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Host Organizations for AmeriCorps JD

The organizations listed below are great resources for finding a placement for AmeriCorps JD, although this is not meant to be an exclusive list.

Please use the provided contact information below and clearly state that you are looking for a potential host site for your summer of service experience. Click here for sample emails to send to listed contacts.

The sites listed are familiar with the program and are actively seeking candidates for this summer unless otherwise noted, but each site may have a different process for screening applicants. You may express interest to multiple sites but must select and secure one placement before applying for AmeriCorps JD.

Please note - justice AmeriCorps sites are no longer seeking applicants for this summer. If your project includes providing legal services in the field of immigration, consider applying through the Employment Opportunity Legal Corps.

After you've secured your host organization, visit our program page to prepare your application.

 

Veterans Legal Corps 

Contact: Janet Boswell
Location: Toledo, Ohio
 
Location: Little Rock, AR
 
Contact: Tom Wendt
Location: Chicago, Illinois
 
Contact: Kent Eiler
Location: New York, New York
 
Location: Orlando, FL
 
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
 
Contact: Ron Gyure
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
Contact: Harry Higgins
Location: Seattle, Washington
  
Contact: Kathryn Socha
Location: Chicago, Illinois
 
Contact: Susan Zielke
Location: East St. Louis, Illinois
 
Location:  Berkeley, West Virginia
 
Location: Clarksburg, West Virginia
 
Contact: Meagen Agnew and Neva-Marie Polley
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
 
Contact: Iris Ma
Location: Santa Ana, CA
 
Location: Bath, New York
 
Location: Geneva, New York
 
Location: Jamestown, New York
 
Location: Rochester, New York
 
Contact:  Betsy Gwin
Location: Jamaica Plain, MA
 
Location: Miami, Florida
 
Contact: Rachel Halperin
Location: White Plains, New York
 
Location: Fairfax, Virginia
 
Location: Houston, Texas
 
Contact: Pamela Marx
Location: Los Angeles, California
 
Contact:  Dianna Schwartz
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Contact: Thomas Moore
Location: Washington, DC
  
Contact: Ed Marks
Location: Albuquerque, NM
 
Contact:  Will Friedman
Location: New York City, New York
 
Contact:  Sarah Glorian
Location: Seattle, Washington
 
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
 
Location: San Francisco, California
 
Location: Los Angeles, California
 
Location: San Francisco, California
 
Contact: Miles Bardell
Location: Bloomington, IL and other offices
 
Contact: Leigh Ferrin
Location: Santa Ana, California
 
Location: Gulfport, FL 
 
Location: Gainesville, Florida
 
Contact: Melissa Swain
Location: Coral Gables, Florida
 
Contact:   Jessica Marsden
Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina
 
Location: New York, New York
 
Contact:   Courtney Smith
Location: Washington, DC
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
 
Contact: Patty Roberts
Location: Williamsburg, Virginia
 

Employment Opportunity Legal Corps (removing legal barriers to employment)

Contact:   Juan Baez
Location: Philadelphia, PA
 
Contact: Cynthia Cornelius
Location: Chicago, IL
 
Location: Little Rock, AR
 
Location: Spokane, WA
 
Contact: Elise Logemann
Location: Denver, CO
 
Contact:  Zoeann Powell
Location: Akron, OH
 
Location: Stamford, CT
  
Contact:  Clare Gilbert
Location: Decatur, GA
 
Contact: Pauline Quirion
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
 
Contact: Ron Gyure
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
 
Contact: Stewart Pope
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
  
Contact: Melissa Will
Location: Columbus, Ohio
 
Contact: Kesha James
Location: Norristown, Pennsylvania
 
Contact: Rachel Halperin
Location: White Plains, New York
 
Contact: Keith McCafferty
Location: Geneva, New York
 
Contact: Raquel Bonilla
Location: Fairfax, Virginia
 
Contact: Roslyn Jackson
Location: Houston, Texas
 
Contact: Beth Orlansky
Location: Jackson, Mississippi
 
Contact: Kris Bergstrom- Norwood and Jennifer Jeans
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
 
Contact: William Friedman
Location: New York, New York
 
Contact: Leah Ashe
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
 
Contact: Adriana Melgoza
Location: San Francisco, California
 
Contact: Stephen Downey
Location: Watsonville, California
 
Contact: Mike Lee
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Contact: Jack Cahoon
Location: Greenville, South Carolina

Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
Contact: Laura Tuggle
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
 
Contact: Melissa Will
Location: Southeast Ohio
 
Contact: Bethan Eynon
Location: Durham, North Carolina
 
Contact: Antoinette Balta
Location: Santa Ana, California
 
Contact: Amy Nelson
Location: Washington, D.C.
 

Disaster Legal Corps (serve victims of disaster)

 
Contact: Saundra Brown
Location: Houston, Texas
 
Contact: Tara Richard
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
 
Contact: Jack Cohoon and Elliot Tait
Location: South Carolina
 

Elder Justice AmeriCorps (serve victims of elder abuse)

Contact: Debra Weinberg
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
 
Contact: Nikole Nelson
Location: Anchorage, Alaska
 
Contact: Dipti Singh and Gus May
Location: Los Angeles, California
 
Contact: Tom Wendt
Location: Chicago, Illinois
 
Location: Orlando, FL
 
Contact: Keith Morris
Location: Lansing, Michigan
 
Contact: Betsey Crimmins
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
 
Contact:  John Herbst
Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
 
Contact: Ron Gyure
Location: Indianapolis and South Bend, Indiana
 
Contact: Scott Hartsook
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
 
Contact: Sylvia Jones
Location: Charlottesville, Virginia
 
Contact: Heather Hersh
Location: Jonesboro, Arkansas
 
Contact: Margaret Schaefer
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
 
Contact: Jeff Reed and Jeffrey P. Nieznanski
Location: Geneva, New York
 
Contact: Carolina Lombardi
Location: Miami, Florida
 
Contact: Bennett Downey
Location: Fairfax, Virginia
 
Contact: Heather Keegan
Location: Houston, Texas
 
Contact: Catherine Longkumer
Location: Chicago, Illinois
 
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
 
Contact: Mike Black
Location: Helena, Montana
 
Contact: Matthew Ornstein
Location: Washington, DC
 
Contact: Camille Zentner
Location: New York, New York
 
Contact: Natalie L. Grossman
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
 
Contact: Chris Coleman
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
 
Contact: Ashley Holliday
Location: Jackson, Tennessee
 
Contact: Beth Ann Richlen
Location: Wausau, Wisconsin
 
Host Sites: If you are interested in being listed on this page, please contact americorpsjd@equaljusticeworks.org