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Health Law Advocates

  • To Volunteer, Contact:
    Emily Tabor
    617-275-2881
  • Organization Type: Nonprofit legal services provider

Health Law Advocates (HLA) is a 501(c)(3) public interest law firm whose mission is to provide pro bono legal representation to low-income residents experiencing difficulty accessing or paying for needed medical services. HLA is committed to ensuring universal access to quality health care in Massachusetts, particularly for those who are most at risk due to such factors as race, gender, disability, age, or geographic location. With its partner organization, Health Care For All, HLA combines legal expertise with grassroots organizing and policy reform to advance the statewide movement for universal health care access.

  • State(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: Massachusetts
  • Area of law: Health
  • Opportunities For: Lawyers, Mentors
  • Need for non-English services: Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Cambodian, Cantonese Chinese, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Dari, Farsi, Filipino, French, Greek, Hindi, Hmong, Hungarian, Indonesian, Iraqi, Javanese, Kazakh, Korean, Kurdish, Laotian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Mandarin Chinese, Navajo, Nepali, Pashto, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Samoan, Serbian, Signers for the deaf: ASL, Signers for the deaf: CDI, Slovenian, Somali, Spanish, Sudanese, Swahili, Tagalog, Taiwanese, Thai, Tigrinya, Turkish, Turkmen, Uighur, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek, Vietnamese
  • Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: Yes
  • Training Provided: Yes
  • Training Required: No
  • CLE credit for trainings: Yes
  • CLE credit for pro bono: No
  • Mentoring or supervision offered: Yes
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: No
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: No
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