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For media and interview requests, please send inquiries to:

Dana Wiggins
Director – Center for Community Outreach; VaPERL Coalition Coordinator; Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) Project Director
T (804) 351-5269 Predatory Hotline: (866) 830-4501  |  F (804) 649-0974  |  E


The following staff are available to speak on specific areas of law:

Consumer law, including Lending issues (payday, car title, open-end, and internet lending)
foreclosures, financial scams, and utility issues:
Jay Speer, (804)
Dana Wiggins, (804)

Domestic and sexual violence law
Susheela Varky, (804)

Elder law, including nursing home/assisted living issues and Medicaid eligibility and planning
Kathy Pryor, (804)
Davis Creef, (804)

Family law, including foster care, adoption and divorce
Valerie L’Herrou, (804)

Health law, including public health programs and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Jill Hanken, (804)

Housing law, including landlord/tenant issues, the ACES Initiative, and the CARE Evictions Campaign
Christie Marra, (804) 351-3575,

Public benefits law, including, TANF, SNAP, (formerly known as food stamps) Food Insecurity, and the Virginia Hunger Solutions project
Salaam Bhatti, (804) 782-9430 ext. 105,