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This year’s conference includes a special focus on Racial Justice, Diversity, and Inclusion Programming. Workshops that will address this overarching theme include [RJ] after the session title.
RA

Rebecca Ackerman

New York County Defender Services
Data Scientist
LA

Lesley Albritton

Legal Aid of NC, Inc.
Supervising Attorney/CED Practice Group Manager
avatar for Tali K. Albukerk

Tali K. Albukerk

American Bar Association
National Administrator, ABA Free Legal Answers
HA

Hannah Allison

State Bar of Texas
Pro Bono Programs, Administrator
avatar for Sandra Ambrozy

Sandra Ambrozy

The Kresge Foundation
Senior Fellow - Civil Legal Justice
avatar for Silvia Argueta

Silvia Argueta

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
Executive Director
MS

Mr. Stuart Axenfeld

Legal Services Corporation
Deputy Director for Fiscal Compliance
avatar for Clarissa Ayala

Clarissa Ayala

Lone Star Legal Aid
Communications Director
avatar for Leslie Bailey

Leslie Bailey

Public Justice
Senior Attorney, Debtors’ Prison Project Director
KB

Kim Ball

The American University
Director, Justice Programs Office
SB

Stacey Barbas

The Kresge Foundation
Senior Program Officer, Health
avatar for Nikki Trautman Baszynski

Nikki Trautman Baszynski

Ohio Public Defender
Assistant State Public Defender
avatar for Marea Beeman

Marea Beeman

National Legal Aid & Defender Association
Director, Research Initiatives, Defender Legal Services
TJ

Te’iva Johnson Bell

Public Defender Office of Harris County (TX)
Assistant Public Defender
JB

JAVIER BELTRAN

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
Managing Attorney
LB

Lester Bird

The Pew Charitable Trusts
Principal Associate
SB

Susanna Blankley

RTCNYC Coalition
Coalition Coordinator
avatar for Jacquelynne J.  Bowman

Jacquelynne J. Bowman

Greater Boston Legal Services
Executive Director
avatar for Keir Bradford-Grey

Keir Bradford-Grey

Defender Association of Philadelphia
Chief Defender
MB

Malia Brink

American Bar Association Washington DC Office
Counsel for Indigent Defense
avatar for Caitlin Brown

Caitlin Brown

Community Legal Services of Philadelphia
Communications Director
SJ

Saundra J. Brown

Lone Star Legal Aid
Director of Disaster Legal Services
avatar for Chris Buerger

Chris Buerger

National Legal Aid & Defender Association
Counsel, Civil Legal Services
GB

Geoff Burkhart

Office of Court Administration
Executive Director
EB

Ed Burnette

Inspired Vision
Consultant
MM

Ms. Michelle Burrell

Neighborhood Defender Services, Inc.
Managing Attorney
WC

Wesley Caines

The Bronx Defenders
Reentry and Community Outreach Coordinator
avatar for April Frazier Camara

April Frazier Camara

National Legal Aid & Defender Association
Chief, Lifelong Learning
MC

Miriam Camero

RAICES
Case Manager
avatar for Jessie Campbell

Jessie Campbell

Houston Volunteer Lawyers
Pro Bono & Outreach Director
avatar for Kelly Carmody

Kelly Carmody

Carmody and Associates
Consultant
GC

Gayle Carney

Pulse Forward
Director of Strategy
avatar for Catherine C. Carr

Catherine C. Carr

UPenn Law School
Coordinator, NLADA Strategic Advocacy Initiative and Adjunct Professor
DC

Dalia Castillo-Granados

ABA’s Children’s Immigration Law Academy
Director
AC

Anne Chandler

Tahirih Justice Center
Executive Director
CC

Chanita Chantaplin-McLelland

Texas Legal Services Center / TexasLawHelp
Managing Attorney
CC

Cynthia Chavez

Lubbock Private Defenders Office
Deputy Director
PC

Patrick Cicero

Pennsylvania Utility Law Project
Executive Director
GC

Genevieve Citrin

The American University
Senior Policy Advisor, Justice Programs Office
avatar for Christine Clarke

Christine Clarke

Legal Services NYC
Director, Civil Rights Justice Initiative
NC

Natalia Cornelio

Texas Civil Rights Project
Criminal Justice Reform Director
avatar for Colleen Cotter

Colleen Cotter

Legal Aid Society of Cleveland
Executive Director
AC

Andrae Crismon

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands
Managing Attorney
avatar for Kristi Cruz

