Ms. Pat Huth, (Retired) has dedicated the past 40 years of her life advocating for individuals with developmental disabilities including acting as the Client’s Rights Advocate and Director of Advocacy Services for Southern California Regional Centers.
Ms. Huth is passionate about protecting the rights of people with disabilities. She was instrumental in influencing legislation affecting regional center clients. A high point in her professional career was coordinating and implementing the Amnesty Program for Regional Center clients and their caregivers in the late 1980s. Her vast background includes representing regional center clients in administrative service appeals such as SSI, Medi-Cal, In Home Support Services and Special Education.
Currently, Ms. Huth actively consults with a Los Angeles County Regional Center concerning legal issues that affect their clients and their families. This advocacy often includes her amicus curiae appearances in Mental Health Court, Probate Court, Criminal Court and Dependency Court proceedings.
Ms. Huth received her undergraduate degree in Political Science from Wayland Baptist University in Texas. She received her J.D. law degree from Ventura College of Law in May 1983 and passed the July 1983 California Bar Exam.
Ms. Huth’s primary practice areas of interest include elder law and protective proceeding for elders and individuals with disabilities. She provides presentations to parent and service provider groups and extensive consultation to regional centers.
Areas of Practice
- Special Need Trusts
- Consultation to Regional Centers
- Presentation to Parent Groups
- California, 1983
- Ventura College of Law, Ventura, California
- Juris Doctorate – 1983
- Wayland Baptist University, Plainview, Texas
- Bachelor of Arts
- California Bar Association
- Los Angeles County Bar Association
- National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
- Academy of Special Needs Planners (ASNP)
- Elder Law Answers