Team

Neal S. Dudovitz

For nearly 40 years, Neal Dudovitz has been dedicated to providing meaningful access to justice to our nation’s poor. Throughout his distinguished career, Neal’s commitment to legal services has remained the same: to provide effective individual representation connected to high-impact policy advocacy. Read more

Neal S. Dudovitz

Executive Director

Yvonne Mariajimenez

As deputy director of one of Southern California’s most prominent legal nonprofits, Yvonne Mariajimenez assists in overseeing day-to-day operations, administration, fundraising and program policy. She also fights to create and preserve opportunities for individuals and families in some of Los Angeles’ poorest neighborhoods in the areas of workforce development, family law, immigration and health care. Read More

Yvonne Mariajimenez

Deputy Director

Leadership Team

David Pallack

David Pallack

Director of Litigation

Caron Smith

Caron Smith

Director of Programs

Lynne M. Hiortdahl

Lynne M. Hiortdahl

Chief Financial & Operations Officer

Brian Davis

Brian Davis

Director of Development

Sharon Bashan

Sharon Bashan

Director of Pro Bono and Operations

Elizabeth Brown

Elizabeth Brown

Director of Human Resources

Ana Maria Garcia

Ana Maria Garcia

Director of Access to Justice Initiatives

Additional Team Members