Protecting All Creatures from Domestic Violence


Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 316, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

The Animal Legal Defense Fund’s Scott Heiser will analyze some of the common issues prosecutors confront when litigating animal cruelty cases motivated by domestic violence.  

About the speaker:

Scott Heiser is the Director of Animal Legal Defense Fund’s Criminal Justice Program and provides a full spectrum of services to law enforcement and prosecutors who investigate and litigate animal cruelty cases. 

A prosecutor for seventeen years, Heiser served the last eight of those as the elected district attorney in Benton County, Oregon. He has been president of the Oregon District Attorneys Association (ODAA) and a member of the Governor’s Drug and Violent Crime Advisory Committee. Scott Heiser received his JD from Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College.

This event is brought to you by SALDF McGill and the Sexual Assault Law Club. For more details, email saldfmcgill [at]