Both Georgia State University College of Law and the Atlanta Legal Aid Society support HeLP’s goals of delivering public health legal services, providing in-service educational programs and graduate professional education, and systemic advocacy on issues of community concern by employing and supporting essential staff.  Georgia State law school employs three clinical faculty members, one of whom is HeLP’s overall Director, and an office manager to oversee the in-house legal clinic at the law school and to support the work of HeLP at Children’s hospitals.  The Atlanta Legal Aid Society employs three staff attorneys and an office manager to provide on-site legal services and in-service education at the HeLP offices at Children’s hospitals.

Director of HeLP

Pamela Kraidler

HeLP at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Amanda Cole, Staff Attorney

Christina Scott, Staff Attorney

JoQuita Etchison, Office Manager

HeLP Legal Services Clinic at Georgia State University College of Law

Lisa Bliss, Co-Director, Associate Clinical Professor

Brooke Silverthorn, Co-Director, Associate Clinical Professor

Jimmy Mitchell, Assistant Clinical Professor

Nakisha Green, Administrative Manager

Lauren Richardson, Administrative Coordinator

HeLP Medical Director

Robert Pettignano, MD, FAAP, FCCM, MBA