Office of the City Solicitor
Lynda H. Moore
Chief Deputy City Solicitor
Health and Adult Services Unit
The newly created Health and Adult Services unit is responsible for representing the Department of Public Health, the Office of Behavioral Services/ Mental Retardation Services, and the Office of Adult Services. Attorneys in this unit litigate cases in Mental Health Court, Mental Retardation Court, Family Court, Lead Court ,Tuberculosis Court and in administrative tribunals. This unit also provides client counseling around the effective provision of services, confidentiality of treatment records, and statutory and regulatory compliance. The Health and Adult Service attorneys have a significant amount of contact with service providers and community members, and often share information or conduct training as needed.
Lynda H. Moore is a graduate of Duquesne University School Law. She has practiced in the Law Department since 1987. She practiced for 17 years in the Health and Human Services, and now supervises the Health and Adult Services Unit.