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Read profiles of extraordinary people and groups recognized for their dedication and contributions to victims’ rights.

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    Intern Spotlight: Marion Huyot
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    NCVLI is pleased to present the New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence, Cyrus ‘Rus’ Rilee and Claudia J. Bayliff with the 2017 Crime Victim Partnership Award.
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    NCVLI Staff Profile: Bruce
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    NCVLI Staff Spotlight: Rebecca Khalil
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    NCVLI Staff Spotlight: Julie Hester
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    NCVLI Staff Spotlight: Amy Liu
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    NCVLI Staff Spotlight: Sarah LeClair
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    Voice for Justice Award Honoree: Gloria Needham
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    Voice For Justice Award Honoree: Senator Sara Gelser
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    NCVLI Staff Spotlight: Scott Flor
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    NCVLI Staff Spotlight: Terry Campos
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    Perkins & Company, Portland’s largest locally-based accounting firm, is a sponsor of NCVLI’s Voices for Justice Reception.
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    Intern Spotlight: Elise Pin
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    Intern Spotlight: Andy Hess
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    Intern Spotlight: Jared Bordere
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    Pro Bono Attorney: Elena Zoniadis
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    Dr. Jerry Yager is a Clinical Psychologist, currently in private practice, with more than 30 years of experience in the assessment and treatment of traumatized children and adolescents. He specializes in working with children and adolescents who exhibit self-destructive behavior and have severe mental illness such as clinical depression, bipolar mood disorder, post-traumatic distress disorder and psychosis. NCVLI is pleased to present Dr. Yager with the 2016 Crime Victim Partnership Award.
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    Valenda is a Senior Staff Attorney at Greater Boston Legal Services in Boston, Massachusetts, and founder of the nation’s first Relocation Counseling Project. Ms. Applegarth has represented victims of sexual and domestic violence and stalking for more than 20 years. She has trained extensively on victim relocation, privacy, child custody jurisdiction and other related legal issues throughout the U.S. for the past 10 years. NCVLI is pleased to present Valenda with the 2016 Gail Burns-Smith Excellent in Victim Services Award.
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    Mariam El-menshawi is the Director and Principal Attorney at McGeorge School of Law, Victims of Crime Resource Center in Sacramento, California. Mariam received her JD/MBA degrees from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.  Mariam has dedicated her career to helping victims of crime understand their rights and assisting them in navigating and enforcing their rights in the criminal justice system. NCVLI is proud to present Mariam with the 2016 Legal Advocacy Award.
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    Although based in Portland, Oregon, the law firm of Crew Janci LLP provides tenacious advocacy and expert advice for crime victims in civil cases in Oregon and around the country.  They are currently representing 25 victims of sexual abuse in Minnesota in cases against the Boy Scouts and 15 survivors of sexual abuse at the elite Pingry School in New Jersey. Click here to read more.
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    Intern Spotlight: Jessica Rhodes
  • Intern Spotlight: Scout Brobst

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    Pro Bono Spotlight: Sarah Einowski
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    Intern Spotlight: Pauliina Heikkonen visited from Finland to intern with NCVLi in the Winter of 2016.
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    Pro Bono Spotlight: Maloney Lauersdorf Reiner PC
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    Board Spotlight: Jennifer Storm
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    Board Spotlight: Lisa Zauner is an Audit Senior Manager at Perkins & Company.
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    Volunteer Attorney Spotlight: Carolyn Alexander
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    Pro Bono Attorney Spotlight: Randall Udelman