Staff

Trish McAllister

Executive Director

Trish McAllister

Executive Director

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Trish McAllister has over 20 years of experience in the access to justice field.  Prior to joining the Commission, she served as the Executive Director of Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas, a non-profit pro bono legal service provider.  She also worked at Texas RioGrande Legal Aid where she was a regional team leader for the family law division handling domestic violence cases and then acting branch manager.  Prior to life as an attorney, she worked in the health care field as an executive of a tertiary care hospital in South Carolina and subsequently developed a subsidiary company for a national anesthesia group in Atlanta. 

Trish holds a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Houston School of Law and a Masters in Business Administration from Duke University.

Nikita Desai

Program Coordinator

Nikita Desai

Program Coordinator

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Jocelyn Fowler

Staff Attorney

Jocelyn Fowler

Staff Attorney

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Jocelyn Fowler joined the Commission in 2012.  Prior to beginning her work at the commission, she clerked for the Honorable John L. Call, Jr., Presiding Judge of the Family Division in Burlington County, New Jersey.  Jocelyn earned a Juris Doctor from Rutgers University School of Law - Camden and a Bachelor of Social Work from The University of Texas at Austin.

Catherine Galloway

Development and Communications Manager

Catherine Galloway

Development and Communications Manager

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Catherine Galloway is the Development and Communications Manager at the Texas Access to Justice Commission.  Prior to working as the Development and Communications Manager, she worked as a program developer for the Commission and the Legal Access Division of the State Bar and with the Communications Division and the Executive Department of the State Bar of Texas. Catherine earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Texas State University in San Marcos.

Kristen Levins

Staff Attorney

Kristen Levins

Staff Attorney

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Kristen Levins joined the Texas Access to Justice Commission as a staff attorney in March of 2013. She began her law career with the Southern Poverty Law Center in Jackson, Mississippi, focusing on juvenile justice reform, and worked as an child support enforcement attorney in Mississippi before joining the Commission.  Kristen is a graduate of SMU Dedman School of Law and Mississippi State University.

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