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10/20/2017

The U.S. Department of Justice has announced more than $3.42 million in funding to respond to elder abuse and victims of financial crimes throughout the United States. The awards will better protect older Americans by improving identification of elder abuse and strengthening the response to victims through innovative technology, closer interagency collaboration and enhanced legal services, among other approaches.

PLAN E-News
10/04/2017

Photo of PLAN Excellence AwardsPennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. is currently soliciting nominations for its 2018 Excellence Awards. This year, the awards dinner will be held on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, at the Hilton Harrisburg Hotel. A social hour will take place from 5:00 p.m.

PLAN E-News
10/03/2017

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The Clearinghouse Community, part of the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, will be holding the October episode of the Advocacy Exchange webcast, entitled Tax Law for Legal Aid Lawyers, on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Eastern. The Advocacy Exchange is a monthly conversation hosted by the Clearinghouse Community with advocates advancing change.

PLAN E-News
10/02/2017

Pennsylvania Health Law Project logoThe Pennsylvania Health Law Project has published the September 2017 edition of Health Law PA News.

Health Law PA News is a free newsletter containing the latest news relating to Health Law in Pennsylvania. You can subscribe to receive the PHLP eNews, which links to the Health Law PA News on the PHLP website at www.phlp.org

PLAN E-News
09/28/2017

James DeAngelo, EsquireThe Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Legal Services to the Public Committee is pleased to honor Harrisburg lawyer James P. DeAngelo with its Jeffrey A. Ernico Award at the September 27, 2017 annual fall membership meeting of the Dauphin County Bar Association.

Attorney DeAngelo is Chair of the Litigation Group at McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC in Harrisburg. He joined the firm as a business litigator in 1992 after his clerkship with the Pennsylvania Superior Court.

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