One Place Family Justice Center Staff

Kelly Klehm

Deputy Director

“My favorite thing about One Place is all the people who work in the building. I love how much people care about the work and seeing collaboration in action.”

Kelly Klehm is the Deputy Director of One Place Metro Alabama Family Justice Center. She is responsible for leading internal operations for One Place and is the site director for Camp HOPE America – Alabama program which is an out of school time learning program for youth impacted by domestic violence. She shares information with community leaders and service providers about One Place’s resources and educates partners on the science of hope and how to build trauma-informed, hope-centered systems that support survivors and those who help survivors. Prior to working at One Place, Kelly was the Program Director for Girls on the Run Birmingham and has worked as a public-school teacher, literacy program director, and autism therapist. Kelly has a BA in Elementary Education from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI and an MA in Reading and Learning Disabilities from Cardinal Stritch University also in Milwaukee. She is an active member of the Junior League of Birmingham.

Danielle Mars

Clinical Director

“What I love about One Place is the people. Every partner who works at One Place is dedicated, not only to make things easier for victims but also for the community.”

She is the Clinical Director at One Place, providing  oversight and coordination of the services provided to clients at One Place, ensuring we are working together to deliver quality, compassion, and responsiveness during the client experience. She supports partner agencies, staff, and interns in assisting clients as they navigate the programs and services they need. She is also the project coordinator for the Domestic Violence Firearms Technical Assistance Project (FTAP). Before coming to One Place, Danielle was a victim advocate supervisor, where she provided a safe space for victims to feel heard and supported.  She is a self-described macro social worker with micro tendencies. Danielle knows the importance of having competent and mentally, physically, and emotionally balanced advocates and works hard to bring awareness to the field of Intimate Partner Violence and Mental Wellness.  Danielle Mars holds master’s degrees in counseling and social work. She is originally from Marion, AL.

Deborah Boothe


“One Place has been a beacon of light for me because I witness firsthand how survivors of DV are able to come here and receive the assistance they need.  This gives me hope and I’m grateful to be a part of this on a daily basis.”

Deborah Boothe is the Navigator at One Place Family Justice Center. Her role is to serve as the first point of contact for all visitors and callers to One Place. She ensures that clients are informed of their confidentiality rights and completes a short screening form with clients so partnering agencies can support all their needs. She also provides administrative and clerical support for the One Place team. Deborah holds a BA in Multidisciplinary Studies/Education and a MA in Secondary Education/Mathematics. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering in community outreach and women’s organizations.

Meagan Lyman

Office Manager

“One Place provides an exceptional environment that fosters interpersonal success and hope, where the positive impact of collaborative effort is seen in both our clients and our partners.”

Meagan Lyman is the Office Manager at One Place Family Justice Center. By managing day-to-day operations, she empowers the organization to provide successful client support while fostering an environment that enhances team development among staff and onsite partners. Leveraging her medical background and prior internship at One Place, she adeptly facilitates collaboration among staff, onsite partners, and community members, with a profound emphasis on compassion and confidentiality. Meagan’s academic journey includes as BS in Psychology and a Mental Health Certification from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

One Place Family Justice Board of Directors

Crawford Downs
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Susan Evans
Community Volunteer

Anne Marie Everly
BBVA Compass

Laura Luckie Finch
LLF Counseling

Brandi Russell
Blach & Bingham

Nancy Riley
Highlands School

Liesel French
Birmingham Pediatric Associates

Myeisha Hutchinson
Birmingham City Council

Toni Leeth
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Jeff McGee
Community Volunteer

Chip Brantley
University of Alabama

Laura Johnston Etheredge
LJC Defense Contracting, Inc.

Kelly Peace
Regions Bank

Beth Pitman
Waller, Lansden, Dortch & Davis, LLP

Aldos Vance
Vance Dispute Resolution

Ginny Willings
Brasfield & Gorrie

Claire Williamson
Brasfield & Gorrie