Staff & Board

Staff

Sam Abel-Palmer
Executive Director 
802.863.7153

Angele Court 
Director, Vermont Volunteer Lawyers Project
802.863.7153

Stacey Francese 
Managing Director, Vermont Law Help
802.863.7153

Margaret Frye 
Staff Attorney 
802.863.7153

William Gardella
Staff Attorney  
802.863.7153

Wendy Hoffman
Staff Attorney  
802.863.7153

Mary McGinniss
Paralegal 
802.863.7153

Cielo Mendoza
Staff Attorney  
802.863.7153

David Santos
Staff Attorney 
802.863.7153

Kris Surette
Web Manager, vtlawhelp.org
802.383.2222

Sara Zeno
Office Manager 
802.863.7153

Board of Trustees

Nanci Smith, Esq., President
John Shullenberger, Esq., Vice President
Robert Appel, Esq., Secretary
Hans Huessy, Esq., Treasurer

Erin Jacobsen, Esq., Attorney Trustee
Peter Kunin, Esq., Attorney Trustee
Joan Lavoie, Client Trustee
Masiti Mohamed, Client Trustee
Alicia Van Dyk, Client Trustee
Margaret Frye, Esq., Staff Representative


Law Line board meetings are open to the public.

 Upcoming board meetings will be held:

  • Monday, July 9, 2018, at 9 a.m. via conference call.  
  • Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 2:00 p.m., at our Burlington, Vermont office.

For information about how to attend the next meeting, please call (802) 863-5620 and ask for the executive assistant.

Minutes from previous meetings are available on request. To request minutes, please call (802) 863-5620 and ask for the executive assistant.