Kristi Cruz

Northwest Justice Project
Staff Attorney
avatar for Alison Davis-Holland

Alison Davis-Holland

Self-Represented Litigation Network
GIS/Data Manager
KD

Kimi deMent

TN Administrative Office of the Courts
Pro Bono Coordinator
avatar for Robert Doggett

Robert Doggett

Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid
Executive Director
avatar for Anna Dorn-Gulotta

Anna Dorn-Gulotta

Komengé © LLC
Chief Strategy Officer
TD

Tanya Douglas

Manhattan Legal Services
Disability Director
GD

Genesis Draper

Harris County Public Defender's Office
Assistant Public Defender
SD

Sarah Duval

Center for Elder Law and Justice
Supervising Attorney
KE

Katie Earl

Center for Elder Law & Justice
Social Worker
SE

Scott Ehlers

Texas Indigent Defense Commission
Special Counsel
NE

Nadia Elguindy

Legal Services Corporation
Director of Institutional Advancement
EE

Eddie Ellis

Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth
ICAN Coordinator
avatar for Kathryn Ellis

Kathryn Ellis

Legal Aid of East Tennessee
Pro Bono Director
avatar for Steven Eppler-Epstein

Steven Eppler-Epstein

Non-profit Consulting
Steve Eppler-Epstein
avatar for April Faith-Slaker

April Faith-Slaker

Harvard Access to Justice Lab
Associate Director of Research Innovations
avatar for Alyse Ferguson

Alyse Ferguson

Collin County MHMC
Chief Attorney
TF

Tracy Figueroa

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid
Attorney
avatar for Emily Flanagan

Emily Flanagan

National Legal Aid & Defender Association
• Manager, Programmatic Strategy and Innovation
SF

Shalyn Fluharty

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid
Director, Family Detention Project
avatar for Mary Lavery Flynn

Mary Lavery Flynn

Mary Flynn Consulting
Consultant
avatar for Jessica Frank

Jessica Frank

CALI
A2J Author Project Manager
KG

Kevann Gardner

Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia
Criminal Defense Attorney
avatar for Stan Germán

Stan Germán

New York County Defender Services
Executive Director
VG

Victoria Giambra

Catholic Charities-Cabrini Center for Immigrant Legal Assistance
Managing Attorney
LG

Leslie Ginzel

The Beacon
Program Director
avatar for John M. Greacen

John M. Greacen

Greacen Associates, LLC
Principal
avatar for Alex Gulotta

Alex Gulotta

Kōmĕngé Consulting
CEO
AG

Anthony Gulotta

Komenge LLC
Chief Knowledge Officer
NG

Nana Gyamfi

Board Member
Black Alliance for Justice
avatar for Terry Hamilton

Terry Hamilton

Lone Star Legal Aid
Managing Attorney
BH

Bristow Hardin

Legal Services Corporation
Senior Research Analyst
BH

Brian Hardingham

Public Justice
Legal Fellow
MH

Mary Harper

Brooklyn Defender Services
Staff Attorney, Immigration Practice
NH

Nan Heald

Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc.
Executive Director
MH

Michael Hofrichter

Houston Volunteer Lawyers
Operations and Compliance Director
avatar for Serena Holthe

Serena Holthe

National Juvenile Defender Center
Senior Staff Attorney & Pro Bono Counsel
DH

Daniel Hu

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
NAPABA Pro Bono Committee Co-Chair
avatar for Stephanie Hudson

Stephanie Hudson

Oklahoma Indian Legal Services, Inc.
Executive Director
RJ

Rochelle Jackson

Women and Girls Foundation
Client Board Member
PJ

Patrice James

Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
Director of Community Justice
avatar for Lori James-Townes

Lori James-Townes

Towson University
Assoc. Clinical Professors
MJ

Monte Jewell

Sexual Violence Law Center
Staff Attorney
avatar for Sergio Jimenez

Sergio Jimenez

Brooklyn Defender Services
Director - Civil Justice Practice
avatar for Claudia Johnson

Claudia Johnson

LawHelp Interactive Pro Bono Net
Program Manager
LO

Lillian O. Johnson

Community Legal Services, Arizona
Executive Director
avatar for Martesha Johnson

Martesha Johnson

Tennessee District Public Defenders Conference
Chief Defender, Nashville Defenders
TA

Tatjana Anne Johnson

Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
Managing Attorney
avatar for Ellyn Haikin Josef

Ellyn Haikin Josef

Vinson & Elkins LLP
Pro Bono Counsel
MR

Ms. Rosalie M. Joy

National Legal Aid & Defender Association
VP, Defender Legal Services
avatar for Christopher L. Griffin Jr.

