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Our Staff

  • Camille Abate

    Camille Abate

    Advanced Felony Attorney, CDP
  • Dinah Adames-Ortiz

    Dinah Adames-Ortiz

    Parent Advocate
  • John Adelman

    John Adelman

    Attorney, CDP
  • Bunmi Adeseun

    Bunmi Adeseun

    Attorney, CDP
  • Skylar Albertson

    Skylar Albertson

    Assistant to the Executive Director
  • Brian Arthur

    Brian Arthur

    Attorney, CDP
  • Perla Baez

    Perla Baez

    Team Administrator
  • Keith Baumann

    Keith Baumann

    Team Leader and Supervisor, FDP
  • Holly Beck

    Holly Beck

    Attorney, FDP
  • Caitlin Becker

    Caitlin Becker

    Social Worker
  • Steven Benathen

    Steven Benathen

    Attorney, CDP
  • Genia Blaser

    Genia Blaser

    Immigration Attorney
  • Michael Bloch

    Michael Bloch

    Attorney, CDP
  • Josephine Blount

    Josephine Blount

    Investigator
  • Charity Brady

    Charity Brady

    Attorney, CDP
  • Natalie Brocklebank

    Natalie Brocklebank

    Attorney, CDP
  • Jennifer Bronson

    Jennifer Bronson

    Social Worker, FDP
  • Ashley Burrell

    Ashley Burrell

    Law Graduate, CDP
  • Kamau Butcher

    Kamau Butcher

    Policy Organizer
  • Yessica Caceras

    Yessica Caceras

    Team Administrator
  • Randolph Carr

    Randolph Carr

    Investigator
  • Sarah Cassel

    Sarah Cassel

    Community Intake Advocate
  • Cheyne Castroni

    Cheyne Castroni

    Social Worker
  • Stacy Charland

    Stacy Charland

    Attorney, CDP
  • Patrick Clark

    Patrick Clark

    Attorney, FDP
  • Ilona Coleman

    Ilona Coleman

    Attorney, CDP
  • Scott Constantine

    Scott Constantine

    Managing Director, FDP
  • Ana Cordero

    Ana Cordero

    Maintenance Worker
  • Sarah Cremer

    Sarah Cremer

    Social Worker, FDP
  • Yolanda Cruz

    Yolanda Cruz

    Fiscal Officer
  • Shannon Cumberbatch

    Shannon Cumberbatch

    Attorney, CDP
  • Tenisha Cummings

    Tenisha Cummings

    Attorney, FDP
  • Anne Dean

    Anne Dean

    Attorney, CDP
  • Sarah Deri-Oshiro

    Sarah Deri-Oshiro

    Immigration Attorney
  • Chastity Diaz

    Chastity Diaz

    Receptionist
  • Matt Diaz

    Matt Diaz

    Intake Coordinator
  • Colby Dillon

    Colby Dillon

    Law Graduate, CDP
  • Maria Dilonex

    Maria Dilonex

    Receptionist
  • Christa Douaihy

    Christa Douaihy

    Team Leader and Attorney, CAP
  • Graham Dumas

    Graham Dumas

    Attorney, CAP
  • Kathryn Dyer

    Kathryn Dyer

    Training Team Supervisor, CDP
  • Charlene Edmonds

    Charlene Edmonds

    Team Administrator
  • Elizabeth Eisenberg

    Elizabeth Eisenberg

    Attorney, CDP
  • Lauren Elfant

    Lauren Elfant

    Supervising Attorney, FDP
  • Daniel Ellman

    Daniel Ellman

    Attorney, CDP
  • Ziara Escalera

    Ziara Escalera

    Office Manager
  • Bardia Eshgi

    Bardia Eshgi

    Attorney, CDP
  • Dominique Fenton

    Dominique Fenton

    Investigator
  • Lindsay Ferguson

    Lindsay Ferguson

    Social Worker
  • Ruben Fernandez

    Ruben Fernandez

    Attorney, CDP
  • Mara Fleder

    Mara Fleder

