Staff List

Staff List

BayLegal’s 150+ staff members located throughout our 7 county service area provide wraparound legal services in housing preservation, domestic violence and sexual assault prevention, economic security, consumer protection, and healthcare access.

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Michelle Albert, Grants and Contracts Officer

Haydée I. Alfonso, Esq., General Counsel
Santa Clara University School of Law

Will Ang, Office Manager & Advocate

Joey Badua, Esq., Senior Attorney, Contra Costa County Medical-Legal Partnership

Carrie Banks, Social Worker

Sabrina Barnes, Advocate

Drew Baxter, Facilities Manager

Katie Blatter, Esq.
Brigham Young University Law School

Taylor Brady, Director of Development & Communications

Palmer Buchholz, Esq.
University of California, Berkeley School of Law

Zoey Campbell, Esq.
University of California, Davis School of Law

John Burnett, Esq.
Arizona State University College of Law

David Canela, Esq.
University of California, Davis School of Law

Jorgio Castro, Esq.
University of California, Hastings College of the Law

Hilda Chan, Esq., Regional Counsel of Housing Litigation
University of California, Berkeley School of Law

Emily Chavez (Miller), Advocate and Office Manager

Athena Chavira, IT Tech Support Specialist

Theresa Cheng, Esq., Skadden Fellow
University of California, Berkeley School of Law

Rosa Chiguila, Support Staff

Simone Christen, Esq.
University of San Francisco School of Law

Sarah Chronister, Esq.
Santa Clara University School of Law

Novella Coleman, Esq., Director of Litigation
Harvard Law School

Amihan Cruz-Barroga, Accounting Manager

Sunney Darling, Esq.
UCLA School of Law

Belén Darris, Pro Bono Coordinator

Joshua Davidson, Esq.
University of California, Berkeley School of Law

Linda D. De Jésus Casiano, Esq.
Inter American University of Puerto Rico School of Law

Lauren De La Rosa, Esq.
University of Illinois College of Law

Jessica Dean, Esq.
University of California, Hastings College of the Law

Andrea Del-Pan, Esq., Pro Bono Director
University of San Francisco School of Law

Lauren DeMartini, Esq., Regional Counsel, Housing Law
New York University School of Law

Emma Dinkelspiel, Esq.
New York University School of Law

Taishi Duchicela, Esq.
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law

Sasha Ellis, Esq., Supervising Attorney, Disability/SSI, Alameda County
Golden Gate University School of Law

Talia Falk, Esq., Senior Attorney
Harvard Law School

Linnea Forsythe, Esq., Managing Attorney, Alameda County

Juliana Fredman, Esq.
University of California, Hastings College of the Law

Linda Galbreth, Esq.
University of California, Berkeley School of Law

Arjuman Ghufran, Accountant

Jenna Gottlieb, Legal Assistant

Krista Granen, Esq.
University of California, Hastings College of the Law

Lisa Greif, Esq., Supervising Attorney, Housing, Alameda County
Suffolk University Law School

Christian Henricksen, Social Worker

Ursula Hill, Supervising Social Worker

Rachel Hoerger, Esq.
New York University School of Law

Dylan Horowitz, Advocate

Refugio Huizar, Advocate

Asma Fatima Husain, Esq.
University of Michigan Law School

Tiffany Huyenh-Cho, Esq., Supervising Attorney, Health Consumer Center
University of Michigan Law School

Ariella Hyman, Esq., Director of Program and Advocacy
Harvard Law School

Sarah Jacobvitz, Esq.
University of Michigan Law School

Mary Jaeckel, Executive Assistant & Pro Bono Manager

Maighna Jain, Esq., Managing Attorney, Youth Justice
University of California, Hastings School of Law

Jessica Jenkins, Esq.
Fordham University School of Law

Linda De Jesús Casiano, Esq.
Inter American University of Puerto Rico School of Law

Raegan Joern, Esq., Managing Attorney, San Francisco County
University of California, Hastings College of the Law

Lauren Johnson, Esq.
University of Texas School of Law

Helena Jordan, Esq.
S.J. Quinney College of Law

LaRisha Jordan, Human Resources Assistant

Emily Juneau, Esq.
New York University School of Law

Jennifer Jung, Esq.
University of Oregon School of Law

Michael D. Keys, Esq.
University of South Carolina School of Law

Abigail Khodayari, Esq.
University of San Francisco School of Law

Lisa Kim, Esq., Supervising Attorney, Housing, San Francisco County
Loyola University New Orleans, College of Law

Fawn Jade Korr, Esq., Senior Litigation Counsel
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Law School

Kenneth Lam, Accountant

Mary Lara, Office Manager

Andy Q. Le, Esq., Supervising Attorney, Legal Advice Line & Health Consumer Center
Lewis & Clark Law School

