The Hague Domestic Violence Project is located at Berkeley's Goldman School of Public Policy. It was previously located at the Universities of Minnesota and Washington. Our team is made up of experts and community based activists.
Sudha Shetty, Esq., is Assistant Dean for Global and Executive Programs at the Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley.
Jeffrey L. Edleson, Ph.D., is Dean and Professor in the School of Social Welfare at the University of California, Berkeley.
Jessica Ma is the Hague Domestic Violence Project Fellow.
Current Volunteer Professionals
Jessica S. Goldberg, Esq. is the former Hague Domestic Violence Project Attorney and currently serves as Project Advisor.
A special thank you to the International Action Network for Gender Equity & Law (IANGEL) for their continuous support over the years, and most recently for the fantastic work by IANGEL volunteers Diane Ollis and Reema Pangarkar.
Research Team (2006-2012)
Taryn Lindhorst, Ph.D., School of Social Work at the University of Washington.
Luz Lopez, Ph.D., Boston University School of Social Work.
Gita Mehrotra, Ph.D, University of Utah School of Social Work.
William Vesneski, Evaluation, Planning & Research Director, Paul G. Allen Family Foundation.
National Advisory Board (2006-2012)
Hon. Barbara Madsen, Chief Justice, Washington State Supreme Court
Hon. Ann Schindler, Judge, Washington Court of Appeals
Prof. Merle H. Weiner, Philip H. Knight Professor, University of Oregon School of Law
Chad Allred, J.D., Attorney-at-Law, Ellis, Li & McKinstry
Barbara Hart, J.D., Battered Women's Justice Project & University of Southern Maine
Paula Lucas, Founder/Executive Director, The American Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center
Sarah Ainsworth, J.D., Senior Legal & Legislative Counsel, Legal Voice, Seattle.
Roberta Valente, J.D., General Counsel, National Network to End Domestic Violence
Cari O'Brien, Esq., is a graduate of Macalester College and William Mitchell College of Law.
Carolyn Hansen, Esq., FindLaw, a Thomson Reuters business.
Larry Tweed, Esq., graduated from William Mitchell College of Law in 2002. Larry worked as an Attorney Editor for FindLaw, a Thomson Reuters business.
Mary Grams, Esq., FindLaw, a Thomson Reuters business.
Nick Gardner, Esq., FindLaw, a Thomson Reuters business.
Troy Lightfield, is the owner of Totem Web Solutions, a Minneapolis-based website design and search marketing firm.
Maria Magdalena Minvielle, LLM, FindLaw, a Thomson Reuters business.
Brendan Donckers, Esq., is an associate with Gendler & Mann.
Catherine Harris is a graduate of William Mitchell College of Law and was a student when she volunteered.
Jennifer Brennan was a student at William Mitchell College of Law when she volunteered.
Andrea Albright was a law student at William Mitchell College of Law when she volunteered.
Violet Odala, LLM, received her LLM from the University of Minnesota Law School.