Washington Leadership Institute

Past Fellows

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2013 Fellows

Erica Buckley
Buckley & Associates

Hozaifa Y. Cassubhai
Yarmuth Wilsdon PLLC

Melissa Chin
Bellevue City Attorney's Office

Erin Culver
Clark County Prosecutor’s Office

John Cummings
Pierce County Prosecutor’s Office

Rashelle Davis
Office of Governor Jay Inslee

Delian Deltchev
Ewing Anderson, P.S.

Nolan Lim
TrueBlue, INC.

Felipe M. Mendez
Tacoma School District No. 10

Kripa Upadhyay
Orbit Law, PLLC

Jamal N. Whitehead
United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Alma Zuniga
NORTHWEST JUSTICE

2012 Fellows

Alia Fatima Ahmed
WONG FLEMING P.C.

Sharonda Amamilo
THURSTON COUNTY OFFICE OF ASSIGNED COUNSEL

Louise Bowman
MICROSOFT

Mario Cava
LAW OFFICES OF KELLEY J. SWEENEY

Dean T. Chuang
CRARY, CLARK & DOMANICO, P.S.

James Curtis
PIERCE COUNTY PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE

Maria Diana Garcia
COLUMBIA LEGAL SERVICES

David W. Howenstine
MILLS MEYERS SWARTLING

Lauren J. King
BYRNES KELLER CROMWELL

Jeffrey Liang
LAW OFFICES OF JEFFREY LIANG

Kate Vaughan
U.S. ATTORNEY’ S OFFICE

Karen Denise Wilson
SKAGIT COUNTY PUBLIC DEFENDER

Catherine Anderson, Northwest Justice Project, Spokane, WA
Diana R. Bob, Lummi Nation, Office of the Reservation Attorney, Bellingham, WA
Twyla Carter, The Defender Association, Seattle, WA
Alberto Casas, Northwest Justice Project, Tacoma, WA
Nicole L. DeNamur, Ashbaugh Beal LLP, Seattle, WA
Ruth E. Esparza, Northwest Justice Project, Wenatchee, WA
Zabrina M. Jenkins, Starbucks Coffee Company, Seattle, WA
Jamila A. Johnson, Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt PC, Seattle, WA
Masako Kanazawa, Office of the Attorney General, Seattle, WA
Diane M. Meyers, Graham & Dunn, Seattle, WA
Stephen Ssemaala, Office of the Attorney General, Olympia, WA
Lisa Tom, Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA

Wilberforce O. Agyekum, Private practice, Seattle, WA
Colleen M. Diener Frei, Jeffers, Danielson, Sonn & Aylward, P.S., Wenatchee, WA
Michiko Fjeld Davis, City of Spokane Public Defender, Spokane, WA
Alexis T. Foster, Kitsap County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, Port Orchard, WA
Ty Ho, Ho & Associates, Seattle, WA
Bree H. Kame’enui-Ramirez, Bullivant Houser Bailey PC, Seattle, WA
Sarah Leyrer, Columbia Legal Services, Moses Lake, WA
Patricia Paul, Legal Strategies, LLC, La Conner, WA
Marc A. Perez, United States Attorney’s Office, Tacoma, WA
Shahzad Q. Qadri, Adorno Yoss Caley Dehkhoda & Qadri, Bellevue, WA
Michelle D. Raiford, Northwest Justice Project, Everett, WA
Jacqueline Walker, Attorney General’s Office, Seattle, WA

Francis Adewale, Office of the Public Defender, Spokane, WA
Lincoln C. Beauregard, Connelly Law Offices, Tacoma, WA
Nicholas Brown, Assistant United States Attorney Western District of Washington, Seattle, WA
Cynthia Buhr, Spencer Anderson & Buhr PLLC, Seattle, WA
Abigail Gonzales Daquiz, U.S. Department of Labor, Seattle, WA
Merkys Gomez, Seattle, WA
Molly P. Kücük, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Seattle, WA
Tom McGirk, Attorney General’s Office, Yakima, WA
Lam Nguyen-Bull, Garvey Schubert Barer, Seattle, WA
Sarah Odonkor, King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, Kent, WA
Polly A. Peshtaz, Tacoma City Attorney’s Office, Tacoma, WA
Gyasi Ross, Port Madison Enterprises, Suquamish, WA
Cassidy L. Saitow, Feltman, Gebhardt, Greer & Zeimantz, P.S., Spokane, WA
Sumeer Singla, Seattle, WA
Bernard Veljacic , Clark County Prosecutors Office, Vancouver, WA

