Our Staff

We have a small staff of about a dozen people which include lawyers, community legal workers, an executive director, an officer manager, intake workers and support staff.  All the staff work mainly from our Belleville office, and travel to our satellite locations as needed.

Executive Director/Lawyer

Michele M. Leering


Deirdre M. McDade

Gina Cockburn

Samantha Hayward

Trisha Simpson

Melissa MacRae

Christopher Davidson



Community Legal Workers

Sharon Powell

Office Manager and Support Staff

Lynda Morgan - Office Manager


Diane French - Intake Worker/Support Staff

Carolyn Hamilton - Intake Worker/Support Staff

Denise Bird - Intake Worker/Support Staff

Ingrid Wood - Receptionist/Support Staff

Carrie McGeown - Administrative Assistant