Eli Wade-Scott’s LAF is…reaction.

LAF addresses needs; one of the ways in which it does that is through Eli Wade-Scott, Skadden Fellow Attorney in the Housing Practice Group and the Healthy Housing Advocacy Project. An example of social justice action, LAF is also an example of the limitations placed upon powerful work due to a severe lack of resources….

James A. Brady’s LAF is…agency.

James A. Brady, Supervisory Attorney of the Consumer Practice Group, has been with LAF since 1989, and we are lucky to have his critical mind on board, as well as his convictions: “I believe in a life of service. I think everybody has that obligation, but I think some people hear it more strongly than…

Butch Litwhiler’s LAF is…teamwork.

Amidst the maze of offices and cubicles that is LAF, Butch Litwhiler stands out. He chalks it up to his formidable work experience in factories and the intense environment working with heavy machinery creates, and he could be right. (Of course, it could also have something to do with his impressive height.) As Office Manager…

Alice Setrini’s LAF is…partnership.

As Supervisory Attorney of the Medical-Legal Partnership project in the Public Benefits Practice Group, Alice Setrini is busy taking legal aid to innovative places. Together LAF, Erie Family Health Center, and Loyola University School of Law have created the Health Justice Program, a revolutionary and expansive way of looking at poverty law. “We have such…

Bryan Edwards’ LAF is…interaction.

One of the most interesting parts of Bryan Edwards’ job is watching how people interact with their computers. As a Computer Specialist in Information Technology- and one of the people we call in a near panic when our computers seem to turn against us- he gets to see the relationships people have with their computers…

Pedro Gaytan’s LAF is…confidence.

If Indiana Jones or Detective Columbo ever went into legal aid work, they would be Pedro Gaytan, a Paralegal in the Immigrant and Worker’s Rights Practice Group. As a paralegal, he is responsible for investigating cases by asking questions, gathering documents, and obtaining proof. His work requires some unique approaches – Pedro has had to…