LCLC Board Members

The Lawndale Christian Legal Center Board of Directors is, always has been, and always will be made up of a minimum 51% of residents of the North Lawndale community.

We put it in our bylaws and it has made all the difference in the world in shaping our values, mission, vision, and making the right decisions for the community during critical defining moments.

Board of Directors

Joseph Atkins

President of the Board

Associate Pastor and Co-Founder, Lawndale Community Church. Director, Hope House

Dr. Bruce Bonecutter

Secretary of the Board

Retired Director, Isaac Ray Ins., Psychological Services, Juvenile Temporary Detention Center

James Brooks

Board Member

Chief Ministry Officer, Lawndale Christian Health Center. Senior Pastor, Harmony Community Church

Charisse Dower

Board Member

Federal Employee

Marc Kadish

Board Member

Pro Bono Advisor, Mayer Brown, LLP

Shawn Kasserman

Board Member

Founding Member, Tomasik Kotin Kasserman, LLC

Daphine Moore

Board Member

Business Manager, AM Cabling Technologies. Chair of the Outreach Board, Lawndale Community Church

Wardell Tate

Board Member

Building Engineer, Lawndale Community Church

Terry Truax

Board Member

Partner, Jenner & Block

Tracie Worthy

Board Member

Vice President, I AM ABLE

Wayne Gordon

Emeritus

Senior Pastor and Co-Founder, Lawndale Community Church

Advisory Board

LCLC’s Advisory Board is an accomplished group from a broad array of professions. They volunteer their expertise to the LCLC team to help us effectively achieve our mission.

Rachel Lei

Chairman of the Board

Associate General Counsel & CCO, GATX Corporation

Matthew S. Arthur

Criminal Defense Attorney, Law Offices of Matthew S. Arthur

Brandy Boler-Daniels

Director of Human Resources, Lawndale Christian Health Center

Amy Campanelli

Public Defender, Circuit Court of Cook County

Tom Corning

Retired Project Executive, Walsh Construction

Jonathan Cummings

Executive Pastor, Calvary Memorial Church

Steven R. Decker

Criminal Defense Attorney, Law Offices of Steven R. Decker

John R. De Leon

Private Criminal Defense Attorney, John De Leon & Associates

Hector Escalera

Probation Officer, Cook County Juvenile Justice Division

Paladin Jordan

Private Investigator and Retired ISP, Paladin Jordan Detective Agency

Dr. Ezer Kang

Interim Director and Associate Professor of Psychology, Howard University

Paula Ketcham

Partner, Labor and Employment Law, Schiff Hardin

Monica Mahan

Clinical Social Worker and Former Assistant Clinical Professor, Northwestern Bluhm Legal Clinic

Nicole Milano

Program Director, Gateway Foundation

John Phillips

Retired CEO, Corporate Solutions Group at Jones Lang LaSalle

Elena Quintana, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Adler Institute on Public Safety & Social Justice

Daniel E. Radakovich

Law Offices of Daniel E. Radakovich

Jeff Vandixhorn

President and Owner, College Park Athletic Center

John Ekholm

Architect, Principal, Bearing Point LLC

Young Professionals Council

The Young Professionals Council is committed to helping young people in North Lawndale. They channel their passion and dedication into ensuring that LCLC has the resources and funding for scholarships, legal services, and holistic support.

Adoley Jordan

Director of Development, Legal Council for Health Justice

Chris Tinsley

Holistic Staff Attorney, Lawndale Christian Legal Center

Daniel Epstein

Founder and President, Perspective to the People

Jeff Moskowitz

Attorney, J. Moskowitz Law, LLC

Jennifer Gill

Assistant Public Defender IV, Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender

Molly Pim

Director of Operations, Between Friends

Monica Mahan

Clinical Social Worker and Former Assistant Clinical Professor, Northwestern Bluhm Legal Clinic

Monte Beaty

Associate Attorney, Slavin & Slavin, LLC

Nicholas Yannias

Assistant Public Defender, Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender

Rebecca Kaiser Fournier

Partner, Figliulo & Silverman, PC