Calgary Legal Guidance

Board & Staff

 

Board of Directors

Derek Allchurch

Jessica Buffalo

Sheetal Esmail

Annette Hill

Michael Hokanson

Salimah Janmohamed

Howard Kislowicz

Shantel Lockett

Kim Ruse

David Tupper

Melissa Oakley

Robert Wood

 

 

Operations Team

Marina Giacomin, MA

Chief Executive Officer

 

Cameron Ferbey, CPA, CA

Chief Financial Officer

 

Gabriel Chen

Senior Counsel

 

Natalie Simpson

Senior Counsel

 

Melina de Koninck

Director of Impact

 

Kim Feodoroff

Volunteer and Events Manager

 

Melissa McCarthy

Executive Assistant

 

Lawyers

Sheila- Senior Counsel

 

Sasha Best- Survivors of Sexual Assault Criminal Justice Program Lawyer

 

Sharni Dhillon- Elder Law Program Lawyer

 

Brenda Lim- Immigration Law Program Lawyer & Program Lead

 

Emma- Family Law Program Lawyer

 

Sarah Sinclair- Sahwoo mohkaak tsi ma taas Lawyer and Program Supervisor

 

Edith Thai- Homeless Outreach Program Lawyer

 

Marcie Zemluk- Social Benefits Advocacy Program Lawyer & Program Lead

 

Erin Ramsperger- Pre-Apprehension Child Welfare Lawyer & Program Lead

 

Advocates

Diane- Family Law Program Advocate

 

Marlynn Kennedy- Social Benefits Advocacy Program Advocate

 

Bruce MacLeod- Social Benefits Advocacy Program Advocate

 

Leona- Homeless Outreach Program Advocate

 

Ramona- Immigration Program Advocate

 

Articling Students

Benyat Abdulwahab

 

Shridhar Patel

 

Trent Bennett

 

Kaylen Merasty

 

Support Staff

Marilyn Gilmour- Legal Assistant

 

Ewa- Lead Intake Coordinator

 

Samantha- Intake Coordinator

 

Soyoon Jeong- Social Benefits Advocacy Program &
Elder Legal Assistant

 

Paula Arnold- Stakeholder Engagement & Fund Development

 

Shelagh Peirce- Legal Assistant

 

Kate Kim- Immigration Legal Assistant

 

Sarah Gilluley- Receptionist / Office Assistant

 

Darcy De Almeida- Intake Coordinator

 

Sharleen Nijjar- Accounting Coordinator

 

Munthha Shoaib- Evening Clinic Coordinator 

 

Michelle- Domestic Violence Family Law Program Coordinator

 

Camila Gomez- Sexual Violence Survivors Legal Advice Program Coordinator

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