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Health Law Advocates
Legal Director

Join a leading non-profit, public interest law firm dedicated to protecting consumers’ right to access health care through individual and class-action cases,policy initiatives and systemic challenges.

Health Law Advocates (HLA) is a non-profit, public interest law firm committed to ensuring universal access to quality health care in Massachusetts. HLA is seeking a Legal Director to expand its litigation capacity and mentor and lead its team of dedicated in-house and volunteer lawyers in representing low-income residents. The Legal Director will join a highly regarded organization with a 22-year track record of successful legal advocacy to break down barriers to health care. This newly created position is a great opportunity to make a difference on a range of cutting-edge health care issues, to expand the impact of this very important organization.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced and skillful litigator who shares HLA’s commitment to health care equity and social justice. They will be a strategic thinker, able to identify issues and trends to inform policy development and prioritize litigation. An excellent communicator and relationship builder, they will also possess a strong understanding of state government, to enhance HLA’s ability to engage with the state to influence policy.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Legal Director will be responsible for day-to-day oversight of HLA’s Legal Department and play a hands-on leadership role in representing health care consumers in both individual and class action cases. While today much of HLA’s legal activities focus on representing individuals in administrative agencies, expanding the department’s litigation capacity will be a major priority, to broaden the array of services offered to consumers and deepen HLA’s impact. The Legal Director will play an important part in cultivating HLA’s networks and relationships, and help to lead and foster a culture that is positive, collaborative and committed to excellence.

Health Law Advocates is an AA/EO Employer. People of color, LGBTQ identified people, gender-nonconforming people, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people who speak a language in addition to English are encouraged to apply.

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How to apply: To nominate a candidate, or to apply, forward resume and one-page cover letter in confidence to E. Catlin Donnelly & Associates at: hla@ecdonnelly.com

E. Catlin Donnelly & Associates is conducting the search. Please do not apply directly to HLA.


Brazelton Touchpoints Center, Boston Children’s Hospital –
National Center for Parent, Family and Community Engagement

Manager of Family and Community Engagement Resources

The Brazelton Touchpoints Center at Boston Children’s Hospital is seeking a Manager of Family and Community Engagement Resources (Manager) for the National Center on Parent, Family and Community Engagement (NCPFCE/Center) federal grant awarded by the Office of Head Start and the Office of Child Care of the Administration for Children and Families. This is an excellent opportunity to help develop and implement the vision and strategy for the Center’s initiatives, leading a team responsible for identifying and translating research to inform practice on substantive issues in parent engagement and early childhood education. This is a new, grant-funded, full-time position based in Boston, MA.

For more information on the Center and its work, please visit: http://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/hslc/tta-system/family

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How to apply: Interested and qualified applicants should send a resume and cover letter to jinevra@ecdonnelly.com. The position will remain open until filled.