Category Archives : Events

2018 Celebration Honoring Jim Preis

On October 28, 2018 Mental Health Advocacy Services celebrated the life and distinguished advocacy career of our long-time Executive Director, Jim Preis. We were honored to be joined by Jim’s family who accepted the award on his behalf. MHAS Board Member Francis Ryu announced that MHAS’ annual Advocates Award has been re-named the “Jim Preis […]

Law Rocks Los Angeles 2018 – Post Event

Law Rocks Los Angeles 2018 was a smashing success! On March 16, The MSKeatles of law firm Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp (MSK) rocked the Whisky a Go Go with their covers of The Beatles. For a short and sweet half hour, The MSKeatles transported the Law Rocks audience back to the ’60s with their incredible performance of […]

Law Rocks Los Angeles 2018

At the Seventh Annual Law Rocks Los Angeles on Friday, March 16, 2018, legal professionals will take the stage of the legendary Whisky a Go Go and battle it out for their favorite local nonprofit. In this epic battle of the bands, bands will be scored based on a combination of factors: Mental Health Advocacy […]

Pro Bono Week 2017

MHAS Ethics Training – Monday 10/23/17 MHAS celebrated ABA Pro Bono Week with a free MCLE ethics training on Monday, 10/23, for private practitioners and public interest attorneys.  The training was presented by Jim Preis, Naomi Sultan and Nishanthi Kurukulasuriya on the ethical issues raised for attorneys when working with clients who might present with decision making challenges.  [&h...


EVERY CHILD DESERVES EQUAL TREATMENT UNDER THE LAW The lack of mental health parity in health insurance coverage has been a form of discrimination that persons with mental disabilities have long experienced. Federal and state law requires insurance companies to provide mental health and substance abuse benefits equal to physical health benefits — this is […]