Christopher L. Griffin Jr.

University of Arizona College of Law
Visiting Professor and Research Scholar
avatar for Maha Jweied

Maha Jweied

National Legal Aid & Defender Association
Senior Fellow
avatar for Nalani Fujimori Kaina

Nalani Fujimori Kaina

Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
Executive Director
VK

Vinita Kamath

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley
Senior Staff Attorney
JK

Jessica Keith

Legal Aid of Wyoming, Inc.
Client Board Chair
LH

Latonia Haney Keith

Concordia University School of Law
Assistant Professor, Director of Clinical Education
avatar for Liz Keith

Liz Keith

Pro Bono Net
Program Director
RK

Ray Keith

Regional Public Defender for Capital Cases
Chief Defender
avatar for Regina Kelly

Regina Kelly

Lone Star Legal Aid
Chair, NLADA Client Council
SK

Sandhya Kidd

Legal Services Corporation
Ms.
avatar for James King

James King

Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia
Supervising Attorney
avatar for Vivian King

Vivian King

Harris County (TX) District Attorney's Office
Chief of Staff
RK

Richard Klein

Legal Aid of NC, Inc.
Managing Attorney - Wilmington NC
MK

Marcie Kobak

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley
Supervising Attorney - Litigation
avatar for Vichal Kumar

Vichal Kumar

Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem
Managing Attorney
DL

David LaBahn

Association of Prosecuting Attorneys
President & CEO
ML

Megan Lacchini

Legal Services Corporation
Deputy Director for General Compliance
AL

Anna Ladd

National Legal Aid & Defender Association
Community Partnerships DCS-VISTA Member
ML

Michelle Lapointe

Southern Poverty Law Center
Acting Deputy Legal Director of the Immigrant Justice Project
ML

Max Laun

Arconic
Vice President & General Counsel
MM

Ms. Marissa LaVette

American Bar Association
Assistant Staff Counsel
AL

Alec Lawton

Randall O. Sorrels Legal Clinics at South Texas College of Law Houston
Public Interest Attorney and Adjunct Professor
avatar for Ellen Lawton

Ellen Lawton

National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership
Co-Principal Investigator
avatar for Joann Lee

Joann Lee

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
Special Counsel
AL

Andrew Lehmann

Houston Bar Association
Veterans Legal Initiative Attorney
MA

Marsha A. Lena

Oklahoma Indian Legal Services
Board Member
avatar for Kevin De Liban

Kevin De Liban

Legal Aid of Arkansas
Economic Justice Practice Group Leader
JL

Joanne Loeak

Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
Outreach Specialist
avatar for Lauren Lofton

Lauren Lofton

Legal Aid Association of California
Program Attorney
MJ

Mr. Jack W. Londen

Morrison & Foerster LLP
Partner
AL

Angela Lovitt

Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
Deputy Director
ML

Marilyn Lovo

Ayuda
Language Access Manager
avatar for Jennifer Luczkowiak

Jennifer Luczkowiak

Prairie State Legal Services
Attorney, Director of Development
avatar for Raymond Macchia

Raymond Macchia

Legal Aid of Wyoming, Inc.
Executive Director
HM

Hillary Madsen

Columbia Legal Services
Staff Attorney
avatar for Yvonne Mariajimenez

Yvonne Mariajimenez

Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County
Executive Director
avatar for Ed Marks

Ed Marks

Legal Aid Services of Oregon
Statewide Pro Bono Manager
avatar for Kate Marr

Kate Marr

Legal Aid Society of Orange County
Executive Director
MM

Ms. Marsha White Mathis

Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network
Client Board Member
JM

James McDermott

Far West Texas Public Defender
Chief Defender
MM

Meaghan McDermott, Esq.

