Course Descriptions

Medical-Legal Community Partnership Practicum LAW-808

The course provides students with mentorship from practicing attorneys at Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County. It is focused on working in a Medical Legal Community Partnership setting with vulnerable populations. Students are offered opportunities to work directly with clients, prepare legal documents and participate in policy discussions. They will gain substantive exposure to multiple legal issues and programs impacting vulnerable clients, including but not limited to: Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, Medi-Cal, County Health Programs, Supplemental Security Income, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Homelessness, Housing, Domestic Violence and Immigration. The course combines clinically based, on-site practical experience caring for patients/clients at Medical Legal Community Partnerships with seminars and case conferences.
Teaching This Course
Lecturer in Law
Course Details
Units 1, 2, 3, 4, max 5
Grading Options Numeric or CR/D/F
Exam Type None
Writing Requirement Yes, with submission of the Upper Division Writing Requirement Form
Skills/Experiential Requirement Yes
Prerequisite LAW-The Legal and Social Determinants of Health (LAW 698) must be taken concurrently if not previously taken.

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