Office of Legal Services

The Office of Legal Services handles the legal interests of the agency and works closely with the Attorney General’s Office in representing the Department in both state and federal courts. Legal Services is also responsible for responding to all requests for information that are received pursuant to the Open Records Act.

Open Records Requests

The Office of Legal Services handles all Open Records requests. All requests should be sent in writing via mail, email or fax. 


Youth Records

All youth records requests require a signed release. If the youth is under the age of 18, the release must be signed by the youth's parent or legal guardian.

Authorization for Release of Information.

All youth medical records requests require a signed release. If the youth is under the age of 18, the release must be signed by the youth's parent or legal guardian. 

Authorization for Release of Protected Health Information.

 

Legal Services Staff

Cindy Wang - General Counsel

Jajuana Dewberry - Senior Staff Attorney

Bray Taylor - Staff Attorney

Rebecca Akselrod - Policy Coordinator

Candy English - Paralegal

Vacant - Legal Secretary

Vacant - Staff Attorney