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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 [email protected]


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) 351-5268[email protected]
Dana Wiggins, (804) 351-5269[email protected]

Domestic and sexual violence law
Susheela Varky, (804) 351-5274[email protected]

Elder law, including nursing home/assisted living issues and Medicaid eligibility and planning
Kathy Pryor, (804) 351-5272[email protected]
Davis Creef, (804) 351-5273[email protected]

Family law, including foster care, adoption and divorce
Valerie L’Herrou, (804) 351-5276[email protected]

Health law, including public health programs and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Jill Hanken, (804) 351-5258[email protected]

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

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, [email protected]