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

Staff Attorney, Pro Se Parents' Clinic
Colton Bane

Colton Bane

Immigrant Justice Program Director
Melissa Hamilton

Melissa Hamilton

Lead Civil Staff Attorney
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Luis Adolfo Bermudez

DOJ Accredited Representative, IJP
Yina Garcia

Yina Garcia

DOJ Accredited Representative, IJP
Amber Butts

Amber Butts

Paralegal for Elder Law Program
Magaly Cruz

Magaly Cruz

Immigration Legal Assistant
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Angela Valdez

Program Coordinator
Renee Ambrosek Graves

Renee Ambrosek Graves

Civil Law Clerk
Betsy Pendergrast

Betsy Prendergast

Staff Attorney, IJP