Navigating the civil court system can be challenging and retraumatizing for survivors of sexual assault and abuse. Understanding how to communicate and support survivors while building relationships built on trust and respect is crucial for our lawyers and something we are always examining so that we can provide a safe space for survivors to tell their stories.
Recently, the Hammerco team had the opportunity to come together with credentialed Victim Advocate (NACP), certified trauma professional, and founder of the MTMV Community Support Network Lauren Weingarten. The MTMV Community Support Network is one of the first online-based support communities established for survivors and supporters of survivors. Lauren’s workshop focused on best practices for the Hammerco team when it comes to supporting our clients (and also supporting ourselves).
Throughout the session, we explored important topics including:
Examining how we can best support survivors is central to our civil sexual assault practice. We aim to provide a safe space for survivors to get answers to their questions and explore their legal options.
To learn more about how we support survivors of sexual assault and abuse to pursue justice, contact us for a free consultation.
Hammerco Lawyers is partnering with Toronto law firm KND Complex Litigation on a potential class action lawsuit against GoTo Technologies USA, Inc. and related companies.
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Join us in congratulating Alexia Majidi on becoming Hammerco Lawyers’ newest partner.