Professionals

Note: PLA advocates can only accept new clients through the standard intake process. If you need legal assistance and you are not currently a client of Philadelphia Legal Assistance, please do not contact a PLA advocate directly. Instead, please come to walk-in intake or call one of our telephone intake lines.

Americorps VISTA Volunteers

Department Phone Number Fax Number
Greta Diem Medical-Legal-Community Partnership 215.981.3863 215.981.3860

Attorneys

Department Phone Number Fax Number
Lazlo Beh Pennsylvania Farmworker Project 215.981.3822 215.981.3860
Katrina Cohen General Intake Unit 215.981.3865 215.981.3870
Richard Friedman Management and Administration 215.981.3801 215.981.3860
Emilia Golanska Family Law Unit 215.981.3862 215.981.3870
Deeya Haldar Family Law Unit 215-981-3819 215.981.3860
Virginia Halden Pennsylvania Farmworker Project 215-981-3874 215.981.3860
Cynthia Haskin Medical-Legal-Community Partnership 215-685-7534 215.981.3870
David Hill Public Benefits Unit 215.981.3815 215.981.3866
Jane Nylund Consumer Housing Unit 215.981.3873 215.981.3870
Maureen Olives Management and Administration 215.981.3820 215.981.3860
Susan Pearlstein Family Law Unit 215.981.3861 215.981.3860
Jacqueline Pendleton Low Income Taxpayer Clinic 215-981-3898 215.981.3860
Jonathan Pyle Management and Administration 215.981.3843 215.981.3870
Margaret Robinson Consumer Housing Unit 215.981.3818 215.981.3860
Anita Santos-Singh Management and Administration 215.981.3808 215.981.3870
Julia Simon-Mishel Public Benefits Unit 215-981-3889 215.981.3860
Aaron Sommer Public Benefits Unit 215.981.3890 215.981.3860
James Tiderington Family Law Unit 215-981-3834 215.981.3860
Irwin Trauss Consumer Housing Unit 215.981.3811 215.981.3870
Ashley Walker Family Law Unit 215.981.3812 215.981.3860
Joanne Werdel Consumer Housing Unit 215.981.3858 215.981.3870

Paralegals

Department Phone Number Fax Number
Katharine Frank Family Law Unit 215.981.3837 215.981.3860
Betty Green General Intake Unit 215.981.3803 215.981.3860
Natashia Mitchell General Intake Unit 215.981.3807 215.981.3860
Lillian Parker-Medearis Public Benefits Unit 215.981.3823 215.981.3866
Madeline Pieretti Save Your Home Philly Hotline 215.981.3817 215.981.3860
Melissa Rosado General Intake Unit 215.981.3882 215.981.3860
Diane Rosario Family Law Unit 215.981.3836 215.981.3860
Daniel Schiano Save Your Home Philly Hotline 215.981.3885 215.981.3870
Ian Skahill Save Your Home Philly Hotline 215.981.3883 215.981.3860
Joyce Smith Save Your Home Philly Hotline 215.981.3824 215.981.3870
Kathleen Taintor Public Benefits Unit 215.981.3816 215.981.3866
Emeli Torres Save Your Home Philly Hotline 215.981.3851 215.981.3860

Staff Members

Department Phone Number Fax Number
Susan Tripp Management and Administration 215.981.3840 215.981.3860
David Williams Management and Administration 215.981.3845 215.981.3860