Carmen Murillo Stevens
Carmen has worked in the victim/survivor advocacy field for fourteen years. She currently serves as an Immigration Paralegal with the Justice and Mercy Legal Aid Center, where she provides immigration legal assistance to survivors of crime.
Before moving to Denver, she worked as a Department of Justice Accredited Representative/Immigrant Advocate with the San Luis Valley Immigrant Resource Center, where she provided representation and immigration legal assistance to victims and survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and other crimes. She has also worked as a bilingual victim advocate and crisis hotline coordinator for Tu Casa, Inc. a dual domestic violence/sexual assault agency. For the last nine years she has dedicated her career in working with immigrant survivors; being an immigrant from Mexico herself, she can empathize with her clients’ immigration experience.
Carmen has served on national and statewide boards, task forces, and committees focused on sexual assault, domestic violence, and community wellness. In 2016, she received the Visionary Voice Award from the National Sexual Violence Resource Center as part of CCASA’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Carmen lives in Denver with her husband and two daughters.