Lawyers often must handle emotionally taxing matters. Sexual assault and/or child sexual abuse litigation are challenging for the lawyer because the subject matter is often the trauma the client has suffered. Trauma-Informed legal advocacy by Texas lawyer Cornelia Brandfield-Harvey draws on her years of experience in this area to share some wisdom.

Her advice is thoughtful and compassionate. Any lawyer who works with individual clients would be well served to read this post. It might assist you in identifying someone as a trauma victim who might not clearly present themselves as one.