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

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

Jeffrey Jandura

Senior Staff Attorney ( )

  • B.A., University of North Dakota, 1971 (History)
  • J.D., Drake University, 1976

Omari Wilson

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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