Regina Campbell

Managing Attorney, Income/Work/Health Practice Group

Education:
B.A., Purdue University; J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law

Bar and Court admission:
Ohio, 1996
United States District Court Southern District of Ohio
Federal Bar

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Practice areas:
Income Work & Health
· Medicaid, Medicare
· TANF/OWF
· Food Stamps
· Unemployment
· Social Security

Community and Professional Affiliation:
United Way of Greater Cincinnati, Financial Stability Council
Clermont County JFS Human Services Planning Committee
Cincinnati Works Legal Advisory Committee

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Anne Lucas

Managing Attorney, Volunteer Lawyers Project

Education:
B.A., Women’s Studies and English, Hope College 1996; M.A., Women’s Studies, University of Cincinnati 2002; J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law 2002

Bar and Court admission:
Ohio, 2002

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Practice areas:
Volunteer Lawyers Project
Family/Immigration

Community and Professional Affiliation:
End Slavery Cincinnati, executive committee member
Cincinnati Bar Association
Butler County Bar association

Honors/Awards:
2012 Caracole Living Award

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Kelly Malone

Managing Attorney, Family and Immigration Practice Group

Education:
B.A., University of Dayton; J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law

Bar and Court admission:
Ohio, 1987
United States District Court Southern District of Ohio

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Practice areas:
Family/Immigration

Community and Professional Affiliation:
Cincinnati Bar Association, Committee on Regional Training Board of Trustees, Bethany House Services’ Social Services Advisory Committee

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Donita Parrish

Senior Attorney, Child HeLP Project Manager

Education:
B.A., Sarah Lawrence College; J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law

Bar and Court admission:
Ohio, 2001
United States District Court Southern District of Ohio

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Practice areas:
Family/Immigration
Income/Work/Health
Children & Education

Community and Professional Affiliation:
Cincinnati Bar Association
Black Lawyers Association of Cincinnati

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Ashley E. Butler

Staff Attorney

Education:
B.A., Hampton University; J.D., University of Michigan School of Law

Bar and Court admission:
Ohio, 2014

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Practice areas:
Housing/Consumer
Children & Education

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Rebecca Salley

Staff Attorney

Education:
B.A., cum laude, Columbia University; J.D., cum laude, University of Michigan Law School

Bar and Court admission:
District of Columbia, 2017

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Practice areas:
Housing/Consumer
Income/Work/Health

Honors/Awards:
Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Sara Darrow of the Central District of Illinois
National Association of Women Lawyers Award, 2015-2016
Managing Editor, Michigan Journal of Race & Law

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Terry Willacker

Staff Attorney

Education:
B.A., University of Dayton; J.D., Salmon P. Chase Law School, Northern Kentucky University

Bar and Court admission:
Ohio, 1976
Federal Bar

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Practice areas:
Housing/Consumer
· Bankruptcy
Family/Immigration

Community and Professional Affiliation:
Cincinnati Bar Association
Clermont County Domestic Violence Task Force

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Kaeanna Wood

Staff Attorney

Education:
B.A., summa cum laude, Rockhurst University; J.D., University of Missouri School of Law

Bar and Court admission:
Missouri, 2015
Iowa, 2017
Ohio, 2017

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Practice areas:
Family/Immigration
Children & Education

Community and Professional Affiliation:
Cincinnati Bar Association

Honors/Awards:
Order of Barristers; Edward H. Hunvald Student Prize in Criminal Justice; National Moot Court Prize; Dean’s List; Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Jalilah Otto of the 16th Circuit Court of Jackson County; Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable David Wiggins of the Iowa Supreme Court

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Gerry Greene

Volunteer Attorney

Education:
B.S., University of Detroit M.S., Purdue University; J.D., University of Dayton

Bar and Court admission:
Ohio, 2002
United States District Court Southern District of Ohio

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Practice areas:
Family/Immigration

Community and Professional Affiliation:
Taft Museum of Art – Chair, Board of Directors
ArtsWave – Board of Directors
Cincinnati Bar Association
National Academy of Construction

Honors/Awards:
Cincinnati Bar Association Warrington Community Service Award
Legal Aid Equal Justice Leadership Award
Construction Industry Institute Leadership Award
Membership in the National Academy of Construction – honorary organization for leaders of the construction industry

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Kristin Riebsomer

Staff Attorney, Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation Justice For All Fellow

Education:
B.A., with honors, Indiana University; J.D., Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Cum Laude

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Practice areas:
Family/Immigration
Income/Work/Health

Kristin is also a part of our maternal health law partnership ("M-HeLP") team.

