Suzanne McCormick

Suzanne McCormick is the founder and Executive Director of ICWC. Suzanne graduated from the University of Oregon School of Law in 1997. Since law school she has been dedicated to providing legal services to at risk youth and victims of domestic violence. Suzanne worked as a Staff Attorney at Public Counsel Law Center in Los Angeles. While at Public Counsel, she represented clients in probate guardianship, Violence Against Women Act, and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status cases. She was the Project Coordinator for the Guardianship Volunteer Program, a pro per clinic at the Los Angeles central district courthouse, which assists unrepresented litigants. In 2002, Suzanne co-authored Abandon Probate Court for Abandoned Children: Combining Probate Guardianship of the Person and Dependency into one Stronger, Fairer Children’s Court in the Spring 2003 Southern California Review of Law and Women’s Studies. In 2004, Suzanne founded the Immigration Center for Women and Children. Through her work, Suzanne identified a need in the community for a legal service agency that provided services on a sliding scale fee system. Suzanne has established ICWC as one of the leading legal service agencies in California that provide immigration options for victims. Suzanne is active in many immigration and child advocacy groups in California and nationwide. Email Suzanne at suzanne@icwclaw.org.

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