Lorraine Mojica is a paralegal in the CLS Intake Unit.

Peer Parent Advocate

April Lee is CLS’ first Peer Parent Advocate in the Family Advocacy Unit, the first person in a role of this kind in Legal Services in Pennsylvania. April’s lived experience with the Child Welfare system gives her a perspective and empathy that helps her to advocate for and assist parents going through similar situations. April…

Nadeen Almanzar is a paralegal in the CLS Health and Independence Unit.

Staff Attorney

Kintéshia ScottStaff Attorney Kintéshia Scott is a Staff Attorney in the Energy Unit at CLS. Ms. Scott advocates for low-income Philadelphians to have access to affordable water, heat, and electricity in their homes through direct legal representation and policy advocacy. Prior to working at CLS, Ms. Scott worked as an associate attorney with the Southern…

Staff Attorney

Sara LynchStaff Attorney Sara Lynch is an attorney in the SSI Unit at Community Legal Services.  She represents children and adults with disabilities to access and maintain Social Security income support.  Through outreach, training, and assistance, Sara and paralegal Silvana Marr-Madariaga collaborate with community groups citywide to ensure that people facing barriers to SSI get…

Staff Attorney

Rhiannon DiClemente is a Staff Attorney in the Employment Unit at Community Legal Services.  Rhiannon represents clients facing a variety of employment issues, from wage theft to workplace discrimination, with a special focus on immigrant workers.  She previously was an associate at the law firm of Dechert LLP, specializing in labor and employment law and…

Senior Development and Compliance Officer

Mary Richardson Graham Senior Development and Compliance Officer CLS Center City Office 1424 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19102 (215) 981-3760 mrichardsongraham@clsphila.org Mary Richardson Graham is the Senior Development and Compliance Officer for Community Legal Services of Philadelphia (CLS). Ms. Richardson Graham works on development, budgeting, compliance, and reporting for CLS’ government grants and contracts, and…

Development and Compliance Officer

Anna Coady Development and Compliance Officer CLS Center City Office 1424 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19102 (215) 981-3716 acoady@clsphila.org Anna Coady is CLS’s Development and Compliance Officer. She works alongside staff to develop and write grant proposals. She also handles grant reporting and ensures grant compliance. She takes pride in sharing CLS’s victories with supporters,…

Communications Associate

Molly Pollak Communications Associate CLS Center City Office 1424 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19102 (215) 981-3752 mpollak@clsphila.org Molly Pollak is the Communications Associate at Community Legal Services. In her role, Molly creates graphics, videos, and other digital content directed at clients and the public. Her work helps inform low-income Philadelphians and Pennsylvanians about their legal…

Development Director

Danie Bendesky Development Director CLS Center City Office 1424 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19102 (215) 981-3743 dbendesky@clsphila.org Danie Bendesky is Development Director at Community Legal Services (CLS). In this role, she oversees and implements CLS’s individual and law firm giving programs, including staffing the Bar Campaign and Leadership Council. Ms. Bendesky has a strong background…