Legal Staff by Practice Area

Eric AngelExecutive Director
Chinh Q. LeLegal Director

Housing Law Unit

Beth Mellen HarrisonSupervising Attorney
Rachel Rintelmann, Supervising Attorney
Laurie Ball Cooper
Senior Staff Attorney *†
Maggie DonahueSenior Staff Attorney *
Jason Alston, Law Clerk
Elena Bowers, Staff Attorney *
Shavannie Braham, Staff Attorney
L. Elizabeth Floyd, Staff Attorney * ° ~
Evan HenleyStaff Attorney
Amanda Korber, Staff Attorney
Samantha Koshgarian, Staff Attorney
Rebecca (Becca) Gallahue, Legal Assistant/Paralegal *

Public Benefits Law Unit

Jennifer Mezey, Supervising Attorney
Curt D. Campbell, Staff Attorney
Joyce Gwadz, Volunteer Staff Attorney
Drake HagnerSenior Staff Attorney
Andrew PattersonSenior Staff Attorney
Carolyn Rumer, Equal Justice Works Fellow Sponsored by Latham & Watkins LLP
Chelsea Creo Sharon, Staff Attorney *
Hannah Weinberger-Divack, Staff Attorney
Nina WuSenior Staff Attorney ˆ
Taylor Morris, Legal Assistant/Paralegal * °

Domestic Violence/Family Law Unit

Tianna GibbsSupervising Attorney
Trisha MonroeSupervising Attorney 
Stephanie TroyerSupervising Attorney
Meridel Bulle-VuSenior Staff Attorney
Jeannine GómezSenior Staff Attorney 
Ashley McDowellSenior Staff Attorney
Oluwemimo (Wemi) T. PetersStaff Attorney
Jamie Sparano, Staff Attorney
Amee Vora, Staff Attorney❃❀
Stephanie Westman, Staff Attorney *
Jennifer Kelso, Legal Assistant/Paralegal *

Consumer Law Unit

Jennifer Ngai Lavallee, Supervising Attorney
Shirley HorngSenior Staff Attorney
Zack Hill, Staff Attorney
Jennifer Klein Joseph, Staff Attorney *
Thomas C. Papson, Volunteer Staff Attorney
Stacy Santin, Staff Attorney *
Taylor Morris, Legal Assistant/Paralegal * °

Other Legal Projects and Programs

Jodi FeldmanSupervising Attorney, Pro Bono and Training Programs
Jonathan Levy, Director, Barbara McDowell Appellate Advocacy Project
Lucy Newton, Supervising Attorney, Intake Program and Community Offices
Neesa Sethi, Staff Attorney, Pro Bono Program
Nataly Cruz-Castillo, Legal Assitant/Intake Coordinator *
Gary CunninghamIntake Coordinator

Loaned Associates

Kevin O’Doherty, Arnold & Porter LLP
Nathiya Nagendra, Crowell & Moring LLP
Nick Silverman, Steptoe & Johnson LLP
John Coghlan, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

* Proficient or fluent in Spanish.
◊ Fluent in Portuguese.
† Fluent in Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian.
° Proficient or Fluent in French.
ˆ Proficient in Mandarin.
~ Proficient in Russian.
❀ Fluent in Hindi.
❃ Proficient in Gujarati.

‡ Not yet admitted to the Bar of the District of Columbia, but admitted to practice law in another jurisdiction. Practicing law in the District of Columbia under the supervision of Legal Aid attorneys barred in the District of Columbia pursuant to D.C. Court of Appeals Rule 49(c)(9)(B).