Alice Rosenthal is an adjunct professor and a senior staff attorney with the Center for Children’s Advocacy, a non-profit organization dedicated to fighting for the legal rights of Connecticut’s most vulnerable children. She coordinates the Medical-Legal Partnership Project (MLPP) at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital and the Yale School of Medicine. She represents children and families on legal issues affecting their health and well-being, such as housing, public benefits, healthcare access, and education. The MLPP also provides extensive education opportunities for learners through YSM, both in class and experiential. Alice has always been committed to social justice work, since growing up in the City of New Haven. Prior to working at the Center for Children’s Advocacy, she worked as an education law attorney at Advocates for Children of New York; the Center for Court Innovation; and Good Shepherd Services of New York.
Alice received a B.A. in Psychology and Social Welfare from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a J.D. from Rutgers Law School-Newark. She is admitted to practice in Connecticut and New York.