Staff

Adam Murray
Executive Director
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An expert on both housing and homelessness, Adam Murray has developed and promoted innovative public policies that reduce homelessness and lead to safe, healthy and affordable housing. Recognized nationally as a leader in homelessness issues, Adam has led ICLC in developing effective programs, including groundbreaking programs that meet the legal needs of homeless veterans in Los Angeles. In his six years as ICLC’s Executive Director, Adam has guided Inner City Law Center’s transformation from an organization of five attorneys operating with a $1.4 million budget to an organization of 40 staff, including 20 attorneys, with a $3.4 million budget.

Prior to joining ICLC, Adam was a litigator with the international law firm Howrey LLP. In 2001, he worked pro bono on the momentous Rosales slum housing case in which ICLC secured $1.9 million for 59 parents and children. Adam sits on the Los Angeles County Citizens’ Committee on Economy and Efficiency and the Board of Directors for the ACLU of Southern California. He previously served as president of the boards of the Housing Rights Center of Southern California and the Immigration Center for Women and Children, and has taught economics and political science at East Los Angeles College. Adam is also a former board member of the Fair Housing Council of the San Gabriel Valley and the Center for Progressive Leadership. In 2009, the Los Angeles Daily Journal named Adam one of the top 20 attorneys in California under the age of 40.

Adam received a B.A. In International Relations from Pomona College, an M.A. In Economics from Claremont Graduate University, and a J.D. from University of California at Berkeley’s Boalt Hall School of Law. Adam and his wife Aman Thind live in South Pasadena. They enjoy playing soccer and spending time with their two young children.

Juliet Arganaraz
Director of Finance and Administration
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Maria Badillo
Paralegal
Homelessness Prevention
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Harry Batt
Director of Development
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Harry joined ICLC as Director of Development in February 2010. Prior to joining ICLC, Harry worked for ten years at Public Counsel, the largest pro bono law office in the nation. Harry trained at the Midwest Academy, where he received a degree in community organizing. Harry previously owned, operated, managed and consulted for restaurants throughout the world and has contributed to the success of a diverse portfolio of brands, as well as national theme restaurants. He studied politics at Hebrew University and Brandeis University, and holds a B.S. in Information Systems from University of Phoenix.

Javier Beltran
Director of Homelessness Prevention
Homelessness Prevention
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Javier joined ICLC in April 2008, as a Staff Attorney litigating habitability lawsuits and unlawful detainer cases. In October 2009, Javier became the Director of the Homeless Prevention Project at ICLC. He currently oversees ICLC’s Shriver Housing Project. Prior to working at ICLC, he practiced commercial litigation for an Orange County law firm and immigration law for a Sherman Oaks law firm. Before becoming an attorney, Javier worked as a school teacher in Los Angeles. Javier was born and raised in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Pico-Union and his close connection to the challenges and concerns of this community motivates his public interest work. He is a former board member and president of the Pico-Union Neighborhood Council. Javier received a B.A. in History from California State University Los Angeles and a J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law.

James H. Broderick
Of Counsel (Volunteer)
Housing Litigation
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Anequa Campbell
AmeriCorps Legal Fellow
Homeless Veterans
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A 2012 graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, Anequa joined ICLC as Legal Fellow working with the Homeless Veterans Project. During law school, Anequa clerked at the Community Service Society of New York where she helped low-income clients access healthcare. She also externed with the Poverty, Race and Research Action Council in Washington D.C., and was an Instructor with Georgetown Street Law clinic where she taught law and legal concepts to high school students. Originally from Jamaica and formerly living in New York, Anequa developed a passion for working with vulnerable populations as a Women’s and Gender Studies minor during her undergraduate studies at Columbia University.

Isabela Carrillo
Paralegal / Advocate
Healthy Homes, Homelessness Prevention, & Public Benefits
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Isabela joined ICLC in 2006 as a Public Allies AmeriCorps Fellow. After completing her fellowship, she was hired as a full-time tenant Advocate working to improve the living conditions of low-income communities. Isabela enjoys helping tenants assert their rights and providing them with the tools and information to better resolve their own housing issues. Prior to joining ICLC, Isabela was an Academic Advisor in the Boyle Heights and East Los Angeles neighborhoods at Inner City Struggle. At California State University, Los Angeles, Isabela received a B.A. in Sociology with an emphasis in Law & Society and a minor in Mexican-American Studies.

