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Jeanine Werner
Legal Projects Director, Casa de Esperanza


Jeanine has been an active member of the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence (CPEDV) and a Policy Co-chair for the North Region since the beginning. As a co-chair she has provided statewide leadership on public policy issues by promoting legislation and systems/procedural change in order to improve responsiveness to domestic violence. Jeanine is the Legal Projects Director at Casa de Esperanza and has been there for almost 20 years. She is part of the team that trains new staff, provides staff support, evaluation and supervision and is active in community events to raise awareness. She also provides direct client services by assisting with domestic violence restraining orders and limited immigration visas. Jeanine also facilitates Casa’s Empowerment Group and is a sign language interpreter.