The Delaware Chancery Court recently ruled that manufactured homeowners are not required to belong to an official manufactured homeowners association in order to challenge unjustified rent hikes. Homeowners were very grateful for CLASI’s assistance in this case, stating the victory would not have been possible without representation by CLASI attorneys Jim McGiffin and Brian Eng. Find…Details
I am sharing this news with an extremely heavy heart. CLASI’s CFO, Keith Criddell, died suddenly on Nov. 20 at age 53. It was a horrible shock and has hit us all very hard. Perhaps it is the dissonance of his death—he seemed so healthy, so young, fit, and strong. Perhaps it is the human…Details
CLASI’s Medical-Legal partnership is expanding to include Christiana Care Health System (CCHS).
Who ever said lawyers always take themselves too seriously? The bi-annual musical comedy adventure written and performed by members of the Delaware Bar will take place November 20 – 22. The shows feature prosecutors and defense attorneys, corporate lawyers and tort lawyers, legal services lawyers and judges, singing, dancing and acting into hilarity in a…Details
Executive Director Dan Atkins, and Staff Attorney Marissa Band published this op-ed in the News Journal, highlighting the benefits of the Medical Legal Partnership to community health.
At least 100 people with mental illnesses are being held in solitary confinement by the Delaware Department of Corrections under conditions known to make mental illness worse and cause paranoia, self-mutilation, and suicide attempts, according to a lawsuit filed today in federal court by plaintiff Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. (CLASI). The suit argues that…Details
CLASI announced that Daniel Atkins will serve as its new Executive Director. William Dunne retired July 10 after nearly 20 years with the agency, including 3 years as Executive Director. Atkins has worked at CLASI for 25 years, beginning as a staff attorney in his first job after graduating from law school. For most of his…Details
Here are some important tips regarding your rights as a recipient of services from a Medicaid Managed Care Organization (MCO). You can also download the flyer here. 1. You have a right to disagree with your MCO and with the MCO care coordinator, and the right to ask for more or different services. Remember, services…Details
CLASI is accepting applications for Staff Attorneys in the Medical-Legal Partnership. For details see Employment Opportunities.
The Combined Campaign for Justice has produced a video describing why access to legal services is important and how you can help. For more information, visit the Combined Campaign for Justice website.