Maryland Legal Aid
Project Director
PM

Patrick McMonigle

Legal AId of Northwest Texas
Managing Attorney
AM

Aisha McWeay

Metropolitan Public Defender
Deputy Public Defender
avatar for Ambar Mentor-Truppa

Ambar Mentor-Truppa

Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
Vice President of Communications
avatar for Kimberly Merchant

Kimberly Merchant

Shriver Center on Poverty Law
Director of Racial Justice Institute
DM

David Miller

National Legal Aid & Defender Association
Manager, Policy Initiatives
avatar for Alan Mills

Alan Mills

Uptown People's Law Center
Executive Director
WM

Walter Morris

Prince Georges County Workforce Development Center
Director
avatar for Lillian Moy

Lillian Moy

Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York
Executive Director
avatar for Michael Mrozinski

Michael Mrozinski

National Legal Aid & Defender Association
Staff Attorney, Defender Legal Services
RM

Riddhi Mukhopadhyay

Sexual Violence Law Center
Legal Director
MM

Michael Mulé

U.S. Department of Justice
Attorney-Advisor
CN

Claud Nelson

The Florida Bar Foundation
Pro Bono Program Director
MN

Margie Nelson

Alaska Legal Services Corporation
Board Member
NN

Nikole Nelson

Alaska Legal Services Corporation
Executive Director, SCLAID Special Advisor
avatar for Allegra R. Nethery

Allegra R. Nethery

Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Pro Bono & Philanthropy Partner
CL

Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.

Catholic Legal Immigration Network Inc. (CLINIC)
Advocacy Attorney
avatar for Mytrang Nguyen

Mytrang Nguyen

Legal Services Corporation
Program Counsel, Pro Bono Innovation
AN

Andrea Nieves

Brooklyn Defender Services
Senior Policy Attorney
MB

Mr. Ben Obregon

Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc.
President
avatar for Adeola Ogunkeyede

Adeola Ogunkeyede

Legal Aid Justice Center
Legal Director, Civil Rights & Racial Justice Program
BO

Bob Onders

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium/Alaska Pacific University
Medical Director / President
avatar for Patricia Pap

Patricia Pap

Management Information Exchange
Executive Director
GP

Gigi Parris

Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem
Supervising Attorney, Family Defense Practice
avatar for Alison Paul

Alison Paul

Montana Legal Services Association
Executive Director
SD

Sergio De La Pava

New York County Defender Services
Legal Director
LP

Liz Pederson

Alaska Legal Services Corporation
Board Member
NP

Nicole Perez

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
Managing Attorney
CK

C. Kenneth Perri

Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.
Executive Director
avatar for Deedee Peterson

Deedee Peterson

Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc.
Executive Director
AP

Amy Petkovsek

Maryland Legal Aid
Director of Advocacy, Training & Pro Bono
avatar for Gina Polley

Gina Polley

Maryland Legal Aid
Deputy Chief Counsel
avatar for John Pollock

John Pollock

National Coalition for a Civil Right to Counsel
Coordinator
EP

Emily Ponder

Neighborhood Defender Services, Inc.
Managing Attorney, Civil Defense Practice
TP

Tabitha Ponder

GA Administrative Office of the Courts
Contract Attorney for Judicial Council
VP

Veryl Pow

Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Associate Counsel and Skadden Fellow
RR

Runa Rajagopal

The Bronx Defenders
Managing Director
RR

Ronnette Ramos

LAFLA
Managing Attorney
TR

Tere Ramos

Ramos Law LLC
Education and Language Access Attorney
JR

Jonathan Rapping

Gideon's Promise
President/Founder
avatar for Søren Rasmussen

Søren Rasmussen

Voices for Civil Justice
Media Relations Manager
avatar for Lora Rath

Lora Rath

Legal Services Corporation
Director, Office of Compliance and Enforcement
CR

Carl Rauscher

Legal Services Corporation
Dir., Communications and Media Relations
avatar for Glenn Rawdon

Glenn Rawdon

Legal Services Corporation
Senior Program Counsel
avatar for Julie Reiskin

Julie Reiskin

Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition
Executive Director
CR

Cecilia Riera

The Bronx Defenders
Benefits Advisor
AR

Anne Rios

Think Dignity
Executive Director & Managing Attorney
ER

Ezra Ritchin

The Bail Project
Director of Operations
avatar for Alyson Robbins

Alyson Robbins

Michigan Advocacy Program
Manager, Outreach and Development
KR

Kace Rodwell

Oklahoma Indian Legal Services
Attorney
MR

Michael Roosevelt

State Bar of California
Judicial Educator
avatar for Jim Sandman

Jim Sandman

Legal Services Corporation
President
avatar for Don Saunders

Don Saunders

National Legal Aid & Defender Association
Senior Vice President, Policy
TS

Tami Sawyer

Shelby County District 7
Commissioner


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