Staff List


Marie Bechtel, Supervising Attorney
Isaiah Belcher, Attorney
Deana Cummings, FAST Regional Family Advocate
Patricia DiFranco, Attorney
Polly Lafferty, Ombudsman
Tricia LaLima, Project Support Paralegal
Alex Mascioli, Attorney
Chris Nelson, Attorney
Karen Nichols, Legal Assistant
Tara Rosencrance, Paralegal
Rikki Roush, FAST Regional Family Advocate

Charleston (State Headquarters)

Timothy Litten, Supervising Attorney
Mary Booth, Ombudsman
Jeri Bradley, Attorney
Nancy Brown, Legal Projects Specialist
Brandi Carte, Legal Assistant
Christy Carver, Financial Assistant
Juana Chacon, ATLAS Paralegal
Karla Craddock, ATLAS Paralegal
Amy Crawford, Communications & Development Specialist
Megan Dailey, Accounting Clerk
Susana Duarte, Legal Services Manager
Andrew Earley, Attorney
Jo Fitzwater, ATLAS Paralegal
David Frercks, Pro Bono Support Specialist
Amber Hanna, Attorney
Kenley Hanna, Attorney
Kristina Harris, ATLAS Paralegal
Matthew Hayes, Attorney
Joshua Hendricks, IT Support Specialist
Roy Herzbach, Ombudsman Director
Patrick Kelley, Information Security Manager / Software Engineer
Angela Layne, Legal Assistant
Kerry LeMasters, Administrative Director
Deborah Lucas, ATLAS Paralegal
Chris Martin, IT Director
Rhonda Hayes, FAST Regional Family Advocate
Elizabeth Mosteller, Accountant
Jeremy Mitchell, Attorney
Adrienna Moore, Paralegal
Tammy Mullins, Chief Financial Officer
Amanda Musick, ATLAS Paralegal
Sherry O’Malley, Grants & Training Support Specialist
Erica Pulling, Director of Communications & Development
Jacqueline Schwaben, Behavioral Health Advocacy Supervising Attorney
Jennifer Singletary, Attorney
Aubrey Sparks, Attorney
Hunter Starks, Project Support Paralegal
Cherie Taylor, ATLAS Paralegal
Cathy Townsend-Estep, Legal Assistant
Christine Wallace, Supervising Attorney for Statewide Hotline
Cindy Withrow, ATLAS Paralegal
Elizabeth Wehner, Managing Attorney for Grants and Training
Kate White, Access to Services Manager
Benita Whitman, Attorney
Brendan Wood, Attorney
Adrienne Worthy, Executive Director


Angela White, Supervising Attorney
Clinton Adams, Legal Director
Kayla Aungst, Attorney
Sandy Crim, Legal Assistant
Caroline Critchfield, Paralegal
Courtney Klus, Attorney
Aimee Goddard, Attorney
Misty Miller, Project Support Paralegal
Chasta O’Conner, Project Support Paralegal
Phillip Pham, Attorney
Theresa Post, Attorney
Kaitlyn Profitt, Project Support Paralegal
Christina Rumbach, Attorney
LeeAnn Stewart, FAST Advocate


Michele Good, Supervising Attorney
Brenda Alvarado, Ombudsman
Jenna Gooden, Legal Assistant
Carmen Howell, Paralegal
Raymond LaMora, Attorney
Katheryn Marcum, Attorney
Matthew Stott, Attorney


Laura Martin, Supervising Attorney
Bill Albert, Behavioral Health Advocacy Director
Lindsay Burley, Attorney
Katie Cummings, Project Support Paralegal
Barbara Finley, Attorney
Nancy Fry, Behavioral Health Advocate
Tamara Handley, Ombudsman
Robin Hughes, FAST Family Support Specialist
Mandi Hurley, Attorney
Cheryl Plybon, Paralegal
Shelly Vaughn, Legal Assistant


Leah Smith, Supervising Attorney
Kelly Hamrick, Legal Assistant
Emily Isaacs, Attorney
Page Ward, Paralegal


Christen Justice, Supervising Attorney
Rita Harris, Legal Assistant
Khandice Lofton, Attorney

M. M. Bateman Hospital

Michelle Woomer, Behavioral Health Advocate


Kelly Beck, Supervising Attorney
Maria Beckman, Attorney
Amanda Dailey, Paralegal
Daja Elliott, Attorney
Amanda Gavin, Attorney
Kimberley Hart, Paralegal
Dane Henry, Attorney
Matthew Jividen, Advocacy Manager
Kathryn McIntyre, Ombudsman
Emily Neely, Attorney
Jenny Saladini, Legal Assistant
Laura Turman, FAST Regional Family Advocate


Christine Schneider, Supervising Attorney
Ashly Ash, Legal Assistant
Maria Borror, PAI Program Support Specialist
James Clark, Attorney
Lisa Edwards, Legal Assistant
Rachel Fetty, Attorney
Olivia Haught, Attorney
Heather Hoelscher, Behavioral Health Advocate
Ed Hopple, Ombudsman
Jenny Layne, Project Support Paralegal
James Lindsay, Attorney
Madison Stahl, Attorney
Richard Morris, Lawyer in the School Project Supervisor
Michelle Richmond, Ombudsman
Molly Russell, Access Supervising Attorney
Eva Segert-Tauger, Attorney
Sherry Smith, TANF Paralegal
Melissa Coffman Sponaugle, TANF Project Supervisor


Cathy Adams, Supervising Attorney
Vanessa Beam, Paralegal
Kathy Carpenter, Legal Assistant
Jill Fox, Attorney
Jason Heinrich, Attorney
Thomas Karr, Attorney
Tammy Ketchem, Behavioral Health Advocate
Linda WahlBaker, Ombudsman

Potomac Center

Susan Paugh, Behavioral Health Advocate  


Melissa Kahle, Supervising Attorney
LydiaBeth Comer, Attorney
Hannah Ferguson, Project Support Paralegal
Carey Flanagan, Paralegal
Kayla Hicks, Attorney
Marie Parker, Ombudsman
Deborah Worley, Legal Assistant

William R. Sharpe Hospital

Teri Newsome, Behavioral Health Advocate
Sharoon Reed, Behavioral Health Advocate
Danielle Torrez, Behavioral Health Advocate


David Estep, Supervising Attorney
Andrew Beatty, Attorney
Mandy Beever, Project Support Paralegal
Lorraine Eckard, Attorney
Robin Lucas, Legal Assistant
Kira Chilcote Maunz, Attorney
Sumner Riddick, Attorney
Chris Rine, Ombudsman


Susan Wolford, Ombudsman Communication and Training Specialist

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