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.

Hannah Allison

Program Coordinator

Hannah Allison

Program Coordinator

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Hannah Allison is a program coordinator at the Texas Access to Justice Commission and the Legal Access Division of the State Bar of Texas.  Hannah began work at the State Bar of Texas in 2009 as a administrative assistant and transitioned into her current role in 2012.  She earned a BFA in Photography from The School of the Art Institute in Chicago, which is why at many Commission events you can find her behind the lens of her camera.

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.

Katherine Lochery

Program Developer

Katherine Lochery

Program Developer

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Katherine Lochery is the program developer at the Texas Access to Justice Commission. She moved to Austin in September 2015 immediately after completing her master’s degree in social policy and planning from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She has worked as a research assistant at Boston University, a program assistant at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and volunteered as a writing teacher for the PEN New England Prison Writing Program. In her spare time, Katherine enjoys running and stand-up comedy.

Jena Naylor

Office Manager

Jena Naylor

Office Manager

Jena Naylor is the Office Manager for the Texas Access to Justice Commission and the Legal Access Division of the State Bar of Texas. Before becoming part of the team, she served as the Office Manager for Broaddus & Associates in Austin, as an Assistant Project Manager for Cini-Little International in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and has extensive restaurant management experience. Jena earned her Bachelor of Science in Hospitality-Tourism Management from Purdue University.