Rebecca (Becca) Gallahue
M.S.W., University of Pennsylvania
B.A., summa cum laude, The College of William & Mary
Rebecca (Becca) Gallahue is a Project Coordinator for the Housing Law Unit and the Reentry Justice Project. She helps manage Legal Aid’s housing-related projects, including the Landlord Tenant Court-Based Legal Services Project and the Housing Right to Counsel Project. She facilitates coordination and collaboration among partner organizations and pro bono participants in an effort to increase tenants’ access to counsel, prevent unnecessary evictions, and preserve affordable housing. In addition, she provides general support to the Housing Law Unit. As Project Coordinator for the Reentry Justice Project, she helps to manage the administrative components of the project, including assisting clients with gathering the documents they need as part of the records sealing process.
Becca initially joined Legal Aid as staff member in July 2014. As a Legal Assistant/Paralegal, she provided support to attorneys in the Housing Law Unit. From April 2017 to July 2018, she was a Senior Legal Assistant/Paralegal in the Housing Law Unit. In this role, she provided administrative support to all of Legal Aid’s units and managed paralegal work flow. She returned to Legal Aid in June 2020 as a Legal Support Coordinator, where she served as a team lead for the Housing Law Unit non-attorney staff. During the summer of 2013, she was an undergraduate intern with Legal Aid’s Intake Unit.
Becca graduated from the College of William & Mary in May 2014 with a B.A. in Sociology and Hispanic Studies. After leaving Legal Aid in July 2018, Becca attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice to pursue an M.S.W. She earned an Ann Nolan Reese Penn Aging Certificate in Geriatric Social Work and a Certificate of Organizational Management from The Wharton School. While at Penn, she interned at a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center, a medically-tailored meal provider, and an inpatient hospice unit. She returned to Legal Aid upon graduation. Becca is proficient in Spanish.