Guide to Organizations

Use this guide to:
-Learn about different career options you can pursue with your law degree.
-Identify and follow the organizations that interest you for possible
internships, fellowships, or employment opportunities.

If you are a representative with an organization and would like to be added to our directory, let us know!

 
NameTypeBay Area?Website
Abramson Smith WaldsmithLaw FirmYhttp://www.aswllp.com/
Aetna In-House CouncilNwww.aetna.com
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & FeldLaw FirmYhttp://www.akingump.com/
Amador DesJardins KellyLaw FirmNhttp://amadorkelly.com/
American College of Legal Medicine HC Trade Assoc.Nwww.aclm.org
American Dental Association HC Trade Assoc.Nwww.ada.org
American Health Information Management Association HC Trade Assoc.Nwww.ahima.org
American Hospital Association HC Trade Assoc.Nwww.aha.org
American Imaging Management In-House CouncilNwww.americanimaging.net
American Medical Association HC Trade Assoc.Nwww.ama-assn.org
American Society of Health System Pharmacists HC Trade Assoc.Nwww.ashp.org
Andrada & SchanzenbachLaw FirmY
Andres & AndresLaw FirmNhttp://www.andreslaw.com/
Anthem In-House CouncilYhttps://www.anthem.com/health-insurance/home/overview
Anthony & CarlsonLaw FirmY
Apria In-House CouncilYhttp://www.apria.com/wps/portal/apria/home
Archer NorrisLaw FirmYhttp://www.archernorris.com/
Arnstein & Lehr Law FirmNwww.arnstein.com
Baker & McKenzieLaw FirmYwww.bakermckenzie.com
Baker & OringLaw FirmNhttp://www.marinadelreylawyers.com/
Baker Donelson Law FirmNwww.bakerdonelson.com
Balamuth HarringtonLaw FirmYhttp://www.balamuth.com
Barnes & Thornburg Law FirmNwww.btlaw.com
Baxter In-House CouncilNwww.baxter.com
Beach-WhitmanLaw FirmNhttp://www.beachwhitman.com/
Berkes Crane Robinson & SealLaw FirmNhttp://www.bcrslaw.com/
Bingham McCutchenLaw FirmNhttp://www.bingham.com/
Bjork Lawrence Law FirmYhttp://www.bjorklaw.com/
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois In-House CouncilNwww.bcbsil.com
Bohm Matsen Kegel & AguileraLaw FirmNhttp://www.bfka-law.com/
Bonagofsky & WeissLaw FirmYhttp://www.bwlawyers.com/
Bonne, Bridges Mueller O’Keefe & NicholsLaw FirmNhttp://www.bonnebridges.com/
Boston Scientific In-House CouncilYhttp://www.bostonscientific.com/en-US/home.html
Bostwick Peterson & MitchellLaw FirmYhttp://www.bostwickfirm.com/
Bouey & BlackLaw FirmY
Bradley & GmelichLaw FirmNhttp://www.bglawyers.com/
Bradley, Arant, Rose & White Law FirmNwww.babc.com
Bristol-Meyers Squibb In-House CouncilYhttp://www.bms.com/pages/default.aspx
Capgemini Consultant ServicesYhttp://www.capgemini.com/
CareFirst In-House CouncilNwww.carefirst.com
Caremark, Inc. In-House CouncilYhttps://www.caremark.com/wps/portal
Chapman CutlerLaw FirmYwww.chapman.com
Chuhak & Tecson Law FirmNwww.chuhak.com
Consorta, Inc. In-House CouncilNwww.consorta.com
Cox & MoyerLaw FirmYhttp://www.moyerlawfirm.net/
Cozen O’ConnorLaw FirmNwww.cozen.com
Craddick Candland & ContiLaw FirmYhttp://www.ccclawfirm.com/
Creighton Law OfficesLaw FirmYhttp://creightonlaw.com/
Crowell & MoringLaw FirmYwww.crowell.com
DechertLaw FirmYhttp://www.dechert.com/
Deering & SandsLaw FirmNhttp://www.joedeering.com/index.html
DeSouza Law OfficesLaw FirmYhttp://www.dlawcorp.com/
Donlon Law FirmLaw FirmYhttp://www.thedonlonlawfirm.com/
Donnelly & NelsonLaw FirmYhttp://dndmlawyers.com/index2.cfm
Dowling Aaron & KeelerLaw FirmNhttp://www.dowlingaaron.com/
Drinker BiddleLaw FirmYwww.drinkerbiddle.com
Duckor Spradling Metzger & WynneLaw FirmNhttp://www.dsmwlaw.com/
Ecoff, Blut & Salomons LLPLaw FirmNhttp://www.ecofflaw.com/
Effres & AssociatesLaw FirmNhttp://www.losangelesseriousinjurylawyers.com/
Eisner Frank & KahanLaw FirmNhttp://www.eisnerlaw.com/
Epstein, Becker & GreenLaw FirmYwww.ebglaw.com
Ernst & Young Consultant ServicesYwww.ey.com
Ervin, Cohen & JessupLaw FirmNhttp://www.ecjlaw.com/
Filice Brown Eassa & McLeodLaw FirmYhttp://www.filicebrown.com/
First Chesapeake Group Consultant ServicesNwww.firstchesapeakegroup.com
Foley & LardnerLaw FirmYwww.foley.com
Foster, Swift, Collins & Smith Law FirmNwww.fosterswift.com
Fox & Fox Law CorporationLaw FirmNhttp://foxandfoxlawcorp.com/wp/
Gordon & ReesLaw FirmYhttp://www.gordonrees.com/
Greenberg TraurigLaw FirmNhttp://www.gtlaw.com/
Gresham, Savage, Nolan & TildenLaw FirmNhttp://www.greshamsavage.com/
Guy Kornblum & AssociatesLaw FirmYhttp://www.kornblumlaw.com/
Hassard Bonnington LLPLaw FirmYhttp://www.hassard.com/
Hayes Scott Bonino Ellingson & McLayLaw FirmYhttp://www.hayesscott.com/
Haynes and BooneLaw FirmNhttp://www.haynesboone.com/
Health Care Compliance Association HC Trade Assoc.Nwww.hcca-info.org
Health Directions Consultant ServicesNwww.healthdirections.com
Healthcare Billing & Management Association HC Trade Assoc.Nwww.hbma.org
Healthcare Financial Management Association In-House CouncilYwww.hfma.org
Healthcare Strategies Consultant ServicesNwww.healthcarestrategiesllc.net
Hewitt & O’NeilLaw FirmNhttp://www.oneil-llp.com/
Hinshaw Culbertson Law FirmYwww.hinshawlaw.com
Hogan Marren Law FirmNwww.hmltd.com
Holland & KnightLaw FirmYwww.hklaw.com
Hooper LundyLaw FirmYhttp://www.health-law.com/
Humana In-House CouncilNwww.humana.com
Janssen, Malloy, Needham, Morrison & ReinholstenLaw FirmNhttp://www.janssenlaw.com/
Johnson and Johnson In-House CouncilYhttp://www.jnj.com/
Jones Clifford Johnson Dehner Wong Morrison Sheppard & BellLaw FirmYhttp://jonesclifford.com/
Jones DayLaw FirmNhttp://www.jonesday.com/
Jones Day Law FirmYwww.jonesday.com
Just Health and Family LawLaw FirmYhttp://www.justhealthandfamily.com/
Kamensky, Rubinstein Law FirmNwww.kr-law.com
Karsaz and AssociatesLaw FirmNhttp://www.karsaz-law.com/
Katten Muchin RosenmanLaw FirmYwww.kattenlaw.com
Kennedy Archer & HarrayLaw FirmNhttp://www.kahlaw.net/
Kessenick Gamma & FreeLaw FirmYhttp://www.kgf-lawfirm.com/attorneys.html
Kitchen & TurpinLaw FirmN
KPMG Consultant ServicesYwww.kpmg.com
Kroeker Law OfficesLaw FirmNhttp://www.themoneylawyers.com/
La Follette Johnson de Haas Fesler & AmesLaw FirmNhttp://www.ljdfa.com/
Langford & LangfordLaw FirmN
Latham & WatkinsLaw FirmYhttp://www.lw.com/