Daisy Chávez
Paralegal
Homelessness Prevention
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Daisy joined ICLC in March of 2010 as a Tenant Organizer where she worked with tenants living in slum conditions and helped them advocate for healthier housing. Since the start of 2011, Daisy has worked as a paralegal for the Los Angeles City Homelessness Prevention Project. Daisy works with a team of case managers, attorneys, and support staff to bring holistic services to families facing eviction. Having lived on the outskirts of Downtown’s Skid-Row for most of her life, Daisy has a deep commitment to social justice. Before joining ICLC, Daisy taught Integrated Math and Language Arts to middle school students. Daisy graduated from University of California at Irvine with a B.A. in Comparative Literature and Political Science. Daisy also earned a Paralegal Certificate from Cal State L.A. Daisy is an active member of the NALEO Educational Fund and assists with their frequent “Citizenship Workshops.”

Gloria Contreras
Screener / Receptionist
Homelessness Prevention
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Gloria is a Screener and Receptionist at ICLC and has been with the organization since 2006. Gloria appreciates learning from clients as well as helping them. Prior to joining ICLC, Gloria served as Office Clerk at Elco Lighting. Gloria has a variety of artistic skills including painting, decorating, dancing, cosmetology, and hairstyling. She also enjoys outdoor activities like camping, swimming, and bicycling.

Chris Cook
USC Law Fellow
Housing Policy
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Chris joined ICLC in August 2013. As a USC Law Fellow, Chris primarily works on policy issues and helps to support the Homelessness Prevention Project. Chris earned his J.D. from the University of Southern California. While in law school, Chris volunteered at ICLC and externed on the Judiciary Committee of the United States House of Representatives. Before he moved to Los Angeles to attend law school, Chris was a staff aide to Congressman Lamar Smith. Chris is a Second Lieutenant in the Marine Corps and will return to active duty at the conclusion of his fellowship.

Francisco Covarrubias
Director of Tenant Organizing
Healthy Homes
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Francisco began working with ICLC as a Tenant Organizer in 2011. As an organizer, he informs tenants about city programs, healthy homes practices, and legal resources. Prior to joining ICLC, Francisco organized with Unite Here Local 11′s Organizing Beyond Barriers summer program. Francisco also worked as a field representative for Assemblyman Mike Gatto where he gained valuable experience in government casework and constituent outreach. Francisco graduated from Pomona College in 2010.  Francisco is a native Angelino and enjoys exploring the many wonders of the city.

Amelia Fay-Berquist
Senior Tenant Organizer
Healthy Homes
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Amelia joined ICLC in 2009 as a Public Allies AmeriCorps Fellow. Upon completion of her fellowship, Amelia remained at ICLC as a tenant organizer. Amelia works with tenants living at properties with severe habitability issues to improve living conditions. Amelia conducts outreach and advocacy for the Los Angeles Housing Department’s Rent Escrow Account and Lead Hazard Remediation Programs, and is currently co-chair of the Healthy Homes Collaborative Housing Sub-Committee. Amelia is from the San Francisco Bay Area and graduated from UCLA in 2009 with a degree in Chicana/o Studies. Before joining ICLC, Amelia focused on immigrant rights, including working as a patient interpreter and advocate in health clinics in New Jersey, volunteering for the New Sanctuary Movement, and conducting research on the convergence of immigration law and gang policy here in Los Angeles.

Lucy Garcia
Paralegal
Housing Litigation
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Adam Gardner
Staff Attorney
Homelessness Prevention
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Adam joined Inner City Law Center in November 2012. As a Staff Attorney with the Homelessness Prevention Project, he defends and protects the rights of tenants in the Los Angeles area. Prior to joining ICLC, Adam worked as a criminal defense attorney at the San Diego Public Defender’s Office. He earned his J.D. from New York University School of Law and his B.A. from the University of California, San Diego with majors in Urban Studies & Planning and Latin American Studies.

