Staff

Community Legal Services has over 90 attorneys, advocates and support staff located throughout 12 counties dedicated to providing free legal services to low income families throughout Central Florida. Our talented team provides advice and representation helping more than 20,000 people each year.

Management Team

  • Bill Abbuehl - Executive Director
  • Bob Endsley - District Director & Director of Human Resources
  • Michelle Lilavois - Comptroller/Administrator
  • Kimberly Sanchez - Advocacy Director

Outreach and Development Team

  • Kimberly Amiro – Public Relations Coordinator
  • Sue Edmunds - Resource Development & Grants Manager
  • Cheryl Goodison – Development Specialist
  • Lori Pampilo Harris – Director of Development

Volunteer Lawyers Project

  • Lena Smith – Pro Bono Manager
  • Sheila Hamilton – Pro Bono Assistant
  • Sandie Hobbs – Pro Bono Coordinator (Citrus, Hernando, Lake,  Marion & Sumter)
  • Julie Rademacher – Pro Bono Coordinator (Flagler, Putnam & Volusia

Legal Team

  • Jenny Almanzar
  • R. Archibald
  • Tommy Blackmon
  • Christie Bhageloe
  • Sally Burgos
  • Erin Brennan
  • Benjamin Carpenter
  • Valerie Dominique-Blocker
  • Bob Feinson
  • Jack Fogarty
  • Martha Guillen (Florida Registered Paralegal)
  • D.M. Hallisky
  • Thien Vu Hogan
  • Greg Johnson
  • Lizzie Johnson
  • Lora Lee Johnston
  • Katie V. Kelly
  • Magda Lanza
  • Dayanna Lopez
  • Natalie Maxwell
  • Brittan Mitchell
  • Andrea Mosley
  • Serena Pines
  • Laura Pichardo-Cruz
  • Bruce Scott (Florida Registered Paralegal)
  • Craig Spencer
  • Elizabeth Swanson
  • Caroline Ware

Fair Housing Team

  • Cynthia Coutard
  • Alicia Magazu
  • Carmen Mirambeaux
  • Luxmy Panzardi
  • Rosemary Ramirez
  • Tonja Speights-Greene
  • Winton Williams

Advocacy and Helpline

The legal team is assisted by more than 30 legal assistants, helpline and intake personnel and many others who are committed to helping the people of Central Florida receive the help they need to address life’s obstacles.