Legal Staff by Practice Area

Eric AngelExecutive Director
Chinh Q. LeLegal Director

Housing Law Unit

Beth Mellen HarrisonSupervising Attorney
Heather Latino, Supervising Attorney
Rachel Rintelmann, Supervising Attorney
Maggie DonahueSenior Staff Attorney *
Elena Bowers, Staff Attorney *
Shavannie Braham, Staff Attorney
Eleni Christidis, Staff Attorney *°ˆΣ‡
Molly Catchen, Staff Attorney
Blair L. Gilbert, Staff Attorney *☙
Evan HenleyStaff Attorney
Amanda Korber, Staff Attorney
Samantha Koshgarian, Staff Attorney
Rebecca (Becca) Gallahue, Senior Legal Assistant/Paralegal *
Lindsay Grier, Legal Assistant/Paralegal *

Public Benefits Law Unit

Jennifer Mezey, Supervising Attorney
Drake HagnerSenior Staff Attorney
Andrew Patterson, Senior Staff Attorney
Nina Wu, Senior Staff Attorney ˆ
Curt D. Campbell, Staff Attorney
Harmony Loube Jones, Staff Attorney
Chelsea Creo Sharon, Staff Attorney *
Carolyn Rumer, Equal Justice Works Fellow Sponsored by Latham & Watkins LLP
Lisa Meehan, Legal Assistant/Paralegal *

Domestic Violence/Family Law Unit

Meridel Bulle-VuSupervising Attorney
Trisha MonroeSupervising Attorney 
Stephanie TroyerSupervising Attorney
Jeannine GómezSenior Staff Attorney 
Ashley McDowellSenior Staff Attorney
Oluwemimo (Wemi) T. PetersSenior Staff Attorney
Julia Eve Preston, Staff Attorney
Jamie Sparano, Staff Attorney
Amee Vora, Staff Attorney❃❀
Joy Levin Welan. 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 *

Other Legal Projects and Programs

Jodi FeldmanManaging Attorney
Kareine Johnson, Staff Attorney, Intake and Volunteer Programs °♦‡
Damon King, Senior Policy Advocate
Jonathan Levy, Director, Barbara McDowell Appellate Advocacy Project
David Carpman, Sidley Austin Appellate Advocacy Fellow
Neesa Sethi, Staff Attorney, Pro Bono Program
Gary CunninghamIntake Coordinator

Loaned Associates

Preston Smith, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Danielle Rowan, Crowell & Moring LLP
Arwa BenOmran, Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Zahir Rahman, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

* Proficient or fluent in Spanish.
◊ Fluent in Portuguese.
° Proficient or Fluent in French.
ˆ Proficient in Mandarin.
Σ Proficient in Greek
❀ Fluent in Hindi.
❃ Proficient in Gujarati.
♦ Fluent in Haitian Creole.
☙ Proficient in Tongan.

‡ 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).