Full text of transcript Consortium for the National Equal Justice Library Oral History Collection Interview with Colleen Cotter Conducted by Alan Houseman May 9, 2019 Alan Houseman: This is an oral history of Colleen Cotter. She is the executive director of the Legal Aid Society in Cleveland. The interviewer is Alan Houseman for the National … Read more
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Worked in numerous tate and national organizations supporting civil legal aid and related issues, including KY, TN, DC, and AZ. Arizona-based consultant who played a key role in improving recruitment and retention of civil legal aid staff through better compensation, etc.
Longtime Executive Director of Vermont Legal Aid, which has many innovative programs, some unique in the US. Developed custom case management system and emphasized good management. Previously worked for Central Mass Legal Services.
Longtime Executive Director of Colorado Legal Services who was also special counsel to LSC President Helaine Barnett from mid-October 2004 to mid-July 2005.
Biographical Note Martha Bergmark, originally from Mississippi, left the state in 1966 to attend Oberlin College. After she graduated in 1970, she went to the University of Michigan Law School where she received her J.D. cum laude in 1973. While she was in law school, she worked as an intern at the Law Students Civil … Read more
Leader in the Access to Justice Movement who was the longtime director of the Office of Legal Services of the State Bar of California. Previously directed the Public Interest Clearinghouse.
Had 35 year legal career with California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA) advocating for the rights of California’s farm worker and rural poverty communities. Served on boards of the Poverty & Race Research Action Council and NLADA.