75 Federal Street, 6th floor • Boston, MA 02110 • 617.482.6212

Duci Goncalves, Deputy Chief Counsel
Priscilla Duffy, Managing Director
Joseph Mulhern, Managing Director
Pamela Lewis, Administrative Assistant
Angela Childs, Administrative Assistant

YAD Administration, under the oversight of the Deputy Chief Counsel, maintains the responsibility for division policy, division mission, and training of staff attorneys and private bar advocate panels.  Juvenile Defenders, forensic social workers or social service advocates are encouraged to call or email any YAD administration director at any time for consultation or assistance on cases, to request training, to inquire about certification or other billing matters, or to raise concerns regarding anything having to do with the quality of representation or the fairness of court proceedings.  Click contact name below to send confidential email.

Confidential Complaints 

YAD Staff Offices or Staff Attorneys:

Fall River, Hyannis, Quincy or Roxbury – contact Joe Mulhern

Lowell, Malden, Salem, Springfield, or Worcester – contact Priscilla Duffy

Private Counsel Trial Panel – contact Erica Cushna

Specific Inquires

Juvenile Appellate Panel – contact Afton Templin

Juvenile Defense Training – contact Melanie Roberts

Education Advocacy – contact Marlies Spanjaard

Social Services – contact Claudia Dunne