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Our Staff

Kevin Pinsonneault, Executive Director

Kevin Pinsonneault manages our bilingual legal clinic, working under the direction of our board of directors. Kevin has a Business, Administration and Marketing diploma from St. Clair College, a B.A in Communication, an MBA as well as a Bachelor in Law (LLB), from the University of Windsor. Kevin was called to the Bar in 2006 and has experience representing clients before administrative tribunals regarding Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program, Canada Pension Plan (Disability), Human Rights and Employment Law.

Marie Laforge, Operation manager

Marie Laforge has been with the clinic since its inception in 1987. Marie Laforge is in charge of all operational and administrative services to the clinic. Her position includes the roles and responsibilities of executive assistant to the executive director, board administration, and operations management.

Amy Lavoie, Senior Staff Lawyer

Amy Lavoie has worked as a staff lawyer at the clini since 2012, having previously practised family law at Hogarth Hermiston Severs, LLP in Windsor. She has a B.A. in Psychology and Law in Society, from the University of New Brunswick, as well as her law degree from the University of Windsor. Amy was called to the Bar in 2004 and has experience representing clients before administrative tribunals regarding Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program, Canada Pension Plan (Disability), Criminal Injuries Compensation, Human Rights, and Employment Law.

Justin Levesque, Staff Lawyer

Justin Levesque was called to the Bar in 2015. He is an in-house staff lawyer practising in the areas of income maintenance (Ontario Works and ODSP), housing rights, immigration, and wills and powers of attorney. He started at the clinic in January 2018, after 3 years in private practice as a sole practitioner. Justin obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology (cum laude) and a Juris Doctor from the University of Windsor.

Hannah Barrick, Paralegal

Hannah Barrick has worked at the Windsor-Essex Bilingual Clinic since 2015. She has a diploma in business administration, and Paralegal Studies from St. Clair College. She received her P1 license in 2015 and has experience representing clients before administrative tribunals regarding Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program, and Canada Pension Plan (Disability). She also has experience in consumer protection matters. Hannah is currently working towards a Bachelors [Honours] Degree in International Relations and Development Studies from the University of Windsor.

Jordy Claudel Haringanji, Community Legal Worker

Jordy Hanringanji has worked at the Windsor-Essex Bilingual Clinic since August 2019. Prior to that, he worked at the clinic as a law student. He has a diploma in Paralegal Studies from College La Cité. Jordy is currently pursuing a law degree at the University of Ottawa. He is in his third year in the civil Law section. At WEBLC, Jordy is in charge of the Southwest Integrated Legal Clinic’s French Language Service.

Francy Munoz, Community Legal Worker

Francy Munoz has worked at the Windsor-Essex Bilingual Legal Clinic for 10 years as a community legal worker. She speaks Spanish, has a law degree and a master’s degree in administrative law from her home country Colombia, studied the Paralegal and the Language Interpreter Program at St. Clair College, and is currently a candidate awaiting her call to the Bar of Ontario. Since 2017, she has led successfully the C.A.R.E for International Workers Program and the Spanish-speaking clients program at the clinic.

Tammy Ulakovich, Intake Worker

Tammy Ulakovich has worked as an Intake Worker/Administrative assistant at the clinic since 2011. She has a B.A in Communication from the University of Windsor. Tammy has experience in the completion of appeal forms and has worked with a multitude of partners within the community that helps her assess our client needs.