Law Office of Alan VoglLaw FirmY
Law Office of Andrew C. SigalLaw FirmNhttp://www.vannuyspilawyer.com/
Law Office of Anthony DavidLaw FirmYhttp://www.anthonypdavid.com/
Law Office of Bruce LormanLaw FirmNhttp://www.lormanlaw.com/
Law Office of Daniel RoseLaw FirmYhttp://www.danroselaw.com/
Law Office of Edwin ZinmanLaw FirmYhttp://www.toothattorney.com/
Law Office of Georgia Michell-LangsamLaw FirmY
Law Office of Joel BaruchLaw FirmNhttp://www.joelwbaruch.com/
Law Office of John BurtonLaw FirmNhttp://www.johnburtonlaw.com/
Law Office of John LarimerLaw FirmN
Law Office of Juan M. SimonLaw FirmYhttp://www.juanmsimon.com/
Law Office of Kevin J. KeenanLaw FirmN
Law Office of Laurie Quigley SaldanaLaw FirmN
Law Office of Michael A. Hurwitz Law FirmY
Law Office of Michael ParrLaw FirmN
Law Office of Michael V. NudelmanLaw FirmNhttp://www.michaelnudelman.com/
Law Office of Robert AicherLaw FirmY
Law Office of Robert J. RudolphLaw FirmY
Law Office of Robert SchockLaw FirmY
Law Office of Tamara K. DaneyLaw FirmYhttp://www.daneylaw.com/about.php
Law Offices of Brad ChamberlainLaw FirmYhttp://bradchamberlainlaw.com/
Law Offices of George BaughLaw FirmN
Law Offices of John FredenburgLaw FirmN
Law Offices of John S. SchusterLaw FirmN
Law Offices of Maureen CorcoranLaw FirmY
Law Offices of Scott RightlandLaw FirmYhttp://www.righthandfirm.com/index.html
Law Offices of Tyler R. MeadeLaw FirmY
Levin Simes Kaiser & GornickLaw FirmY
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & SmithLaw FirmYhttp://www.lbbslaw.com/
Long & LevitLaw FirmYhttp://www.longlevit.com/
Lovitt & HannaLaw FirmY
Lowis & Gellen Law FirmNwww.lowis-gellen.com
Lund & CaplanLaw FirmN
Lynch Gilardi & GrummerLaw FirmYhttp://www.lgglaw.com/
Manatt Phelps & PhillipsLaw FirmYhttp://www.manatt.com/home.aspx
Mannion & LoweLaw FirmYhttp://www.mannionlowe.com/
Marlin & SaltzmanLaw FirmNhttp://www.marlinandsaltzman.com/
McCormick BarstowLaw FirmNhttp://www.mccormickbarstow.com/
McDermott, Will & Emery Law FirmYwww.mwe.com
McDonald Hopkins Law FirmNwww.mcdonaldhopkins.com
McGuire Woods Law FirmNwww.mcguirewoods.com
McNamara Dodge Ney Beatty Slattery Pfalzer Borges & BrothersLaw FirmYhttp://mcnamaralaw.com/
McNicholas & McNicholasLaw FirmNhttp://www.mcnicholaslaw.com/
Medtronic In-House CouncilYhttp://www.medtronic.com/
Mercer Consultant ServicesYwww.mercer.com
Michael, Best & Friedrich Law FirmNwww.michaelbest.com
Michelman & RobinsonLaw FirmNhttp://www.mrllp.com/
Minami Tamaki LLPLaw FirmYhttp://www.minamitamaki.com/
Mitchell, Brisso, Delaney & VriezeLaw FirmNhttp://www.mitchelllawfirm.com/
Morgan Lewis & BockiusLaw FirmYhttp://www.morganlewis.com/
Morrison & FoersterLaw FirmYhttp://www.mofo.com/
Much Shelist Law FirmNwww.muchshelist.com
Murer Consulting Consultant ServicesNwww.murer.com
Murphy Pearson Bradley & FeeneyLaw FirmYhttp://www.mpbf.com/
Nadrich & CohenLaw FirmNhttp://www.personalinjurylawcal.com/
Neil Dymott Harrison Frank & McFallLaw FirmNhttp://www.neildymott.com/
Nossaman Guthner Knox & ElliotLaw FirmYhttp://nossaman.com/
Novartis In-House CouncilYhttp://www.novartis.com/
Ober Kaler Law FirmNwww.ober.com
Ottone Leach Olsen & RayLaw FirmNhttp://www.acslaw.com/
Pacific West Law GroupLaw FirmYhttp://www.pacificwestlaw.com/
Patton Wolan BoxerLaw FirmY
PfizerIn-House CouncilYwww.pfizer.com
Pfizer In-House CouncilNwww.pfizer.com
Phelps Dunbar Law FirmNwww.phelpsdunbar.com
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw PittmanLaw FirmYhttp://www.pillsburylaw.com/
Pivo, Halbreich, Martin, Wilson & AmoLaw FirmN
Powers, Pyles, Sutter & Verville Law FirmNwww.ppsv.com
PricewaterhouseCoopers Consultant ServicesYwww.pwc.com
Randolph Cregger & ChalfantLaw FirmNhttp://www.randolphlaw.net/
Reed Smith Law FirmYwww.reedsmith.com
Rencher Law GroupLaw FirmYhttp://www.rencherlawgroup.com/
Research & Planning Consultants Consultant ServicesNwww.rpcconsulting.com
Roeca Haas HagerLaw FirmYhttp://www.r2hlaw.com/
Rogaski, Preovolos, Weber & PattersonLaw FirmYhttp://www.rpwplaw.com/
Ropers Majeski Kohn & BentleyLaw FirmYhttp://www.rmkb.com/
Ropes & GrayLaw FirmYwww.ropesgray.com
Salem & GreenLaw FirmNhttp://www.salemgreen.com/
Sarrail Castillo & HallLaw FirmYhttp://www.sch-lawfirm.net/
Schottenstein Zox & Dunn Law FirmNwww.szd.com
Schuering Zimmerman Scully & DoyleLaw FirmNhttp://www.szs.com/
Sedgwick Detert Moran & ArnoldLaw FirmYhttp://www.sdma.com/
Shefsky Froelich Law FirmNwww.shefskylaw.com
SNR DentonLaw FirmYhttp://www.snrdenton.com/
Squire Sanders & Dempsey Law FirmYhttp://www.squiresanders.com/
Stammer McKnight Barnum & BaileyLaw FirmNhttp://www.smbblaw.com/
The Joint Commission HC Trade Assoc.Nwww.jointcommission.org
The Lewin Group Consultant ServicesNwww.lewin.com
The Stein Consultancy Consultant ServicesNwww.thesteinconsultancy.com
Towers Watson Consultant ServicesYwww.towerswatson.com
Trucker-HussLaw FirmYhttp://www.truckerhuss.com/
Uduak Law FirmLaw FirmNhttp://www.ebitulawgrp.com/professionals/uduak-oduok-esq-3
Ungaretti & Harris Law FirmNwww.uhlaw.com
Unicare In-House CouncilNwww.unicare.com
United Healthcare In-House CouncilYhttp://www.uhc.com/
Valle MakoffLaw FirmYhttp://www.vallemakoff.com/
Van Blois & AssociatesLaw FirmY
Vedder Price Law FirmNwww.vedderprice.com
Walkup Melodia Kelly & SchoenbergerLaw FirmYhttp://www.walkuplawoffice.com/
Walsh & de MontesquiouLaw FirmN
Weiss Martin Salinas HearstLaw FirmNhttp://www.weissmartin.com/
Wentworth, Paoli & PurdyLaw FirmNhttp://www.wpptriallawyers.com/
Wildman Harrold Law FirmNwww.wildman.com
Wilke Fleury Hofflet Gould & BirneyLaw FirmNhttp://wilkefleury.com/
Wilshire Palisades Law GroupLaw FirmNhttp://www.wplawgroup.com/
Winslow & HurtubiseLaw FirmYhttp://www.winslowandhurtubise.com/
Wright Robinson Osthimer & TatumLaw FirmY
Yee & BeliloveLaw FirmNhttp://www.yeelaw.com/
AbbottIn-House CouncilYhttp://www.abbott.com
 
NameBay Area?DescriptionWebsite
Alcohol JusticeYAlcohol Justice, the industry watchdog, promotes evidence-based public health policies and organizes campaigns with diverse communities and youth against the alcohol industry’s harmful practices. Offers summer internships to graduate students in public policy, public health, law, or related fields.http://alcoholjustice.org/
