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05/04/2018

Recognizing the importance of pro bono service, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has approved the creation of a new continuing legal education (CLE) pilot program aimed at increasing support for civil legal aid for low-income Pennsylvanians.

The pilot program will allow licensed Pennsylvania lawyers to earn CLE credit for approved pro bono service in the community through certified legal service providers.

PLAN E-News
05/01/2018

Pennsylvania Health Law ProjectThe April 2018 edition of Health Law PA News has been published by the Pennsylvania Health Law Project. 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
04/30/2018

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. 

PLAN E-News
04/18/2018

The National Legal Aid and Defender Association and the U. S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division are presenting a webinar entitled Combatting Sexual Harassment In Housing Through Collaboration on April 25, 2018 from 2:00 pm-3:30 pm Eastern.

PLAN E-News
04/18/2018

2017 PLAN Excellence Award - Photp

The 2018 PA Legal Aid Network Excellence Awards scheduled for March 21, 2018 had to be postponed due to severe weather conditions throughout most of Pennsylvania. We are pleased to announce that the rescheduled date for the event is June 6, 2018.

Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. (PLAN) will honor the 2018 Excellence Award winners as well as three recipients of the Outstanding Leadership in Support of Legal Services Award.

PLAN E-News