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ID #329
TypeMental Health
Agency name line 1Division of Mental Health & Guardianship Advocacy
Agency name line 2Office of the Public Defender
Address line 120 E. Clementon Road - Third Floor
DutiesResearch and writing. Assist in case preparation. Observe at hearings. Possibility of representing individual patients before the court in commitment hearings.
Agency descriptionOffice represents people with mental health disabilities. We represent involuntarily committed patients at county and state mental hospitals at their commitment hearings. We also represent individuals who have complaints of abuse and neglect by mental health providers. Additionally we do guardianship defense.
Time requirementsMust be available Tuesday & Friday mornings to attend hearings.
Position requirementsCourse or interest in mental health law or psychiatry and law a plus.
Writing sample requiredYES
Number of students requested1
Supervisor salutationMs
Supervisor first nameLorraine
Supervisor last nameHoilien
Supervisor tagEsq.
Supervisor titleDeputy Public Defender
Contact first nameLorraine
Contact last nameHoilien
Contact tagEsq.
Contact title line #1Deputy Public Defender
Contact phone #856-346-8020
Skill creditsYES, advocacy in commitment proceedings, client and witness interviews.

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