Attorneys & Staff:


Savonala "Savi" Horne

Executive Director ( )

  • B.A., City College, City University of New York, 1982 (Urban Legal Studies)
  • J.D., Rutgers University, 1990

Dawn Battiste

Deputy Director ( )

  • B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1982 (English)
  • M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1989 (English)
  • J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1993

Ashton Cooke

Staff Attorney (ashton@landloss.org)

  • B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2014 (Journalism; Women’s and Gender Studies)
  • J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2018

Mary Henderson

Senior Staff Attorney ( )

  • B.A., Brigham Young University, 1998 (Comparative Literature)
  • J.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 2004

Annette Hiatt

Senior Staff Attorney ()

  • B.S.W., University of North Carolina – Charlotte, 1997 (Social Work)
  • J.D., Case Western Reserve University, 2001

Christina Rice

Staff Attorney (christina@landloss.org)

  • B.S., University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2008 (Finance, Accounting)
  • J.D., Charlotte School of Law, 2014
  • LL.M., University of Arkansas, 2017

Omari Wilson

Senior Staff Attorney ( )

  • B.S., Appalachian State University, 2001 (Psychology)
  • J.D., Capital University, 2005


Wendy M. Burnette

Program Manager ()

  • B.A., Texas Tech University, 1996 (Communication Studies)
  • Certificate of Completion, Wake AHEC, 2002 (Levels I, II, III, Interpreter Training)


 
 

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