Managing Attorney - MidPenn Legal Services, Medical Legal Partnership
MidPenn Legal Services has an exciting opportunity for the right applicant to manage its newest Medical Legal Partnership (MLP) – Be Well Berks. The goal of this partnership will be to address legal problems including access to care and other legal problems faced by patients at Reading Hospital through the provision of direct legal services, education, and systemic advocacy. Current funding is for one year starting July 2018 with the goal to obtain continuing funding.
MidPenn is seeking to fill the position with a full-time attorney with 5 years’ experience to manage and provide legal representation for the client participants in the Be Well Berks MLP. The lawyer will provide representation for a broad array of legal issues including domestic violence, child custody disputes, unlawful evictions, mortgage foreclosure, and denial of crucial benefits such as health insurance, unemployment compensation and food stamps. MidPenn is an equal opportunity employer and provides excellent benefits and paid leave time. Those interested in applying should send resume, cover letter and writing sample to:
Rhodia D. Thomas
MidPenn Legal Services
213 A North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
717-234-0492 Ext. 2217