Fri Mar 27 2015   
Affilitiated Faculty


UA Law Students Help Low-Income Families

Rogers College of Law students are creating healthier and stronger families through an innovative program that provides legal assistance to low-income patients at the University of Arizona College of Medicine's Department of Family and Community Medicine Clinic. Under the leadership of Director Anne Ryan ('84) law students in the Tucson Family Advocacy Program interview and assist clients referred by medical staff, with the goal of alleviating poverty, stress, and other impediments to their welfare. Support for the program comes from University Physicians Healthcare and the UA Department of Family and Community Medicine, and funding is provided by the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education through contributions from members of the Arizona State Bar Association. The program was recently profiled in the Tucson Citizen; more information may also be found in this press release.