Communications Director

Caitlin Brown Communications Director CLS Center City Office 1424 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19102 (215) 981-3731 Caitlin Brown is the Communications Director for Community Legal Services of Philadelphia (CLS).  In addition to facilitating CLS’s media contacts, Ms. Brown develops and maintains CLS’s social media, publications, and other external communications, and serves as a member…

Senior Staff Attorney

Alfonso Madrid is a Senior Staff Attorney in the Homeownership and Consumer Rights Unit where he focuses his practice on representing low-income homeowners facing foreclosure in state court and in Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases.  Prior to coming to CLS, Mr. Madrid spent a decade as sole practitioner located in Center City Philadelphia.  Mr. Madrid has…

Americorps VISTA Fellow

Louis is the AmeriCorps VISTA Fellow in the Housing Unit. His focus areas include tenant organizing and outreach, preservation of affordable housing, and assisting tenants with advocacy around third-party background checks. Louis received his B.S. in Sociology from Northeastern University in 2018.

Staff Attorney

Oraneet Shikmah Orevi is a Staff Attorney in the Housing Unit at Community Legal Services (CLS). Oraneet received her Bachelor’s Degree from UC San Diego and her law degree from Golden Gate University, School of Law with specializations in Public Interest and International Law. After graduating from law school in 2013, Oraneet moved to Israel…

Dot Goldberger s a paralegal in the CLS Homeownership and Consumer Rights Unit.

Director of Law and Technology

Nate Vogel Director of Law and Technology Nate Vogel is Director of Law and Technology at Community Legal Services (CLS) in Philadelphia. His work focuses on integrating data and technology into CLS’ legal and policy advocacy. Before joining CLS, Nate served as a law clerk for the Honorable Judge Gerald Austin McHugh of the Federal…

Social Worker

Bridget Biddle is a Social Worker for the Youth Justice Project at Community Legal Services, where she has worked since 2019. Her role includes identifying community partners and forging relationships with youth-serving agencies, coordinating YJP legal clinics, know your rights campaigns, and brown-bag lunch series, providing case-management and referral support to young CLS clients, and…


Levi Phillips is a paralegal in the CLS Health and Independence Unit.

Rabiyah Mujahid is a paralegal in the CLS Health and Independence Unit.

Social Worker

Patricia McGlone is a social worker in the CLS Health and Independence Unit.