Mirriam Ruttenberg, J.D.

Miriam H. Ruttenberg is currently Training Director for the Mental Health Litigation Division Committee for Public Counsel Services in Boston, Massachusetts. Until recently, Ms. Ruttenberg was Senior Attorney with Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee (MHLAC) in Boston. She was with MHLAC for 17 years and has represented and advocated for adults and youth with mental health issues in a range of areas, including custody and parenting time, guardianship matters, and special education needs. More recently, Attorney Ruttenberg has been working on legislative advocacy around school discipline issues, advocating for better practices in ADA accommodations in courts and other settings, and coordinating MHLAC trainings for attorneys and clinicians. Attorney Ruttenberg earned her J.D. from American University Washington College of Law in 1994.