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Nick DiNardo

Managing Attorney, Housing Practice Group

Education:
B.A., University of Cincinnati; J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law

Bar and Court admission:
Ohio, 1998
Federal Bar

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Practice areas:
Housing/Consumer
· Unemployment Compensation

Community and Professional Affiliation:
Board member, Over the Rhine Community Housing; Vice President, Cincinnati Ultimate Players Association, Cincinnati Bar Association; National Low Income Housing Coalition member; COHHIO member; CALL (Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers)

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Lori K. Elliott

Managing Attorney, Hamilton, OH Office

Education:
B.A., University of Pittsburgh; J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Bar and Court admission:
Pennsylvania, 1984
Ohio, 1985
United States District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1987

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Practice areas:
Housing/Consumer
· Rental Housing
· Unemployment Compensation
Income/Work/Health
· Veterans Benefits

Community and Professional Affiliation:
Butler County Bar Association; Board Member – Supports to Encourage Low Income Families (SELF)

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Elaine Fink

Managing Attorney, Children and Education Practice Group

Education:
B.A., University of Michigan; J.D., New York University School of Law

Bar and Court admission:
Ohio, 1985
United States District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1986

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Language Proficiency:
Fluent in French, conversant in Spanish

Practice areas:
Children & Education
· Special Education, School Discipline
· Child Protection System
· Medical Legal Partnership
· Juvenile Justice and Education

Community and Professional Affiliation:
Mayerson Academy, Board of Trustees
CPS Special Education WorkGroup, Chair
FreestoreFoodbank, Board of Trustees (1998 - 2013)

Honors/Awards:
Denis Murphy Award/Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation - 2016
Child HeLP: National Outstanding Medical Legal Partnership - 2016
CCTST (for Child HeLP) -- 2014
National Medical Legal Partnership Summit, co-keynote – 2012
Hamilton Choices Community Award, 2008
ProKids Special Friend of Children Award, 2004

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Mark Lawson

Managing Attorney, Consumer Law Group

Education:
B.S., Mathematics, Xavier University 1991; J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law 1998

Bar and Court admission:
Ohio, 1998
United States District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1999
United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, 2000
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2000

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Practice areas:
Housing/Consumer

Community and Professional Affiliation:
Cincinnati - Hamilton County Community Action Agency, Board of Trustees
Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber Leadership Cincinnati (Class 37, 2013)
Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers (Class XII, 2008)
National Association of Consumer Advocates, Member

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Adolfo Olivas

Senior Attorney, Manager - Immigration Group

Education:
B.A., University of Cincinnati; J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law

Bar and Court admission:
Ohio, 1981
United States District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1981
United States Supreme Court 1987
U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals 2008

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Language Proficiency:
Spanish

Practice areas:
Family/Immigration
Children & Education

Community and Professional Affiliation:
Butler County Bar Association Board of Directors, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Cincinnati Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, Adjunct Professor Miami University

Honors/Awards:
Former Mayor/Vice Mayor Hamilton, Ohio 1984-2002; Latinos En Accion University of Cincinnati Leadership Appreciation Award 2013

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Debra Rothstein

Senior Attorney, Manager - Guardian ad Litem Project

Education:
B.A., State University College of New York at Buffalo; M.A., State University College of New York at Buffalo; J.D., Salmon P. Chase Law School, Northern Kentucky University

Bar and Court admission:
Kentucky, 1976
Ohio, 1986
Federal Courts
Eastern District of Kentucky
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

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Practice areas:
Family/Immigration
Children & Education
· Guardian ad Litem

Community and Professional Affiliation:
Editorial Board Member, ABA Section of Litigation, Children’s Rights Litigation Committee, Children’s Rights Newsletter Committee,Ohio Supreme Court Juvenile Court Guardian ad Litem Work Group, Ohio Supreme Court CAND Youth Engagement in Court Proceedings Work Group, Ohio State Bar Association, Butler County Bar Association, Cincinnati Bar Association, Clermont County Bar Association, Kentucky Bar Association

Honors/Awards:
2012 Leadership Award, Butler County Domestic Violence Coordinating Council
2010 Outstanding Volunteer Award, YWCA of Greater Cincinnati
1991 Recognition Award, Chase College of Law of Northern Kentucky University
Lawyer of the Month, April 1987, Northern Kentucky Bar Association
Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities, 1976

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Maggie Fibbe

Senior Attorney

Education:
M.A., University of Cincinnati; J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law

Bar and Court admission:
Ohio, 2007

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Practice areas:
Housing/Consumer
Family/Immigration

Community and Professional Affiliation:
Alliance for Immigrant Women

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Jonathan Ford

Senior Attorney

Education:
B.A., College of Mount St. Joseph; J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law

