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MBA Pro Bono Prescription

The Massachusetts Bar Association and the Medical-Legal Partnership Massachusetts network have joined forces to create MBA Pro Bono Prescription. This pioneering initiative brings together volunteer attorneys and medical professionals to promote the health and well-being of low-income patients through legal advocacy. Pro bono contributions can vary depending on availability and interests, including:

  • Individual case advocacy;
  • Legal research and writing; and
  • Advocacy projects.

If you are a member of the public seeking free or reduced-fee legal assistance, please visit

To find out more about this program, read these FAQs.

Watch this free MBA Legal Chat through MBA On Demand to learn about the basics of the program from Hinna Mushtaque, Esq., from Family Advocates of Central Mass. and Samantha Morton, Esq., executive director of the Medical-Legal Partnership | Boston.

If you are an attorney and are interested in the MBA pro Bono Prescription Program, reach out to the contact in your region:


Western Massachusetts

Gordon Shaw
Massachusetts Justice Project
(413) 322-7422
[e-mail gshaw]

Central Massachusetts

Valerie Zolezzi-Wyndham
Family Advocates of
Central Massachusetts
(508) 425-2803
[e-mail VZolezzi-Wyndham]

Eastern Massachusetts

JoHanna Flacks
MLP Boston
(617) 414-3629
[e-mail Johanna.Flacks]


If you are in the medical field and interested in the MBA Pro Bono Prescription program, visit the National Center for Medical-Partnership to learn more about MLPs in your community and how to launch a site.




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