Bay Area Legal AidYBay Area Legal Aid provides free civil legal advice, counsel and representation to low-income people living in the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, and Santa Clara. Practice areas include: homelessness prevention, housing, domestic violence, youth justice, economic justice, consumer law, health care access, employment, medical-legal collaboration, and GLBT seniors advocacy project.www.baylegal.org
California Advocates for Nursing Home ReformYCANHR is a statewide nonprofit advocacy organization dedicated to improving the choices, care and quality of life for California’s long term care consumers. Through direct advocacy, community education, legislation and litigation it has been CANHR’s goal to educate and support long term care consumers and advocates regarding the rights and remedies under the law, and to create a united voice for long term care reform and humane alternatives to institutionalization.
California Breast Cancer Treatment ProgramYOpportunities for students to provide research assistance.http://www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/medi-cal/pages/BCCTP.aspx
California Center for Law & the DeafYThis private, nonprofit organization serves deaf and hard of hearing Californians primarily regarding issues of discrimination and access. They specialize in disability law through individual representation, impact litigation, and policy.www.deaflaw.org
California Center on Long-Term CareYThis organization concentrates on issues of long-term care and seeks to promote access to a full range of affordable, quality services for all persons needing chronic care, particularly the elderly and financially needy.www.clrc.ca.gov
Center for Genetics and SocietyYThe Center for Genetics and Society is a nonprofit information and public affairs organization working to encourage responsible uses and effective societal governance of the new human genetic and reproductive technologies. Offers summer staff associate and research intern positions.http://www.geneticsandsociety.org/
Center for the Next GenerationYThe Center for the Next Generation works to shape national dialogue around two major challenges that affect the prospects of America’s Next Generation— advancing a sustainable energy future and improving opportunities for children and families.  As a nonpartisan organization, the Center generates original strategies that advance these goals through research, policy development and strategic communications. The Center works to create ground-tested solutions that demonstrate success to the rest of the nation.http://www.tcng.org/
ChangeLab SolutionsYChangeLab Solutions has four major policy programs: healthy planning, tobacco control, childhood obesity, and healthy housing. ChangeLab Solutions works with neighborhoods, cities, and states throughout the nation to transform communities with laws and policies that create lasting change.http://changelabsolutions.org/
Children’s Hospital & Research CenterYChildren’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland is the only independent children’s hospital in Northern California. Offers internship opportunities for 2L and 3L students.http://www.childrenshospitaloakland.org/
Consumer’s UnionYConsumers Union (CU) is an expert, independent, nonprofit organization whose mission is to work for a fair, just, and safe marketplace for all consumers and to empower consumers to protect themselves. Consumer’s Union publishes Consumer Reports and does a substantial amount of research and investigation in the health care and FDA arena.www.consumersunion.org
Disability Rights AdvocatesYThis organization serves people with disabilities by focusing on access to public services and places of public accommodation for people with mobility disabilities, sensory disabilities and/or learning disabilities. They specialize in civil rights/civil liberties and disability law though impact litigation.www.dralegal.org
Disability Rights CaliforniaYDisability Rights California advocates, educates, investigates and litigates to advance and protect the rights of Californians with disabilities.http://www.disabilityrightsca.org
Disability Rights Education & Defense FundYThis organization protects rights of disabled people, specializing in education, disability and civil rights/civil liberties. They advocate using research/publications, policy, lobbying, individual cases, impact litigation, community outreach, community organizing, community education, class actions, appellate, advice-only phone line and administrative hearings.www.dredf.org
General Assistance Advocacy ProjectYThe General Assistance Advocacy Project’s mission is to provide education, empowerment and advocacy to those who need it most. GAAP serves over 2,000 homeless and marginally housed San Franciscans each month by helping them obtain and retain the public benefits to which they are entitled. GAAP is the only free walk-in public benefits clinic in San Francisco available throughout the week. Offers internship opportunities for pro bono credit. http://www.gaap.org/
Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy ProgramYSan Francisco’s Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program (HICAP) is a part of the National SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program: https://shiptalk.org/). The California Department of Aging (http://www.aging.ca.gov/) administers the program, and in San Francisco, we are sponsored by the Department of Aging and Adult Services (http://www.sfhsa.org/DAAS.htm) and the non-profit organization Self-Help for the Elderly (http://www.selfhelpelderly.org/). HICAP is a free service. The program is supported by state and federal funding and individual donations, and the generosity of volunteer counselors. Volunteer opportunities for law students and volunteer attorneys: http://hicap.org/volunteer.htmlhttp://hicap.org/
HIV/AIDS Law Project at East Bay Community Law CenterYHIV/AIDS Law Project provides legal services to Alameda County HIV-infected clients.
