National Association for Rights Protection
Beth Mitchell, J.D.
Beth Mitchell has worked as an attorney at Advocacy, Inc.
for 17 years. During her first five years with Advocacy,
Inc., Beth worked as a regional attorney, first in Lubbock,
then Austin. As a regional attorney, she worked on issues in
the areas of mental health, developmental disabilities and
special education. She represented individuals in commitment
hearings, treatment cases, cases involving the ADA,
employment discrimination and civil rights cases. Her main
focus during his time was advocating for the rights of
individuals in state hospitals. During the past two years,
Beth has worked as a Legal Services Senior Attorney. In this
position, she has represented individuals with mental
illness in system change, impact litigation, and
administrative proceedings; drafting and sponsoring
legislation; and providing legal backup to the Advocacy,
Inc. Regional Offices.