TAMPA, FL – Tampa lawyer Jessica West has joined the development council for Bay Area Legal Services. Bay Area Legal Services is a regional, nonprofit public interest law firm providing the highest quality legal counsel to individuals and nonprofit groups with limited access to legal services. Bay Area’s vision is to create pathways to justice through high-quality legal services, education, and community partnerships. The development council is made up of influential community leaders who work to secure the financial future of Bay Area Legal Services by obtaining annual funds to support their many programs and also look to enhance the image and awareness of Bay Area Legal.
Jessica's principal area of practice is health law, advising health care providers on regulatory and compliance matters, fraud and abuse, HIPAA, licensure, and certification. She also advises clients on emerging areas of health law, including Florida’s evolving cannabis law. Additionally, Jessica has experience in other practice areas, including commercial litigation and professional malpractice defense.
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