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Sara Bresnick Tennen is the Executive Director of the DC Volunteer Lawyers Project, a legal services organization in Washington, DC that provides free legal representation to low income domestic violence victims and at-risk children. Sara oversees the entire programmatic, operations, and development functions of DCVLP, ensuring ongoing programmatic excellence, rigorous evaluation, and consistent quality of finance and administration, fundraising, and communications. She started her legal career as a prosecutor with Maricopa County Attorney’s Office in Arizona, where she prosecuted sex crimes against children. Sara later practiced family law in Arizona, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. Sara has represented hundreds of domestic violence victims and has served as a court appointed guardian ad litem on behalf of numerous children in DC Superior Court. Ms. Tennen serves on numerous committees and task-forces in DC Superior Court alongside judges and other practitioners. She has extensive litigation experience questioning experts, dealing with foundational issues in trial, and interviewing children, both inside and outside the courtroom. Ms. Tennen, a trained mediator and forensic interviewer, earned a law degree and a Master’s degree in Social Work from Case Western Reserve University and a B.A. in Psychology and Women’s Studies from the University of Rochester.