Staff

Leadership Team

  • Marina Giacomin, MA – Executive Director
  • Joan Braun LLB, MSW, LLM – Senior Managing Counsel
  • Cameron Ferbey, CPA, CA  Director of Finance
  • Amanda Ens – Director of Services & Impact
  • Gabriel Chen – Homeless Outreach Program Lawyer & Assistant Managing Counsel
  • Maria Newberry – Family Law Lawyer & Assistant Managing Counsel
  • Kim Feodoroff  – Volunteer Manager
  • Linda Wingfield – Clinic and Intake Manager
  • Nikky Zeleniski – Operations and Communications Manager

 

Lawyers

  • Jessica Buffalo – Contract Homeless Outreach Program Lawyer
  • Lisa Kuti-Wettlaufer – Contract Family Law Program Lawyer
  • Brenda Kwan Immigration Law Program Lawyer
  • Sheila Pahl – Family Law Program Lawyer
  • Tara Pandes – Contract Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Natalie Simpson  – Elder Law Program Lawyer and Clinic Resource Counsel
  • Marcie Zemluk – Social Benefits Program and Elder Law Program Lawyer

 

Advocates

  • Ellie Hall – SBAP Advocate & Elder Law Program Advocate
  • Diane Huber – Family Law Program Advocate
  • Marlynn Kennedy – SBAP Advocate & Elder Law Program Advocate
  • Tyler Makinaw – Indigenous Liaison
  • Maggie Serpa – SBAP Advocate & Elder Law Program Advocate
  • Rachel Shepherd – Homeless Outreach Program Advocate

 

Support Staff

  • Jasreet Baydal – Evening Intake Officer
  • Cheryl Blunden – Immigration Law Program Paralegal
  • Ewa Chwiecko  – Lead Intake Officer
  • Erin Colwell – Medicine Hat Legal Help Centre Program Officer
  • Ramona Kojic – Intake Officer
  • Samira Fayad – Immigration Law Program Legal Assistant
  • Marilyn Gilmour – Legal Assistant
  • Lyann Ordenes  – Executive Assistant
  • Cori Pasolli – Intake Officer
  • Aurora Spoering – Family Law Program Legal Assistant

 

Articling Students

  • Matthew Bobawsky
  • James Molloy 
  • Asaf Rashid
  • Morgan Retzer-Bowman