Focus Areas: Violence
Paul Griffin is the Legal Director of Child Justice, Inc. He has been a litigator for over 20 years and has successfully litigated and consulted on hundreds of cases involving allegations of domestic violence and child-physical and sexual abuse. He also conducts training seminars for other attorneys in this specialized area. Paul recently received a gubernatorial appointment and is a member of a state-wide task force whose mission is to study child-custody court proceedings involving child abuse or domestic violence allegations and to make recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly regarding changes to Maryland’s current child-custody process.
Child Justice is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in Silver Spring and Baltimore, Maryland. It provides pro bono legal services in child-custody cases to protective, non-offending parents who are often victims of violence, too. These parents generally have limited or no financial resources and face steep challenges when they seek protection for themselves and their children.