North Florida Medical legal Partnership (NFMLP)

What is the Northeast Florida Medical Legal Partnership?

The NFMLP is part of a nationwide network of projects in which professionals from the medical and legal communities combine resources to produce outcomes for low-income and vulnerable patients (children and adults) that positively impact their health and ability to thrive.

All across the U.S., health care providers who care for low-income individuals and families are turning to new specialists to help keep their patients healthy and safe: lawyers. Not every illness has a biological remedy. For example, an asthmatic person will never breathe symptom free – no matter how much medication is administered – if he or she returns from the doctor’s office to mold-infested housing. An attorney can intercede to ensure that housing standards in rented properties are in compliance, ensuring that landlords keep units safely habitable. There are countless examples in which positive health out-comes are achieved in various areas of substantive law including education, guardianship, social security, public benefits, immigration, and others.

For more information please contact Katy Debriere at (904) 356-8371 ext 333 or Katy.Debriere@jaxlegalaid.org

An initiative proudly supported by:
Jacksonville Area Legal Aid

Quarterly Reports

1st Quarter 2016 Report
4th Quarter 2015 Report
3rd Quarter 2015 Report
2nd Quarter 2015 Report

Northeast Florida Medical Legal Partnership Advisors/Stakeholders/Supporters

Representatives of these and other organizations comprise the NFMLP network.

AgeWell Institute, Baptist Hospital
Area Health Education Consortium (AHEC)
Bedell, Dittmar, DeVault, Pillans, and Coxe
Duval County Department of Health
Duval County Medical Society
Florida Coastal School of Law
Northeast Florida Pediatric Society
The Players’ Center for Child Health
Sulzbacher Center for the Homeless
Wolfson’ Children’s Hospital

MCCI Medical Group
National Medical Society
D.W. Perkins Bar Association
Holland & Knight, L.L.P.
Partnership for Child Health
Veterans Legal Collaborative
Wounded Warrior Project
Jacksonville Area Legal Aid
Jacksonville Bar Association

Mayo Clinic
UF/Shands
CSX Transportation, Inc.
Florida Legal Services
Foley & Lardner, LLP
Harrell and Harrell, P.A.
Rogers Towers, P.A.
St. Vincent’s Hospital
MCCI Medical Group