Legal Staff by Practice Area

Eric AngelExecutive Director
Chinh Q. LeLegal Director

Housing Law Unit

Maggie DonahueSupervising Attorney *
Beth Mellen HarrisonSupervising Attorney
Heather Latino, Supervising Attorney
Rachel Rintelmann, Supervising Attorney
Elena Bowers, Staff Attorney *
Shavannie Braham, Staff Attorney
Eleni Christidis, Staff Attorney *°ˆΣ‡
Molly Catchen, Staff Attorney
Blair L. Gilbert, Staff Attorney *☙
Keerat Johnson, Staff Attorney
Amanda Korber, Staff Attorney
Samantha Koshgarian, Staff Attorney
Faiza Majeed, Staff Attorney ❀§
Mel Zahnd, Staff Attorney
Neesa Sethi, Senior Project Attorney
Alicia Skeeter, Case Manager
Lindsay Grier, Legal Assistant/Paralegal *
Rebecca Harris, Legal Assistant/Paralegal *
Karla Talley, Legal Assistant/Paralegal 

Public Benefits Law Unit

Jennifer Mezey, Supervising Attorney
Nina Wu, Supervising Attorney ˆ
Andrew Patterson, Senior Staff Attorney
Curt D. Campbell, Staff Attorney
Aida Fitzgerald, 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
Ashley McDowellSenior Staff Attorney
Oluwemimo (Wemi) T. PetersSenior Staff Attorney
Julia Eve Preston, Senior Staff Attorney
June Lee, Staff Attorney °
Jamie Sparano, Staff Attorney
Amee Vora, Staff Attorney❃❀
Stephanie Westman, Staff Attorney *
Emily Grose, 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 *
Phillip McCarthy, Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Other Legal Projects and Programs

Jodi FeldmanManaging Attorney
Jeannine GómezSenior Staff Attorney, Immigrants’ Rights Legal Services Project 
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
Sylvia Soltis, Staff Attorney, Pro Bono Program *
Gary CunninghamIntake Coordinator

Loaned Associates

Jay Z. Leff, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Drake Morgan, Crowell & Moring LLP
Zorba Leslie, Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Michael Alonso, 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
❀ Proficient or Fluent in Hindi.
§ Fluent in Urdu.
❃ 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).