Medical-Legal Assistance

Medical-Legal Partnership Clinic public

The Medical-Legal Partnership (MLP) Clinic is a law school clinic, staffed by licensed attorneys and law students, that provides free legal assistance to low-income patients referred by our medical partners at the University of Kansas Medical Center, University of Kansas Hospital, University of Kansas Cancer Center, and the JayDoc Free Clinic.

Representation is focused on the following “I-HELP” priority areas in which legal services can have the greatest impact on the health of patients:

  • Income supports
  • Housing and utilities
  • Education and employment
  • Legal status (immigration)
  • Personal and family stability

If you are a patient at one our medical partner’s facilities, you can ask your provider about how to access the MLP Clinic’s services.


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