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Thursday, May 9 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Reach Diverse Populations through Adaptation of the MLP Model

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Reaching diverse populations requires innovation. The Medical Legal Partnership (MLP) model is a proven community lawyering initiative. While designed for the healthcare system, elements are transferable to other systems and populations typically served by Legal Aid. Learn the models’ core elements, how it promotes client-focused services and outcomes, and strategies for adaptation more broadly in a Legal Aid organization.


Rose Carmen Goldberg

Supervising Staff Attorney, Swords to Plowshares
Rose Carmen Goldberg is a Supervising Staff Attorney and former Skadden Fellow at Swords to Plowshares. She directs a Medical-Legal Partnership with the Oakland Vet Center, a partnership that integrates legal services and mental health treatment for veterans. She specializes in helping... Read More →

Ann C. Mangiameli

Managing Attorney, Health, Education & Law Project at Legal Aid of Nebraska
Ann C. Mangiameli, JD, is the Managing Attorney of the Health, Education & Law Project (HELP) at Legal Aid of Nebraska. HELP partners with eight health care systems throughout the State of Nebraska. These health care systems include eleven hospitals, three ambulatory clinics, and... Read More →

Krista Selnau

Fellowships portfolio manager, Equal Justice Works
Krista Selnau is a Fellowships portfolio manager at Equal Justice Works, where she oversees Fellows and Fellowship sponsors on the East Coast and serves as EJW's resident MLP expert. Prior to joining Equal Justice Works, Krista founded and managed the Veterans Medical-Legal Partnership... Read More →
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Kelly Shaw-Sutherland

Director of Research and Evaluation, Legal Aid of Nebraska
Kelly Shaw-Sutherland, MPA, is the Director of Research and Evaluation at Legal Aid of Nebraska where she leads all internal and external research and evaluation efforts. As a trained social science researcher and evaluator, she has spent over the past 13 years working collaboratively... Read More →

Thursday May 9, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Kentucky Ballroom Salon C-D