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Megan Kim


Megan Kim joined the Lawyers’ Committee as a paralegal in February 2017. She is a recent graduate of Amherst College. Before joining the Lawyers’ Committee, she lived in rural Spain for eight months teaching English. She also served as an intern at the Legal Aid Society in New York, and at Asian Americans Advancing Justice in


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 Navas Portillo


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 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 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 Hall

Staff Attorney

Sophia joined the Lawyers’ Committee as a Staff Attorney in July 2016. As an experienced litigator, Sophia handles a broad range of civil rights matters. Sophia actively represents people of color and immigrant women to protect their rights in the workplace and in the community. Most recently, she filed a landmark sexual harassment lawsuit against


Iván Espinoza-Madrigal

Executive Director

Iván Espinoza-Madrigal (@IvanEspinozaESQ) is the Executive Director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice. He is an expert in legal protections for people of color and immigrants. He has filed and won dozens of life-changing and law-changing cases across the country on behalf of people of color and immigrants. He advises federal and


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 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