    Attorney, FDP
  • John Fox

    John Fox

    Social Worker, CDP
  • Jennifer Friedman

    Jennifer Friedman

    Director of Immigration Advocacy
  • Amy Gallicchio

    Amy Gallicchio

    Team Leader & Supervisor, CDP
  • Emily Galvin

    Emily Galvin

    Attorney, CDP
  • Eddie Garcia

    Eddie Garcia

    Legal Assistant
  • Janet Gibson

    Janet Gibson

    Arraignment Clerk
  • Conor Gleason

    Conor Gleason

    Immigration Attorney
  • Ben Goldstein

    Ben Goldstein

    Attorney, CDP
  • Fausta Gonzalez

    Fausta Gonzalez

    Team Administrator
  • Rebecca Greenberg

    Rebecca Greenberg

    Supervising Attorney, CAP
  • Basima Hafiz

    Basima Hafiz

    Attorney, CDP
  • Phillip Hamilton

    Phillip Hamilton

    Attorney, CDP
  • Ruth Hamilton

    Ruth Hamilton

    Attorney, CDP
  • Lauren Harris

    Lauren Harris

    Social Worker
  • Steven Hasty

    Steven Hasty

    Attorney, CAP
  • Amelia Hays

    Amelia Hays

    Development and Communications Associate
  • Jessica Horan-Block

    Jessica Horan-Block

    Attorney, FDP
  • Leah Horowitz

    Leah Horowitz

    Attorney, CDP
  • Camilla Hsu

    Camilla Hsu

    Attorney, CDP
  • Joanna Ingalls

    Joanna Ingalls

    Attorney, CDP
  • Patrice Ingham

    Patrice Ingham

    Investigator
  • Jeremy Isard

    Jeremy Isard

    Investigator
  • Pamela Itzkowitch

    Pamela Itzkowitch

    Attorney, CDP
  • Mia Jackson

    Mia Jackson

    Law Graduate, CDP
  • Patrice James

    Patrice James

    Attorney, CDP
  • Keston Jones

    Keston Jones

    Parent Advocate
  • Milinda Kakani

    Milinda Kakani

    Supervisor, FDP
  • Max Kampfner

    Max Kampfner

    Law Graduate, CDP
  • Jeremy Kaplan-Lyman

    Jeremy Kaplan-Lyman

    Liman Fellow, CAP
  • Elizabeth Keeney

    Elizabeth Keeney

    Social Worker Supervisor
  • Shane Kelly

    Shane Kelly

    Attorney, CDP
  • Jim Keniff

    Jim Keniff

    Supervisor, FDP
  • Stacey Kennard

    Stacey Kennard

    Attorney, CDP
  • Emma Ketteringham

    Emma Ketteringham

    Managing Director, FDP
  • Philippe Knab

    Philippe Knab

    Attorney, CDP
  • Sarah Knight

    Sarah Knight

    Social Worker, CDP
  • George Kottas

    George Kottas

    Training Team Supervisor, FDP
  • Molly Kovel

    Molly Kovel

    Legal Director, CAP
  • Vichal Kumar

    Vichal Kumar

    Attorney, CAP
  • Eric Kushman

    Eric Kushman

    Attorney, FDP
  • Lorraine Landrau

    Lorraine Landrau

    Receptionist
  • Brittany Larson

    Brittany Larson

    Social Worker, CDP
  • Christian Lassiter

    Christian Lassiter

    Training Team Supervisor, CDP
  • Desiree Lassiter

    Desiree Lassiter

    Attorney, CDP
  • Jacob Lemon-Strauss

    Jacob Lemon-Strauss

    Attorney, CDP
  • Marne Lenox

    Marne Lenox

    Attorney, CDP
  • Carlotta Lepingwell

    Carlotta Lepingwell

    Attorney, CDP
  • Sylvie Levine

    Sylvie Levine

    Attorney, CDP
  • Zoe Levine

    Zoe Levine

    Immigration Attorney
  • Asher Levinthal

    Asher Levinthal

    Attorney, FDP
  • Scott Levy

    Scott Levy

    Director, Fundamental Fairness Project
