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Jo Anne Bernal To Be Presented With The 2012 La Mujer Obrera Award
El Paso County Attorney Jo Anne Bernal has been named one of the three recipients of the 2012 "La Mujer Obrera Award" for her advocacy work to fight domestic violence in El Paso County. The awards recognize local community leaders that fight...
El Paso County Attorney To Offer Services to Northeast Residents
On Friday, December 2, 2011, El Paso County Attorney Jo Anne Bernal will hold an Open House for its new office in Northeast El Paso. The opening of this new office is part of a plan by County Attorney Jo Anne Bernal to provide free services at locations...
El Paso County Attorney And District Attorney Unveil New Initiative Against Domestic/Dating Violence
Program includes videos, materials and presentations to be offered to local high schools On Friday, February 11, 2011, El Paso County Attorney Jo Anne Bernal and District Attorney Jaime Esparza unveiled a bold new initiative to reduce domestic and dating...
El Paso County Approves The Creation Of First Protective Order
Today 65 th District Court Judge Yahara Lisa Gutierrez announced the creation of El Paso's first Protective Order Court dedicated exclusively to deal with victims of domestic violence. Judge Gutierrez received a $93,000 grant from the Office of the...
UTEP Expert Joins District Judges to Address the Impact of Juarez Violence on El Paso’s Domestic Abuse Cases
During the last couple of months, the Family Violence Unit of the El Paso County Attorney's Office has been helping an increasing number of victims who have been threatened with being taken to Ciudad Juarez to be killed by their spouses. The restless...