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May 11, 2009
Over 500 attended Northwestern Legal Services' Reception on May 7th, 5:30 PM at the Federal Courthouse in Erie honoring the mission of access to justice and the 38 original incorporators of NWLS.
May 6, 2009
The April 2009 Senior Health News has been published by the Pennsylvania Health Law Project. This issue includes the following articles:
May 5, 2009
Public housing agencies will use this funding to connect public housing residents with education, job training, employment services and homeownership counseling available in the local community to promote self-sufficiency.
April 9, 2009
The Pennsylvania IOLTA Board has released a report entitled, Results of the Pennsylvania Access to Justice Act, A Report on the Filing-Fee Surcharge Law, FY 2004-2008 . This report, related to funding received as a result of the Access to Justice statute (42 Pa. C. S. Section 4901 et. seq.),
April 2, 2009
The Board President and Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. expressed their support and appreciation to the State Supreme Court, applauding the Order entered by Chief Justice Castille, dated April 2, which helps fund civil legal aid programs by assessing a $25 surcharge on
April 1, 2009
The 2009 Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network Excellence Awards were presented at the annual awards dinner on Tuesday, March 31, 2009, at the Harrisburg Hilton & Towers. The evening's keynote speaker was The Honorable Marjorie O. Rendell, Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. The
February 3, 2009
Laval Miller-Wilson, a Senior Attorney at Juvenile Law Center (JLC) in Philadelphia, will join the Pennsylvania Health Law Project (PHLP) as Executive Director. He replaces Michael Campbell, who recently accepted a teaching position at Villanova University Law School and who co-founded PHLP with Ann
January 5, 2009
The Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network is proud to announce the recipients of its 2009 Excellence Awards. The list includes a variety of civil legal aid professionals and friends of civil legal aid across Pennsylvania who are being recognized for their efforts in support of the clients served by the

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