Camara Banfield, Clark County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, Vancouver, WA
Margaret “Tina” Bondy, Big Fish Games, Inc., Seattle, WA
Natasha Coleman, Associated Counsel for the Accused, Seattle, WA
Dolly Hunt, Pend Oreille County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, Newport, WA
Thi Huynh, Huynh Law Office P.L.L.C., Everett, WA
Karla Kane, Kane Law P.L.L.C., Pasco, WA
Horace Lee, Attorney at Law, P.L.L.C., Seattle, WA
Kammi Mencke Smith, Winston & Cashatt, Spokane, WA
Anh Kiet Ngo, Private practice, Seattle, WA
Kevin O'Rourke, Southwell & O'Rourke, P.S., Spokane, WA
Sheley J. M. Secrest, The Law Offices of Sheley J. M. Secrest, Tacoma, WA
Juliana Wong, Stafford Frey Cooper, Seattle, WA

Guadalupe Artiga, Northwest Justice Project, Seattle, WA
Donna Rae Emmingham, Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals, Spokane, WA
Naomi S. Kim, NSK & Company PC, Lakewood, WA
Dainen N. Penta,Associate with Leahy McLean Fjelstad, Kirkland, WA
Aaron W. Reiman, US Coast Guard Personnel Service Center, Arlington, VA
Renea Irene Saade, Stoel Rives LLP, Anchorage, AK
Benjamin Almachar Santos III, King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, Seattle, WA
Suchi Sharma, Department of Labor and Industries, Olympia, WA
Laurene E. Somerville, Somerville Law PLLC, Shoreline, WA
Keith Andre Talbot, Patterson Buchanan Fobes Leitch & Kalzer PS, Seattle, WA
Phuong D. Tran, Private practice, Hillsborough, CA

Hassan Abedi, Private practice, Mission Viejo, CA
Janet Chung, Legal Voice, Seattle, WA
Joaquin M. Hernandez, Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C., Seattle, WA
Marla Carey Hoskins, Ewing Anderson P.S., Spokane, WA
Thuy Nguyen Leeper, WA Attorneys Assisting Community Organizations, Seattle, WA
Shankar Narayan, ACLU of Washington, Seattle, WA
Terry J. Price, Washington State Democratic Caucus, Olympia, WA
Roxanne Rarangol, Social Security Administration, Fayetteville, NC
Blanca E. Rodriguez, Northwest Justice Project, Yakima, WA
Naomi Stacy, Law Office of Naomi Stacy, Hoquiam, WA
Tiffany Tull, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC

Melissa W. Bartholomew, Private practice, Seattle, WA
Beth Barrett Bloom, Frank, Freed, Subit & Thomas, Seattle, WA
Carrie M. Coppinger Carter, Coppinger Carter P.S., Bellingham, WA
Angelique Davis, Seattle University School of Law, Seattle, WA
Lisa M. DeCora, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office of the General Counsel, Seattle, WA
Kevin Díaz, ACLU of Oregon, Portland, OR
Lisa J. Dickinson, Dickinson Law Firm PLLC, Spokane, WA
Tracy S. Flood, Private practice, Port Orchard, WA
Michael R. Heath, Expedia, Inc., Bellevue, WA
Gloria Ochoa, Ochoa Law PLLC, Kennewick, WA
Daniel C. Russ, Britton & Russ PLLC, Tacoma, WA
Kim M. Tran, Stafford Frey Cooper, Seattle

Last updated 7/7/2014