Administrative Staff
Robert Bertisch, Esq., Executive Director
Michael Spillane, Director of Finance & Administration
Noelle Smith, Administrative and Grants Coordinator
Harreen Bertisch, Director of Development
Michelle Gale, Development Associate
Neil Birch, Special Events Assistant
Harry Wolin, Chief Financial Officer
Shane Ramsaroop, Senior Accountant
Steve Enright, Staff Accountant
Kevin Trembley, Staff Accountant
Robin D’Amato, Fiscal Assistant
Pat James, Senior Legal Secretary
Janie Chavez, Receptionist/Intake Specialist
Mara Andrade, Receptionist/Intake Specialist


 Children’s Healthcare Advocacy Project
Sandra Powery Moses, Supervising Attorney
Jerry Leakey, Staff Attorney
Ana Perez Prince, Paralegal

 Education Advocacy Project
Melissa Duncan, Supervising Attorney
Erin Cantelmo, Staff Attorney
Danielle Capitini, Staff Attorney
Erica Sonn, Staff Attorney
Deborah Berger, Education Advocate
Lisa Santos, Paralegal

 Foster Children’s Project
James Walsh, Supervising Attorney
John Walsh, Supervising Attorney
Jorge Anton, Staff Attorney
Sarah Cohen, Staff Attorney
Jennifer Gardner, Staff Attorney
Amy Genet, Staff Attorney
Kirsten Herndon, Staff Attorney
Elaine Martens, Staff Attorney
Kelly Moore-Bertisch, Staff Attorney
Tim Stevens, Staff Attorney
Cassandra Ward, Staff Attorney
Lindsay Watkins, Staff Attorney
Maisa Wells, Staff Attorney
Lesley Bartick, Social Work Clinical Supervisor
Lara Cunningham, Permanency Planner
Kelly Easton, Social Worker
Nicole Schoepf, Social Worker
Keisha Carter, Paralegal
Marine Figueroa, Paralegal
Jennifer Miller, Paralegal
Jessica Singer, Paralegal
Ebonie Taylor, Paralegal
Anna Veguez, Paralegal
Rachel Ware, Paralegal
Scott Easton, Admin/Facilities
Ben Willis, Database Specialist/IT Support

 Juvenile Advocacy Project
James Walsh, Supervising Attorney
John Walsh, Supervising Attorney
Andrew Batog, Staff Attorney
Kristen Flynn, Staff Attorney
Drew Hanley, Staff Attorney
Sloan Patterson, Staff Attorney
Nazli Sonmez Matt, Staff Attorney
Amber McMichael, Staff Attorney
Angie Brafford, Paralegal
Tara Riddell, Paralegal
Natalie Rivera, Case Worker
Ashley Scher, Case Worker

 Project DULCE
Sandra Powery Moses, Staff Attorney
Lesley Bartick, Social Work Clinical Supervisor
Krystine Fuster, Family Specialist
Deneisha Watson, Family Specialist
Jeanne Heaton, Data Entry Specialist

 Relative Caregivers Project
Judith Migdal-Mack, Supervising Attorney
Lanice Peterson, Paralegal


 Domestic Violence Project
Kathryn Oleksy, Supervising Attorney
Bianca Gentile, Staff Attorney
Blake Hanley, Staff Attorney
Ramona Hupp, Staff Attorney
Danitza Morales, Staff Attorney
Jane Morin, Staff Attorney
Ileana Russo, Staff Attorney
Alison St. John, Paralegal

 Family Law Project
Ross Baer, Supervising Attorney
Jennifer Rothman, Paralegal
Amy Severson, Paralegal


 Elder Law Project
Tequisha Myles, Supervising Attorney
Vanessa Arrieta, Staff Attorney
Iris Collins-Cruz, Staff Attorney
Jeffery Jones, Staff Attorney
Melva Rozier, Staff Attorney
Yolanda Castro, Paralegal
Katie Dominguez, Paralegal
Pearlie Moore, Paralegal
Miriam Perez, Paralegal
Carol Walsh, Paralegal

 Public Guardianship Project
Rena Taylor, Supervising Attorney
Libby Spillane, Paralegal
Ana Hurtado, Paralegal
Rabin Armogan, Social Worker
Diane Charette, Case Worker
Penny Maitner, Case Worker
Kathy Morakis, Social Worker
Stephanie Lewis, Financial Manager
Christina Bruno, Fiscal Assistant


Medical Legal Partnership Project
Sandra Powery Moses, Supervising Attorney
Joy Diaz Graf, Staff Attorney
Christina Powery, Paralegal
Jessica Pierre, Legal Assistant

 Ryan White Legal Project
Sandra Powery Moses, Supervising Attorney
Kristina Rowe, Staff Attorney
Jerald Washington, Staff Attorney
Laura Rivera, Paralegal


 Consumer Advocacy Unit
Tequisha Myles, Supervising Attorney
Rachel Bentley, Staff Attorney
Sol Couto, Paralegal

 Fair Housing Project
Tequisha Myles, Supervising Attorney
Eneami Bestman, Staff Attorney
Joe Grant, Staff Attorney
Silvia Ibrahim, Staff Attorney
Denita Jones, Staff Attorney
Ayn Lee Sing, Staff Attorney
DaVatrice Lindsey, Staff Attorney
Amy Pettway, Staff Attorney
Jerry Roden, Staff Attorney
Mario Aguilar, Testing Coordinator/Investigator
Connie Dawson, Legal Assistant
Carmen Draper, Paralegal
David Hart, Legal Assistant
Ayesha Henry, Fiscal Specialist
Tatiana Pumphrey, Paralegal
Carlton Smith, Fair Housing Advocate
Brianna Veguez, Paralegal
Susan Walsh, Paralegal

 Guardian Advocacy Project
Rena Taylor, Supervising Attorney
Jessica Kelson, Case Worker
Stephanie Lewis, Financial Manager
Libby Spillane, Paralegal
Ana Hurdato, Paralegal

 Immigrant Advocacy Project
Shane O’Meara, Supervising Attorney
Paula Carvajal, Staff Attorney
Maryam Kassaee, Staff Attorney
Sue-Ellen Kenny, Staff Attorney
Jessica Pierre, Legal Assistant

 Wage Dispute Project/Community ID Program
Vanessa Coe, Supervising Attorney
Angelia Patterson, Staff Attorney
Miriam Jarrett, Paralegal


 Low Income Taxpayer Clinic
Michael Bacigalupi, Staff Attorney
Rick Collier, Taxpayer Advocate

 Non-Profit Legal Assistance Project
Vanessa Coe, In-House Counsel
Ana Casey, Human Resources Generalist

 Pro Bono Project
Kimberly Rommel-Enright, Supervising Attorney
Steven Spaulding, Pro Bono Coordinator
Ana Perez Prince, Intake Specialist/Screener

Dick Abedon, Esq.
Dick Kleid, Esq.
Lawrence Moncrief, J.D.
Georgina Oroso, Esq.
Michael Stern, Esq.

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