NACP) guidelines for core victim advocacy training.   Advocates in attendance will have the unique opportunity to receive 40 hours of specialized training from nationally-recognized, seasoned Victim Advocates in live, virtual classrooms with other new Victim Advocates.”   Founded in 1975, NOVA is the oldest national victim assistance organization of its type in the United States as the recognized leader in this noble cause. NOVA is a private, non-profit, 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Michelle S. …

Attorney Michelle S. Cruz, ImaginePublicity

Michelle S. Cruz Talks to Dr. Laurie Roth About Rights of Domestic Violence Victims

Join Dr. Laurie Roth weekdays at 7-10pm Pacific, 10pm-1am Eastern Listen LIVE or to the Archive: As the nation is in the midst of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, those who work for the rights of those victims do it every month. As most victims of domestic violence can relay, the journey through the court system is confusing, painful and often a series of re-victimizations for one going through the traumatic experience. Attorney Michelle S. Cruz has walked many a victim through the process, insuring that their rights are upheld in court, and using her influence to gain even further protection for those rights. As the former State Victim Advocate in Connecticut, Cruz has been vocal on many issues concerning victims’ rights and has years of experience as a prosecuting attorney working with high risk domestic violence cases. She’s testified to create new legislation that will continue to protect the rights of victims of all crime. During the second hour of The Roth Show, Michelle Cruz and Dr. Laurie Roth will discuss the issues of …