  • Titus Levy

    Titus Levy

    Investigator
  • Ariel Linet

    Ariel Linet

    Attorney, CAP
  • Carl Lipscombe

    Carl Lipscombe

    Law Graduate, CDP
  • Daniel Loehr

    Daniel Loehr

    Investigator
  • Stephanie Lopez

    Stephanie Lopez

    Attorney, CAP
  • Mark Loudon-Brown

    Mark Loudon-Brown

    Supervisor, CDP
  • Sarah Lustbader

    Sarah Lustbader

    Attorney, CDP
  • Phoebe Lytle

    Phoebe Lytle

    Legal Advocate
  • Melissa Madan

    Melissa Madan

    Parent Advocate
  • Tyler Malusby

    Tyler Malusby

    Staff Attorney, CDP
  • Robyn Mar

    Robyn Mar

    Director of Early Advocacy
  • Amreeta Mathai

    Amreeta Mathai

    Attorney, CAP
  • Ann Matthews

    Ann Matthews

    Team Leader & Supervisor, CDP
  • Karen Maxim

    Karen Maxim

    Attorney, CAP
  • Edward McGowan

    Edward McGowan

    Team Leader and Supervisor, CDP
  • Avery McNeil

    Avery McNeil

    Attorney, CDP
  • Marika Meis

    Marika Meis

    Legal Director
  • MaryAnne Mendenhall

    MaryAnne Mendenhall

    Supervisor, FDP
  • Erin Miles

    Erin Miles

    Attorney, FDP
  • John Miles

    John Miles

    Controller
  • David Miranda

    David Miranda

    Attorney, CDP
  • Helen Montalvan

    Helen Montalvan

    Parent Advocate
  • Patricia Moon

    Patricia Moon

    Attorney, FDP
  • Kate Moore

    Kate Moore

    Attorney, FDP
  • Lindsey Moore

    Lindsey Moore

    Parent Advocate
  • Jodi Morales-Vargas

    Jodi Morales-Vargas

    Supervisor, CDP
  • Kate Murdock

    Kate Murdock

    Attorney, CDP
  • Ryan Napoli

    Ryan Napoli

    Team Leader and Supervising Attorney, FDP
  • Annie Nisenson

    Annie Nisenson

    Legal Advocate
  • Sofia Nivar

    Sofia Nivar

    Social Worker
  • Jenay Nurse

    Jenay Nurse

    Attorney, CDP
  • Adeola Ogunkeyede

    Adeola Ogunkeyede

    Supervising Attorney, CDP
  • Justine Olderman

    Justine Olderman

    Managing Director, CDP
  • Michael Oppenheimer

    Michael Oppenheimer

    Team Leader & Supervisor, CDP
  • Helmis Ortega

    Helmis Ortega

    Team Administrator
  • Liza Oveido

    Liza Oveido

    Team Administrator
  • Rebecca Oyama

    Rebecca Oyama

    Attorney, FDP
  • Defne Ozgediz

    Defne Ozgediz

    Attorney, CDP
  • Thomas Palatucci

    Thomas Palatucci

    Chief Operating Officer
  • Gigi Parris

    Gigi Parris

    Attorney, FDP
  • Jackie Pearce

    Jackie Pearce

    Immigration Attorney
  • Jesus Perez

    Jesus Perez

    Managing Director, IT & Evaluation
  • Angelo Petrigh

    Angelo Petrigh

    Attorney, CDP
  • Annie Pineda

    Annie Pineda

    Pro Bono Attorney
  • Ariel Powell

    Ariel Powell

    Public Benefits Advisor
  • Clara Presler

    Clara Presler

    Attorney, FDP
  • Emily Prokesch

    Emily Prokesch

    Attorney, CDP
  • Jane Pucher

    Jane Pucher

    Attorney, CDP
  • Insha Rahman

    Insha Rahman

    Attorney, CDP
  • Runa Rajagopal

    Runa Rajagopal

    Team Leader & Supervisor, Civil Action Practice
  • Kumar Rao

    Kumar Rao

    Director of Strategic Initiatives
  • Alex Rhodd

    Alex Rhodd

    Data Analyst
