WHO WE ARE

EVERY CHILD WHO NEEDS AN ADVOCATE SHOULD HAVE ONE.

WHO WE ARE

Different ideas and reasons have brought us to TeamChild. Regardless of our specific roles or functions, all of us are incredibly passionate about standing up for the rights and dignity of our young clients.

Because we enjoy connecting with teenagers and young adults in our work, we invite you to connect with us as teenagers too. Click on a staff person’s headshot to see their teenage self and find out what brought them to TeamChild.

Elisa Cozad

Staff Attorney, JR Institutions & Reentry Program

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Emily Doyle

Grants and Partnerships Manager

George Yeannakis

Special Counsel

Grete Schultz

Managing Attorney

Heidi Sadri

Operations and Contracts Manager

Joseph “Gus” Voss

Managing Attorney, JR Institutions & Reentry Project

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Julian Cooper

Policy Coordinator

Karen Pillar

Director of Policy and Advocacy

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LaKayla Witherspoon

Staff Attorney

Lauren Rosen

King County Legal Assistant

Marcos Martinez

Executive Director

Marshaun Barber

Statewide Education Rights Attorney

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Melissa Hamblin

Staff Attorney, JR Institutions & Reentry Program

Natalie Pond

Director of Investments and Partnerships

Porsche Phelps

Community Engagement Manager

Rachel Gluckman

Staff Attorney

Reyna Rollolazo

Community Engagement and Anti-Racism Director

Shawna Sherman

Director of Finance and Administration

King County Staff

Vincent Kwan

Human Resources Specialist

Staff Attorney

Statewide Communications Manager

Managing Attorney

Staff Attorney

Statewide Acting Director of Legal Services

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Legal Assistant

Pierce County Staff

Case Support and Outreach Specialist

Britta Hawkins

Legal Assistant

Dan Ophardt

Managing Attorney

Spokane County Staff

Danielle Dallas

Staff Attorney

Quincy Marin

Statewide Youth Advisory Coordinator

Sheana Kleist

Staff Attorney

Yakima County Staff

Lorena Navarro

Legal Assistant

Sonia Thomas

Legal Assistant, JR Institutions and Reentry Project

Teresa Harmon

Staff Attorney

OUR BOARD

Andrew Benjamin

Clinical Professor at University of Washington

Melissa Lee

Staff Attorney at the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, Seattle University School of Law

Larry J. Brown, Jr.

Paralegal at Law Offices of Mark R. Iverson, P.S.

Ann Carey

Partner at Carey & Lillevik PLLC

Rosa Peralta, President

Program Officer, Satterberg Foundation

Laura Holloway CarterVice President

Retired

Almetta Pitts, Secretary

Founder & CEO, Attemla Consulting, LLC

Morgan Collins

Head of Sustainable Finance at Starbucks

Sally Pritchard, Treasurer

Retired

Laura Ewbank

Attorney at Microsoft

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