Our Team

We are proud of the diverse and talented people who work with us to achieve housing and justice for our clients and for those experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles County.


Adam Murray Chief Executive Officer
Shawn Bolton Chief Operating Officer
Laura McQuay Chief Financial Officer
Sharon Bashan Chief Program Officer
Juliet Arganaraz Director of Administration
Kym Pietsch Director of Development
Mary Walden Director of Human Resources
Fernando Torres Director of IT
David Smith Director of Litigation
Vidhya Ragunathan Director of Pro Bono
Angelica Peña Director of Program Operations
Mahdi Manji Director of Public Policy
Kara Mahoney Directing Attorney, Homeless Veterans
Rob Reed Directing Attorney, Eviction Prevention
Carolyn Kim Co-Director, Tenant Defense Project
Tai Glenn General Counsel
Doug Carnahan Special Counsel
Thomas Anderson Supervising Attorney, Public Benefits
Rima Maher Supervising Attorney, Public Benefits
Donella Green Supervising Attorney, Homelessness Prevention
Jon Killoran Supervising Attorney, Homeless Veterans
Sandra Vargas Supervising Attorney, Eviction Prevention
Mary Boyd Supervising Attorney, Preventing and Ending Homelessness Program
Kaimi Wenger Supervising Attorney, Eviction Prevention

Projects Team

Ben Barnett Senior Staff Attorney
Vanessa Caustrita Project Coordinator
Fernanda Cerrato Paralegal Trainee
Scott Davis Staff Attorney
Erica de Santiago Senior Paralegal
Zoe Dolan Senior Staff Attorney
Jaqueline Flores-Reyes Tenant Defense Legal Fellow
Neri Gallegos Paralegal
Arturo Gomez Tenant Defense Legal Fellow
Sam Hecht Housing Justice Fellow
Jessica Hernandez Senior Paralegal
Peter Horton Tenant Defense Legal Fellow
Hannah Ibañez Senior Staff Attorney
Alejandro ‘Alex’ Lopez Senior Paralegal
Eduardo Marquez Administrative Clerk
Jeff Martin Tenant Defense Legal Fellow
Sricharitha (Cherry) Mullaguru Staff Attorney
Shyann Murphy Tenant Defense Legal Fellow
Jeffrey Newman Staff Attorney
Hector Peña Senior Paralegal
Haley Pollock Housing Justice Fellow
Chelsea Reeves Housing Justice Fellow
Jincy Varughese Tenant Defense Legal Fellow
Andrew Webman Senior Staff Attorney
Alex Young Staff Attorney
Katherine Reyes Housing Navigator
Lisa Monge Administrative Clerk
Alexsandra Loaiza Administrative Clerk

Shane Henson Registered Legal Services Attorney
Dany Hernandez Paralegal Trainee
Chris Kung Senior Staff Attorney
Ethan Kuritz Senior Staff Attorney
Míchel Angela Martinez Project Manager
Matt Nussbaum Housing Justice Fellow
Dennise Onchi-Molina Administrative Clerk
Sarah Siraj Senior Paralegal
Max Spivak Housing Justice Fellow
Deborah Tejeda-Tila Paralegal Trainee
Bindhu Varghese Senior Staff Attorney
Erin Vites Senior Paralegal
Adam Yakira Senior Staff Attorney
Charlie Rivera Administrative Clerk
Laura Saiz Staff Attorney

Billy Conway Staff Attorney
Charles Kohorst Staff Attorney
Abbey Lent Staff Attorney
Sydney Lopez Paralegal
Kara Mahoney Directing Attorney
Benjamin Phillips Housing Justice Fellow
Amanda Powell Senior Staff Attorney
Ruth Serrano Paralegal
Elaine H. Kong Staff Attorney
Dakota Wright Staff Attorney

Lucy Fitzpatrick Project Manager
Henry Gayler Senior Paralegal
Kyle Gilliam Staff Attorney
Andrea Gutierrez Senior Paralegal Trainee
Indiana (Indie) Lau Paralegal Trainee
Abram Murante Registered Legal Services Attorney
Michael Palzes Senior Staff Attorney
Lily Yan Senior Staff Attorney
Helen Zapata Paralegal
Betty Song Senior Staff Attorney

Pedro Guerrero Paralegal
Amy Hernandez Administrative Clerk
Deborah Hoetger Senior Staff Attorney
Ted Lee NAPABA Law Foundation Community Law Fellow
Laura Matter Senior Staff Attorney
Eric Quizhpi Senior Paralegal
Fely Soto Tenant Organizing Manager
Jose Luis Surio Senior Tenant Organizer
Ernesto Velazquez Senior Tenant Organizer
Alexandra Irons Senior Staff Attorney

Senior Alexander (Sasha) Harnden Public Policy Advocate
Deon Turner Public Policy Advocate

Jazmine Smalley Pro Bono Coordinator
Erin E. Thompson Special Projects Manager


Viki Battaglia Associate Director of Development
Aldra Robinson Grants Manager
Luke Ellison Development Associate
Jacqueline Burbank Communications Manager

Administration & Finance

Oneida Andujar Government Grants Administrator
Juliet Arganaraz Director of Administration
Nell Bennett Office Manager
Gloria Contreras Screener/Receptionist
Daniel Horta Office Manager
Philip Jiang IT Support Specialist
Klaudia Malta Operations Coordinator
Terry Park Legal Technology Coordinator
Odessia Rogers Program Associate
Roland Wiley Screener/Receptionist
Perfecto “PC” Cervana Systems Administrator

Juan Cuevas Accounting Specialist
Stephen Gee Senior Staff Accountant
Chad Tanaka Pack Controller

Anna Carrillo Senior Human Resources Manager