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November 8, 2017
The Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network (PLAN), the state’s coordinated system of civil legal aid organizations working to assure fairness for all in the civil justice system, thanks The General Assembly and the Governor for the approval and signing of a bill that will provide enhanced access to justice
October 31, 2017
The Clearinghouse Community, part of the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law , will be holding the November episode of the Advocacy Exchange webcast, entitled Making Public Benefits Accessible to Clients with Visual Impairments , on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm
October 24, 2017
Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. is currently soliciting applications for a Martin Luther King, Jr. Program fellowship that will be located at Northwestern Legal Services in Erie, Pennsylvania. The Martin Luther King, Jr. Fellowship Program was established in 2004 in an attempt to enhance the
October 20, 2017
The U.S. Department of Justice has announced more than $3.42 million in funding to respond to elder abuse and victims of financial crimes throughout the United States. The awards will better protect older Americans by improving identification of elder abuse and strengthening the response to victims
October 4, 2017
Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. is currently soliciting nominations for its 2018 Excellence Awards. This year, the awards dinner will be held on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, at the Hilton Harrisburg Hotel. A social hour will take place from 5:00 p.m.
October 3, 2017
The Clearinghouse Community, part of the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law , will be holding the October episode of the Advocacy Exchange webcast, entitled Tax Law for Legal Aid Lawyers , on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Eastern. The Advocacy Exchange is a monthly
October 2, 2017
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project has published the September 2017 edition of Health Law PA News . 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
September 28, 2017
The Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Legal Services to the Public Committee is pleased to honor Harrisburg lawyer James P. DeAngelo with its Jeffrey A. Ernico Award at the September 27, 2017 annual fall membership meeting of the Dauphin County Bar Association. Attorney DeAngelo is Chair of the

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