Staff

Eric Angel, Executive Director
Laura Bailey, Director of IT & Facilities
Matthew Boucher, Staff Attorney
Elena Bowers, Senior Staff Attorney *
Meridel Bulle-Vu, Supervising Attorney
Curt D. Campbell, Senior Staff Attorney
Dara Canchester, Legal Assistant/Paralegal *
Molly Catchen, Senior Staff Attorney
Alexis Christensen, Skadden Fellow ⚜
Eleni Christidis, Staff Attorney *°ˆΣ
Diana CruzSenior Intake Coordinator *
Gary Cunningham, Intake Coordinator
Kata de LimaLegal Assistant/Intake Specialist *
Nicole Dooley, Senior Staff Attorney
Caroline Fehr, Staff Attorney *
Jodi Feldman, Managing Attorney
Aida Fitzgerald, Senior Staff Attorney
Becca Gallahue, Legal Support Coordinator *
Blair L. Gilbert, Staff Attorney *☙
Emily Grose, Legal Assistant/Paralegal *
Drake Hagner, Supervising Attorney
Katherine Hays, Chief Operations Officer
Zack Hill, Senior Staff Attorney
Elsie Hillman-Gordon, Grants Manager
Mariah Hines, Sidley Austin Appellate Advocacy Fellow ⚜
Marcia Hollingsworth, Senior Staff Attorney
Shirley Horng, Senior Staff Attorney
Adam Jacobs, Project Coordinator
Kareine Johnson, Senior Staff Attorney °♦
Keerat Johnson, Staff Attorney
Christine Thomas Joseph, Staff Attorney
Jennifer Klein Joseph, Senior Staff Attorney *
Damon King, Director of Policy Advocacy
Amanda Korber, Supervising Attorney
Samantha Koshgarian, Senior Staff Attorney
Heather Latino, Deputy Legal Director
Jennifer Ngai LavalleeSupervising Attorney
Zenia LawsStaff Attorney
Chinh Q. Le, Legal Director
June Lee, Staff Attorney °
Jonathan Levy, Director, Barbara McDowell Appellate Advocacy Project
Karla Lora, Legal Assistant/Paralegal *
Faiza Majeed, Senior Staff Attorney ❀§
Catherine Masters, Development Assistant
Phillip McCarthy, Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Beth Mellen, Supervising Attorney
Gabriela Mendoza,Legal Assistant/Paralegal *
Jennifer Mezey, Deputy Legal Director
Renee C. Mims, Staff Attorney
Trisha Marlana Monroe, Supervising Attorney
Patricia Morrison, Accounting Manager
Emily Near, Case Manager
Thomas C. Papson,Volunteer Staff Attorney
Andrew Patterson, Senior Staff Attorney
Robert Pergament, Director of Development
Ellen Peterson, Staff Attorney
Julia Eve Preston, Senior Staff Attorney
Yoliara “Yoli” Ramos, Staff Attorney *
Rachel Rintelmann, Supervising Attorney
Satcha Robinson, Staff Attorney
Patricia Roulhac, Legal Secretary
Carolyn Rumer, Senior Staff Attorney *
Ashlei Schulz, Staff Attorney
Candis Scippio, Administrative Assistant
Chelsea Creo Sharon, Senior Staff Attorney *
Sylvia Soltis, Staff Attorney *
Jamie Sparano, Senior Staff Attorney
Becca Steinberg, Yale Public Interest Fellow
Jordan Stoner, Legal Assistant/Intake Specialist
Rucha Tandel, Operations/IT Associate
Thuy-Tu Tran, Deputy Director of Development
Stephanie Troyer, Supervising Attorney
José Vallejo-Jimenez, Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Amee Vora, Senior Staff Attorney ❃❀
Julia Ward, Staff Attorney
Charlene “Charlie” Whitman-BarrStaff Attorney
Nina WuSupervising Attorney ˆ
Mel Zahnd, Staff Attorney

LOANED ASSOCIATES

Henry Morris, Arnold & Porter
Matt Gander, Crowell & Moring
James Perry, Skadden

* 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 pursuant to D.C. Court of Appeals Rule 49(c)(9)(B) under the supervision of Legal Aid attorneys admitted to the D.C. Bar and in good standing.

⚜ Not admitted to practice law in any jurisdiction. Practicing law in the District of Columbia pursuant to D.C. Court of Appeals Rule 49(c)(9)(C) under the supervision of Legal Aid attorneys admitted to the D.C. Bar and in good standing.

✵ Not admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia and not engaged in the practice of law.

COVID-19 UPDATE:

We are open, but offices are closed to the public, please apply for services online or by the phone Estamos abierto, pero las oficinas están cerradas al público, por favor solicite los servicios en línea o por teléfono