Good news for sexual violence survivors on college campuses: On May 15, 2017, Governor Kate Brown signed HB 2972 into law! We previously blogged about this legislation in March 2017, after Graves & Swanson LLC partner Jacqueline Swanson offered testimony in support of this bill. The new law prohibits universities and other institutions of higher education in Oregon from using the threat or imposition of student discipline or other sanctions to influence a sexual assault, dome
Jacqueline K. Swanson appeared before the Oregon House and Senate Judiciary Committees on March 22-23, 2017 to testify in support of several laws relating to sexual assault victims’ rights. On March 22, 2017, Graves & Swanson LLC attorney Jacqueline Swanson and advocate Brenda Tracy appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee to testify in support of Senate Bills 795, SB 960 and SB 884. SB 795 would require a law enforcement officer or medical/hospital provider to contact
We are excited to welcome Nina to the firm as a legal assistant. Nina has worked extensively in real estate and in support of survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Nina brings a personal passion and individualized approach to assisting clients that we value here at Graves & Swanson.
Nina is currently studying for the LSATs and considering going to law school to work in family law or in sexual assault matters.
Please take a moment to welcome her to the firm when you