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.

Brittany R. Henderson, Esquire:
Brittany Henderson is an Attorney with Franklin County Legal Services.  Prior to joining Franklin County Legal Services, Ms. Henderson worked for a nonprofit organization in West Virginia providing immigration legal services to low-income immigrants and their families and also worked with refugees resettling in the state.  She has also worked for the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and for Congressman Luis V. Gutierrez.  Ms. Henderson graduated from the University of Miami School of Law in 2012.  In law school, she participated in the Immigration Clinic and also interned with the Miami Immigration Court.  Prior to law school, Ms. Henderson attended Shepherd University where she majored in Political Science and Spanish.  Ms. Henderson is a member of AILA and is fluent in Spanish. 

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.