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Trauma Informed Justice involves creating safety and support for crime victims and survivors of sexual violence, domestic and gender-based violence, and other criminal acts, while working to achieve justice and win compensation for the harm they have endured.
We prioritize our clients' healing and comfort level, and facilitate a survivor-centric legal process in the pursuit of justice.
We represent survivors of:
Police Abuse of Authority-Excessive Force
We also bring civil cases for:
And represent immigrants:
Special Immigrant Juvenile Status
DACA and Marriage Based
Our clients' well-being is our highest priority. We are in this to give voice to the harms and indignities they have endured, and to fight for justice and remediation of those wrongs.
Our expertise includes:
Litigating Civil Lawsuits
Victim Advocacy in Criminal Matters
Patricia Pastor is the principal and founding member of the Law Office of Patricia M. Pastor, PLLC. Patricia is known for her impassioned, trauma-informed advocacy and representation of survivors of rape, sexual assault, sexual harassment, domestic violence, human trafficking, gender violence, race discrimination. and police abuse, and her passionate work on behalf of immigrants, unaccompanied minors, detainees, and incarcerated persons,
Her decades-long commitment to fighting sexual violence is informed by her prior service in law enforcement where she was recruited by sex crimes investigators focused on child sexual abuse cases. She also brings her work as a speaker and leader with national women's rights organizations, at immigrant borders, on the ground as an activist in her community, and on the streets of Washington DC.
Patricia has won high-figure settlements for survivors of sexual assault and is deeply dedicated to the wellbeing of her clients and the successful resolution of their cases.