Elder Abuse

Date: Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Time: 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: University Club, University of Redlands, 1231 Colton Avenue
Speaker: Tristan Svare, Deputy District Attorney, Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse Prosecution

Hi all:   On February 12, we will be welcoming our local expert Tristan Svare, who will be updating us on the current state of the issue of Elder Abuse in San Bernardino County. 

Tristan Svare is an expert in elder abuse prosecutions, presenting trainings to state and local prosecutors, police and sheriff’s departments, medical, financial, and social services providers and agencies across California and across the nation.

Tristan Svare is a Deputy District Attorney from the Elder & Dependent Adult Abuse Prosecution Family Violence Unit in the San Bernardino County District Attorney's Office in California.

 Tristan joined the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office in 1996. He began working in the High Desert area, prosecuting all manner of misdemeanor and felony cases before specializing in domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse cases.  For the past ten years he has prosecuted cases of elder and dependent adult abuse - including assault, theft, abuse, neglect, sexual assault, embezzlement, and murder. In October 2005, Tristan became a Lead Deputy District Attorney for the Office’s Family Violence Unit, where he coordinated the efforts of a team of child abuse, sexual assault, domestic violence and elder abuse prosecutors. He continues as a senior Deputy District Attorney, address prosecution of elder abuse and abuse of persons with disabilities while also addressing policy and training issues in this area.




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