Medical-Legal Partnerships: Adding a Lawyer to the Healthcare Team

03 March 2016

Medical-Legal Partnership Hawaii presents:

“Medical-Legal Partnerships: Adding a Lawyer to the Healthcare Team”

Ellen Lawton, National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership
Thursday, March 3, 2016 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
At UH Law School (Classroom 2) - Light refreshments provided

Please join us for an evening with Ellen Lawton, a poverty law expert who directs the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership at the George Washington University’s Department of Health Policy and Management. She is a lead editor of the textbook, Poverty, Health & Law: Readings from Medical-Legal Partnership and received the 2011 Innovations in Legal Services Award from the National Legal Aid and Defender Association. Ms. Lawton will share her insights about the innovative MLP model and discuss how Hawaii’s legal community can serve as effective partners to address health-harming legal needs for vulnerable communities.

Reception begins at 5pm, followed by the program at 5:30pm.
This free event is supported by the Hawaii Primary Care Association.
UH Law School is located at 2515 Dole Street. $6 Parking available at UH (Zone 20).

For more information, please contact Dina Shek at

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