Paralegal Celina Foran is a paralegal in the CLS Housing Unit and Medical-Legal Partnership.


Paralegal Belle Tilson is a paralegal in the CLS Family Advocacy Unit.


Administrative Coordinator Virginia Mulgrew is the Administrative Coordinator in CLS’ SSI Unit.

Paralegal Nicole Quiñones is a paralegal in the CLS Health and Independence Unit.

Managing Attorney - Energy Unit

Managing Attorney – Energy Unit Vikram Patel (he/him) is Managing Attorney of the Community Legal Services (CLS) Energy Unit. Prior to joining the Energy Unit, Vikram was a Divisional Supervising Attorney in the CLS Housing Unit, where his  focused on representation related to Philadelphia’s Eviction Diversion Program. Prior to his time at CLS, Vikram primarily…

Staff Attorney

Staff Attorney Yalonda Houston is a staff attorney in Community Legal Services’ Family Advocacy Unit. Before joining CLS, she clerked for the Honorable Lisette Sheridan-Harris, and worked as a solo practitioner with offices in Philadelphia, Chester County, and Delaware court, specializing in family law which included custody, divorce, and dependency.   She is licensed to practice law…

Paralegal Lorraine Mojica is a paralegal in the CLS Intake Unit.

Director of Client Voice

Director of Client Voice April Lee is CLS’ first Director of Client Voice. In this role, April ensures the inclusion of CLS clients’ lived experiences in internal and external work and advocacy at all levels. April joined CLS as Peer Parent Advocate in the Family Advocacy Unit, the first person in a role of this…

Staff Attorney

Staff AttorneyStaff 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…

Director of Advancement and Compliance

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