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Eve Sheedy

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Eve Sheedy

Deputy City Attorney/Director of Domestic Violence Policy
Los Angeles City Attorney's Office


Eve Sheedy is a deputy city attorney and the domestic violence legislative and policyadviser for the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office. She has been active in domestic violence issues since the mid ‘80s and has worked to pass laws creating and insuring the rights ofvictims. She also conducts training on domestic violence‐related issues throughout the state. Sojourn Services of Santa Monica gave her its Sheila James Kuehl Award for Commitment to Battered Women and their Children in October 2003. Before joining the City Attorney's Office, Ms. Sheedy worked in civil litigation, focusing on First Amendment issues, as well as criminal prosecution and criminal defense. She is an elected member of the board of the Statewide Domestic Violence Coalition (CPEDV), where she serves as the public policy liaison, and co‐chair of the County Domestic Violence Council Committee on Systems Improvement. She also chairs the legislative committee of Los Angeles' Domestic Violence Task Force and the policy committee of the Greater Los Angeles Violence Prevention Coalition. Ms. Sheedy graduated from Haverford College and received her law degree from Boston University School of Law.

200 North Main Street, 5th Floor
Los Angeles  California  90012
United States
Office Phone: 
(213) 978-8060


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