Christine Culbreth – Legal Secretary

Christine Culbreth Legal Secretary (845) 391-3110 ext. 1501 Chris joined PLS in March 2020 as the Legal Secretary for the Newburgh Office. Before joining PLS, she worked at Legal Services of the Hudson Valley and Pisgah Legal Services in Asheville, NC. She comes to PLS with a passion for social justice and an extensiveContinue reading “Christine Culbreth – Legal Secretary”

Elizabeth Banks – Legal Secretary

Elizabeth Banks Legal Secretary (607) 273-2283 ext. 1200 Liz, joined Prisoner’s Legal Services on February 22, 2016 as a legal secretary, providing the Ithaca attorneys with administrative assistance.  She came to PLS from Heritage Park Apartments, in Elmira, NY, where she was the Assistant Youth Project Director for The Heritage Park Apartments Resource Center. Continue reading “Elizabeth Banks – Legal Secretary”

Catherine Ryan – Staff Attorney

Catherine (Kate) Ryan Staff Attorney (845) 391-3110 ext 1502   Catherine (Kate) Ryan, joined PLS in 2021 after receiving her JD from CUNY School of Law in 2020. During her time at CUNY, she interned with the ACLU Criminal Law Reform Project, worked with incarcerated clients through the Defenders clinic, and assisted with researchContinue reading “Catherine Ryan – Staff Attorney”

Cornett L. Lewers, Sr.

Cornett L. Lewers, Sr. Board Member Cornett L. Lewers, Sr. is an attorney in the Law Office of Cornett L. Lewers. Mr. Lewers also serves as Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Responsibility & Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer for Xylem, Inc. In this position, Mr. Lewers is responsible for the development and deployment of all aspects of enterprise-wideContinue reading “Cornett L. Lewers, Sr.”