2016 Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps JD Program (MD UCEDD/LEND)

May 27, 2018

Brian Paxton, a rising third-year law student at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, was accepted into the 2016 Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps JD Program, to work 300 hours with Project HEAL (Health, Education, Advocacy, and Law) at Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, MD.

Project HEAL is a community-based program of the Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities and Maryland's only comprehensive medical-legal partnership. As an undergraduate, Brian attended the University of Maryland, College Park and received a bachelor of arts in journalism. Prior to law school, Brian worked with The Autism Project, Inc. in Owings Mills, as a group instructor and therapeutic administrator. He has over a decade of experience in the field of special education as well as several personal connections to children with disabilities.

Brian is excited to join Project HEAL this summer and apply his training and experience to helping Kennedy Krieger patients and families.