Founder and President of Coalition for Family Justice
Ms Getz was educated privately in Sweden and France. After her baccalaureate, she embarked in studies to become a diplomat. She studied law at Lund University, and continued on an American Foreign Student Fellowship to study Inter-American Affairs, Spanish and Portuguese, concluding her studies in Georgetown’ s School of Foreign Service in Washington, DC. Ms. Getz has also studied medicine at the Royal Danish Academy.
Monica Getz is founder and President of Coalition for Family Justice, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit service and organization to help children and families resolve family conflicts, and the National Coalition for Family Justice. Ms. Getz is an internationally recognized expert on addiction and she has lectured and trained physicians, judges and corporations all over the world.
She founded Swedish Council of Alcoholism and Other Addictions (SCAA) which became the catalyst for the creation of AA-based treatment centers. She is also a member of the National Board of Directors of the Domestic Violence Hotline.
Ms. Getz has devoted her lifelong interest in addictions and cutting edge solutions for families affected by addictions, eventually including her interest in the law and its responsibility to families.