Board of Directors

MetroWest Legal Services is governed by a board of 13 volunteers consisting of nine attorneys, three client representatives and one at-large community member.

Officers & Members

Jack K. Merrill, Esq, President
Kushner Sanders Ravinal LLP

Katherine Garrahan, Esq, Vice President
Bowditch & Dewey, LLP

Carolyn Flammey, Treasurer
Framingham

Jennifer M Allen, Esq
Catanzaro & Allen

Deepika Bhayana, Esq
Dell EMC

Richard C Biller, Esq
McLaughlin, Richards, Biller & Schindel    

Douglas C Boyer, Esq
Law Office of Douglas Charles Boyer

Claudette Edwards
Holliston

Michael J Heineman, Esq
Heinlein Beeler Mingace & Heineman, PC

Paula A Nedder, Esq
Heaney & Small, LLP

Stephen M Richmond, Esq
Beveridge & Diamond, PC

Nicole Zani
South Middlesex Opportunity Council (SMOC)

Staff

Elizabeth A Soulé, Executive Director

Stephen J Matthews, Advocacy Director

Sonia Shah, Development Director

F Evan Benz, Justice AmeriCorps Attorney

Pablo A Carrasco, Staff Attorney
Bart Gordon Fellow- Wage and Hour Project

Kathryn Condon Grace, Staff Attorney
Medical-Legal Partnership

Daniel B Daley, Staff Attorney
Housing

Jordan Engelhart, Staff Attorney
Community Enterprise Project

Elizabeth Firestone, Staff Attorney
Immigration

Jennifer Hatch, Staff Attorney
Family Law

Ellen Crowley Koltun, Staff Attorney
Legal Services for Victims of Crime

Margaretta H Kroeger, Staff Attorney
Government Benefits

Nailze R Lima, Support Staff

Vera Ochea, Staff Attorney
Elder Law

Jennifer E Ollington, Staff Attorney
Family Law/Immigration

Hilda M Palencia, Support Staff 

Cheryl A Palmieri, Staff Attorney
PBI Coordinator

Margarita Amanda Petrakis, Staff Attorney
Family/Immigration

Leah Porter, Staff Attorney
Education/Elder

Caryn Sigurdson, Staff Attorney
Boston College Law School Public Service Fellowship