Our diverse team of professionals work alongside community members and partners to advance our mission.

(Listed alphabetically by first name)

Amanda Bhuket, Esq.

( she/her )

Senior Attorney, Immigrant Justice

(415) 543-9444 x 212

Bio

Bekah Stroik

( she/her )

Program Coordinator, Immigrant Justice

(415) 543-9444 x 202

Bio

Bree Bernwanger, Esq.

( she/her )

Senior Attorney, Immigrant Justice

(415) 543-9444 x 209

Bio

Bréyon Austin, Esq.

( she/her )

Pro Bono Manager

(415) 543-9444 x 213

Bio

Cristal Jones

( she/her )

Program Coordinator, Legal Services for Entrepreneurs

(415) 543-9444 x 217

Bio

Crystal Lê

( she/her )

Grants Associate

(415) 543-9444 x 203

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Deborah Escobedo, Esq.

( she/her )

Senior Attorney, Racial Justice

(415) 543-9444 x 201

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Elica Vafaie, Esq.

( she/her )

Director of Pro Bono & Strategic Partnerships

(415) 543-9444 x 204

Bio

Elisa Della-Piana, Esq.

( she/her )

Legal Director

(415) 543-9444 x 206

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Flora Pereira, Esq.

( she/her )

Staff Attorney, Immigrant Justice

(415) 543-9444 x 218

Bio

Hayden Rodarte, Esq.

( he/him )

Justice Catalyst Fellow

(415) 543-9444 x 231

Bio

Jaime Pensabene

( he/him )

Operations Assistant

(415) 543-9444 x 200

Bio

Julie Gilgoff, Esq.

( she/her )

Staff Attorney, Legal Services for Entrepreneurs

(415) 543-9444 x 235

Bio

Karen Shain

( she/her )

Special Assistant to the Executive Director

(415) 543-9444 x 233

Bio

Lauren Carbajal, Esq.

( she/her )

Equal Justice Works Fellow

(415) 236-0110

Bio

Leo Cranney

( they/them )

Pro Bono Program Assistant

(415) 543-9444 x 237

Bio

Mark Conley-Buchsieb

( he/they )

Development Director

(415) 543-9444 x 223

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Monika Kalra Varma, Esq.

( she/her )

Executive Director

(415) 543-9444 x 214

Bio

Nancy Shaw

( she/her )

Chief Operating Officer

(415) 543-9444 x 215

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Rio Scharf, Esq.

( any pronouns )

Equal Justice Works Fellow

(415) 236-0332

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Sam Lew

( she/her )

Communications Manager

(415) 543-9444 x 216

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Sushil Jacob, Esq.

( he/him )

Senior Attorney, Economic Justice

(415) 543-9444 x 222

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Tifanei Ressl-Moyer, Esq.

( she/her )

Thurgood Marshall Fellow

(415) 543-9444 x 236

Bio

Tori Larson, Esq.

( she/her )

Equal Justice Works Fellow

(415) 543-9444 x 207

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