Evelyn is a solo practitioner with a wealth of experience including work as a prosecuting attorney and a defender of parents in child protective custody cases. Evelyn draws upon her U.S. Peace Corps experience as well as her New York street smarts to work for you. She offers common sense direction and straight forward advice to her clients.
Evelyn's background includes training and volunteer work in Sexual Assault Victim Witness Advocacy and Crisis Line Suicide Intervention as well as leadership in the field of Public Health addressing Minority Health issues in California. As a law student, Evelyn spent time in London England studying International Human Rights Law and successfully incorporates these principles in her legal arguments.
Evelyn's philosophy: "The law is always about fairness. My job is to understand my client and his or her unique situation and develop a strategy that will inform the court and other parties of why a certain outcome is the correct legal choice. Negotiation is always the preferred method of dealing with a legal crisis, and the fact that I am willing and able to take a matter to trial is the backbone of any successful negotiation. I am a trial attorney. Getting a fair trial is a right firmly rooted in our Constitution."
Evelyn assists parents and De Facto parents in California Child Protective Services cases. She assists families in child custody litigation in Family Law Court in Sacramento County. Her criminal defense practice is focused on first offenders accused in felony and misdemeanor complaints in Sacramento and Yolo Counties.
Whether you think you may need a lawyer, or you know you need one, Evelyn Cox will help you define your legal needs and evaluate what you can afford. Evelyn works to develop Limited Scope Representations in Family Law cases and has successfully coached many clients to represent themselves if that is what best suits their situation.