Meet Our Team

Dedicated Staff Serving Houstonians

Executive Director

Anne Chandler

Executive Director

Staff Attorneys

Barbara “Bobbie” Cochran

Staff Attorney

Maricarmen Dollar

Supervising Attorney

Leesa Everitt

Staff Attorney

Joyce Helfman

Managing Attorney

Brittany Irving

Staff Attorney

Luz Martinez

Staff Attorney and Data Analyst

Blenda Ruiz

Staff Attorney

Stephanie Sommerlatte

Supervising Attorney

Henry Sturm

Hunton Andrews Kurth Fellow

Michelle Tewal

Staff Attorney

Elizabeth Tran

Legal Services Director

Barbara Urdiales

Staff Attorney

Pro Bono Department

Brittany Krohn

Pro Bono Coordinator

Elicia “Ellie” Jaime

Assistant Pro Bono Coordinator

Legal Case Workers

Yamilex Aguirre

Legal Case Worker

Angeles Calderon

Intake Manager

Deon Hunter

Program Assistant

Gabrielle McKeller

Program Coordinator

Kenia Montano

Program Coordinator

Max Murdoch

Program Coordinator

Natalia Reyes

Lead Program Coordinator

Amanda Vasquez

Legal Case Worker

Administration

Marilyn Brown

Director of Grants and Special Projects

Yaroslav Diaz

IT Jr. Administrator

Thao Dong

Staff Accountant

Sarah Kole

Finance and Operations Director

Mary Puente

Receptionist