Sara
Huffman

Managing Attorney

Biography

Sara Huffman, JD is the Managing Attorney of the Medical-Legal Partnership for Seniors Veterans Project (MLPS). The MLPS is a UC Hastings Law School student clinic that partners with UCSF and the VA Medical Center to provide free legal services to patients of those health systems. Previously, as an Equal Justice Works Fellow, Sara expanded MLPS services to the San Francisco VA Medical Center to begin serving frail and vulnerable veterans. In addition to providing free legal services, Sara provides patient-centered legal consultations to health care providers and regularly trains healthcare providers on legal issues in the older adult population. Sara received a concentration in Health Law from UC Hastings and has a special interest in how health and legal systems can better address social determinants of health. She is also passionate about women’s and LGBTQI health equity. In her spare time, she loves traveling, eating, and anything related to spending time in the great outdoors.