Bar and Court admission:
Ohio, 2010

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Practice areas:
Housing/Consumer
· Rental Housing Advocacy
· Landlord/Tenant Law
Children & Education
· Guardian ad Litem Project

Community and Professional Affiliation:
Butler County Bar Association
Cincinnati Bar Association
Butler County Domestic Violence Coordinating Council
Foster Care/Education Collaboration

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Marcheta Gillam

Senior Attorney

Education:
B.A., UCLA; J.D., Southwestern University, Los Angeles, CA

Bar and Court admission:
1979 California, US District Court, Central District of California, and US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
1979 US District Court, Northern District Georgia, and US Fifth and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeals
United States District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1982

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Practice areas:
Housing/Consumer
Income/Work/Health

Community and Professional Affiliation:
Cincinnati Environmental Advisory Committee
Board Member and Chair, National Center for Healthy Housing
20 Year (and counting) volunteer, Tender Mercies

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Elizabeth Tull Laureano

Senior Attorney

Education:
B.A., Macalester College; J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law

Bar and Court admission:
Ohio, 2007

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Practice areas:
Housing/Consumer
Children & Education

Community and Professional Affiliation:
Board Member, Community Development Corporations of Greater Cincinnati
National Association of Consumer Advocates
Equal Justice Works
Cincinnati Bar Association

Honors/Awards:
Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers, Class XVIII

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Stephanie Moes

Senior Attorney

Education:
B.S., summa cum laude, Xavier University; M.S.W., Ohio State University; J.D., magna cum laude, University of Cincinnati College of Law

Bar and Court admission:
Ohio, 2003
Northern and Southern District Courts of Ohio

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Practice areas:
Housing/Consumer
Children & Education
· Special Education Law
· School Discipline Law

Community and Professional Affiliation:
Housing Opportunities Made Equal Board Member (currently serving as Board Vice President); Housing Assistance Legal Foundation, chair; Cincinnati Hamilton County Community Action Agency Board Member (currently serving as Board Secretary)

Honors/Awards:
Xavier University Service Fellow; Ohio State University Fellow; Order of the Coif University of Cincinnati School of Law; Glenn M. Weaver Fellow University of Cincinnati School of Law; Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Judge Gwin of the Northern District of Ohio

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Molly T. Russell

Senior Attorney

Education:
B.A., Ohio State University; J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law

Bar and Court admission:
Ohio, 2011
United States District Court Southern District of Ohio
US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

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Language Proficiency:
Fluent in Spanish

Practice areas:
Housing/Consumer
· Rental Housing
Income/Work/Health
· Public Benefits
· Clearing Legal Hurdles (CLH)

Community and Professional Affiliation:
Cincinnati Bar Association
American Bar Association
National Association of Consumer Advocates

Honors/Awards:
Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellow 2011-2013
Human Rights Quarterly Managing Editor 2010-2011
Arthur Russell Morgan Human Rights Fellow 2008-2011

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Steve Sharpe

Senior Attorney

Education:
B.A., University of Michigan,W/High Distinction; J.D., Indiana University School of Law, Magna Cum Laude, Order of the Coif

Bar and Court admission:
Ohio, 2009
Illinois, 2007 (inactive)
United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
United States District Court Southern District of Ohio
Southern District of Indiana
United States Tax Court

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Practice areas:
Housing/Consumer
· Community Development/Tax Credit
Children & Education
· Guardian ad Litem

Community and Professional Affiliation:
National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA)
Ohio State Bar Association
Butler County Bar Association

Honors/Awards:
Skadden Fellowship, 2005-2007
Contributing Author, National Consumer Law Center, Foreclosures & Mortgage Servicing (5th Ed. 2014)
Contributing Author, Ohio Consumer Law (2014-2014 ed)
Frequent presenter on FHA-insured mortgages, foreclosure defense, and other consumer and litigation issues

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Amanda Toole

Senior Attorney

Education:
B.A., Ohio State University; J.D., Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University

Bar and Court admission:
Ohio, 2010
Illinois, 2011
United States District Court Southern District of Ohio, 2012

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Practice areas:
Housing/Consumer
Children's Law

Ombudsman for MSD Sewage Backup Program

Community and Professional Affiliation:
Cincinnati Bar Association
Home Health Advisory Board – Cincinnati Health Department

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Debora Wagner

Senior Attorney

Education:
B.A., Miami University, summa cum laude; J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law

Bar and Court admission:
Ohio, 1996
Colorado Bar

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Practice areas:
Income/Work/Health

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Tracy Washington

Senior Attorney

Education:
B.S., SUNY Binghamton; J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law

Bar and Court admission:
Ohio, 1995
New York Bar
Federal Bar

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Practice areas:
Children & Education

