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November 16, 2018
The Pennsylvania Bar Association's Legal Service to the Public Committee is currently seeking nominations for the 2019 Pro Bono Awards . This year marks the 32nd year that the committee has sought individual award nominees for Pro Bono service. Additionally, nominations are also being sought for the
November 9, 2018
The Pennsylvania Utility Law Project (PULP) has released its 2018-2019 Pennsylvania Advocates Manual for those seeking funds from the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) for those they serve. The applications and guidelines for LIHEAP often change from year to year, and these changes
October 30, 2018
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project is offering a free webinar to educate advocates, providers, and professionals who work with dual eligibles and other low-income Medicare beneficiaries about Medicare in 2019. Dual eligibles are people who get coverage through both Medicare and Medicaid. The
October 30, 2018
The Clearinghouse Community, part of the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law , will be holding the November 2018 episode of the Advocacy Exchange webcast, entitled Clean Slate: How the Left, Right, and Football Players Passed an Innovative Criminal-Records Law , on Thursday, November 29,
October 26, 2018
North Penn Legal Services has announced that Lori A. Molloy, Esq. has been named the new Executive Director of North Penn Legal Services. After a thorough search process, a Search Committee appointed by the Board of Directors unanimously recommended NPLS’ Director of Legal Advocacy and Acting
October 22, 2018
Attorney General Josh Shapiro issued a call today to all mortgage borrowers and home loan applicants in the Philadelphia area to file complaints with his office if they believe they may have been victims of redlining or experienced irregularities when looking for a mortgage or home loan.
October 19, 2018
Pennsylvania courts have launched a “stop abuse” outreach campaign in English and Spanish to educate victims of abuse that protection orders are an option to help stop their abuse. “Courts play an important role in helping to keep a victim, and the victim’s family, safe from future abuse through
October 17, 2018
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project has published the September/October 2018 edition of Health Law PA News , 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

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