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My chat with Caitlin Johnston, co-founder of the CANLAW Clinic on what drives her, positivity hurdles, and turning her passion into a reality

By Kaitlyn Eberhardt, Legal Access Division Caitlin Johnston is an attorney with The Haney Law Firm, specializing in fiduciary litigation. She assists clients with estate planning decisions and probate matters. In June 2016, Caitlin cofounded the Cancer Law Clinic (CANLAW), which provides comprehensive pro bono estate planning services to cancer patients and their caretakers. You… Continue reading My chat with Caitlin Johnston, co-founder of the CANLAW Clinic on what drives her, positivity hurdles, and turning her passion into a reality

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Psychiatric Advance Directives: A Tool for Self-Determination and Advocacy for People with Serious Mental Illness

By Julie Balovich, Texas RioGrande Legal Aid When people think of advance directives, they usually think of medical and financial powers of attorney. These are important planning documents that allow individuals to choose proxies and make decisions for themselves in the event that they are incapable to do so. Less well known is the psychiatric… Continue reading Psychiatric Advance Directives: A Tool for Self-Determination and Advocacy for People with Serious Mental Illness