Marcy Gribin
Staff Attorney
Housing Litigation
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Marcy joined ICLC in 2006 after earning her J.D. from the University of California, Davis. Marcy currently litigates habitability and unlawful detainer cases. She earned her B.A. in Politics from Occidental College. Outside of work, Marcy is an active member of the Junior League of Los Angeles.

 

Amos Hartston
Chief Counsel & Director of Legal Services
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Amos joined ICLC as Chief Counsel and Director of Legal Services in May 2011, and oversees all of ICLC’s legal projects including Housing Litigation, Homelessness Prevention, and the Homeless Veterans Project as well as the Shriver Housing Project, Housing and Public Benefits advocacy, tenant organizing, and housing policy. Prior to joining ICLC, Amos practiced for 14 years with the international law firm Latham & Watkins LLP. Between 2004 and 2011, Amos split his time between his commercial litigation practice and serving as Pro Bono Counsel, overseeing Latham’s worldwide pro bono efforts including the provision of more than 1.3 million hours of free legal services valued at more than $500 million between 2004 and 2010. Amos helped Latham’s pro bono practice double to more than 250,000 hours per year, receiving numerous awards and becoming one of the most respected pro bono programs among private law firms. His commercial litigation practice focused on intellectual property and complex business disputes, in both state and federal court. Amos sits on the boards of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and the Los Angeles County Bar Foundation. Amos received his B.A. from the University of California Santa Barbara and his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.

Jon Killoran
Equal Justice Works Legal Fellow Sponsored by Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Homeless Veterans
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A 2013 graduate of Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, Jon joined ICLC as an Equal Justice Works Legal Fellow working with the Homeless Veterans Project. Jon started a medical legal partnership with the West Los Angeles Veteran’s Hospital and works with veterans who are patients in the VA’s homeless primary care clinic. During law school, Jon clerked at the Northwest Justice Project where he helped low-income residents access state healthcare benefits. Jon also externed at Mental Health Advocacy Services and the Disability Rights Legal Center. Prior to law school, Jon was a Jesuit Volunteer working as a case manager and operations supervisor at a homeless shelter in Spokane, Washington.

Michelle Kim
Staff Attorney
Homelessness Prevention
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Michelle joined Inner City Law Center in January 2014. As a Staff Attorney with the Homelessness Prevention Project, Michelle works with a team of attorneys and support staff to protect the rights of tenants in the Los Angeles area. During law school, Michelle externed for Judge Harry Pregerson of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She also interned with Communities for a Better Environment (CBE), working on environmental matters affecting low-income communities. Before law school, Michelle worked with the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA), also serving the needs of families facing eviction. Michelle earned her J.D. from UC Berkeley School of Law and her B.A. from the University of Southern California, with majors in Comparative Literature and Political Science.

Amy Kimbel
Paralegal / Advocate
Healthy Homes, Homelessness Prevention, Public Benefits, & Homeless Veterans
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Amy joined ICLC in August 2011.  At ICLC, Amy splits her time between landlord/tenant advocacy and providing paralegal support to the Homeless Veterans project. She enjoys helping clients understand their tenancy rights and negotiating on their behalf with larger institutions. Prior to joining ICLC, Amy worked as a paralegal doing plaintiff’s side employment litigation and nonprofit immigration work.  Amy majored in Spanish at Yale University. After graduation, she lived and did development work in a community on the outskirts of Mexico City. Amy lives in South Los Angeles and works with her church to bring transformation to her neighborhood.

Jean Lantz
Staff Attorney
Housing Litigation
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Lorraine Lopez
Senior Staff Attorney
Homelessness Prevention
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Lorraine joined ICLC in October 2009.  For the past two years Lorraine has been a Staff Attorney in the Homelessness Prevention Project representing individuals and families who are at risk of losing their housing. Lorraine participates in several tenants’ rights clinics including the Koreatown Tenants Defense Network.  Prior to joining ICLC, Lorraine worked for two years at Eviction Defense Network (EDN). Prior to EDN, Lorraine was an Equal Justice Works Fellow at the Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago where she provided representation and community outreach programs for participants in the Housing Choice Voucher Program. Lorraine received her J.D. from Tulane University Law School in 2005, and her B.A. from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2001.

