The Team

Who We Are

"And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love." -Apostle Paul

Catherine Wallace

Executive Director

Cathy Wallace is the Executive Director for ChildLaw Services, Inc. Cathy loves being a part of young people's journey and seeing them successful.Cathy believes in doing something meaningful, giving back, and doing no harm. Cathy's favorite books are East of Eden, the Hunger Games Trilogy, and Blue Sword. When Cathy is not hard at work, she is enjoying time with her family cooking, reading, or being outdoors. 

Monica Holliday

Legal Director

Monica Holliday is the Legal Director for ChildLaw Services, Inc. Monica has a love for working with children and advocating for their best interest. Monica's favorite books are To Kill A Mockingbird and The Bible. When Monica is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family and her dog, hunting and fishing with her brothers, traveling and experiencing different cultures. One fun fact about Monica is that she is an avid Backstreet Boys fan!

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"People will forget what you say, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."   -Maya Angelou

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Elizabeth Davis

Staff Attorney

Elizabeth Davis is one of the staff attorney's at ChildLaw Services, Inc. Liz grew up in Charleston, WV and has been practicing law since 2015. Liz enjoys working with children and seeing the immediate, positive impact her job has on the children she serves. Elizabeth's favorite books are Frankenstein and Freakonomics. When she is not working, Elizabeth enjoys playing with her dog, shopping, being outdoors, and listening to podcasts. It is well known in the office that Elizabeth loves Harry Potter!

Andrew Waight

Staff Attorney

Andrew Waight is one of the staff attorney's at ChildLaw Services, Inc. Andrew is originally from North Carolina and has been practicing law since 2017. Andrew enjoys the interdisciplinary type of work he is experiencing through ChildLaw. Andrew's favorite books are Journey to the Center of the City and Pride and Prejudice. When he is not working, Andrew enjoys watching sports, playing volleyball, running, and doing crossword puzzles. A little known fact about Andrew is that he is eligible for  Canadian citizenship because his mom was born in Canada. 

"We are a nation of laws, and not men."  -John Adams

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William Huffman

Staff Attorney

Bio coming soon...

Tiffany Kent

Staff Attorney

Tiffany Kent is a staff attorney at ChildLaw Services, Inc.'s Morgantown office. Tiffany is originally from Pennsylvania and has been practicing law since 2020. Tiffany loves working with children and believes that ChildLaw has the best clients. Tiffany's favorite book is The Call of the Wild. When she is not working, Tiffany enjoys watching movies, cooking, and spending time with her family and cat. A little known fact about Tiffany is that she used to play chess competitively in undergrad at Duquesne University.

"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world." -Anne Frank

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“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” — Dr. Seuss

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Michelle Hale

Teen Court Coordinator

Michelle Hale is the Teen Court Coordinator at ChildLaw Services, Inc. Michelle has always had a passion for children, having adopted six children out of the foster care system. Michelle worked in socially necessary services providing much needed services such as supervised visitations, supervision, life skills, and parenting for a number of years, and has worked with the youth in her local church. Michelle enjoys reading and watching movies with her family. A little known fact about Michelle is that she is a Star Trek fanatic - she has over 200 Star Trek books that she has read multiple times!

Kelli Brooks

Victim Advocate / Paralegal

Kelli is a victim advocate at ChildLaw Services, Inc. Kelli has lived in Princeton her entire life and has extensive nonprofit experience. Kelli has worked in the community for over 10 years and has a passion for helping others, specifically at-risk youth. Kelli has a blended family with a loving husband and four wonderful children. Kelli's favorite book is Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte. When Kelli is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and encouraging their interests, riding motorcycles, reading, and playing with her dog. A little known fact about Kelli is her obsession with Grey's Anatomy. If Grey is on, Kelli is watching!

"Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breaths away." -Maya Angelou

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Karen Kelley

Victim Advocate

After several years of office management in the private practice realm, Karen has joined ChildLaw Services, Inc. as a part time victim advocate. Karen is devoted to children throughout the state and makes a tremendous impact with her work. Karen enjoys baking, spending time with her four dogs, and gardening. A little known fact about Karen is that she volunteers much of her time at the local food pantry.  

Nancy Manning

Victim Advocate

Nancy comes to ChildLaw with 30 years of experience in the legal sector. Nancy has a passion for children, having reared three of her own and now helping with two of her grandchildren. When Nancy is not working, she enjoys doing things around her family farm, reading, and riding horses. A little known fact about Nancy is that the farm on which she lives has been in the Manning family since 1863! 

"Happiness is not a goal...it's a by-product of a life well lived"  -Eleanor Roosevelt

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Cadence Young

Secretary - Charleston Location

Bio coming soon...

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Stephanie Legg

Integrative Wellness Therapist

Stephanie Legg is the founder and lead therapist of Elevate Integrative Wellness Therapies. She is living and leaving her #leggacy by helping others find balance, growth, healing and wholeness through holistic approaches and trauma informed strategies. With a MA in Counseling from Marshall University and a BA in Psychology from West Virginia State University, a Licensed School Counselor, RYT200 Yoga Teacher Certification, and spiritual leader, she understands how to work with people where they are along

 

Stephanie's passion lies in serving as an advocate for children. She served pro bono as the Executive Director of Covenant OutReach Inc. for 12 years and continues to volunteer through their many programs. She has developed a unique approach to assessing community and situational needs. She and her husband, Pastor Neil Legg, enjoy partnering with local public schools to support and empower students through their educational, social, and emotional journeys. 

their journey and help them achieve their goals. She practices a REALationship centered, eclectic approach that empowers people, strengthens families, and ultimately communities. 

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Kit Kat Benetar

Cat Extraordinaire

Kit Kat Benetar is the infamous ChildLaw office cat. She has been voted most likely to take a nap during the work day. Stop by our office to say hello and grab a few free hugs!

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