Pamela Cross

Pamela Cross
Community Research Associate

Pamela Cross is a feminist lawyer who works as a consultant in the area of women's equality, violence against women and the law. Her present work is primarily in the area of legal training and education. Working with Luke's Place Support and Resource Centre for Women, she leads the provincial training initiative for Family Court Support Workers. She is also a member of the teaching faculty with the National Judicial Institute and provides online legal training to community frontline workers with Springtide Resources. Pamela has just completed a project with the Law Commission of Ontario developing a framework for teaching about violence against women in law schools.


Cross, P. (2012). Towards a Centre of Excellence: A Think Tank Discussion about Violence against Women and Family Law. Luke's Place.

Cross, P. (2012). Violence Against Women and the Law: A Framework for Violence Against Women Curriculum in Ontario Law Schools. Law Commission of Ontario.

Cross, P. (2011). Justice Done: Crafting Opportunity from Adversity. Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic.

Cross, P. (2011). With the Disruptive Force of a Hand Grenade: Women's post-violence experiences of recent legal and process reforms in Ontario. Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic.

Cross, P. (2011). Who Do You Want to Sue? Confidentiality and community risk management. Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women and Children.

Cross, P. (2011). Paths to Justice:Navigating with the wandering lost: Providing access to justice in rural and linguistic minority communities in south east Ontario. Community Advocacy and Legal Centre.

Cross, P. (2009). Life Beyond Shelter: Towards Coordinated Public Policies for Women's Safety and Violence Prevention. YWCA Canada.