Sofia Lopez
Executive Assistant
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Sofia joined ICLC in January 2013. Prior to joining ICLC, Sofia ran operations for a small digital education company and helped run the largest operational office at OneLegacy – the nation’s largest organ procurement organization. Sofia’s interest in non-profits sparked when she began working with local communities while pursuing her undergraduate degree at California State University, Los Angeles. She received her BA in Cultural Anthropology in 2010.

Yvette Lopez
Paralegal
Housing Litigation
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Kara Mahoney
Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellow
Homeless Veterans
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Kara joined ICLC in September 2012 as an Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellow for the Homeless Veterans Project. Kara is a 2012 graduate of USC Gould School of Law and earned an A.B. from Georgetown University. During law school Kara clerked in the probate department of the Los Angeles Superior Court for the Honorable Michael Levanas, and at ICLC, where her determination to advocate on behalf of underrepresented veterans grew, and was a fellow in the Saks Institute for Mental Health Law, Policy, and Ethics, researching the pervasive nature of psychotropic medications in the armed forces. Kara also worked in USC Law’s Immigration Clinic where she represented clients seeking asylum and other forms of relief after escaping persecution in their home countries.

Wanda Martin
Development Associate / Grants Manager
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Wanda joined ICLC as Development Associate/Grants Manager in October 2012. Before coming to ICLC, Wanda was a faculty member at the University of New Mexico, where she taught proposal writing, administered writing programs, and created the Teachers’ Institute, a professional development program for K-12 teachers. She is the co-author, with Valerie Thomas, of Proposals for Action, a proposal-writing textbook scheduled for publication with Oxford University Press in 2014. Wanda earned her BA in Theatre at Indiana University and her MA and Ph.D in English at the University of Louisville. Since 1989, she has been involved with alternative dispute resolution, mediating conflicts in workplaces and small claims courts, facilitating contentious meetings on public issues, and coaching novice mediators in training.

Lisa Mead
Director of Pro Bono
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Lisa joined Inner City Law Center as the Director of Pro Bono in May 2012, and oversees all pro bono and volunteer programs.   Prior to joining ICLC, Lisa spent three and a half years as a consultant to legal education, legal career counseling and legal services organizations.   She spent the previous fifteen years at USC Gould School of Law, serving as founding dean of the Law School’s Office of Public Service, as dean of students and as dean of career services.  Immediately after graduation from law school, Lisa served as directing attorney of Public Counsel’s Homeless Advocacy Project, and, before attending law school, she was a social worker with the Texas Coalition for Juvenile Justice.  Lisa received her JD from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law, where she helped found the USC Public Interest Law Foundation, and earned her BSW from the University of Texas at Arlington.   Throughout her legal career, she has served on numerous local and national boards and committees and was the recipient of USC Law School’s Faculty of the Year and the Public Interest Alumni of the Year Award.

Cristina Olvera
Office Manager
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Ashley Parris
Senior Staff Attorney
Housing Litigation
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Ashley’s passion for fighting for those who have been wronged brought her to ICLC in September 2011. Prior to joining ICLC, Ashley spent six years as a trial attorney at the R. Rex Parris Law Firm, litigating catastrophic injury cases, with a specialty in pain syndromes. Ashley was recognized in 2011 as one of the Daily Journal’s Rising Stars. Ashley is a member of The Consumer Attorneys of California and Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles, and a Past President of the Antelope Valley Bar Association. Ashley is the youngest-ever graduate of the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyer’s College. She frequently lectures and teaches on the study of facial expressions and detecting deception. She attended Pepperdine University School of Law, where she was a member of the school’s trial team. During law school, Ashley worked for California Court of Appeals Justice Margaret Grignon, and in 2004, she worked in newly-elected Governors Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Office of Legislative Affairs. Ashley grew up in Lancaster, California, on the north end of Los Angeles County. Ashley is proud to be part of ICLC’s signature slum housing department where she can use her skills, experience and tenacity to stop negligent landlords in our city.

