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Community Outreach

The Community Outreach Branch determines the locations of our legal aid clinics and works directly with our host site and local partners. 


Kathleen Benson

Director of Community Outreach

Kathleen Benson is a junior at Saint Mary’s Hall in San Antonio, Texas. She is extremely grateful that Shilpa invited her to join the Legal Legal Project team because with two attorneys as parents, she has been familiar with the justice system her entire life. It was not until she began her volunteer work at the Migrant Resource Center and Sueños Sin Fronteras de Tejas that she was exposed to the gap in that system for those most in need. She looks forward to embarking on a critical journey with LLP as it fights to combat this gap and serve the community that she loves.


Lara Weissman 

Assistant Director of Community Outreach

My name is Lara Weissmann and I am a junior at Saint Mary’s Hall. I am so excited that I was invited to join Legal Legacy project because of how clearly important the goal of this organization is. Growing up with two attorneys as parents, I am familiar with the justice system. I realized how many people need help because I grew up in a town where many of my friend's families needed legal help involving deportation cases and weren’t able to afford it. I look forward to work in LLP serving the extended community of San Antonio in crucial ways.

Agents of Community Outreach 


Margaret Esquinca Morena 

Margaret Esquinca-Moreno is a senior at Saint Mary’s Hall in San Antonio, Texas. Margaret is fully bilingual and her experience living in Mexico provided her with an appreciation for human rights as well as an understanding of the struggles many go through to improve their personal situation. Margaret is beyond grateful for the opportunity to work with the Legal Legacy Project team in order to assist those in her community to receive the justice that they deserve.

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