Suzy Firestone

Justice for All Fellow (2016 – 2018)
Host: Legal Aid Society of Southwest Ohio
University of Cincinnati College of Law

As an Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation, Justice for All fellow at Legal Aid Society of Southwest Ohio, Suzy provides a full range of legal services to low-income immigrant children and their families to ensure they are safe, stable, and healthy and that the children can access and get the supports they need to achieve success in school.

Patrick Higgins

Justice for All Fellow (2016-2018)
Host: Ohio Poverty Law Center
University of Cincinnati College of Law

As an Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation, Justice for All Fellow with the Ohio Poverty Law Center, Patrick removes barriers to employment for low-income individuals through policy advocacy, community education around the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), and legal representation in collaboration with the Legal Aid Society of Columbus and Southeastern Ohio Legal Services.

Aisha Sleiman

Justice for All Fellow (2017-2018)
Host: Advocates for Basic Legal Equality
UCLA School of Law

As an Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation, Justice for All Fellow with Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Aisha provides equitable development in distressed neighborhoods in Toledo by engaging in community lawyering and legislative and administrative advocacy focused on housing, transportation, and financial services.

Kristin Riebsomer

Justice for All Fellow (2017-2018)
Host: Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati
Indiana University School of Law

As an Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation, Justice for All Fellow with Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati’s Maternal-Health Law Partnership (M-HeLP), Kristin improves pregnancy and newborn health outcomes through legal advocacy on issues involving social determinants of health.

Lauren Wert

Justice for All Fellow (2017-2018)
Host: Community Refugee and Immigration Services (CRIS)
The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law

As an Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation, Justice for All Fellow at Community Refugee and Immigration Services, Lauren addresses the substantial need for legal representation for unaccompanied minors and families who have been detained upon entry into the United States and placed into removal hearings at the Cleveland Immigration Court. Lauren coordinates a statewide volunteer network and handles some cases.

Caitlin DiCresce

Justice for All Fellow (2017-2018)
Host: The Legal Aid Society of Columbus
The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law

As an Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation, Justice for All Fellow, at The Legal Aid Society of Columbus, Caitlin provides stability to children of domestic violence victims by representing the children in education proceedings handling holistic legal matters including benefits, child support and custody for the family.