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There are few finer legacies than having served our country well — statesmen, soldiers, and citizens alike. Then there are those who understand the cost of such sacrifice and give of themselves in an effort to pay back. Such are the people of Veterans Legal Services and all who support them.
— Doris Kearns Goodwin, Friend of VLS

In Memoriam

Allan Ryan, Esq., Chair, 2016-2023
Marine Corps Veteran



William B. Asher, Esq. (Chair)
Partner, retired
Choate, Hall & Stewart
Elyse Marks (Treasurer)
Vice President, Workplace Investment Innovation
Fidelity Investments

Daniel LaPenta, Esq.
Associate General Counsel
Santander Bank
* Navy veteran

Jennifer Glanville
Head Brewer, Brewery Manager
Boston Beer Co.
Alexandra Trobe, Esq.
Clerk to the Honorable Jane A. Restani
U.S. Court of International Trade
* Air Force Veteran

Miroslav Majernik
* Army Veteran

Nicole Jackson Leslie, Esq. (Secretary)
Vice President, Private Wealth Management
Brown Brothers Harriman
Jonathan C. Hayden, Esq.
Goulston & Storrs
* Army Veteran
Joseph Kearns Goodwin, Esq.
Senior Vice President, Public Policy
Bank of America
* Army Veteran

Christopher Walton
VA Peer Counselor/Case Manager
Veterans Health Administration 
* Navy Veteran

Nicholas Hasenfus, Esq.
Holland & Knight
* Marine Corps Veteran
Aneisha Worrell, Esq.
Benefits Consultant Attorney
Ropes & Gray

Jeong Park

* Army Veteran


Coleman Nee

Triangle, Inc.


Stephen H. Oleskey, Esq.

Barclay Damon


Stephen Pagliuca

Bain Capital and Boston Celtics

John “Jack” J. Regan, Esq.

WilmerHale (ret.)

William “Bill” F. Sinnott, Esq.

Hinckley Allen

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