Paralegal

Dacil KeoParalegal Honors & Awards Outstanding Community Service Award, Pan Asian Association of Philadelphia (2020)

Maribel Aviles is a paralegal in the CLS Health and Independence Unit.

  Karen E. Wheeler is a paralegal in the CLS SSI Unit. Karen joined CLS as a volunteer paralegal in 2014 after seeing a presentation by CLS Executive Director Debby Freedman at the Philadelphia Paralegal Association. Karen was hired by the SSI Unit as a paralegal in 2017.

Leanette Ortiz is a paralegal in the CLS Intake Unit.

Sarah Martinez is a paralegal in the SSI Unit where she helps low-income adults and children secure and maintain disability benefits. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Speech, Language and Hearing Science from Temple University. As an undergraduate, she worked as a research assistant with linguists and speech pathologists on multilingual, adolescent language development…

Silvana Marr-Madariaga is a paralegal in the CLS SSI Unit.

Social Worker

Taylor Keitt is a social worker in the SSI unit at CLS.  After a  career path which has included stints as a bouncer, a government employee both at federal and state levels, and a tax professional, he came to Community Legal Services as a Licensed Social Worker in 2019. He possesses considerable technical knowledge of…

Supervising Attorney of NPLC Intake

Robert Lukens is the supervising attorney of the CLS Intake Unit.

Enrique Esquivel is a paralegal in the CLS Intake Unit.

Alonso Arguedas is a paralegal in the Homeownership and Consumer Unit. He graduated from West Chester University in 2014 with a Bachelor’s Degree (B.A) in Political Science and Spanish. Afterwards, he graduated in 2017 from Temple Beasley School of Law with a Juris Doctor (J.D.). He has worked at CLS since 2017. Before joining the Homeownership…