Field Partner

Medical Legal Partnership Boston

Boston, Massachusetts


The Medical-Legal Partnership Boston allies healthcare providers with lawyers to improve the health and well-being of vulnerable populations. Combining the strengths of law and medicine, MLP Boston ensures that patients’ basic needs – for housing, food, education, healthcare and personal and family stability – are met. Founded at Boston Medical Center, lawyers and front-line healthcare providers – doctors, nurses and social workers – are now partnered at over 180 hospitals and health centers nationwide, serving children, the elderly, patients with cancer, pregnant women, the formerly incarcerated reentry community and other vulnerable populations.