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            who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little."       
                                                 - Franklin D. Roosevelt                            

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Staff Members

Peter A. Schey, Executive Director

Email: pschey AT centerforhumanrights.org
Phone:
(213) 388-8693 x304

President and Executive Director of the Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law Foundation - 1980 to present.

Focus of work includes technical support on constitutional rights of immigrants, refugees, and children, class action litigation of issues of issues with broad impact on indigent minority and ethnic communities, technical support and training for advocates and immigrant communities, and international human rights cases and campaigns.

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Carlos Holguín, General Counsel

Email: crholguin AT centerforhumanrights.org
Phone:
(213) 388-8693 x 309

Mr. Holguín has served as General Counsel with the CHRCL Foundation - 1984 to present.

Mr. Holguín's practice focuses on legal, legislative, and educational work in furtherance of the rights of immigrants and refugees. He has served as lead and co-counsel in numerous impact litigation cases involving deportation, political asylum, the rights of juveniles, and social services.

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Rachel Leach, Equal Justice Fund Staff Attorney

Email: rleach AT centerforhumanrights.org
Phone: (213) 388-8693 x 303



Laura Diamond, Staff Attorney

Email: ldiamond AT centerforhumanrights.org
Phone: (213) 388-8693 ext. 305


Chapman Noam, Senior Legal Assistant

Email: chapmannoam AT centerforhumanrights.org
Phone: (213) 388-8693 ext. 301


Daffne Jimenez, Legal Assistant

Email: djimenez AT centerforhumanrights.org
Phone: (213) 388-8693 ext. 302


Quinlan Banjai, Administrator

Email: admin AT centerforhumanrights.org
Phone: (213) 388-8693 ext. 302





           Collaborating Co-Counsel

  

The Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law provides litigation and advocacy support to legal services providers and pro bono attorneys. The Center is currently collaborating with the following attorneys in pending litigation matters:


Flores v. Barr

Elena Garcia

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

777 South Figueroa Street, Suite 3200         

Los Angeles, CA 90017

Telephone:  (213) 629-2020
Email: egarcia@orrick.com

Michael S. Sorgen

La Raza Centro Legal, Inc.

474 Valencia Street, #295

San Francisco, CA 94103

Telephone: (415) 575-3500

 

Jennifer Kelleher Cloyd
Legal Advocates for Children and
Youth
152 North Third Street 3rd Floor
San Jose, CA 95112
408-280-2437
Fax: 408-288-8850
Email: jenniferk@lawfoundation.org

Katherine H Manning
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley
152 North Third Street 3rd Floor
San Jose, CA 95112
408-280-2437
Fax: 408-288-8850
Email:
kate.manning@lawfoundation.org

Annette D Kirkham
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley
152 North 3rd Street 3rd Floor
San Jose, CA 95112
408-280-2410
Fax: 408-293-0106
Email: annettek@lawfoundation.org

Steven H Schulman

Latham and Watkins
555 11th St NW, Ste 1000
Washington, DC 20004
202-637-2200
Email: sschulman@akingump.com 

Virginia Elizabeth Corrigan
Youth Law Center

200 Pine Street Suite 300

San Francisco, CA 94104

415-543-3379

Fax: 415-956-9022

Email: vcorrigan@ylc.org 

Carter C White
UC Davis Civil Rights Clinic

One Shields Avenue Building TB-30
Davis, CA 95616

530-752-5440

Fax: 530-752-5788

Email: ccwhite@ucdavis.edu

Crystal Adams
National Center for Youth Law
1313 L Street NW Suite 130
Washington, DC 20005
202-868-4785
Email: cadams@youthlaw.org

Holly S Cooper
UC Davis School of Law
Clinical Programs
One Shields Avenue TB 30
Davis, CA 95616
530-754-4833
Fax: 530-752-0822
Email: hscooper@ucdavis.edu

Leecia Welch
National Center for Youth Law
405 Fourteenth Street 15th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
510-835-8098
Fax: 510-835-8099
Email: lwelch@youthlaw.org

Neha Desai
National Center for Youth Law
405 Fourteenth Street 15th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
510-835-6577
Fax: 510-835-8099
Email: ndesai@youthlaw.org

Poonam Juneja
National Center for Youth Law
405 14th Street 15th Floor
Oakland, CA 94618
510-835-8098
Fax: 510-835-8099
Email: pjuneja@youthlaw.org


Lucas R. v. Azar

HOLLY S. COOPER
Co-Director, Immigration Law Clinic
CARTER C. WHITE
Director, Civil Rights Clinic
University of California Davis School of Law
One Shields Ave. TB 30
Davis, CA 95616
Telephone: (530) 754-4833
Email: hscooper@ucdavis.edu
ccwhite@ucdavis.edu