  • Seann Riley

    Seann Riley

    Deputy Director; Training Team Leader
  • Alexandra Rockoff

    Alexandra Rockoff

    Legal Advocate
  • Agnes Rodriguez

    Agnes Rodriguez

    Arraignment Clerk
  • Orlando Rodriguez

    Orlando Rodriguez

    Attorney, CDP
  • Zoe Root

    Zoe Root

    Attorney, CDP
  • Kate Rubin

    Kate Rubin

    Managing Director, CAP
  • Brianne Ryer

    Brianne Ryer

    Attorney, FDP
  • Jeremiah Rygus

    Jeremiah Rygus

    Law Graduate, CDP
  • Tanya Sadlowski

    Tanya Sadlowski

    Social Worker
  • Jennifer Salcedo

    Jennifer Salcedo

    Arraignment Clerk
  • Kristina Saleh

    Kristina Saleh

    Attorney, CDP
  • Velvet Sanchez

    Velvet Sanchez

    Recruiting & Hiring Associate
  • Jairo Santana

    Jairo Santana

    IT Analyst
  • Lourdes Santiago

    Lourdes Santiago

    Human Resources Manager
  • Erin Schechter

    Erin Schechter

    Training Team Supervisor, FDP
  • Molly Schindler

    Molly Schindler

    Attorney, CDP
  • Mark Sedlander

    Mark Sedlander

    Attorney, CDP
  • Jenny Semmel

    Jenny Semmel

    Attorney, CDP
  • Briana Serra

    Briana Serra

    Attorney, CDP
  • Mohamed Sheriff

    Mohamed Sheriff

    Legal Advocate
  • Adam Shoop

    Adam Shoop

    Attorney, CAP
  • Alex Sierck

    Alex Sierck

    Director, The Center for Holistic Defense
  • Scott Simpson

    Scott Simpson

    Supervisor, CDP
  • Amalea Smirniotopoulos

    Amalea Smirniotopoulos

    Attorney, CDP
  • Karen Smolar

    Karen Smolar

    Trial Chief
  • Jheimy Soto

    Jheimy Soto

    Investigator
  • Fallon Speaker

    Fallon Speaker

    Law Graduate, CDP
  • Alexandra St. Charles

    Alexandra St. Charles

    Director of Development & Government Outreach
  • Gregg Stankewicz

    Gregg Stankewicz

    Attorney, CDP
  • Johanna Steinberg

    Johanna Steinberg

    Director of Impact Litigation
  • Robin Steinberg

    Robin Steinberg

    Founder and Executive Director
  • Trudy Strassburger

    Trudy Strassburger

    Team Leader & Supervisor, CDP
  • Adnan Sultan

    Adnan Sultan

    Attorney, CDP
  • Jessica Swensen

    Jessica Swensen

    Law Graduate, Immigration
  • Lauren Teichner

    Lauren Teichner

    Attorney, FDP
  • Sidney Thaxter

    Sidney Thaxter

    Attorney, CDP
  • Ashley Torres

    Ashley Torres

    Arraignment Clerk
  • Jennifer Uhrowczik

    Jennifer Uhrowczik

    Attorney, CDP
  • Rafaela Uribe

    Rafaela Uribe

    Legal Advocate
  • John Vang

    John Vang

    Attorney, CDP
  • Angharad Vaughan

    Angharad Vaughan

    Attorney, CDP
  • Porsha Venable

    Porsha Venable

    Attorney, CDP
  • Anne Venhuizen

    Anne Venhuizen

    Attorney, FDP
  • Christina Villegas

    Christina Villegas

    Team Leader, Community Reception Team
  • Andrew Wachtenheim

    Andrew Wachtenheim

    Immigration Attorney
  • Marterra Walker

    Marterra Walker

    Team Administrator
  • Nathaniel Wenstrup

    Nathaniel Wenstrup

    Attorney, CDP
  • Ben Wolff

    Ben Wolff

    Team Leader and Supervisor, Investigators
  • Katie Wozencraft

    Katie Wozencraft

    Attorney, CDP