Arati Vasan

Arati Vasan is a Senior Managing Attorney at Family Violence Appellate Project (FVAP), where she manages the training, technical assistance and law student programs, and represents clients on appeal.  She has been attorney for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking since 2009.  Prior to joining FVAP Arati led the DV Family Law Project at API Legal Outreach.  Her work has focused on trauma-specific client representation, cultural responsiveness and language access services for survivors.  Arati was a co-chair of the San Francisco DV Consortium for three years.  With the SFPD Language Access Working Group, Arati helped develop protocols and training to improve law enforcement interactions with survivors of domestic violence.  Arati had her own family law practice and volunteered at Bay Area Legal Aid. She is a graduate of University of Minnesota School of Law.