Independent Living Resource CenterYILRCSF is a disability rights advocacy and support organization whose mission is to ensure that people with disabilities are full social and economic partners, within their families and within a fully accessible community. ILRCSF’s mission is achieved by: systems change; community education; partnerships with business, community organizations and government; and consumer directed services.http://ilrcsf.org
Medical-Legal Bay Area Regional CoalitionYM-BARC is a coalition of Medical-Legal Partnerships in the Bay Area that work to improve the health and welfare of low-income children and their families by providing preventive legal assistance in a medical setting. Offers internship opportunities.http://m-barc.org/index.php
Mental Health Advocacy ProjectYThis organization provides free legal services to individuals identified as having mental health and developmental disabilities. They specialize in housing, health, patients’ rights, employment/labor, consumer, disability and homelessness law through individual cases, policy oriented, administrative hearings and community education.http://www.lawfoundation.org/mhap.asp
National Senior Citizens Law CenterYNSCLC uses advocacy, litigation, education, and counseling to advance three major priority objectives: health care, economic security, federal rights. Offers internship opportunities and summer fellowships. http://www.nsclc.org/
Protection and AdvocacyYThis organization protects and advocates for the rights of Californians with developmental, psychiatric, or physical disabilities specializing in education, disability, civil rights/civil liberties, children’s rights, AIDS/HIV, health, homelessness, housing, human rights and immigration law. They utilize impact litigation, community education, administrative hearings, individual cases, lobbying and policy oriented.www.pai-ca.org
Public AdvocatesYPublic Advocates Inc. is a nonprofit law firm and advocacy organization that challenges the systemic causes of poverty and racial discrimination by strengthening community voices in public policy and achieving tangible legal victories advancing education, housing and transit equity. They engage in collaboration with grassroots groups representing low-income communities, people of color and immigrants, as well as strategic policy reform, media advocacy and litigation.www.publicadvocates.org
Public Health InstituteYPHI initiates projects, provides fiscal sponsorship, incubates new directions, partners with foundations and state agencies, and collaborates with others in the field, enabling research and interventions. Through its diverse programs and projects, PHI addresses emerging public health issues and solutions, and tackles significant public health challenges. http://www.phi.org/
Through the Looking GlassYA nationally recognized center that has pioneered research, training, and services for families in which a child, parent or grandparent has a disability or medical issue. TLG is a disability community based nonprofit organization, which emerged from the independent living movement, and was founded in 1982 in Berkeley, California. http://lookingglass.org/
Trauma FoundationYThis is a nonprofit policy organization whose mission is the prevention of injuries and deaths due to injuries.www.traumafdn.org
UCSF Industry Contracts Division Legal Internship ProgramsYThe Industry Contracts Division builds relationships with industry sponsors of UCSF clinical and sponsored research programs. ICD negotiates and approves all industry research contracts between UCSF and biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, as well as other nonprofit organizations.
Warren InstituteYThe mission of the Health, Economic & Family Security program is to address the increasing insecurity faced by workers and families in the United States through the development of integrated and interdisciplinary policy solutions.http://www.law.berkeley.edu/chefs.htmhttp://www.law.berkeley.edu/2280.htm
Young Minds Advocacy ProjectYYoung Minds Advocacy Project engages in legal advocacy and community education to assist low-income youths and their families and communities in accessing appropriate mental health services and supports, and ensuring the adequate performance and accountability of mental health care programs and providers.www.youngmindsadvocacy.org
ABC for Health, Inc., Madison, WI NABC for Health, Inc. provides legal services, advocacy, training and research on behalf of health care consumers, with a focus on children with special health care needs. They engage in impact litigation, individual cases and administrative hearings. www.abcforhealth.org
Access Living of Metropolitan Chicago, Chicago, ILNThis is the only disability organization in the country funded to enforce the Federal Fair Housing Amendments Act (FHAA) as it applies to people with disabilities. It provides clients with attorneys to pursue legal remedies for violations of the FHAA.www.accessliving.org
Adventist Health System, Winter Park, FLNhttp://www.adventisthealthsystem.com/
Advocacy Center for the Elderly and Disabled, New Orleans, LA NThis nonprofit represents persons with developmental disabilities, mental illness and severe disabilities. It also operates the Client Assistance Program for clients of the state’s vocational rehabilitation system. Areas of specialization include children’s rights, civil rights/civil liberties, disability, education, elderly, health, housing and welfare. They engage in impact litigation, individual cases, policy oriented, lobbying, administrative hearings and community education.www.advocacyla.org
Advocacy, Inc., Austin, TXNAdvocacy, Inc. protects and advances the legal, human and service rights of people with disabilities through class actions, impact litigation, individual cases and innovative advocacy.www.advocacyinc.org
AIDS Action Committee, Boston, MA NThis organization advocates on behalf of individuals with AIDS in matters of discrimination, health care needs and housing. The Committee also conducts a public education and awareness campaign.www.aac.org/
AIDS Center of Queens County, Rego Park, NY NThis independent, community-based, nonprofit organization brings information, education, direct legal services, referrals and advocacy to residents of Queens County, New York who are infected with or affected by AIDS or HIV. They specialize in welfare, poverty, immigration, human rights, housing, homelessness, gay/lesbian rights, family law, employment/labor, domestic violence, disability and AIDS/HIV law. They work on individual cases, impact litigation, community outreach, client oriented, class actions and appellate cases. www.acqc.org/aboutus.php
AIDS Law of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA NAIDS Law of Louisiana provides general legal assistance, information and referrals to persons affected by the AIDS virus.www.aidslaw.org
AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA NThis nonprofit, public interest law firm provides legal services to people infected with AIDS or HIV, as well as other people affected by the AIDS epidemic. They also track AIDS-related legislation and conduct impact litigation, lobbying, community organizing, and community education.www.aidslawpa.org
AIDS Legal Council of Chicago, Chicago, IL NThe AIDS Legal Council of Chicago is devoted to providing legal services, legal information and advocacy for persons affected by HIV. They use an advice-only phone line, administrative hearings, class actions, community education, community outreach, impact litigation, individual cases, policy and litigation. www.aidslegal.com
Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program (ADAP), Tuscaloosa, AL NADAP is the federally funded protection and advocacy agency for the state of Alabama. It is a division of the clinical program of the University of Alabama Law School. It specializes in legal reform, education, disability and children’s rights through administrative hearings, an advice only phone line, class actions, community education, community outreach, impact litigation, individual cases, innovative advocacy, policymaking/ legislation, and research/publications.www.adap.net
