Dr. Diana Uchiyama, JD. Psy.D.
Dr. Diana Uchiyama joined LAP in 2018. Prior to joining LAP, she was the Administrator of Psychological Services for DuPage County where she oversaw a DASA licensed substance use treatment program, including a MISA program, and DHS Domestic Batterer Intervention Program for a court mandated population of clients. Dr. Uchiyama has also worked for the Kane County Diagnostic Center, as both a Staff Psychologist and Juvenile Drug Court Coordinator, and has an extensive background doing court ordered psychological, sanity, fitness, and sex offender evaluations and therapy. She has implemented numerous changes to court ordered programs both in Kane and DuPage County and is a certified trauma informed care trainer. Prior to obtaining her masters and doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Dr. Uchiyama was an Assistant Public Defender in Cook County working in various felony courtrooms at 26th and California. She obtained her law degree from Pepperdine University School of Law. firstname.lastname@example.org
Tony Pacione, LCSW, CSADC
Tony Pacione joined the LAP staff in 2013 and became LAP’s clinical director in January 2014. Tony has worked as a clinician and program director in the addiction and behavioral health field — at Humana-Michael Reese HMO, Rush University Medical Center, the Advocate Addiction Treatment Program, and Harborview Recovery Center. Tony is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois and a Certified Supervisor Addiction Counselor. He holds a Master of Social Work and a Master of Arts in Education degrees from Washington University in St. Louis. email@example.com
Jamie Dureno joined the LAP staff in June 2016. Before coming to LAP, Jamie worked for The Office of the Illinois Attorney General for 18 years advocating on behalf of victims of violent crimes and those with disabilities. She then entered into the corporate world for 3 years before feeling the pull back into social services. Jamie oversees our Volunteer Peer Support Program, new client intakes and various administrative tasks as needed. firstname.lastname@example.org
Shelley Sandoval, JD
Director of Development
Shelley Sandoval joined the LAP staff in 2017. Shelley’s work prior to joining the legal industry focused on business development, and operations strategy. Emerging tech and public interest work remains the cornerstone of her marketing and communications background. She earned her JD from Northern Illinois University, and dual degrees in Communication Sciences and Rhetorical studies, and Legal Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. email@example.com
Joe Scally, MA, JD
Clinical Case Manager
Joe Scally is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame, where he earned a B.A. from the Program of Liberal Studies. He holds a J.D. from the University of Illinois Law School and an M.A. in clinical psychology from DePaul University. He completed an internship in clinical psychology at the Institute for Juvenile Research, Department of Psychiatry, UIC. Joe also did postgraduate study at the Family Systems Program, Institute for Juvenile Research, UIC. As a lawyer, Joe has practiced in Illinois for many years, most recently for the past eight years at The Child and Family Law Center.