Sam Brooks

Legal Aid Advocate (Pennsylvania)
Attorney at CLS at Philadelphia. He works in the Aging and Disabilities Justice Project, focusing on elder law and SSI preservation.

Links: Link to bio | (Current as of: August 3, 2015)

His areas of practice include obtaining or maintaining public benefits, Social Security/SSI, Medicare, Medicaid, personal care home and nursing home issues, and long term care.

Prior to coming to Community Legal Services, Mr. Brooks worked for Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania (LASP) (link is external) in Delaware County. At LASP he was the public benefits coordinator for the four county legal aid program. Mr. Brooks primary area of practice was state and federal benefits.

During law school Mr. Brooks worked at the Homeless Advocacy Project, where he was an Equal Justice America fellow (link is external). He also worked at the Legal Clinic for the Disabled and at the Temple Legal Aid Office.



Pa. has to better protect nursing home residents

Sam Brooks
LNP News (PA)
August 2, 2015
The Pennsylvania Department of Health has been failing to do its job to protect nursing home residents for several years. This civil legal aid program works to change that.

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