Claire Harwell – Attorney, activist
is a national trainer for police, prosecutors, medical providers, civil attorneys, judges, and counselors. She developed a sexual assault victim services training curriculum and a volunteer advocate training curriculum for use in the United States Air Force worldwide. She has trained attorneys across the nation under a grant from the Department of Justice to the Victim’s Rights Law Center in Boston, where she served as the national trainer for the technical assistance provider to attorneys representing victims of sexual assault under the Civil Legal Assistance to Victims Grant. She was formerly the division director for the New Mexico Attorney General’s Violence Against Women Office. While practicing in New Mexico, she prosecuted a variety of high profile violent offenses and conducted extensive training for law enforcement, medical providers, civil attorneys, counselors, and prosecutors, on a variety of topics.