Our Team

Our work toward a more equitable Memphis includes a commitment to justice within our own walls. We value a diverse, inclusive leadership team and a staff of talented professionals from all walks of life. All full time employees are paid a living wage of $15 an hour or more.

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Diana M. Comes

Executive Director
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Melissa Janoske McLean

Associate Executive Director
Austin Brown

Austin Brown

Director of Development and Communications
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Tina Lum Perrusquia

Pro Se Parents' Clinic Director & Pro Bono Coordinator
Colton Bane

Colton Bane

Immigrant Justice Program Director
Melissa Hamilton

Melissa Hamilton

Lead Civil Staff Attorney
Yina Garcia

Yina Garcia

DOJ Accredited Representative, IJP
Amber Butts

Amber Butts

Paralegal for Elder Law Program
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Angela Valdez

Lead SRS & Legal Assistant
Betsy Pendergrast

Betsy Prendergast

Staff Attorney, IJP
Lauren Prater

Lauren Prater

Elder Law Staff Attorney
Ericelda Yanez

Ericelda Yanez

IJP Legal Assistant