Algent Health, Omaha, NENhttp://www.alegentcreighton.com/
Allina Hospitals & Clinics, Minneapolis, MNNhttp://www.allinahealth.org/
American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA NThe American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the ACS has 12 chartered Divisions, more than 900 local offices nationwide, and a presence in more than 5,100 communities.www.cancer.org
American Diabetes Association, Alexandria, VA NThe American Diabetes Association is a nationwide, nonprofit voluntary health organization that works to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. It works to end discrimination against people with diabetes throughout their lives, with a particular emphasis on discrimination in employment, schools and day care centers. It specializes in prisoner, employment/labor, education, disability and civil rights/civil liberties law through impact litigation, research/publication, policy-making/regulatory reform, policy-making/legislation, community outreach, community education, appellate, advice-only phone line and administrative hearings.http://www.diabetes.org/
American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics, Boston, MA NThis group brings together lawyers and health care professionals on various emerging health care issues specializing in AIDS/HIV, disability, health, human rights law and legal reform through policy-oriented work.http://www.aslme.org/
Arizona Center for Disability Law, Tucson, AZ NThis group specializes in civil rights/civil liberties, children’s rights, AIDS/HIV, disability, education and health through impact litigation, community organizing, community education, administrative hearings, individual cases, lwww.acdl.com
Association for the Help of Retarded Children—New York City Chapter, New York, NYNThis nonprofit specializes in elderly, education, disability, health, housing and immigration law though through individual cases, community outreach and policy work. www.ahrcnyc.org
Atlantic States Legal Foundation, Syracuse, NY NThis nonprofit membership organization is a leader on human health and environmental protection issues and also specializes in international, Native American and whistleblower law. It engages in community organizing, community education, administrative hearings, enforcement, individual cases.www.aslf.org/ASLF
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, Washington, D.C. NThe Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law focuses on mental disability law, housing, employment and public benefits. Special projects focus on the needs of children and elders. They engage in impact litigation, community education, administrative hearings, individual cases, lobbying, and policy work.www.bazelon.org
Cancer Patient Legal Advocacy Network, Merion, PA NThis organization deals with access to healthcare, reimbursement for cancer patients and employment issues specializing in disability, environmental, health and employment/labor law through individual cases, policy-oriented work, policymaking/legislation and community education.
Capital Area AIDS Legal Project—AIDS Services of Austin, Austin, TX NThis group specializes in AIDS/HIV and disability law. www.asaustin.org/site/PageServer?pagename=serve_legal_project
Capital District Center for Independence, Albany, NY NThis center offers a wide variety of services to all people with disabilities and their families, focusing on disability, housing, welfare and health law. They engage in lobbying, administrative hearings, and community organizing.www.ilusa.com.cdci/welcome.htm
Carolina Legal Assistance, Raleigh, NC NCarolina Legal Assistance offers legal representation to children and adults with mental illness and developmental disabilities throughout the state. They are active in policymaking/regulatory reform, policymaking/legislative, individual cases, impact litigation, appellate and administrative hearings.www.cladisabilitylaw.org
Center for Disability and Elder Law, Chicago, IL NThis group is devoted solely to providing direct, accessible legal services to people with disabilities and senior citizens who reside in Chicago.http://www.cdelaw.org/
Center for Disability Rights, Inc., New York, NYNSince 1998, CDR has been recognized as an Independent Living Center by the National Council on Independent Living, making CDR part of a national network of Independent Living Centers that provide non-residential and non-medical services. CDR uses a peer model where people with disabilities show other people with disabilities how to live independently and advocate for themselves.http://www.cdrnys.org
Center for Medicare Advocacy, Inc., Washington, D.C. NThis private, nonprofit organization that provides education, advocacy and legal assistance to help elders and people with disabilities obtain necessary healthcare. It focuses on the needs of Medicare beneficiaries, people with chronic conditions, and those in need of long-term care, but is also involved in education, training and litigation activities of importance to Medicare beneficiaries nationwide. It engages in policy-oriented advocacy, policy making/legislative and policy-making/regulatory reform.www.medicareadvocacy.org
Center for Medicare Advocacy, Inc., Willimantic, CT NThis is a private, nonprofit organization that provides education, advocacy and legal assistance to help elders and people with disabilities obtain necessary healthcare. It focuses on the needs of Medicare beneficiaries, people with chronic conditions and those in need of long term care, but is also involved in writing, education and litigation activities of importance to Medicare beneficiaries nationwide. It engages in administrative hearings, class actions, community education, impact litigation, individual cases, innovative advocacy, policymaking/legislation, policymaking/regulatory reform and watchdog for law reform.www.medicareadvocacy.org
Center for Public Representation, Northampton, MA NThis is a public interest law firm which represents persons with disabilities and advocates for system changes on their behalf. They specialize in civil rights/civil liberties and disability law through individual cases, impact litigation, administrative hearings, lobbying, and policy work. www.centerforpublicrep.org/
Center for Science in the Public Interest, Washington, D.C.NThe Center for Science in the Public Interest engages in national advocacy work along with Alcoholic Policies Project, Americans for Safe Food Project and Minority Health Project. It specializes in consumer and health law through lobbying efforts. www.cspinet.org/
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MDNCMS provides legal services for several of the department’s grant and public benefits programs, including Medicare, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program.www.cms.gov
Children’s Hospital, Boston, MANhttp://www.childrenshospital.org/
Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OHNhttp://www.nationwidechildrens.org/
Christus Health, Houston, TXNhttp://www.christushealth.org/
Citizen Advocacy Center, Washington, D.C. NThe Citizen Advocacy Center supports public members on health regulatory/governing bodies. CAC provides research, training, technical support and networking opportunities.www.cacenter.org
Coalition Advancing Multipurpose Innovations, Folsom, CANCAMI’s mission is to advance the development and introduction of technologies that simultaneously address multiple reproductive health needs, namely unintended pregnancies, sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, and other reproductive tract infections. CAMI offers internship opportunities students.www.cami-health.org
