Chelsea Merta is a lifelong public servant and community activist. She previously served as staff attorney for ArchCity Defenders, representing and advocating for homeless, indigent, and underserved women in the St. Louis County Municipal Court system.
She serves on the young professionals boards for the Missouri Botanical Garden and was a founding member of the Young Friends of Brightside St. Louis. Chelsea is fluent in Spanish & speaks conversational French.
She also has served as a consultant for St. Louis-area legislators and policymakers, assisting with drafting legislation for consumer issues, environmental concerns, civil rights, women's rights, and social justice.
Savannah Downs is our office
manager & paralegal. Originally from
a small town in Illinois, Savannah
brings experience, compassion, and
top-notch client relationship building
skills to our firm. Formerly an
ArchCity Defender herself, Savannah
has both non-profit and Big Law
professional backgrounds that assist
her in serving as the “gatekeeper” of
Savannah is active in the social
justice community of St. Louis and
she enjoys hooping, gardening, and
attending music festivals all across
the country. She has given
presentations on holistic law to area
schools and she often is the first
point of contact for our clients.