Life after the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau:

A Panel Discussion with HLSA-DC


Calling all former Harvard Legal Aid Bureau members! Please join alums spanning the last 40 years for a fantastic discussion about how the Bureau shaped not only our law school experiences but also our personal and professional lives. We look forward to this opportunity to reunite with former Bureau members and to share our experiences, whether you worked with Betty Allebach in Gannett House or worked at the new location on Everett Street! We'll save some time for socializing too.

Our panelists include:

  • Suzanna Bobadilla, Katz Banks Kumin, HLS ‘23 (HLAB President)
  • Will Gunn, Legal Services Corporation,  HLS ‘86 (HLAB President)
  • Josh Rovenger, White House Executive Office of the President, HLS ‘13,
  • Eli Schlam, George Mason University, HLS ‘09
  • Ray Simmons, Jenner & Block, HLS ‘21
  • Jennifer Tarr, Federal Trade Commission, HLS ‘11

Our discussion will be moderated by HLSA-DC Board members:

  • Louis Lopez, Department of Justice, HLS ‘96
  • Leslie Callahan, George Washington University Law School, HLS ‘86.



Thursday, May 16, 2024

6:30 - 8:00 pm



Orrick Herrington, 2100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

Washington, DC 20037






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6:30PM - 8:00PM Thu 16 May 2024, Eastern timezone


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Leslie Callahan
  George Washington University Law School
Louis Lopez
Armani Madison
Louis Lopez
Brianne Bharkhda Sullivan
  Covington & Burling LLP
Lisa Dowden
  Spiegel & McDiarmid
Elise Dieterich
  Kutak Rock LLP
Leslie Callahan
  George Washington University Law School
Ira Burnim
  Bazelon Center
Peter Winn
Jill Davidson
  Womble Bond Dickinson
Jennifer Tarr
Adam Wilson
  US Environmental Protection Agency
Kristin Cabral
Allena Martin
  DOJ Civil Rights Division
Simon Hedlin
Krista Anderson
sharon cheryl
sharon cheryl
Violanda Botet
  US State Department
Violanda Botet
  US State Department
Matthew Kelly
Bradley Jenkins
  Capital Area Immigrants' Rights Coalition
Cameron Powell
  Holon Law Partners
Allison Brown
  Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Barry Coburn
  Coburn, Greenbaum & Eisenstein PLLC
Michael Lumley
Tom Stanton
  Johns Hopkins University
Karen Shimp
Candis Clark
Kimberley Arigbede
  Hannon Armstrong Capital, LLC
Sue Vivian Mangold
  Juvenile Law Center
Daniel Vail
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