Community Catalyst, Boston, MA NCommunity Catalyst engages with community groups to make the health care system more responsive to community and consumer needs. It provides policy analysis, training, grassroots organizing strategies, fundraising assistance and coalition building.www.communitycatalyst.org
Community Health Law Project, South Orange, NJ NCommunity Health Law Project serves elderly and disabled clients throughout New Jersey. Legal assistance is provided for those on Medicare who may be mentally ill, developmentally disabled, blind or visually impaired. They engage in impact litigation, individual cases, policy oriented and community educationwww.chlp.org
Community Health Law Project—Trenton, Trenton, NJ Nwww.chlp.org
Community Mental Health Project—Bergen County, Paramus, NJ Nwww.chlp.org
Connecticut Legal Rights Project, Middletown, CT NThis group counsels and represents clients who have been hospitalized as psychiatrically disabled.www.clrp.org
Disabilities Law Project, Philadelphia, PA NDisabilities Law Project provides advocacy and legal services to persons with disabilities throughout Pennsylvania through impact litigation, policy oriented and community education.www.dlp-pa.org
Disabilities Rights Center, Concord, NH NThis organization provides legal help to mentally ill and disabled persons. They specialize in disability, civil rights/civil liberties, children’s rights, AIDS/HIV, education, health and housing law through impact litigation, community education, administrative hearings, individual cases, lobbying and policy work.www.drcnh.org
Disability Advocates, Albany, NY NDisability Advocates serves persons with mental and physical disabilities, specializing in civil rights and disability law. They focus on impact and class action litigation, and also engage in policy work, lobbying, and community education.www.disabilityadvocates.info
Disability Law Center, Inc., Boston, MA NDisability Law Center, Inc. provides free legal services, advocacy and education for disabled persons. They take on individual cases, impact litigation, administrative hearings, lobbying, policymaking/legislative and policy work.www.dlc-ma.org
Disability Law Center, Salt Lake City, UT NThis nonprofit organization aims to enforce and strengthen state laws that protect people with disabilities through legal advocacy. They specialize in multicultural rights, housing, education, disability, civil rights/civil liberties and AIDS/HIV law. They engage in policymaking and legislative work, innovative advocacy, individual cases, impact litigation, community outreach, community education, client oriented, class actions, advice-only phone line and administrative hearings.www.disabilitylawcenter.org
Disability Rights International, Washington D.C.NDisability Rights International was established in 1993 by attorney Eric Rosenthal.  Based in Washington DC, Disability Rights International documents human rights abuses, publishes reports on human rights enforcement, and promotes international oversight of the rights of people with mental disabilities. http://www.disabilityrightsintl.org/
Disability Rights Legal Center/Cancer Legal Resource Center, Los Angeles, CANThe Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC) is a national, joint program of the Disability Rights Legal Center (https://www.disabilityrightslegalcenter.org/) and Loyola Law School Los Angeles (http://www.lls.edu/). The CLRC provides free information and resources on cancer-related legal issues to cancer survivors, caregivers, health care professionals, employers, and others coping with cancer.http://www.disabilityrightslegalcenter.org/
Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Association, Buffalo, NY NThis group is dedicated to enhancing the lives of veterans with spinal cord injury/disease by assuring quality health care, promoting research and advocating for civil rights and independence. They engage in community education, lobbying, policymaking/legislation, and research/publications.www.unitedspinal.org
Firsthealth Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst, NCNhttp://www.firsthealth.org/Hospitals%20&%20Facilities/Moore%20Regional%20Hospital/
Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders, Boston, MA NThis organization is dedicated to ending discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and HIV status. They specialize in civil rights, discrimination, housing, family law, and HIV/AIDS law.www.glad.org
Gay Men’s Health Crisis, New York, NY NGay Men’s Health Crisis researches and directs legal representation on AIDS-related legal and advocacy issues. They specialize in welfare, refugees, legal reform, immigration, homelessness, housing, health, human rights, government accountability, gay/lesbian rights, family law, employment/labor, disability, consumer, civil rights/civil liberties and AIDS/HIV law. They engage in innovative advocacy, pro se clinics, individual cases, community outreach, and community education.www.gmhc.org
Health Care for All, Boston, MA NHCFA seeks to create a consumer-centered health care system that provides comprehensive, affordable, accessible, culturally competent, high quality care and consumer education for everyone, especially the most vulnerable. They engage in public policy, advocacy, education and service to consumers in Massachusetts.http://www.hcfama.org/
Health Law Advocates, Boston, MA NHealth Law Advocates provides legal representation to consumers denied access to health care and is affiliated with Health Care for All, a statewide consumer advocacy organization. It specializes in consumer and health law and legal reform through impact litigation, class actions, administrative hearings, individual cases, and policy-making/regulatory reform.www.hla-inc.org
HIV & AIDS Legal Services Alliance-HALSA, Los Angeles, CA NThis is a coalition of all the legal service providers for persons with HIV and AIDS in Los Angeles County that provides legal education programs, outreach clinics and direct legal representation to individuals infected and affected by HIV and AIDS. They specialize in AIDS/HIV, civil rights/civil liberties, disability, economic development, children’s rights, health, housing and immigration through community outreach, community education and individual cases.
HIV Law Project, New York, NY NThe HIV Law Project provides day-to-day legal representation in the areas of immigration, housing, family law, and entitlements and engages in impact litigation and advocacy on issues of concern to HIV-positive persons, especially women, and offers training to clients and staff of agencies serving HIV-infected individuals. They are also active in policy, legislative, and regulatory reform.www.hivlawproject.org
HIV/AIDS Law Consortium of Western MA, West Springfield, MA NThis legal program provides a broad range of legal services to people infected or affected by HIV/AIDS on a free or reduced fee basis. They specialize in probate law, family law, discrimination, confidentiality, benefits, landlord/tenant law.http://www.chd.org/index.php/hivaids-law-consortium.html
Illinois Guardianship and Advocacy Commission, Chicago, IL NThis group protects and enforces the legal rights of individuals who are mentally ill, developmentally disabled or physically handicapped.www.gac.state.il.us
Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy, Charlottesville, VA NThis organization specializes in children’s rights, criminal justice, disability, family law, health, homelessness and human rights through policy making/legislation and community education.www.ilppp.virginia.edu
Jackson Hospital & Clinic, Inc., Montgomery, ALNhttp://www.jackson.org/
Jefferson Health System, Inc., Radnor, PANhttp://www.jeffersonhealth.org/
Jewish Hospital Healthcare Services, Inc., Louisville, KYNhttp://www.jhsmh.org/
Legal Clinic for the Disabled, Chicago, IL NLegal Clinic for the Disabled works on behalf of disabled people, with specialty programs in discrimination, housing, health, probate, consumer and family law.