Community and Professional Affiliation:
Butler County Bar Association

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Brian J. Davidson

Staff Attorney

Education:
B.A., Honors, Ohio State University; J.D., Case Western Reserve University

Bar and Court admission:
Ohio, 2000
Federal Bar
United States Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit

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Language Proficiency:
Swahili

Practice areas:
Family/Immigration
Children & Education

Community and Professional Affiliation:
Butler County Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association

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Lindsey DiCesare

Staff Attorney

Education:
B.A., Miami University; J.D., Michigan State University College of Law

Bar and Court admission:
Ohio, 2015

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Practice areas:
Children & Education

Community and Professional Affiliation:
Butler County Bar Association
Cincinnati Bar Association
Board Member of ProKids Young Professionals

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Kyle Gallenstein

Staff Attorney

Education:
B.S., Ohio University; J.D., Capital University Law School

Bar and Court admission:
Ohio, 2013

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Practice areas:
Children & Education
Family/Immigration

Community and Professional Affiliation:
Cincinnati Bar Association

Honors/Awards:
Child Welfare & Adoption Law Moot Court, 2012-2013
Weatherspoon Scholarship for Employment Discrimination & Labor Law, 2012-2013
AmeriCorps VISTA, 2008-2009

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John Holschuh III

Staff Attorney

Education:
B.A., summa cum laude, Tulane University; J.D., magna cum laude, University of Cincinnati College of Law

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Practice areas:
Housing/Consumer

Honors/Awards:
Ernest Karam Award for Outstanding Academics
Gustavus Henry Wald Memorial Prize for Contracts
Judge William H. Lueders Prize for Wills, Trusts, and Future Interests

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Jamie Landvatter

Staff Attorney

Education:
B.S.S.W. & B.A., The Ohio State University; J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law

Bar and Court admission:
Ohio, 2010
United States District Court Southern District of Ohio, 2015

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Language Proficiency:
Spanish

Practice areas:
Children & Education
· Guardian ad Litem
Family/Immigration

Community and Professional Affiliation:
Butler County Bar Association

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Melissa Salamon

Staff Attorney

Education:
B.A., Tulane University; M.A., Public Policy & Management, John Glenn School of Public Affairs at the Ohio State University; J.D., Moritz College of Law at the Ohio State University

Bar and Court admission:
Ohio, 2014
United States District Court Southern District of Ohio, 2015

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Language Proficiency:
Fluent in Spanish

Practice areas:
Family/Immigration
Children & Education
· Medical Legal Partnership

Community and Professional Affiliation:
Cincinnati Bar Association

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Sami Silverstein

Staff Attorney

Education:
B.A., Journalism and Political Science, Indiana University; J.D., DePaul University College of Law

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Practice areas:
Housing/Consumer
Children & Education

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Alpha Taylor

Staff Attorney

Education:
B.A., Political Science, cum laude, Virginia Commonwealth University; J.D., Case Western Reserve University

Bar and Court admission:
Ohio, 2017

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Practice areas:
Housing/Consumer

Honors/Awards:
Case Global Service Award, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Fifth Best Brief & Semi Finalist, 2016 Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition
Best Oralist & Semi Finalist, 2015 International Criminal Court Moot Court Competition

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Alex Winters

Staff Attorney

Education:
B.A., Miami University; M.S.W., Ohio University; J.D., University of Dayton School of Law

Bar and Court admission:
Ohio, 2016
United States District Court Southern District of Ohio, 2017

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Practice areas:
Family/Immigration
Guardian ad Litem

Community and Professional Affiliation:
Warren County Bar Association

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Elizabeth A. Zak

Staff Attorney

Education:
B.A., Cum Laude, Denison University; J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law

Bar and Court admission:
Ohio, 2013
Accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs 2014
U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims 2014

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Practice areas:
Income/Work/Health
Housing/Consumer

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio-appointed Assistant Ombudsman

Community and Professional Affiliation:
Cincinnati Bar Association, Veterans and Military Law Committee, Secretary (2014)
Ohio State Legal Services Association, Veterans Law task force
Ohio State Bar Association
Ohio Department of Aging, Volunteer Long-term Care Ombudsman, August 2012 – Present
League of Women Voters, Member, March 2014 - Present

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Suzy Firestone

Staff Attorney, Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation Justice For All Fellow

Education:
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2007; J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law 2014

Bar and Court admission:
Ohio, 2014
United States District Court Southern District of Ohio, 2014

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Language Proficiency:
Fluent in Spanish

Practice areas:
Family/Immigration
Children & Education

Honors/Awards:
Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights Fellow
Law Review Associate Member
Henry A. Morrill Constitutional Law Prize
Lawrence Maxwell Memorial Prize for Advocacy

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