National HIA Meeting 2013 - Breakout Session

Attorneys Perspectives on HIA

National HIA Meeting 2013 - Breakout Session

OVERVIEW

The panel will begin by introducing the architecture of the legal community at the local, regional and national level, and how public health efforts can link and synchronize effectively at each level to deepen cross‐sector understanding. Panelists will then discuss how their legal perspectives contributed to three HIAs focused on regulatory issues related to energy, housing, and transportation.

Moderator:

Jonathan Heller, Human Impact Partners

Presentations:

Ellen Lawton, Medical‐Legal Partnership/George Washington University

Understanding the Legal Profession (PDF)

Adriano Martinez, Earthjustice

HIA Experiences from an Environmental Lawyer in LA (PDF)

Paul Cohen

Legal Aid of Marin (PDF)

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