Team

Nimni

Oren Nimni

Civil Rights Fellow

Oren joined the Lawyers’ Committee as a Civil Rights Fellow in 2017. Prior to joining the organization, Oren was a partner at Community Law Office, a Dorchester-based firm dedicated to community lawyering. At the Community Law Office, Oren provided holistic representation to low-income clients and grassroots organizations in criminal and civil matters. Previously, Oren worked

Jennifer

Jennifer Navas Portillo

Paralegal

Jennifer joined the Lawyers’ Committee as a paralegal in May 2017. She coordinates the Lawyers’ Committee’s intake process and community outreach efforts. Prior to joining the Lawyers’ Committee, Jennifer was a paralegal with Goddard, Scuteri & Delaney, and served as an AmeriCorps Legal Advocate at Northeast Legal Aid. 

Priya

Priya Lane

Economic Justice Project Director

Priya Lane was appointed the Director of the Belin Economic Justice Project in 2016 after serving the organization as a staff attorney, fellow, and intern. Priya leads LCCR’s work to provide minority, immigrant, and low income entrepreneurs and small business owners free business and legal assistance. Through her work she conducts workshops and legal clinics, provides one-on-one legal consultations, and matches business owners

Laura

Laura Maslow-Armand

Staff Attorney

Laura Maslow-Armand is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School. For nine years, she was an Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Rights and Public Charities Divisions where she litigated cases involving housing discrimination, hate crimes and telemarketing fraud. She was part of a team that drafted, implemented, and evaluated the Attorney General’s

Sophia

Sophia Hall

Staff Attorney

Prior to joining LCCR, Sophia was a staff attorney with AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts, New England’s largest HIV/AIDS legal service organization. As a staff attorney, she represented low-income individuals living with HIV/AIDS in a wide range of legal matters including discrimination, housing, and public benefits cases.   Sophia is a graduate of Boston College

Ivan

Iván Espinoza-Madrigal

Executive Director

Iván Espinoza-Madrigal (@IvanEspinozaESQ) is the Executive Director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice. In more than a decade as a public interest lawyer, Iván has worked on a wide range of civil rights issues, including racial justice, immigrant rights, and LGBT/HIV equality. His work has been featured in the New York Times, the

Oren

Oren M. Sellstrom

Litigation Director

Oren joined LCCR in 2015 as Litigation Director.  In that capacity, he oversees the organization’s litigation and advocacy work in all areas including education, economic justice, employment, and voting rights. Prior to joining the Lawyers’ Committee in Boston, Oren worked for 18 years at the Lawyers’ Committee affiliate in San Francisco, first as a staff attorney and then

Matt

Matt Cregor

Education Project Director

Matt joined the Lawyers’ Committee in 2014, and handles a variety of education matters including school discipline, special education, and student assignment. Before that, Matt worked as a staff attorney for the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), where he led its federal advocacy on school discipline, partnering with national civil rights groups