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Areas of Practice

Sexual Assault Victims’ Rights

Our Sexual Assault Victims’ Rights team possesses extensive experience with the criminal justice system, civil court system and litigation, victim’s advocacy, working with victims and their therapeutic teams, and handling all aspects of public and media relations when applicable. As former criminal prosecutors and current criminal and civil litigators, our team has successfully handled complex and difficult cases and jury trials. Our team provides compassionate representation and zealously advocates for and protects survivors of sexual assault.

We have strong relationships with prosecutors, judges, law enforcement, the media, and support organizations which allow us to best advise survivors on how to strategically handle their cases and ensure they are protected, and that justice is served. It is important to note that all sexual assault survivors have a statutory right to have their identities remain confidential in both criminal and civil settings. Our experienced team zealously protects that right.

Our team provides representation for all stages of both criminal and civil investigations and lawsuits:

  • Criminal Investigations
  • Police interviews
  • General advice on what to expect in a criminal or civil investigation
  • Protecting victim’s rights under the Constitution pursuant to Marsy’s Law * during the criminal investigation and court proceedings
  • Media relations when applicable, such as in cases involving public figures or other prominent members of the community
  • Supporting and representing testimony in criminal trials pursuant to Marsy’s Law*
  • Representing in civil lawsuits through trial, verdict, and collection of civil recovery
*Marsy’s Law in California provides for a victims’ Bill of Rights
https://oag.ca.gov/victimservices/content/bill_of_rights

Sexual Assault Victims’ Rights

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Traci L. Carrillo

Ms. Carrillo's practice includes Family Law and Criminal Defense. She successfully uses her background as a prosecutor and trial attorney to achieve excellent results on behalf of her clients. Ms. Carrillo's Criminal Defense practice includes every subject matter from driving under the influence to murder. Her Family Law practice includes divorce, custody, support and domestic violence related issues.
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Nicole M. Jaffee

Ms. Jaffee represents clients in all areas of civil litigation, including personal injury, landlord tenant, real property, employment and general business disputes. Ms. Jaffee represents those being sued as well as those who have filed a lawsuit. She represents individuals, families and businesses.