About Us

About Legal Aid of Marin

Legal Aid of Marin’s mission is to create an equitable Marin by empowering the community through legal representation, advocacy, and education. Our vision is for an inclusive Marin with equal justice and opportunity for all.

 

 

Board of Directors

Jessica Karner

PRESIDENT

HANSON BRIDGETT LLP

Benjamin Berkowitz

VICE PRESIDENT

KEKER, VAN NEST & PETERS LLP

Travis Armstrong

TREASURER, CHAIR OF FINANCE COMMITTEE

HEMMING MORSE LLP

Will Aarsheim

SECRETARY

Q SURGICAL LLC

Gabriel Bellman

UC SCHOOL OF LAW SF

Chris Cabral

COTS

Allison Elgart

STATE OF CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Jeffrey Fisher

FARELLA BRAUN & MARTEL LLP

Nicole Gardner

NAZZARIES AROMATHERAPY

Jon Gertler

STEBNER, GERTLER, GUADAGNI & KAWAMOTO

Michael Harris

RETIRED

Jeff Kaban

AUTODESK

Phil Levin

LEVIN AND PANGILINAN PC

Luis Navas

FIRST CITIZENS BANK

Maxwell Pritt

BOIES SCHILLER FLEXNER LLP

Laurel Spolter

RETIRED EDUCATOR

Chuck Stevens

GIBSON DUNN

Catie Visico

MARIN COUNTY OFFICE OF THE PUBLIC DEFENDER

David Winnett

LIUZZI, MURPHY, SOLOMON, CHURTON, HALE & WINNETT LLP

Michael Yongue

PRIVATE WEALTH PARTNERS

Staff

Laura McMahon headshot

Laura McMahon

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Frank Bittner

BUSINESS MANAGER

Dhalma Suarez

PROGRAMS OFFICER

Bilingual English/Spanish

Julia Calderon Office Manager photo

Julia Calderon

OFFICE MANAGER

Karla Granados

RECEPTION

Bilingual English/Spanish

Lucie Hollingsworth

SENIOR HOUSING ATTORNEY

Focus on homelessness, elimination of fines & fees, and housing law

Jennifer Pacheco

HOUSING STAFF ATTORNEY

Bilingual English/Spanish

Tania Gurrola-Arguello

LEGAL ASSISTANT

Bilingual English/Spanish

Ethan Strull

LEGAL ASSISTANT

Bilingual English/Spanish

H. Carolina Babbidge

EMPLOYMENT STAFF ATTORNEY

Bilingual English/Spanish

Henry Bono

LEGAL ASSISTANT

Jerry Maldonado

LEGAL ASSISTANT

Bilingual English/Spanish

Omar Lozano

ADMINISTRATIVE ADVOCATE

Bilingual English/Spanish

Andria Jaramillo

STAFF ATTORNEY