4440 Department of State Hospitals
Program Descriptions


Legal Services is responsible for a variety of legal issues, including representing DSH in lawsuits related to government, constitution, employment, orders to show cause, conditions of confinement, involuntary medication, electronic convulsive therapy, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and fraud. DSH attorneys make statewide court appearances, draft regulations and advise management and staff on a variety of programmatic issues.