In NYC Victims of Gender Motivated Violence can bring civil suits until Mar. 31, 2025
Trauma Informed Law Practice
Our law office offers a safe, supportive setting for survivors of sexual violence, domestic and gender-based violence, and trafficking -- as well as sexual harassment and gender discrimination in the workplace--to pursue justice and compensation for the harm they have endured.
We are deeply committed advocates for our clients experiencing family crises, separation, and child custody disputes.
We prioritize our clients' healing and comfort level, and facilitate a survivor-centric legal process in the pursuit of justice. Our approach is driven by our clients' experiences.
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 the remediation of those wrongs.
We represent survivors of:
Police Abuse of Authority-Excessive Force
We also guide clients through:
Orders of Protection
Our expertise includes:
Employment Contract Disputes
Sexual Assault Litigation
Defamation and Defamation Defense
Sexual Harassment Training
Child Custody Agreements and Trials
Divorce and Separation Agreements
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, and gender violence, and her zealous work on behalf of immigrants, unaccompanied minors, detainees, and incarcerated persons.
Patricia represents parties in domestic violence, race discrimination. sex trafficking, and police abuse matters,.
Her decades-long commitment to fighting sexual violence is informed by her prior service in law enforcement focused on sex crimes investigations. She also brings her background as a speaker and leader with national women's rights organizations; at U.S. borders; on the ground as an activist in her community, and in 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.