Capital Area Private Defender Service

Operations Team

Jeanette Frausto

Office Manager

Cyndi Haddock

Financial Analyst

Karla Rodriguez
Administrative Assistant

Immigration Team

​​Adela Meráz

Senior Immigration Attorney

Tony Keffler

Immigration Attorney

Valeska Leal

Immigration Attorney

Nora Picasso-Uvalle

myPadilla Immigration Attorney

Social Services Team

Kaleigh Phelan

Social Services Team Lead

Stephanie Wilson

Social Worker

Mariah Lentz

Social Worker

Hannah Biemeret

Case Manager

Diana Hernandez

Mental Health Court Case Manager

Renny Semprun

Mental Health Court Case Manager​

Legal Services Team

​Richard Segura

Mentoring Attorney

Ryan Crisler

Supervising Attorney

Janet Reinarz

Supervising Attorney

Bradley Hargis

Executive Director

Katy Jo Muncie

Director of Defense Services and Outreach

Ariel Payan

Director of Legal Services

Capital Area Private Defender Service Staff