Linda Anderson Stanley

Senior Program Manager

Linda Anderson Stanley is a senior program manager at Equal Justice Works, where she leads the Disaster Resilience Program.

Linda joins Equal Justice Works from Bay Area Legal Services, Inc. in Tampa, Florida where she was a staff attorney. In that position, Linda represented individuals with limited access to legal services with their civil legal needs. She focused primarily on disaster relief (such as FEMA appeals and insurance claims); housing law; consumer law; and some Veteran’s issues. In her capacity as staff attorney at Bay Area Legal Services, Linda was awarded the Hillsborough County Outstanding Young Lawyer of the year award for 2018.

Prior to joining Bay Area Legal Services, Inc., Linda was a supervising attorney of the John Marshal Law School’s Pro Bono Clinic in Chicago, IL where she supervising and trained law students to represent clients in pro bono matters. She also litigated housing issues in this capacity.

Linda serves as the Director of the ABA YLD Disaster Legal Services program and the YLD liaison to the ABA Standing Committee on Disaster Relief and Preparedness for the 2019-2020 bar year.

Linda received her undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Illinois and her J.D. from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois. She is licensed to practice in Florida and Illinois and holds court admissions in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the U.S. Middle District of Florida.

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