Brockton (MH)

Brockton_MA_USA_town_seal.svgBrockton Commitment Defense Unit
144 Main Street, 4th Floor
Brockton, MA 02301
Phone: (508) 583-0560
Fax: (508) 583-0991

The Brockton Commitment Defense Unit primarily provides counsel for individuals held at Bridgewater State Hospital and the Bridgewater State Hospital Unit of Old Colony Correctional Center.  These individuals face commitments or recommitments filed by the Department of Correction or by a District Attorney’s Office.  Additionally, these clients face 8B petitions (court ordered medication treatment plans) filed by the Department of Correction.  We also provide assistance to criminal defense attorneys in competency hearings for prisoners or defendants in criminal cases.  Furthermore, we provide counsel in Myers cases and counsel for private hospitals in commitment and treatment cases.

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Director of Mental Health Appeals

Karen Talley
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Christopher Blake
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Trial Attorneys

Alexandra August
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Randall Brachman
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Rachel Johnson
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    Robert J. Ryan
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Jasmine Villanueva-Simms
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  Social Services Advocate

Beverly Pierre Paul
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Administrative Assistant

Lisa King
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