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The Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program

Who We Are

The Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program (TVC) is the leading national 501(c)(3) charity providing free legal services in federal venues for veterans in need.

Executive Leadership

Steve Jordon, Executive Director

Steve Jordon
Executive Director

Judy Donegan, Deputy Executive Director

Judy Donegan, Esq.
Deputy Executive Director


Headquarters Staff

Mary Benton, Legal Assistant

Mary Benton
Client Services & Veterans Law Specialist

Jim Carlsen, Senior Fellow

Jim Carlsen, Esq.
Director, Business Operations

Ty Collier, Esq., Staff Attorney

Ty Collier, Esq.
Staff Attorney III/Senior Program Manager


Giovanna Copat

Giovanna Copat
Paralegal, Client Services

Claudia Daley, Manager, Client Stakeholder and Outreach

Claudia Daley
Director, Communications & Development

Anna Eaker, Specialist

Anna Eaker
Client Services Specialist


Caitlin Ens, Law Clerk

Caitlin Ens, Esq.
Staff Attorney

Samantha Farish

Samantha Farish, Esq.
             Deputy Director,              Case Evaluation & Litigation 

Nicqelle Godfrey

Nicqelle Godfrey, Esq.
Equal Justice Works Fellow Sponsored by Covington & Burling LLP and Northrop Grumman


Danica Gonzalves, Equal Justice Works Fellow

Danica Gonzalves, Esq.
Program Director, Discharge Upgrade Program Sponsored by the DAV Charitable Service Trust

Peter Gregory

Peter Gregory
Volunteer Outreach & Education Coordinator

Cate Jackson

Cate Jackson
Communications & Outreach Coordinator


Cathy Klingler, Docket Administrator

Cathy Klingler
Docket Administrator

Josie Peery

Josie Peery
Office Administrator


Sandy Peterson

Sandy Peterson
Director, Client Services

Chesley Roberts

Chesley Roberts, Esq.
Equal Justice Works Fellow Sponsored by Lockheed Martin

Courtney Smith

Morgan Robinson
Client Services Specialist


Courtney Smith

Courtney L. Smith, Esq.
Senior Director, Volunteer
Outreach & Education

Dee Wallace

Dee Wallace

Leonce Wilson
Veterans Law Specialist


Senior Fellows

Scott Billigmeier, Senior Fellow

Paul Cook
Senior Fellow

Edmund M. Glabus

Edmund M. Glabus
Senior Fellow

Scott Billigmeier, Senior Fellow

Mike Kail, Esq.
Senior Fellow