Children’s Law Center of California (CLC) employs nearly 500 lawyers, paralegals, investigators, and support staff. Included in staff are a mental health advocacy team, a family finding team, and experts specializing in the areas of education and juvenile justice. A number of CLC attorneys are also Child Welfare Law Specialists, recognized by the State Bar of California, with an enhanced level of knowledge, skill, and experience in juvenile law.
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Executive Staff, Board of Directors, and CLC Child Welfare Law Specialists.
Name Title Stacie Hendrix Firm Director Lloyd Bedell Attorney Supervisor Elaine Bradshaw Attorney Supervisor Robin Kovalsky Investigator Supervisor Kelly Parker Attorney Supervisor Sabrina Pumphrey Investigator Supervisor Jacqueline Phillips Attorney Supervisor Margaret Lee Attorney Supervisor Jose Ramirez Investigator Supervisor Ann-Marissa Cook Attorney Supervisor Natasha Sparks Investigator Supervisor Christopher Taylor Attorney Supervisor Juan Valles Attorney Supervisor Robin White Investigator Supervisor Monica Alfaro Office Manager
Name Title Brian Thompson Firm Director Leah Cohen-Mays Attorney Supervisor Karin Collins Attorney Supervisor Marisa Ezeolu Attorney Supervisor Matthew Felder Attorney Supervisor Mary Keenan Attorney Supervisor Renee O’Neill Attorney Supervisor Heather Wilson Attorney Supervisor Stanley Wu Attorney Supervisor Elizabeth Ramirez Investigator Supervisor Crystal Rodriguez Investigator Supervisor Elsie Van Clief Investigator Supervisor Valeria Chavez Investigator Supervisor Haydee Carmen Office Manager
Name Title Nancy Sarinana Firm Director Maggie Brandow Attorney Supervisor Crystal Lara Attorney Supervisor Ken Ichiroku Attorney Supervisor Robert Vasquez Attorney Supervisor Sasha Stern Attorney Supervisor Patsy Moore Attorney Supervisor Laura Guerrero Attorney Supervisor Sylvia Lopez Investigator Supervisor Cidney Doyle Investigator Supervisor Elysia Figueroa Investigator Supervisor Carmella Echaveste Investigator Supervisor Marie Romero Office Manager
Name Title Princess V.F. Ramey Firm Director Tiffany Cortez Attorney Supervisor Barbara Duey Attorney Supervisor & Crossover Director Charles Inada Attorney Supervisor Christopher Castillo Housing Program Manager Kevin Jervik Mental Health Clinician Cherokee Perez Rogers CARE Program Supervisor Patricia Saravia CSEC Program Supervisor Kimberly Watson TAY Program Supervisor Elvia Vargas Office Manager
Name Title Jennifer McCartney Firm Director Meredith Alexander Attorney Supervisor Alyse Bloomfield Attorney Supervisor Lucila Chairez Attorney Supervisor Edward Tsang Attorney Supervisor Scott Iseri Attorney Supervisor Christina Alcaraz Investigator Supervisor Rory Jackson Investigator Supervisor Sonia Cardenas Investigator Supervisor Enrique Miramontes Office Manager
Name Title Duane Vick Managing Attorney Philip Layman Attorney Supervisor Alberto Rocha Investigator Supervisor Cynthia Ramirez CARE Team Supervisor
Name Title Nicole Rouse Managing Attorney Javier Barraza Attorney Supervisor Rosa Moreno Investigator Supervisor Desiree Ewing CARE Team Supervisor
Name Title Leslie Heimov Executive Director Susan Abrams Deputy Director David Estep Southern California Regional Director Brenda Dabney Northern California Regional Director John Moll Director of Operations Rosalee Villalobos Associate Director of Operations Phyllis Stricklan Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Lakai Hampton HR Manager Angela Galgocz-Deak Associate HR Manager Guang Guan IT Director Pansy Au Director of Finance Dean Conklin Managing Attorney of Workforce Development Maria Griglio Directing Attorney, FSAC Jody Leibman Green Director of Strategic Initiatives Sonia Martinez Director of Special Programs Stephanie Talavera Development Manager Ryann Vargas Communications Manager Patricia Salcido Conflict Panel Administrator Luciana Svidler Director of Policy and Training Hannah Davich Grants Manager Julie McCormick Sr. Policy Associate Odessa Berry-Powers Immigration Attorney Kari White Immigration Attorney Catherine Zepp Northern California Operations Manager Rebecca Ingerman Supervising Training Attorney
To find a CLC staff member, please click on the appropriate office listed above. All CLC employees can be reached via e-mail using their last name followed by their first initial @clccal.org.