National Alliance Team

National Steering Committee

  • Rick Barinbaum

    Michigan

    Social Work Consultant

  • Jessica Bryar

    Illinois

    Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender

  • Andy Cohen

    Massachusetts

    Committee for Public Counsel Services

  • Michele Cortese

    New York

    Center for Family Representation

  • Rich Cozzola

    Illinois

    Legal Assistance Foundation

  • Kathleen Creamer

    Philadelphia, PA

    Community Legal Services

  • Matt Fraidin

    Washington, DC

    University of the District of Columbia Law School

  • Kathy Gomez

    Philadelphia, PA

    Community Legal Services

  • Darice Good

    Georgia

    Good Law Firm

  • Chris Gottleib

    New York

    New York University Law School

  • Martin Guggenheim

    New York

    New York University Law School

  • Michael Heard

    Washington

    Office of Public Defense

  • Carlyn Hicks

    Mississippi

    Mission First Legal Aid Office

  • Sue Jacobs

    New York

    Center for Family Representation

  • Diana Rugh Johnson

    Georgia

    Private Practice

  • Ken Krekorian

    California

    Los Angeles Dependency Lawyers, Inc.

  • Stephanie Ledesma

    Texas

    Thurgood Marshall School of Law

  • David Meyers

    California

    Dependency Legal Services

  • Dominica Montano

    New Mexico

    13th Judicial District

  • Joanne Moore

    Washington

    Office of Public Defense

  • Richard Pittman

    Louisiana

    Louisiana Public Defender Board

  • Martha Raimon

    New York

    Center of the Study of Social Policy

  • Jeyanthi Rajaraman

    New Jersey

    New Jersey Legal Services

  • Diane Redleaf

    Illinois

    Legal Consultant

  • Vivek Sankaran

    Michigan

    Detroit Center for Family Advocacy

  • Wendy Sotolongo

    North Carolina

    Indigent Defense Services

  • Dusti Standridge

    Arkansas

    Private Practice

  • Melissa Michaelis Thompson

    Colorado

    Office of Respondent Parents’ Counsel

  • David Wanger

    Maryland

    Office of the Public Defender

  • Amelia Watson

    Washington

    Office of Public Defense

  • Susan Weiss

    Washington

    formerly Casey Family Programs, Consultant

  • Joanna Woolman

    Minnesota

    Mitchell Hamline School of Law