Staff

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

Leadership Team

  • Bill Abbuehl – Executive Director
  • Kimberly Sanchez – Advocacy Director and Deputy Director
  • Bob Endsley – District Director & Director of Human Resources
  • Michelle Lilavois – Comptroller/Administrator
  • Lori Pampilo Harris – Director of Development and Communications

Development and Communications Team

  • Benjamin Carpenter – Manager of Strategic Initiatives
  • Sue Edmunds – Resource Development & Grants Manager
  • Kimberly Amiro – Communications Coordinator

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
  • Tommy Blackmon
  • Mikel Bradley
  • Christie Bhageloe
  • Sally Burgos
  • Erin Brennan
  • Valerie Dominique-Blocker
  • Bob Feinson
  • Jack Fogarty
  • Martha Guillen (Florida Registered Paralegal)
  • D.M. Hallisky
  • Thien Vu Hogan
  • Greg Johnson
  • Lizzie Johnson
  • Katie V. Kelly
  • Magda Lanza
  • Dayanna Lopez
  • Natalie Maxwell
  • Brittan Mitchell
  • Lauren Moody
  • Andrea Mosley
  • Serena Pines
  • Laura Pichardo-Cruz
  • Erika Recek
  • Alex Rodriguez
  • Bruce Scott (Florida Registered Paralegal)
  • Craig Spencer
  • Caroline Ware

Fair Housing Team

  • Alicia Magazu
  • Carmen Mirambeaux
  • Rosemary Ramirez
  • 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.