Director of Legal Services
Nel-Sylvia "Nellie" Guzman is the managing attorney at The Safe Sisters Circle. She is a litigator who advocates for survivors of domestic violence in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. She currently handles domestic violence and family law cases. Prior to The Safe Sisters Circle, Nellie volunteered with a domestic violence nonprofit where she represented survivors in civil protection order hearings and custody matters, as well as, was a victim's rights advocate for survivors.
Nellie received her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and her B.A. in Political Science from West Virginia University. She is admitted to the District of Columbia bar.