Our Volunteer Staff

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At the Santa Barbara Teen Legal Clinic, our staff is a group of volunteers from the greater Santa Barbara Community. Without the dedication and hard work of the Santa Barbara Teen Legal Clinic Board of Directors and Advisory Board volunteer staff, the legal clinic would not be what it is today.

Our board of directors and our advisory board consist of volunteer attorneys, students from the Santa Barbara community, teen volunteers, adult volunteers, judges, and non-attorney support staff volunteers. If you would like to learn more about getting involved, volunteering, or making a donation, please visit the donation/volunteer page.

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Please scroll down to view our current volunteer staff and to learn more about the men and women that are the Santa Barbara Teen Legal Clinic.
If you are a teen in the Santa Barbara area and you feel that you may need legal assistance, contact the Santa Barbara Teen Legal Clinic today (click here) and we can and will provide you with the necessary legal advice you need to resolve your issue. The Santa Barbara Teen Legal Clinic is a non-profit legal service organization in Santa Barbara, California.


Our Board of Directors

Melissa Miller
Vice President
Tara Haaland-Ford, Esq.
Dianna Van Wingerden

Jody M. Kaufman, Esq.

Keith Terry

Megan Leisz, Esq.

Natalie A. Spilborghs, Esq.

Katie Carrillo


 Our Advisory Board

Hon. Denise DeBellefeuille
Santa Barbara County Superior Court

Jack Earley, Esq.          John Greer, Esq.

Robert Landheer, Esq.          Andrea Ramos, Esq.

Alison Adams, Esq.          Naomi Falk, Esq.

Sarah Shoemaker          Sara Brinker

Victoria Kahmann     Monica Beltran      Carolina Beltran
Laura Rios                Daria Etezadi            Joseph Trujillo