State Planning Steering Committee Members 

Steve Banks
Legal Aid Society
New York City

Carl Callender
Queens Legal Services

Amy Christensen
Southern Tier Legal Services

Jody G. Davis
Legal Assistance of the Finger Lakes

Mary Rothwell Davis
Principal Court Attorney
Integrated Domestic Violence Court for Bronx County

Gordon Dean
National Organization of Legal Services Workers

Bob Elardo
Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Legal Program 

Anne Erickson Co-Chair
Greater Upstate Law Project


Barbara Finkelstein
Westchester/Putnam Legal Services - Chair, State Bar Committee on Legal Aid

Chip Gray
South Brooklyn Legal Services

Paul Michael Hassett
Brown & Kelly, LLP

Bill Hawkes
Neighborhood Legal Services Buffalo

Susan Horn
Frank H. Hiscock Legal Aid Society

Maria Imperial
City Bar Fund
Association of the Bar of the City of New York

Lucy Johnson
Client Representative

Joseph Kelemen
Western New York Law Center

C. Bruce Lawrence
New York State Bar Association

Karen Cheeks-Lomax
Sisters' Place 

Tom Maligno, Co-Chair
Touro Law School

Lillian Moy
Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York

Judge Juanita Bing Newton
Deputy Chief Administrative Judge for Justice Initiatives

Susan Patnode
Rural Law Center

Bob Salzman
Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York

Andy Scherer Co-Chair
Legal Services for New York City