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Leading Your Team in a Hybrid Environment

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Leading Your Team in a Hybrid Environment –

An MIE Webinar and Facilitated Roundtable for Legal Aid Managers

October 28, 2021
Noon to 2:45 pm ET


With many legal aid organizations working in hybrid environments, managers are challenged to learn new skills and tools to be successful leaders when team members are both remote and in the office. 

Join this webinar to learn how to:

  • Bring team members together in new hybrid work arrangements
  • Ensure hybrid work arrangements are fair and effective
  • Run effective hybrid meetings
  • Build resilience as a leader

And, share concerns and receive support from your peers in a facilitated confidential roundtable.


Presented by:

  • Atiya Mosley, Senior Staff Attorney, Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc.
  • Cassandra Goodman, Director of Housing and Homelessness, Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County
  • Erica Ludwick, Managing Attorney, Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York
  • Mary Ellen Natale, Managing Attorney, South Coastal Counties Legal Services
  • Rakuya Trice, Deputy Director & Director of Medical-Legal Partnerships, Indiana Legal Services


  1.   The Pros, Cons and Realities of Our Work Environments Today   
  2.   Being a Resilient Leader 
  3.   Principles to Guide Remote Work Policies
  4.   Best Practices for Making Hybrid Teams Fair and Effective
  5.   Key Ingredients for Successful Teamwork in Hybrid Environments
  6.   Facilitated Roundtable Discussion with Your Peers


Atiya M. Mosley is a senior staff attorney at The Child’s Advocate, a project of Legal Aid of North Carolina.  Atiya attended George Washington University Law School. In 2005, she joined Legal Aid of North Carolina as a Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative attorney in the Raleigh office.  She has been with The Child’s Advocate since 2017. Atiya has presented numerous CLE programs in the areas of ethics, domestic violence and family law.  Atiya received the Attorney Child Advocate of the Year award in 2003 and was selected by the Wake Women Attorney’s as their first Wake Woman of the Year in 2016.    

Cassandra Goodman is the Director of Housing and Homelessness at Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (NLSLA) and oversees several of their collaborative housing projects that seek to protect the rights of low-income tenants and their families at risk of homelessness in the region. Prior to joining NLSLA in 2009, Cassandra served as a Public Defender for six years. Her experience in that sector has proved invaluable to help shape NLSLA's multi-faceted holistic advocacy projects to address issues that intersect housing, homelessness and the criminal justice system. In addition, she also leads NLSLA's Clean Slate Initiatives efforts to remove critical legal barriers for system involved youth and adults in housing, employment, and education. Cassandra earned her undergraduate degree from NYU and her J.D. cum laude at the University of Florida School of Law, where she was selected as a Florida Bar Foundation Fellow. She is also a graduate of the Shriver Center's Racial Justice Institute (RJI) Fellowship Program. 

Erica Ludwick (she/her/hers) is a managing attorney in the Amsterdam Office of the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York. She supervises a staff of housing, economic justice, family, and elder attorneys, paralegals, and support staff. Ms. Ludwick formerly worked for Legal Services of South Central Michigan, where she worked her way from staff attorney to supervising attorney to managing attorney. In Michigan, she advocated on behalf of low-income and underrepresented individuals both in and out of the courtroom in the areas of housing, consumer, family, public benefits, elder law, and appeals. Ludwick currently serves on the New York State Bar Association’s Veteran’s Committee and Committee on Technology and the Legal Profession.  She also serves on the MIE Journal Committee.  She has previously served as an elected member of the Representative Assembly, served as the chair of the Awards and Nominating Committee, and was a member of the Equal Access Initiative of the of the State Bar of Michigan. She has served as Vice President of the Jackson County Bar Association.  She was a heavy-wheel vehicle mechanic in the U.S. Army, worked as a legal secretary while earning her bachelor’s degree, and went on to obtain her J.D. cum laude from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School in 2007.  She expects her Masters in Public and Social Policy this spring.  She is admitted to practice in New York and Michigan and lives in the Adirondacks with her husband and two dogs.

Mary Ellen Natale is Managing Attorney of South Coastal Counties Legal Services’ (SCCLS) New Bedford, MA Law Office.  Prior to joining SCCLS, she was Deputy Director of the Legal Aid Society of Rockland County (NY).   Her previous positions include Managing Attorney with Legal Aid of Western Ohio; and Staff Attorney positions with the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York, Nassau/Suffolk Law Services Committee, the Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY and with the Food Research and Action Center in Washington, DC.  A graduate of Colgate University and Boston College Law School, she has held faculty positions at the Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law and at St. John’s University School of Law.

Rakuya K. Trice is the Deputy Director of Indiana Legal Services, Inc. Indiana Legal Services, Inc. is a state-wide, not-for-profit law firm and Indiana’s largest provider of free civil legal assistance. Rakuya oversees the compliance and day-to-day operations of Indiana Legal Services’ regional offices and its medical-legal partnerships. Rakuya is also responsible for the development of new medical-legal partnerships. Prior to her current role, Rakuya was Directing Attorney of ILS’s central Indiana medical-legal partnership team and operated a medical-legal partnership project with a regional health system. Rakuya is licensed to practice in Indiana and is a graduate of Indiana University’s Maurer School of Law. 



MIE subscribers: $100
MIE subscribers, two or more registrants attending from your program, per person: $90

Non-subscribers: $125
Non-subscribers, two or more registrants attending from your program, per person: $115

Registration Deadline: October 26

Click the "Register Now" button at the top right of this page to register online now.


For any questions, including to request accessibility accomodations, contact Eric Mittelstadt, MIE Director of Programs,




October 28th, 2021 from 12:00 PM to  2:45 PM
Event Fee(s)
MIE subscriber registration $100.00
Non-subscriber registration $125.00
MIE subscriber registration, two or more registrants attending from your program, per person $90.00
Non-subscriber registration, two or more registrants attending from your program, per person $115.00