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The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) filed comments on the state’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) proposed 2010 state plan in advance of a special en banc hearing to solicit comments on the effects of changes to the LIHEAP program. News

The National Association for Law Placement (NALP) is seeking input from employers in the public-interest legal community on its long-range, strategic planning process for the next five years.

NALP is a non-profit, educational association serving law schools, legal employers, and lawyers by providing information, coordination and standards regarding the legal employment process. NALP’s membership includes most ABA-approved law schools in the U.S. and hundreds of legal employers from the public and private sectors.


The Management Information Exchange will hold its Biennial Conference for Legal Services Managers in Albuquerque on October 1 and 2.

The conference, entitled, “Up, Up and Away! Real Skills for Managing Now,” is designed for new and experienced managers of legal aid programs and will offer a variety of workshops focusing on the real skills needed to manage effectively now.


The 2009 Equal Justice Works Annual Career Fair & Conference is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, October 24 and 25 at The Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC.

Employer Registration is now open. Student, deferred associate and law school professional registration opens Aug. 31.