Staff Attorney

Rachel LabushStaff Attorney Rachel Labush has been a staff attorney at Community Legal Services since 2006.  Since 2008, she has been a member of the Consumer and Homeownership Unit, where her practice focuses on defending low income homeowners from foreclosure, and suing mortgage companies for servicing abuses, predatory lending and fraud.  With the National Consumer Law Center…

Managing Attorney - Homeownership and Consumer Rights Unit

Michael FroehlichManaging Attorney Michael Froehlich joined CLS in 2006.  Since 2013, he has served as the Managing Attorney of Community Legal Service’s Homeownership and Consumer Rights Unit.  He leads CLS’s work on behalf of homeowners and victims of predatory consumer scams.  He represents clients in court and advocates before regulatory agencies, Philadelphia City Council, and…

Social Worker

Maggie PotterSocial Worker Maggie Potter is a Social Worker in the Family Advocacy Unit at Community Legal Services, where she has worked since 2012. Her role includes client casework, supervising student interns, community outreach, and policy advocacy. Some of her particular areas of interest include teen or young adult mothers, incarcerated mothers, trauma informed practice,…

Senior Attorney

William GibbonsSenior Attorney Professional Experience Mr. Gibbons started at CLS’ Law Center North Central in 1979 as a Managing Attorney. He then transferred to the Domestic Relations Unit and in 1981 co-founded the Dependency Unit, now known as the Family Advocacy Unit (FAU). He currently serves as a senior attorney in the FAU, working with…

Staff Attorney

Caroline BuckStaff Attorney Caroline Buck is a staff attorney in the Family Advocacy Unit. Her project focuses on improving family preservation efforts for families with teenaged children at risk of entering out-of-home placement in the child welfare system. Caroline was previously a legal intern in the Family Advocacy Unit at Community Legal Services. During law…

Senior Attorney

Wesley AllenSenior Attorney Wesley Allen is a senior attorney in the Family Advocate Unit at Community Legal Services. Mr. Allen works with a team of lawyers, paralegals, and social workers who, for more than 25 years, have been helping parents involved with the child welfare system maintain custody of or reunite with their children. Mr.…

Managing Attorney - Family Advocacy Unit

Kathleen Creamer Managing Attorney – Family Law Unit CLS Center City Office 1424 Chestnut St. Philadelphia PA 19102 kcreamer@clsphila.org 215-981-3799 @familyadvokat Kathleen Creamer is the Managing Attorney of the Family Advocacy Unit at Community Legal Services, which uses a holistic family defense model to help parents involved with the child welfare system maintain custody of…

Supervising Attorney

Joline PriceSupervising Attorney Professional Experience: Joline Price is a Supervising Attorney in the Energy Unit at Community Legal Services. Ms. Price represents low-income residential utility customers struggling with their gas, electric and water service – working to restore and maintain access to those utilities. Prior to working at CLS, Ms. Price worked as a staff…

Of Counsel Attorney

George GouldOf Counsel Attorney Professional Experience George D. Gould is an Of Counsel Attorney in the Energy Unit at Community Legal Services. He previously managed the Energy and Housing Units. He joined the staff at Community Legal Services as a Reginald Heber Smith Fellow in 1970. The Housing Unit provides representation in housing cases, including…

Of Counsel Attorney

Mr. Bertocci is a consulting attorney for CLS, where he has practiced law for more than thirty-five years in areas of consumer law.  Since 1995, he has focused primarily on low-income utility issues, representing individuals and organizations in matters before the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, and all residential ratepayers of PGW and PWD as Public…