Legal Clinic for the Disabled, Philadelphia, PA NLegal Clinic for the Disabled provides free legal services to indigent people with physical disabilities. They speak with between 800 and 1000 people each year and directly represent or find pro bono assistance for between 100 and 150 of those people. They assists clients with a range of problems, from getting ramps so that they can access their homes, to helping with landlord/tenant or family law problems. They specialize in children’s rights, AIDS/HIV, disability, consumer, education, family law, health, housing, immigration and poverty law and engage in administrative hearings, advice only phone line, client oriented and individual cases.http://www.lcdphila.org/
Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, WINhttps://www.marshfieldclinic.org/patients/
Massachusetts Association for Mental Health, Boston, MA NThe Massachusetts Association for Mental Health (MAMH) is a private, non-profit tax-exempt Massachusetts corporation based in Boston, MA and a leading voice for the creation of services for people with mental illnesses. MAMH works with individuals with mental illness and their family members or friends to help them access services, whether housing, treatment, education, employment, or health insurance. www.mamh.org
Mayo Foundations, Rochester, MNNhttp://www.mayoclinic.org/rochester/
Medical Groups Management Association, Englewood, CONhttp://www.mgma.com/
Medicare Rights Center, New York, NY NThe Medicare Rights Centers specializes in health and elder law through policy-oriented work, innovative advocacy, individual cases and administrative hearings.www.medicarerights.org
Mental Disability Rights International, Washington, D.C. NThis organization is dedicated to the international recognition and enforcement of the rights of people with mental disabilities. They specialize in disability and human rights law through international and community education.www.mdri.org
Mental Health Advocacy Services, Los Angeles, CA NThis organization provides free legal advocacy to low-income clients who are mentally and/or developmentally disabled. They specialize in education, disability, children’s rights, health and homelessness through community education, administrative hearings and impact litigation.http://www.mhas-la.org/
Mental Health America, Alexandria, VANMHA, the leading advocacy organization addressing the full spectrum of mental and substance use conditions and their effects nationwide, works to inform, advocate and enable access to quality behavioral health services for all Americans. With nearly a century of experience, MHA has an established record of effective national and grassroots actions that promote mental health, and address mental and substance use issues with compassionate and concrete solutions. www.mentalhealthamerica.net
Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee, Boston, MA NThis group seeks to ensure that persons suffering from mental illness are afforded quality legal representation and advice; it also serves as resource to state’s lawyers and judges. They specialize in children’s rights, civil rights/civil liberties, disability, human rights and health and engage in impact litigation, lobbying, administrative hearings, community education and research/publications.http://www.mhlac.org/
MFY Legal Services— Mental Health Law Project, New York, NY NThis nonprofit organization provides free legal services in civil cases to indigent people, and brings affirmative litigation. They specialize in disability, housing, legal reform and poverty law through impact litigation, community education, policy oriented and individual cases.www.mfy.org
Minnesota Disability Law Center, St. Paul, MN NThe Minnesota Disability Law Center provides statewide representation to people with disabilities on civil legal matters related to their disability, specializing in education, disability, employment/labor, government accountability and health, they engage in class actions, appellate, administrative hearings, community education, community outreach, impact litigation, individual cases, innovative advocacy, lobbying, policymaking/legislative work, policymaking/regulatory reform, pro se clinics, and watchdog for law reform.www.mnlegalservices.org
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Massachusetts, Inc. (NAMI) Woburn, MA NThis organization serves families with relatives who are severely ill with neurobiological brain disorders specializing in disability and health law through community organizing, community education, lobbying and policy work. www.namimass.org
National Alliance on Mental IllnessNA national grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raise awareness and build a community for hope for all of those in need.www.nami.org
National Association of People with AIDS, Washington, D.C. NThis organization promotes policies responsive to the needs of people with AIDS.www.napwa.org
National Association of the Deaf Law Center, Silver Spring, MD NThe National Association of the Deaf (NAD) is the nation's premier civil rights organization of, by and for deaf and hard of hearing individuals in the United States of America.www.nad.org
National Council on Aging, Washington D.C.NThe National Council on Aging (NCOA) is a nonprofit service and advocacy organization headquartered in Washington, DC. They are a national voice for older Americans and the community organizations that serve them. They bring together nonprofit organizations, businesses, and government to develop creative solutions that improve the lives of all older adults.www.ncoa.org
National Council on DisabilityNNCD is a small, independent federal agency charged with advising the President, Congress, and other federal agencies regarding policies, programs, practices, and procedures that affect people with disabilities. NCD is comprised of a team of fifteen Presidential  appointees (http://www.ncd.gov/council_and_staff/ncd_council_members) , an Executive Director appointed by the Chairman, and twelve, full-time  professional staff (http://www.ncd.gov/council_and_staff/ncd_staff) .http://www.ncd.gov/
National Disability Rights NetworkNNDRN is the nonprofit membership organization for the federally mandated Protection and Advocacy (P&A) Systems and Client Assistance Programs (CAP).  The Protection and Advocacy (P&A) network was created by Congress after the Willowbrook scandal unearthed the horrible conditions in that institution.www.ndrn.org
National Federation of the Blind, Baltimore, MDNWith more than 50,000 members, the National Federation of the Blind is the largest and most influential membership organization of blind people in the United States.  The NFB improves blind people's lives through advocacy, education, research, technology, and programs encouraging independence and self-confidence.http://nfd.org
National Health Law Project, Los Angeles, CA NNHELP is a national public interest law firm working to increase and improve access to quality healthcare on behalf of limited income people by providing legal and policy analysis, advocacy, information, and education. NHELP specializes in women’s rights, reproductive issues, poverty, health, consumer, civil rights/civil liberties and children’s rights. It engages in policymaking/regulatory reform, policymaking/legislative, lobbying, impact litigation, community education and administrative hearings.www.healthlaw.org
National Health Law Project, Washington, D.C. NThis is a national public interest law firm that seeks to improve health care for America’s working and unemployed poor, minorities, the elderly and people with disabilities. NHeLP serves legal services programs, community-based organizations, the private bar, providers and individuals who work to preserve a health care safety net for the millions of uninsured or underinsured low-income people. NHeLP seeks to provide a seat at the table for representatives of low-income people, to protect consumers in emerging managed care systems, and to find creative financing solutions that also preserve the government’s responsibility as provider of last resort. It specializes in children’s rights, health, immigration, reproductive issues, welfare and women’s rights and engages in individual cases, community education, lobbying and policy-oriented work.www.healthlaw.org
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD NNIH’s mission is to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce the burdens of illness and disability.www.nih.gov
National Legal Center for the Medically Dependent and Disabled, Terre Haute, IN NThis organization represents the rights of persons with disabilities to receive necessary and appropriate medical treatment and care. They are concerned with challenging disability-related discrimination, principally the denial of medical treatment to people with disabilities, medically fragile newborns, residents of long-term care or other medical facilities and those on home care programs. They specialize in civil rights/civil liberties, disability, elderly and health through impact litigation, individual cases and policy-oriented work.
