Rocky Mountain Victim Law Center is a Colorado nonprofit organization
providing free legal assistance to victims of violent crime to help enforce
their rights under the Victims’ Rights Act.
RMvlc’s staff spends considerable time with clients and encourages open, ongoing communication to ensure victims’ individual needs and priorities are being met. Rocky Mountain Victim Law Center works to ensure the criminal justice system treats victims with fairness, dignity, and respect by advocating on behalf of victims while working with law enforcement, prosecutors, and the courts to encourage meaningful interactions between victims and the criminal justice system.
RMvlc’s staff conducts trainings and educational presentations to victim advocates, service providers, prosecutors, judges, law enforcement officers, and others regarding the legal center as well as the enforcement of crime victims' rights. RMvlc presents on a variety of topics, including Colorado and Federal Victims' Rights Acts; enforcing victims’ rights; the impact of trauma and related behavior; and vicarious trauma.
Please contact RMvlc if you would like to learn more about trainings and presentations.
Kelly Dixon is an attorney who has been working in the anti-violence and victims’ rights fields for over 15 years. She began her legal career with the National Judicial Education Program as a Research and Project Attorney working on issues related to sexual assault. In 2005, she became a Prosecutor in Colorado's 18th Judicial District and served in their Arapahoe and Douglas offices for two and a half years. Kelly then spent four and a half years working for the American Samoa Attorney General's Office where she served as a Felony Prosecutor, Intake Attorney, and ultimately as the Chief Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division. Kelly became the Legal Director for the Rocky Mountain Victim Law Center in October 2012 and served in that capacity for two years before relocating to the east coast where she served as a Project Attorney for Legal Momentum. Kelly recently returned to RMvlc to serve as Interim Legal Director.
Kris Roads joined RMvlc’s Board of Directors in June 2015. Kris earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration majoring in Finance and Marketing from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI in 2007. Kris currently serves as the Operations Finance Manager for MillerCoors and is the Career Enrichment Chair for the MillerCoors BREW (Building Relationships and Empowering Women) Employee Resource Group. BREW partners with The Family Tree in Colorado through employee volunteering and donations. The Family Tree provides innovative, life-changing services designed to end child abuse, domestic violence and homelessness. Kris has been with MillerCoors since 2011 holding several Corporate Finance & Accounting roles. She also tutored at-risk youth through a MillerCoors sponsored program. Previously Kris worked in Finance & Accounting at Brady Corporation in Milwaukee.
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