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Our Staff

Our dedicated and talented team lives and breathes our mission every day.

Father and Son

Caitlin Goldblatt

Administrative Specialist

Carolyn P. Johnson, Esq.

Managing Attorney

Claudet Miranda

Paralegal - Economic Justice Program 

DiNesha Rucker, Esq.

Equal Justice Works Fellow - Housing Justice

Edward Blackstone

Youth Collaboration Coordinator

Erin Esterson

Legal Fellow - Montgomery and Prince George's Counties

Gabrielle Grimmett, Esq.

Legal Fellow - Legal Services for Veterans

Heather Strauss

Pro Bono Paralegal

Ingrid Löfgren, Esq.

Director - Homeless Youth Initiative

Julian Garcia

Director of Finance and Operations

Kate Ryon

MSW Intern - Homeless Youth Initiative

Katherine Guzman

Paralegal - Montgomery and Prince George's Counties

Kathleen Skullney, Esq.
Pro Bono Counsel - Veterans Legal Assistance 

Kaylin Williams

Multimedia Project Manager - Cannabis Expungement Campaign

Kemmesha Thomas

Office Clerk - Montgomery and Prince George's Counties

Kirsten Gettys Downs, Esq.

Executive Director   

Laura Wellford

Director of Development and Communications


Michael C. Stone, Esq.

Director - Pro Bono Programs

Michelle S. Madaio, Esq.

Director – Economic Justice

Phillip W. Clark

Workforce Paralegal

Shahana Javed

Paralegal - Montgomery and Prince George's Counties


Yuné Aroni

Administrative Assistant

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