Staff

Carolyn L. Carter, Esquire:
Carolyn Carter is the Co-Director of Franklin County Legal Services.  Ms. Carter is an attorney with over thirty years experience in providing legal services to low-income families and individuals.  Ms. Carter previously served as the Executive Director of Legal Services, Inc.  She is a nationally recognized expert in Consumer Law.  Ms. Carter works for Franklin County Legal Services in an administrative capacity.

Gloria M. Keener:
Gloria Keener is the Executive Director of Franklin County Legal Services. Ms. Keener has been involved in positions of responsibility for over a decade with both Franklin County Legal Services and MidPenn Legal Services. Prior to becoming involved with the legal services community, Ms. Keener worked in a variety of social services positions with agencies serving the low-income and migrant communities.  Ms. Keener received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Eastern Mennonite University where she majored in Elementary Education with minors in Teaching English as a Second Language and Missions.  Ms. Keener is accredited to practice immigration law before the Department of Homeland Security on behalf of Franklin County Legal Services.

Hector M. Raya:
Hector Raya is a Paralegal at Franklin County Legal Services. Mr. Raya graduated from Shippensburg University as a Dual Honors Graduate in December of 2016 where he majored in Exercise Science with minors in Coaching and Biology. Mr. Raya focused on pre-law for 3 semesters while in college. He received the Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges Award. Mr. Raya was involved in numerous community service and leadership experiences in college. Mr. Raya is bilingual and can speak, read, and write fluently in Spanish.

Lam D. Truong, Esquire:
Lam Truong is the Managing Attorney of Franklin County Legal Services.  Mr. Truong graduated from the Pennsylvania State University - Dickinson School of Law in 2010. Prior to law school, he attended Shippensburg University and graduated in 2007. While in law school, Mr. Truong interned with the Cumberland County Public Defender's Office and the Penn State Dickinson Family Law Clinic.  After law school, Mr. Truong worked for a non-profit organization in Harrisburg where he represented low-income clients in many areas of immigration law.  Before joining Franklin County Legal Services, Mr. Truong was in private practice with a focus on immigration law, family law, and criminal defense.  Mr. Truong is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).