Board members may be contacted through the Michigan Advocacy Program.
Ms. Simpson was appointed by the Washtenaw County Bar Association. Ms. Simpson is the Washtenaw County Public Defender, after having served as the Managing Attorney there for many years. She was formerly the primary family law specialist with the Michigan Poverty Law Program and also was a Racial Justice Attorney with the ACLU. Ms. Simpson is a past-president of the Washtenaw County Bar Association a Board Member of the Fair Housing Center of Southeast and Central Michigan, and a Board Member of the Ann Arbor NAACP.
Mr. Daniels was appointed by the Washtenaw County Bar Association. Mr. Daniels is a principal/owner of Pear Sperling Eggan & Daniels, P.C. Mr. Daniels is a long-term member of the Friends of Legal Aid steering committee. In 2012, he was awarded the first Washtenaw County Bar Association Pro Bono/Public Service Award. Mr. Daniels also is the Board Chair at Interfaith Hospitality Network and is very active in volunteering at the Delonis Center and Habitat for Humanity.
Ms. Wandji was appointed by the Clinton County Bar Association. She has a solo practice in St. Johns specializing in juvenile and immigration law.
Mr. Mossel is an attorney in the Ford Motor Company General Counsel office. At Ford, he has been active in pro bono work for many years, including acting as Ford's pro bono coordinator for several years. In 2013, Rob was awarded the State Bar of Michigan John W. Cummiskey Award for his pro bono work.
Mr. Bieberich was appointed by the Calhoun County Bar Association. Mr Bieberich is a partner at Steffel & Steffel in Battle Creek. Mr. Bieberich focuses his practice on civil and commercial litigation. Mr. Bieberich is active in bar association activities, including Past President of the Calhoun County Bar Association and past State Bar Representative Assembly member. Mr. Bieberich has participated on LSSCM’s pro bono panel for several years.
Mr. Borgsdorf was appointed by the Washtenaw County Bar Association. Mr. Borgsdorf is a partner with Hooper, Hathaway, Price, Beuche & Wallace, P.C. In 1987, he was one of the founders of Friends of Legal Aid –an informal organization that has raised over $1 million for LSSCM. Mr. Borgsdorf continues to serve on the FOLA steering committee.
Mr. Brelinski was appointed by the Jackson County Bar Association. He is a partner in Curtis, Curtis, and Brelinski, a 100-year-old Jackson firm and a past president of the Jackson County Bar Association. He has been involved in providing legal services to the poor since serving as a board member of the Free Legal Aid Clinic when he was in law school.
Jacquelyn A. Dupler
Jackie is an attorney in the family law division of Sinas Dramis law firm in Lansing. Before joining the firm, Jackie clerked for a judge in the Ingham County Circuit Court Family Law Division. Jackie is a double graduate of Michigan State University (B.A. and J.D.).
Abigail Garcia was appointed by Farmworker Advisory Board. Bio coming soon ...
Mr. Godfroy was appointed by the Monroe County Bar Association and is a principal at the law firm of Godfroy Wetzel & Horkey, PLC. Mr. Godfroy’s primary practice areas are criminal and domestic relations law. Mr. Godfroy received the Monroe County Pro Bono Award in 2007.
B. Daniel Inquilla
Mr. Inquilla is a principal at Inquilla Law, an immigration specialty firm located in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Prior to going into private practice, Mr. Inquilla was a staff attorney and then a managing attorney in MAP's Farmworker Legal Services program.
Ms. Ledon is a former LSSCM client and a long-term Board member. Ms. Ledon was appointed by Casa Latina. Ms. Ledon works with Acción Buenos Latinos, an immigration assistance organization and also works as a translator in the Michigan Court System.
Luwanda McClain was appointed by the Lansing Community Advisory Board. Bio coming soon ...
Vincent Pinti was appointed by the MAP Board. Bio coming soon ...
Kellie Podolsky was appointed by the Calhoun County Bar Association. Bio coming soon ...
Carol Recher was appointed by the MAP Board. Bio coming soon ...
Linda Rexer was appointed by the Washtenaw County Bar Association. Bio coming soon ...
Ms. Sambare was appointed by the Ingham County Bar Association. Reshma is a Senior Attorney at the Lansing office of Miller Canfield with a focus on commercial transactions. She is an active pro bono attorney with the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center. She serves on many boards and has focused her efforts on women empowerment, immigrant rights and domestic violence issues.
Mary Kay Scullion
Ms. Scullion was appointed by the Ingham County Bar Association. Ms. Scullion is an adjunct professor at MSU College of Law and faculty at Lansing Community College. Ms. Scullion served with the Michigan House of Representatives for more than 30 years with her most recent positions including Clerk of the House, Assistant Clerk Parliamentarian, and House Democratic legal counsel.
Kathy Thomas was appointed by the MAP Board. Bio coming soon ...