Our Staff

OFFICE DIRECTORY

Attorneys – Chicago Office

Carol A. Brook, Executive Director
Piyush Chandra
Imani Chiphe
MiAngel Cody
Christina Farley Jackson
Paul Flynn
Amanda Graham
Daniel Hesler
Candace Jackson
Beth Jantz
Mary Judge
Rose Lindsay Guimaraes
Terence F. MacCarthy, Defender Emeritus
Daniel McLaughlin
Geoffrey Meyer
John Murphy, Deputy Director
Sergio Rodriguez, Student Intern Supervisor
Robert Seeder, Chief Trial Attorney
William Theis, Chief Appellate Attorney
W. Todd Watson

Attorneys – Rockford Office

Paul Gaziano, Branch Chief
Jill Tranel

Investigators – Chicago Office

Michael Medina, Chief Investigator
Pedro Alfaro
Mary Espejo
Coral Lopez

Investigator – Rockford Office

Brad Stallings

Mitigation Specialist

Jeffrey Eno

Paralegal/Litigation Support Specialists

Douglas Engel
Susan Igras

Computer Systems Administrator

Scott Thompson

Administrative Staff – Chicago Office

Katharine O’Connor
Lois K. Wagner, Administrative Officer

Administrative Staff – Rockford Office

Karen Lemke, Branch Administrative Assistant

Legal Assistants

Isela Antunez, Assistant to the Federal Defender/Panel Attorney Administrator
Estela Peguero
Christine Rydigier
Jean Smith

Clerical Staff

Laura Echeverria, Receptionist
Veronica Velasco
Anthony Wright, Case Management Assistant