Sonia Pflaster
Staff Attorney
Housing Litigation
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Sonia joined ICLC in 2010 as a Staff Attorney in an eviction defense project where she quickly discovered the value of representing tenants against abusive landlords. The daughter of two plaintiffs attorneys, Sonia is driven by a fierce passion to serve the mistreated. A native of Santa Monica, Sonia attended UC Davis, where she graduated with highest honors in 2005. Sonia worked at RAND before heading to Harvard Law School in 2006.  At Harvard, Sonia was selected as an Equal Justice Works fellow in 2007, summered at Morrison and Foerster, and volunteered for Public Counsel and the Los Angeles Public Defenders Office. During her second and third year at Harvard, Sonia served as a member of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, a 30-hour-a week, two-year clinical program where she represented battered women in divorce and custody proceedings. Following graduation, Sonia obtained trial training as an attorney-trainee at the Federal Defenders of San Diego. Sonia enjoys empowering tenants and holding negligent and malicious landlords liable.

Dianne Prado
Senior Staff Attorney
Homelessness Prevention
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Dianne joined ICLC in August 2012 to work with the Homelessness Prevention Project where she litigates on behalf of individuals and low-income families who are at risk of losing their housing. Before joining ICLC, Dianne was a staff attorney at the Eviction Defense Network (EDN) where she protected the housing rights of the low income communities. Prior to EDN she worked for the Law Office of Elena I. Popp which specializes in eviction defense. Dianne is a member of the National Lawyers Guild and participates in several tenant’s rights clinics including the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment. Dianne holds a B.A. in Criminology, Law, & Society from UC Irvine and a J.D. from Western State University College of Law.

Eric Quizhpi
Tenant Organizer
Healthy Homes
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Eric joined ICLC as a Tenant Organizer in June 2014. He works with tenants living at properties with severe habitability issues, informing them about healthy homes practices, their legal resources, and the Rent Escrow Account Program. Prior to working at ICLC, Eric interned at the Coalition for Economic Survival, where he first gained exposure to housing advocacy and tenant outreach. He continued his activism work by collaborating with doctors at Cedars Sinai Medical Center; at Cedars, he helped translate cognitive therapy workbooks from English into Spanish for Los Angeles’ disenfranchised, Spanish-speaking, HIV-positive community. Eric is originally from Brooklyn, New York and graduated from Occidental College in May 2014 with a degree in History and a minor in Politics.

 

Jenniffer Rojas
Paralegal / Advocate
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Jennifer joined ICLC as Executive Assistant in 2009.  Jenniffer Rojas graduated from Pomona College in 2009 with a dual-degree in Spanish Literature and Public Policy Analysis, with a concentration in Sociology.

Almas Sayeed
Skadden Legal Fellow
Housing Policy/Litigation
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Almas joined ICLC in September 2012 as a Skadden Fellow, assisting low-income tenants who face habitability issues or eviction in buildings due to foreclosure. Almas is a May 2012 graduate of UCLA Law School’s Public Interest Law and Policy Program. Prior to law school, Almas served the Congressional Joint Economic Committee and the administration of New York Governor, Eliot Spitzer. Almas has an MSc from the London School of Economics, her MA from Hebrew University where she was a Fulbright Fellow and received her undergraduate degree from the University of Kansas.

Fely Soto
Tenant Organizer
Healthy Homes
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Fely joined ICLC as a Tenant Organizer in April 2011. Fely educates tenants about habitability issues through the Rent Escrow Account Program to promote safe and healthy housing.  She comes to ICLC with three years of tenant organizing experience with the Coalition for Economic Survival. Prior to CES, Fely owned, operated and managed a catering and restaurant business in Lynwood, CA. Her success as an entrepreneur allowed her to contribute to her community in a personal manner by providing work experience and culinary knowledge to underprivileged teens.

Greg Spiegel
Director of Public Policy & Communications
Housing Policy
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Greg has provided legal services for low-income people in Los Angeles since 1996.  He joined ICLC in 2009 where he advocates for systemic reforms to increase housing for people who are chronically homeless.  Greg helped to design ICLC’s Homeless Prevention Project and serves as ICLC’s representative on the steering and policy committees of the United Homeless Healthcare Partners.  Prior to joining ICLC, Greg worked for eight years as a housing attorney at the Western Center on Law and Poverty.  While at Western Center, Greg co-founded the Healthy Homes Collaborative, chaired housing committees of the State and Los Angeles Strategic Plans to End Lead Poisoning and wrote The Lead Guide: A Community Resource for Lead Poisoning Prevention in California.  Prior to Western Center, Greg was an AmeriCorps fellow and then staff attorney at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles.