Christina Lee, Director of Grants & Contracts

Kevin Lee, Esq.
Stanford Law School

Olga Leon, Reception & Support Staff

Wan Li, Office Manager

Ixchel López, Housing Advocate

Brennan Lowe, Esq.
University of California, Irvine School of Law

Theresa Luong, Esq.
Golden Gate University School of Law

Julianna Mancini, Esq.
Santa Clara University School of Law

Jessica Mark, Esq., Supervising Attorney, Economic Justice
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles

Erika M. Martínez, Grants and Contracts Officer

Don Medearis, Esq., Supervising Attorney, Economic Justice
University of San Francisco School of Law

Morgan Mills, Housing Advocate

Rose Molloy, Esq.
Northeastern School of Law

Jesús Muñoz, Esq.
Stanford Law School

Thelma C. Musni, Accountant

Kemi Mustapha, Esq., Supervising Attorney, Domestic Violence/Family Law, Santa Clara County
Washington University School of Law

Lisa Newstrom, Esq., Managing Attorney, Santa Clara County
Cornell University Law School

My Linh Nguyen, Esq.
University of California, Hastings College of the Law

Alejandra Pérez Orozco, Esq.
UCLA School of Law

Erin Orum, Esq., Managing Attorney, San Mateo County & Regional Counsel for Family Law
University of California, Los Angeles School of Law

Patricia Pamintuan, Advocate

Alexandria Pappas, Esq.
New York Law School

Adrian Paredes, Esq.
University of San Francisco School of Law

Joanna H. Parnes, Esq., Supervising Attorney, Social Security Disability/SSI
University of California, Berkeley School of Law

Robbie Sue Perkins, Office Manager

Adam Poe, Esq., Managing Attorney, Contra Costa & Marin Counties
DePaul University College of Law

Louie Ponce, Esq.
McGeorge School of Law

Tori Porell, Esq.
University of California, Berkeley School of Law

Janet Puckett, Advocate/Office Manager

Nicole Reyes, Esq.
Santa Clara University School of Law

Genevieve Richardson, Esq., Executive Director
University of Colorado School of Law

Emilio Seijo Rivera, Esq., Supervising Attorney, Legal Advice Line & Health Consumer Center
Inter American University School of Law

Ruben Robles, Advocate

Jeanette Robinson, IT Manager

Kari A. Rudd, Esq.
University of Minnesota Law School

Mélody Saint-Saëns, Esq., Managing Attorney – Immigration Law
University of Miami School of Law

Paul Sanderson-Cimino, Esq.
University of Michigan Law School

Becca Schonberg, Esq.
University of California, Berkeley School of Law

Tracy Skelton, Esq., Interim Managing Attorney, Napa County
University of San Francisco School of Law

Vish Souroushian, Esq.
University of California, Berkeley School of Law

Nicole Suraci-Nguyen, Esq.
Golden Gate University School of Law

Jenna Swartz, Legal Advice Line Advocate

Barbara Texidor, Esq., Managing Attorney, Health Consumer Center & Legal Advice Line
University of California, Hastings College of the Law

Burt Thompson, Director of Finance & Administration / Chief Financial Officer

Chantal Tien, Advocate

Maria Vasquez, Support Staff

Sarahid Rivera Vázquez, Advocate

Nayeli Velazquez, Senior Attorney
University of California, Hastings School of Law

Lara Verwer, Esq., Supervising Attorney, Housing, Santa Clara County
Santa Clara University School of Law

Charlotte Vijftigschild, Esq.
Utrecht University School of Law, The Netherlands

Kelsey Waldron, Esq.
Georgetown University Law Center

Kate Walsham, Esq.
University of California, Hastings College of Law

Sophia Wang, Esq.
Yale Law School

Michelle Weger, Senior Grants and Contracts Officer

Steven Weiss, Esq., Managing Attorney, Social Security Disability/SSI, Alameda County
Golden Gate University School of Law

Mynesha Whyte, DEI Manager

Susan Widule, Esq.
Columbia Law School

Elissa Winters, Grants and Contracts Officer

Michael Wolchansky, Esq., Supervising Attorney, Social Security Disability/SSI, San Francisco County
Golden Gate University School of Law

Pam Wool, Senior Attorney, Youth Justice
University of California, Hastings College of Law

Meiyi Wu, Senior Accountant

Joshua Yoon, Esq.
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles

Maria J. Zaldivar, Human Resources Manager

Suzanne Zalev, Esq.
University of California Davis School of Law

Lily Zhang, Esq.
University of California, Hastings College of the Law

Noah Zinner, Esq., Managing Attorney, Consumer

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