Governing Board






Vice Chair






Uma Amuluru

The Boeing Company

Bobbi Anderson


Jorge Baez

Logan Square Housing Association

Leonard Bailey

Rainbow PUSH

Tony Balkissoon

Loevy & Loevy

Claudia Brown

South Side Community

Kevin Brown

Association House of Chicago

Kenneth L. Carr

New Star Legal, LLC

Ted Chung

Jones Day

Vincent Davis

Cabrini-Green Housing Development

Larry Desideri

Winston & Strawn LLP

Mary Dolan

Pro-Am Team Sports

Olivia Dominguez

Legal Aid Chicago Community

Maja C. Eaton

Sidley Austin LLP

Michael J. Faris

Latham & Watkins LLC

Christian Flaherty

Thomson Reuters

Virxhini Gjonzeneli

Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago

Charles Glick

Orchard Equity, Inc.

Brian C. Haussmann

Tabet DiVito & Rothstein LLC

Richard F. Klawiter

DLA Piper LLP (US)

Robert Kriss

Mayer Brown LLP

Alex Liberman

Medline Industries, Inc.

Kevin Lorick

Legal Aid Chicago Community

Thomas Marrinson

Reed Smith LLP

Tracy McLellan

Legal Aid Chicago Community

Anne W. Mitchell

Jenner & Block

Chris O'Hara

Legal Aid Chicago Community

Tom O'Neill


Jan M. Peters

Legal Aid Chicago Community

Megan Poetzel

Jenner & Block

Avis Reynolds

Heartland Hospice

Patrick A. Salvi II

Salvi, Schostok, & Pritchard P.C.

Jeanette Samuels

Samuels & Associates, Ltd.

Douglas Sanders

Baker & McKenzie LLP

Holly Snow

Paul Hastings LLP

Amanda Sonneborn

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Howard L. Spiller

Legal Aid Chicago Community

Peter Tarsney

Legal Aid Chicago Community

Nancy A. Temple

Katten & Temple LLP

Megan Thibert-Ind

McDermot, Will & Emery

LeDeidre Turner

City of Chicago

Gary Wachtel


Legal Aid Chicago’s Board of Directors meets six times a year.  Dates for 2019 are set for:

  • Saturday, 12 noon, February 2, 2019 (Legal Aid Chicago, 120 S. LaSalle St., Chicago, IL 60603)
  • Tuesday, 5:30 pm, April 9, 2019 (Jones Day, 77 W Wacker Dr., Chicago, IL 60601)
  • Tuesday, 5:30 pm, June 11, 2019 (DLA Piper, 444 W Lake St., Chicago, IL 60606)
  • Tuesday, 5:30 pm, August 13, 2019 (Schiff Hardin, 233 S Wacker Dr., Chicago, IL 60606)
  • Tuesday, 5:30 pm, October 15, 2019 (Seyfarth Shaw, 233 S Wacker Dr., Chicago, IL 60606)
  • Tuesday, 5:30 pm, December 10, 2019 (Kirkland & Ellis, 300 North LaSalle, Chicago, IL 60654)

Meetings occur in various law firms in downtown Chicago.  All Board meetings are open to the public.  If you want to attend a Legal Aid Chicago Board meeting, e-mail or call him at 312-347-8389, before the scheduled meeting date.  He will tell you where the meeting will be held, and add your name to the list of attendees, which must be provided to our hosts’ security desk staff for you to be admitted.