Finger Lakes Legal Care




FLLC uses the medical-legal partnership (MLP) model.


What is MLP?

  • Medical-Legal Partnership - Legal Services integrated into treatment delivery 

  • 400+ Medical-Legal Partnerships in 49 states

  • Centralized goal of improving health and well-being for vulnerable populations by meeting legal needs


LawNY MLP: Finger Lakes Legal Care (FLLC)

  • Embeds attorneys at participating practices under participating health systems. Currently participating with Rochester Regional Health and two clinics of the University of Rochester Medical Center. FLLC has an onsite presence at

    • Alexander Park 

    • Riedman Campus

    • Wilson Multicultural Center

    • Strong Internal Medicine 

    • Highland Family Medicine 

  • Rochester Regional Health has been participating since 2012, and URMC since 2019.


Program Highlights

  • New York Department of Health (DOH) designated Health-Related Legal Services Program

  • Attested Partner with Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) in the Finger Lakes Performing Provider System

  • Over $1.7 Million total recovered for RRH since October 2012 from the reported effective date for each patient for a period of 3 years.

  • Over 1,500 patient-clients served

  • Continual expansion with dedicated grant funds



  • On-site consultation and intakes

  • Training for healthcare staff and local organizations

  • Legal information materials

  • Advise and represent individual patient-clients 


Questions? Call 585-450-3718


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