Jay Chaudhary

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Jay Chaudhary

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Jay Chaudhary (JD 2009) is the director for the Division of Mental Health and Addictions with the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration. Prior to joining the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, he served as managing attorney and director of medical Legal Partnerships for Indiana Legal Services. Chaudhary holds an undergraduate degree from Ball State University.

During his time with Indiana Legal Services, Chaudhary developed a medical-legal partnership between Indiana Legal Services and Eskenazi Midtown Community Mental Health Center that began on a part-time basis and later turned it into a full-time, multi-lawyer program. For his dedication to this partnership, Chaudhary received the Innovation Award from ARC of Indiana. In 2015, the partnership between Indiana Legal Services and Eskenazi Midtown Community Mental Health Center received the Outstanding Medical Legal Partnership award from the National Center for Medical Legal Partnership. Chaudhary currently serves as a board member for the Indiana Health Advocacy Coalition and the Indiana Protection and Advocacy Commission. His level of engagement with the mental health community and energy that he puts into his work set an example for all of our recent graduates.

In 2020, Chaudhary was a receiptent of the Maurer School of Law's Young Alumni Distiguished Service Award.

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Maurer Alumni, Distinguished Service Award, Young Alumni Distinguished Service Award

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Health Law and Policy | Law | Legal Biography | Legal Profession | Mental and Social Health

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