Waldo Tapia
AmeriCorps Legal Fellow
Homeless Veterans
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Waldo joined ICLC in September 2013 as an Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellow for the Homeless Veterans Project. Prior to joining ICLC, Waldo worked as a Graduate Research Fellow for Professor David Jung at the Public Law Research Institute, part of UC Hastings’ Center for State and Local Government Law. Waldo earned his J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and earned a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Riverside. During law school Waldo externed at the San Francisco Youth Guidance Center under the Honorable Kathleen Kelly, was a law clerk at the Equal Rights Advocates, and interned at the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office. He also worked at the Hastings Workers’ Rights Clinic where he was able to provide legal assistance to low-income workers. Waldo’s interest in working with the veteran community stems from his previous internship at the Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Services, his work as an Honor Guard at the Riverside National Cemetery, and from his military service in both the California Army National Guard and the United States Army.

Brett Terrell
Director of Advocacy
Healthy Homes, Homelessness Prevention, Public Benefits
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Brett has worked providing services to the homeless on Skid Row and throughout Central Los Angeles since 1982. He has been a staff member at ICLC since 1987.  As Director of Advocacy, Brett oversees the services provided by ICLC advocates and Tenant Organizers, as well as representing clients in administrative hearings in front of the Social Security Administration and the California Department of Social Services.  Prior to working with ICLC, Brett served as shelter manager at El Rescate and was also a member of the Los Angeles Catholic Worker.

Melissa Tyner
Senior Staff Attorney
Homeless Veterans
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Melissa joined ICLC’s Homeless Veterans Project in 2009. As a Senior Staff Attorney, Melissa advocates for the rights of homeless veterans to receive the benefits and care they are promised and wrongfully denied. Melissa started the first legal clinic aimed at serving female veterans and is a recognized expert in the legal issues involving the Department of Veterans Affairs that female veterans face. Melissa’s work has been featured on National Public Radio, BBC, and several other media outlets. Prior to joining ICLC, Melissa worked at Disability Rights California and assisted people whose disability benefits had been wrongfully terminated. Prior to joining Disability Rights California, Melissa was a law clerk at Public Counsel where she advocated for children with disabilities in foster care whose health benefits were being reduced.

Estephanie Villalpando
Paralegal
Housing Litigation
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Estephanie joined ICLC in July 2010 as a Paralegal for a short-term eviction defense project.   When the project ended, Estephanie became a Tenant Organizer.  She is currently a Paralegal in the litigation department, assisting with complex habitability litigation.  Prior to joining ICLC, Estephanie volunteered at the Santa Monica Self Help Center, where she helped pro per litigants with a variety of legal matters, including eviction defense.  She also volunteered for the Coalition for Economic Survival in its West Hollywood tenants’ rights clinic. Estephanie received a B.A. in political science with a minor in education from UCLA. Estephanie plans to attend law school and pursue a public interest legal career.

Rebecca Watson
Staff Attorney
Homelessness Prevention, Public Benefits
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Rebecca Watson joined ICLC in May 2013 as a Staff Attorney and represents clients who are HIV positive in maintaining their housing and public benefits. Prior to joining ICLC, Rebecca worked at Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County for two years where she staffed a Medical Legal Partnership helping patients at a health clinic resolve their legal problems. Rebecca is a 2011 graduate of the University of Washington School of Law which she attended as a Gates Public Service Law Scholar. During law school, Rebecca clerked at the Western Center on Law and Poverty and at the Northwest Justice Project. Rebecca spent three years with Witness for Peace in Mexico and Cuba where she taught U.S. citizens about the negative impacts of U.S. foreign policy in the region and has spent time as a volunteer in Guatemala. Rebecca is a proud graduate of Macalester College where she studied Anthropology and History.

 

 

 

Staff photos courtesy of Gabor Ekecs