Staff Attorney

Alita Tulsi is a Staff Attorney in the Health and Independence Unit at Community Legal Services.

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

Paralegal

Maggie Dekker is a paralegal in the CLS Health & Independence Unit. Maggie, Philadelphia born and raised, is a proud graduate of both the Philadelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts’ Vocal Music program and Temple University’s undergraduate Sociology program. After college, Maggie worked for a year as the Community Outreach Manager for the Honduras Child…

Nadeen Almanzar is a paralegal in the CLS Health & Independence Unit. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University in 2019 with a double-major in Ethnicity and Race Studies and Spanish, and a minor in Psychology. During college, Nadeen interned with the Hispanic Federation’s Health Team where she planned and implemented community education…

Paralegal

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

Paralegal

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

Social Worker

Allison Schilling is a social worker in the CLS Health and Independence Unit where she helps preserve income and independence for older adults. Before CLS, she worked as a Victim Advocate at CARIE, interned at the ACLU, and served with the National Health Corps at a health center in Germantown. She has a Master of…

Supervising Attorney

Maria PulzettiSupervising Attorney Honors & Awards Champion Award, Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania (2019) Accepted on behalf of CLS

Supervising Attorney

Maripat PileggiSupervising Attorney Maripat Pileggi joined Community Legal Services Inc. in 2007 as a staff attorney in the Health and Independence Unit. She works with clients to resolve legal problems that arise in many different government benefit programs run by the Social Security Administration, Department of Public Welfare, and the Department of Insurance. Ms. Pileggi…

Supervising Attorney

Louise HayesSupervising Attorney Louise Hayes has been an attorney at CLS’s North Philadelphia Law Center since 1997, when she joined CLS as an Independence Foundation Fellow.  While helping CLS clients get and keep a range of public benefits, her expertise is in SNAP and cash assistance programs, including programs to help clients move toward self-sufficiency. …