Our Staff

WHY OJPC EXISTS AND WHAT WE DO

The Ohio Justice & Policy Center works to create fair, intelligent, redemptive criminal-justice systems through zealous client-centered advocacy, collaborative policy reform, and empowering community education.

Gabe Davis

Gabe Davis

Chief Executive Officer

Kevin Werner

Kevin Werner

Policy Director

Kalliah-Marie Newport

Kalliah-Marie Newport

Beyond Guilt Paralegal

Annie Shaver

Annie Shaver

Development Associate, Volunteer Coordinator

LaToya Bell

LaToya Bell

Managing Attorney & Chief Project Director

Verjine Adanalian

Verjine Adanalian

Attorney, Director of Second Chance Project

Sarah Estes

Sarah Estes

Development Director

Jeanna Tipton

Jeanna Tipton

Director of Finance & Administration

Mark Vander Laan

Mark Vander Laan

Litigation Director

Elijah Hack

Elijah Hack

Beyond Guilt Staff Attorney

Tyra Patterson

Tyra Patterson

Community Outreach Strategist & Paralegal

Takia Chappell

Takia Chappell

Paralegal

Ashley Ward

Ashley Ward

Ohio Access to Justice Foundation Justice for All Fellow

Chloe Kilguss

Chloe Kilguss

Legal Administrative Assistant