Lawyers Serving the Public Good - The Pennsylvania Lawyer

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Sharon Lopez, President of PA Bar AssociationSharon Lopez, President of the Pennsylvania Bar Association has authored a "Sidebar" article entitled Lawyers Serving the Public Good which will appear in the May/June issue of The Pennsylvania Lawyer, the magazine of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.

The article discusses the various ways that Lawyers serve the public in their law practices. This includes through the provision of pro bono legal services by private attorneys; the work of govenment lawyers to protect our resources, democracy and the rule of law; the work of public interest lawyers advocating for the important issues affecting Pennsylvanians; and the work of legal services lawyers to represent and educate the poor about their rights and remedies.

The article concludes by stating that everything an attorney does promoting the public good helps our democracy and helps the needy among us. 

The full article can be viewed at the link below and in the May/June issue of The Pennsylvania Lawyer.

Lawyers Serving the Public Good - The Pennsylvania Lawyer, May/June 2018