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Empire Justice Center
Telesca Center for Justice
One West Main Street, Suite 200
Rochester, NY  14614
p: (585) 454-4060 ¦ f: (585) 454-4019


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Rochester Staff and Practice Areas

Bryan D. Hetherington
Chief Counsel - Civil Rights

Kristi Hughes
Director of Development & Administration -

Berta Rivera
C.A.S.H. Director - Community Development

Rebecah Corcoran
Human Resource Manager -

Ann Kennedy
Finance Manager -

Alex Maroselli
Program & Marketing Manager -

Michelle Peterson
Training Manager -

Barbara van Kerkhove
Researcher/Policy Analyst - Community Development

Amanda Gallipeau
Health Law Coordinator - Health

Shannon Swiatek
Program & Marketing Coordinator -

Rebecca Caico
Senior Staff Attorney, HOPP Regional Coordinaor - Western/Central NY - Consumer

Catherine M. Callery (Kate)
Senior Staff Attorney - Disability Benefits

Peter Dellinger
Senior Staff Attorney - Civil Rights, Consumer

Jonathan Feldman
Senior Staff Attorney - Civil Rights

Geoffrey Hale
Staff Attorney - Health

Ruhi Maker
Senior Staff Attorney - Community Development, Consumer

Amy Schwartz-Wallace
Senior Staff Attorney - Domestic Violence

Jane Gabriele
Staff Attorney - Employment, Civil Rights

Jennifer Karr
Staff Attorney - Disability Benefits

Elizabeth Koo
Workers' Rights Attorney - Employment

Elizabeth Nicolas
Workers' Rights Attorney - Employment

Remla Parthasarathy
Project Leader - Crime Victims Legal Network Project - Civil Rights

Milo Primeaux
LGBT Rights Project Staff Attorney - Civil Rights

Kevin Purcell
Staff Attorney - Consumer

Sujata Ramaiah
Hanna S. Cohn Equal Justice Fellow - Education - Civil Rights

Maggie Robb
Staff Attorney - Civil Rights

Mario Roque
Frank H.T. Rhodes Public Interest Law Fellow - Civil Rights

Kristin Small
Staff Attorney - Civil Rights

Keana Williams
Staff Attorney - Disability Benefits

Doris M. Cortes
Senior Paralegal - Disability Benefits

James Dukette
Document Paralegal - Consumer

Angela Hale (Angie)
Paralegal - Disability Benefits

Keith Jensen
Paralegal - Disability Benefits

Gladys Castro
Senior Administrative Assistant

Susan Bonkowski
C.A.S.H. Administrative Assistant -

Marlene Cort├ęs
Foreclosure Prevention Intake Paralegal -