Casey Family Programs
Senior Director, Strategic Consulting Team 1
Husband, father, grandfather… servant to vulnerable children and families, and the public systems that also serve them … loves golf, God, children and Stevey-Wonderful (wife), but not necessarily in that order! Lyman Legters has been at Casey Family Programs since 2002, where he has managed direct service operations and served as a strategic consultant for the foundation. From 2012 through 2015 served as a Senior Fellow at the US Department of Justice where he worked on Youth Violence Prevention, Juvenile Justice Systems Reform, Eliminating Racial Disparities and Cross-systems alignment/coordination. At the beginning of 2016, he became Casey Family Program’s Strategic Consultant for the states of Michigan and South Carolina. Prior to joining Casey Family Programs he served, for 20 years, in various roles for King County (Seattle) Juvenile Court. Facilitating systems reform and coordination, improving outcomes for vulnerable children and families, and achieving racial equity have been particular areas of focus during his career. He serves on the Steering Committee for the Youth Transition Funders Group, and is affiliated with the Georgetown University Center for Juvenile Justice Reform, the Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps, the Steering Committee for Linking Systems of Care initiative out of the Office of Victims of Crime, and has recently served on the national planning teams for both the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention and Cities United. He has spoken at a number of conferences, symposia and universities.