LEECIA WELCH
NEHA DESAI
POONAM JUNEJA
National Center for Youth Law
405 14th Street, 15th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Telephone: (510) 835-8098
Email: lwelch@youthlaw.org
ndesai@youthlaw.org
pjuneja@youthlaw.org


CRYSTAL ADAMS
National Center for Youth Law
1313 L St. NW, Suite 130
Washington, DC 20005
Telephone: (202) 868-4785
Email: cadams@youthlaw.org


SUMMER WYNN
MARY KATHRYN KELLEY
JON CIESLAK
Cooley LLP
4401 Eastgate Mall
San Diego, CA 92121-1909
Telephone: (858) 550-6000
Email: swynn@cooley.com
mkkelley@cooley.com
jcieslak@cooley.com

 California Families Against Solitary Confinement, et. al. v. California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, and Jeffrey Beard

Jesse Newmark, Litigation Director

Centro Legal de la Raza

3022 International Blvd Suite 410

Oakland, CA 94601

Telephone: (510) 437-1554 ext. 115

Facsimile (510) 437-9164

email: jessenewmark@centrolegal.org

Linda Kilb,Director, Legal Services Trust Fund Program

Namita Gupta, Attorney

Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund (DREDF)

3075 Adeline Street, Suite 210

Berkeley, CA 94703

Telephone: (510) 644-2555

Facsimile: (510) 841-8645

 

Paula Pearlman, Executive Director

Disability Rights Legal Center

800 S. Figueroa St., Suite 1120

Los Angeles, CA  90017

Telephone: 213 736-1031

Facsimile: 213 736-1428

Email: paula.pearlman@lls.edu

 

Oren M. Sellstrom, Legal Director

Meredith Desautels Taft, Staff Attorney

Lawyer's Committe for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area

131 Steuart Street, Suite 400

San Francisco, CA  94105

Telephone: (415) 543-9444 x204

Email: osellstrom@LCCR.com

 

Carol Strickman, Staff Attorney

Legal Services for Prisoners with Children

1540 Market Street, Suite 490

San Francisco, CA 94102

Telephone: 415-255-7036 ext. 324

Facsimile: 415-552-3150

Email: carol@prisonerswithchildren.org

 

Anne Butterfield Weills, Attorney

SIEGEL & YEE
499 14th Street, Suite 300
Oakland, CA  94612
Telephone: (510) 839-1200
Facsimile: (510) 444-6698
Email: aweills@aol.com
DanMSiegel@gmail.com

Dan Siegel, Attorney

SIEGEL & YEE
499 14th Street, Suite 300
Oakland, CA  94612
Telephone: (510) 839-1200
Facsimile: (510) 444-6698
Email: aweills@aol.com
DanMSiegel@gmail.com

Perez Olano v. Holder

Angela Viramontes

Federal Public Defenders Office

3801 University Avenue Suite 700

Riverside, CA 92501

951-276-6346

Fax: 951-276-6368

Email: Angela_Viramontes@fd.org

 

Diego Jose Cartagena

Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice

1241 South Soto Street, Suite 102

Los Angeles, CA 90023

323-980-3500

Email: diego@laclj.org

 

Gary Scott Slossberg

Los Angeles Center For Law and Justice

1241 S Soto Street Suite 102

Los Angeles, CA 90023

323-980-3500

 

Judy London

Public Counsel

610 South Ardmore Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90005

213-385-2977

Fax: 213-385-9089

Email: jlondon@publiccounsel.org

 

Kristen M Jackson

Public Counsel

610 South Ardmore Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90005

213-385-2977 x 157

Fax: 213-385-9089

Email: kjackson@publiccounsel.org

 

Michelle Lynn Carey

Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law

256 South Occidental Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90057

213-388-8693

Email: michellelynncarey@hotmail.com

 




            Board of Directors 

CHRCL Foundation Board of Directors

Peter A. Schey, Esq.
President of the Board 
Executive Director

Carlos R. Holguin, Esq.
Secretary of the Board
General Counsel

M. Gary Manulkin, Esq.
Chairman of the Board
Manulkin, Glaser & Bennett
Los Angeles, California

Bill Tan, Esq.
Tan & Sakiyama
Los Angeles, California

Chanchanit Martorell
Thai Community Development Center
Los Angeles, California

Mark Van Der Hout, Esq.
Law Offices of M. Van Der Hout
San Francisco, California

Reynaldo Macias
Chair, Ceasar Chavez Center, UCLA
Los Angeles, California

CHRCL Inc. Board of Directors

Peter Schey, Esq.
President of the Board
Executive Director

Paula Cruz Takash
Treasurer and Secretary of the Board
Director of Business Development & Financial Integration
SF Global LLC


Michael Yuban
San Diego, CA

Richard Ashbee
Regent Global Sourcing, Inc.
Burbank, CA

Father Richard Estrada
President, Jovenes, Inc. - La Posada
La Placita Our Lady Queen of Angels
Los Angeles, CA

Harry Salzberg, Esq.
Kilauea, HI




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