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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Haydée I. Alfonso, Esq., General Counsel and Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Santa Clara University School of Law

Will Ang, Office Manager/Advocate

Taline Arustamyan, Esq.
Santa Clara University School of Law

Aria Ashaolu, Esq.
John F. Kennedy University, College of Law

Carrie Banks, Social Worker

Sabrina Barnes, Advocate

Henrissa Bassey Esq.
American University Washington College of Law

Lisa Bellard, Esq.
New College of California School of Law

Jessica Berger, Esq.
Georgetown University Law Center

Katie Blatter, Esq.
Brigham Young University Law School
Santa Clara County Regional Office

Taylor Brady, Director of Development & Communications
Central Support Office

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

John Burnett, Esq.

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

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

Hilda Chan, Esq.
University of California, Berkeley School of Law

Lydia Chao, Esq.
Georgetown Law School

Emily Chavez (Miller), Advocate and Office Manager

Athena Chavira, IT Tech Support Specialist

Jia Min Cheng, Esq.
University of Oregon School of Law

Rosa Chiguila, Support Staff

Sarah Chronister, Esq.
Santa Clara University School of Law

Sophia Cohn, Esq.

Novella Coleman, Esq., Acting Director of Litigation/Senior Litigation Counsel

Andrea Crider, Esq.
American University Washington College of Law

Ami Cruz-Barroga, Accounting Manager

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

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

Lauren DeMartini, Esq.
New York University School of Law

Hagar Dickman, Esq.
Loyola University Chicago School of Law

Emma Dinkelspiel, Esq.
New York University School of Law

Taishi Duchicela, Advocate

Sasha Ellis, Esq.
Golden Gate University School of Law

Erin Everett, Esq.
University of California, Berkeley School of Law

Talia Falk, Esq.
Harvard Law School

Noman Farooq, Accountant

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

Amy Freeland, Esq.

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

Mihaela Gough, Esq.
Golden Gate University School of Law

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

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

Stacey Guillory, Esq.
Boston University School of Law

Jimmy Hardwick, Esq.
Santa Clara University School of Law

Jenna Statfeld Harris, Esq.
Harvard Law School

Britt Harwood, Esq.
University of California, Berkeley School of Law

Rachel Haverkorn, Esq.♦
George Washington Law

Christian Henricksen, Social Worker

Ursula Hill, Social Worker

Rachel Hoerger, Esq.
New York University School of Law

Lauren Holzer, Esq.

Seung Eun (Sally) Hong, Esq.
University of California, Hastings College of the Law

Dylan Horowitz, Advocate

Refugio Huizar, Advocate

Asma Fatima Husain, Advocate
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

Yasmine Issa, Esq.
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Napa County Regional Office

Maya Iyyani, Esq.
University of Virginia School of Law

Sarah Jacobvitz, Esq.
University of Michigan Law School

Mary Jaeckel, Executive Assistant & Pro Bono Manager

Jessica Jenkins, Esq.
Fordham University School of Law

Deep Jodhka, Esq., Supervising Attorney
University of California, Berkeley School of Law

Raegan Joern, Esq., Supervising Attorney
University of California, Hastings College of the Law

Lauren Johnson, Esq.
University of Texas School of Law

Natalie Jones, Esq.

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

Emily Juneau, Esq.
New York University 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
Loyola University New Orleans, College of Law

Catherine Kimel, Esq.
Duke University School of Law

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

Kenneth Lam, Accountant

Martin Lara, Facilities Associate

Mary Lara, Office Manager

Andy Q. Le, Esq.
Lewis & Clark Law School

Hong Le, Esq.

Christina Lee, Director of Grants & Contracts

Olga Leon, Reception/Support Staff

Stephanie Leroux, Esq.
New College of California School of Law

Kristi Lesnewich, Esq., Managing Attorney, Napa County
University of San Francisco School of Law

Wan Li, Office Manager

Brennan Lowe, Esq.

Theresa Luong, Esq.
Golden Gate University School of Law

Julianna Mancini, Esq.
Santa Clara University School of Law

Jessica Mark, Esq.
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles

Erika M. Martínez, Grants and Contracts Officer

Olabisi Matthews, Esq.
Michigan State University College of Law

Jerel McCrary, Esq., Managing Attorney, San Francisco County
University of California, Hastings College of the Law

Don Medearis, Esq.
University of San Francisco School of Law

Rose Molloy, Esq.
Northeastern School of Law

Jesús Muñoz, Esq.
Stanford Law School

Kemi Mustapha, Esq.
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

Adrian Paredes, Advocate

Joanna H. Parnes, Esq., Supervising Attorney
University of California, Berkeley School of Law

Robbie Sue Perkins, Office Manager

Ofra Pleban, Esq.
University of California, Davis School of Law

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

Louie Ponce, Esq.
McGeorge School of Law

Janet Puckett, Advocate/Office Manager

Jessica Redditt, Esq., Managing Attorney, Alameda County
University of California, Berkeley School of Law

Nicole Reyes, Esq.
Santa Clara University School of Law

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

Emilio Seijo Rivera, Esq.
Inter American University School of Law

Ruben Robles, Advocate

Jeanette Robinson, IT Manager

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

Alexandria (Ali) Sadler, Esq.
University of California, Berkeley Law School

Mélody Saint-Saëns, Esq., Immigration Regional Counsel
University of Miami School of Law

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

Alexandra Santa Ana, Esq.
Harvard Law School

Michael Santos, Esq.
University of Southern California Gould School of Law

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

Mohammad Sheikh, Director of Finance & Administration

Vish Souroushian, Esq.

Trevina Tang, Accountant

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

Ken Theisen, J.D., Advocate
Pepperdine University School of Law

Chantal Tien, Advocate

Maria Vasquez, Support Staff

Sarahid Rivera Vázquez, Advocate

Lara Verwer, Esq.
Santa Clara University School of Law

Stephanie Krol Vieira, Esq.
University of Southern California Law School

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

Kelsey Waldron, Esq.

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., Regional Managing Attorney for Social Security
Golden Gate University School of Law

Elissa Winters, Grants and Contracts Officer

Michael Wolchansky, Esq.
Golden Gate University School of Law

Meiyi Wu, Senior Accountant

Joshua Yoon, Esq.
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles

Maria J. Zaldivar, Human Resources Manager

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

Noah Zinner, Esq., Regional Managing Attorney – Consumer

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