National Senior Citizens Law Center, Los Angeles, CA and Washington, DCNNSCLC uses advocacy, litigation, education, and counseling to advance three major priority objectives: health care, economic security, federal rights. http://www.nsclc.org/
Neighborhood Legal Services, Lynn, MA NNeighborhood Legal Services offers several pro bono opportunities, including panels for bankruptcy, Social Security, SSI disability, family law, and for people with AIDS and HIV.http://www.neighborhoodlaw.org/
New York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation ServicesNNYAPRS is a statewide coalition of people who use and/or provide recovery oriented community based mental health services.  NYAPRS is dedicated to improving services and social conditions for people with psychiatric disabilities or diagnoses, and those with trauma-related conditions by promoting their recovery, rehabilitation and rights so that all people can participate freely in the opportunities of society.www.nyaprs.org
Northwest Health Law Advocates, Seattle, WA NThis group focuses on low income and consumer health issues and provides policy advocacy, training and legal consultations with legal services staff and support to community-based organizations. It specializes in poverty and health law and engages in innovative advocacy, impact litigation, enforcement, community organizing, community education, research/publications, policy-making/regulatory reform, policy-making/legislation and watchdog for law reform.www.nohla.org
O’Neill Institute at Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DCNThe O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University was established in 2007 to respond to the need for innovative solutions to the most pressing national and international health concerns. Housed at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington D.C., the O’Neill Institute reflects the importance of public and private law in health policy analysis. The O’Neill Institute draws upon the University’s considerable intellectual resources, including the School of Nursing & Health Studies, School of Medicine, the Public Policy Institute, and the Kennedy Institute of Ethicshttp://www.law.georgetown.edu/oneillinstitute/
Office of the Corporation Counsel — District of Columbia — Mental Health Division, Washington, DC N
Oregon Advocacy Center, Portland, OR NThe Oregon Advocacy Center is a protection and advocacy system for people with disabilities. It specializes in education, health, disability and AIDS/HIV law through lobbying, individual cases, impact litigation, policy-oriented work, community organizing, community education and administrative hearings.www.oradvocacy.org
Pennsylvania Health Law Project, Philadelphia, PA NPHLP is an expert and consultant on access to health care for low-income consumers, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. PHLP engages in direct advocacy on behalf of individual consumers while working on the kinds of health policy changes that promise the most to the Pennsylvanians in greatest need. www.phlp.org
Pike Institute on Law and Disability, Boston, MA NThe Pike Institute on Law and Disability supports the study, research and development of disability law through community education and policy-oriented work.www.bu.edu/law/pike
South Carolina Protection and Advocacy System - Mental Illness, Columbia, SC NUnder annual priorities set by a volunteer Board of Directors, P&A investigates reports of abuse and neglect and advocates for disability rights in areas such as health care, education, employment and housing. P&A serves people of all ages and disabilities. P&A does not charge for its services.http://pandasc.org/
St. Joseph’s Mercy Hospital of Macomb, Clinton Township, MIN
St. Vincent Healthcare, Billings, MTNhttp://www.svh-mt.org/
The Arc, Washington D.C.NThe Arc promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes. Their work encompasses all ages and all spectrums from autism, Down syndrome, Fragile X and various other developmental disabilities.www.thearc.org
The Children’s Partnership, Santa Monica, CANThe Children's Partnership (TCP) is a national, nonprofit child advocacy organization with offices in Santa Monica, CA and Washington, DC. They focus particular attention on the goals of ensuring that all children have the health care they need and that the opportunities afforded by computing devices and the Internet benefit all children and families. http://www.childrenspartnership.org/
Legal Center for People With Disabilities and Older People, Denver, CO NThis group provides legal assistance to persons with disabilities. Cases fall primarily into the areas of special education, employment discrimination, social security, and access to services and civil rights violations. They take on individual cases and administrative hearings.www.thelegalcenter.org
United Cerebral Palsy Association of New York State, New York, NY NThis organization serves developmentally disabled adults and children in residential day services, medical clinics, vocational training and educational programs.www.cerebralpalsynys.org
United Health Services, Binghamton, NYNhttp://www.uhs.net/
University of Michigan Health System – Attorney’s Office, Ann Arbor, MINhttp://www.med.umich.edu/
Urban Justice Center—Mental Health Project, New York, NY NThe Urban Justice Center seeks to prevent homelessness and to ameliorate its effects. It operates a special mental health project for the homeless, specializing in children’s rights, disability, gay/lesbian rights, homelessness, housing, human rights and women’s rights. The Urban Justice Center engages in impact litigation, individual cases, policy-oriented work and community organizing.www.urbanjustice.org
Vera Institute of Justice: Substance Use and Mental Health ProgramNVera’s Substance Use and Mental Health Program (SUMH) conducts applied research to help public officials and community organizations develop empirically driven responses to the substance use and mental health needs of people involved in justice systems. SUMH staff collect and analyze quantitative and qualitative data and evaluate existing programs to understand the experiences of those affected by psychiatric disorders or substance use and policies that prolong their involvement in the justice system.http://www.vera.org/centers/substance-use-and-mental-health
Washington Protection and Advocacy System, Seattle, WANThis organization represents, informs and refers people who are developmentally disabled or identified as mentally ill. It specializes in disability, health, housing, children’s rights, civil rights/civil liberties and human rights through impact litigation, individual cases, administrative hearings and community education.www.wpas-rights.org
Western Law Center for Disabled Rights, Los Angeles, CA NThe Western Law Center for Disabled rights provides free legal services to people with mental and physical disabilities. Disability rights areas include employment, discrimination, transportation and barrier-free access.www.wlcdr.everybody.org
Whitman-Walker Clinic Legal Services Program, Washington, D.C.NThis organization provides direct legal representation to individuals and families who have legal problems related to HIV infection. Key issues include employment, health benefits, testing, confidentiality, insurance, employee benefits counseling, disability, civil rights/civil liberties, family law, immigration and welfare. They use communication, education, advice-only phone line, administrative hearings, impact litigation, individual cases, policy and legislation.http://www.whitman-walker.org/
Wisconsin Coalition for Advocacy, Madison, WI NThe Wisconsin Coalition for Advocacy is a protection and advocacy agency for people with disabilities. They specialize in civil rights/civil liberties and disability law through administrative hearings, alternative dispute resolution, class actions, impact litigation, individual cases, innovative advocacy, lobbying and policy-making/legislative work. www.w-c-a.org
NameBay Area?Website
Administrative Office of the CourtsYhttp://www.courts.ca.gov/policyadmin-aoc.htm
Bureau of Medi-Cal Fraud and Elder AbuseYhttp://oag.ca.gov/bmfea
California Attorney General – Tobacco Litigation & Enforcement SectionYhttp://oag.ca.gov/tobacco
California Attorney General’s Office – Health Education & Welfare SectionYhttp://oag.ca.gov/
California Department of InsuranceYhttp://insurance.ca.gov
California Department of Public HealthYwww.cdph.ca.gov
California Department of Veterans’ AffairsYwww.calvet.ca.gov
Department of Health and Human Services – Office of the General CounselYhttp://www.hhs.gov/ogc/
San Francisco Department of Public HealthYwww.sfdph.org
State of California Office of the Attorney GeneralYwww.ag.ca.gov
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Nwww.ahrq.gov
Antitrust Division Nwww.usdoj.gov/atr/index.html
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Nwww.cdc.gov
Civil Division Nwww.usdoj.gov/civil/home.html
Criminal Division Nwww.justice.gov/criminal/
Food and Drug Administration Nwww.fda.gov
Internal Revenue Service Nwww.irs.gov/sitemap/index.html
Office of Diversion Control Nwww.deadiversion.usdoj.gov
Office of the Inspector GeneralN http://oig.hhs.gov
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Nwww.cms.hhs.gov
US Court of Federal Claims, Office of Special MastersNhttp://www.uscfc.uscourts.gov/vaccine-programoffice-special-masters
US Department of Health and Human Services Nwww.hhs.gov
US Department of Justice, Office of the United States Attorney Nwww.usdoj.gov
US Department of Labor Nwww.dol.gov
California Department of Managed HealthcareNhttps://www.dmhc.ca.gov/
Covered CaliforniaNhttp://www.coveredca.com/