Jill Abernethy began working for our organization in March of 1998. She serves as the Paralegal for Justice 360 as well as the law firm of Blume, Norris & Franklin-Best LLC.
Emmanuel Hiram Arnaud joined our organization in 2016. He serves as our Fellowship Attorney. Emmanuel is a graduate of Columbia University and Cornell Law School.
Mandy Medlock joined our organization in July, 2015 having previously served as Director of the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. She is a life-long resident of South Carolina and graduate of the University of South Carolina. Mandy was nominated for the prestigious Jefferson Award in 2014 for her efforts in Mental Health advocacy.
Emily Paavola joined our organization in 2008, and served as our Executive Director for seven years. She now supervises our legal staff and oversees all of our legal projects. She is a graduate of Baylor University and Cornell Law School, and previously served as the first Fellowship Attorney at the Cornell Death Penalty Project.
Lindsey Vann joined our organization in 2013. She is a staff attorney after previously serving as our Fellowship Attorney for two years. Lindsey is a graduate of Cornell University and the University of Richmond School of Law. After law school, she served as a law clerk to the Honorable James R. Spencer in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.