Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network Conference

Proposals Sought for 2019 Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network Conference

Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. is currently soliciting workshop proposals for the Annual PLAN Statewide Conference, which is scheduled for September 18-19, 2019.

Please use the link below to access an online, fillable workshop proposal description form to enter your proposed workshop session information. This form must be completed in its entirety. The deadline for submissions is Friday, June 7 by 4:00 p.m.  

Workshop proposals should be for both workshops that are being proposed with trainers, as well as submission ideas for sessions people would like to see at the conference but are not proposing themselves or anyone else for a trainer.  Send us your ideas and we will review them. Please put your name on the “would like to see” proposals so if we need further information we can contact you.

Workshop Proposal Form

2018 Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network Conference

The 2018 Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network Conference was held on September 27-28, 2018 at the Hilton Harrisburg. Pre-conference programs were held on September 26, 2018 at the Hilton Harrisburg. 

The conference offered an opportunity for legal aid staff and colleagues to gather and share information and experiences.

Forty-two workshop were offered on a variety of topics. Expert presenters from both within and outside the Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network shared their knowledge, expertise and insights with the attendees to enhance their skill and ability to represent low-income individuals.

Information on the conference agenda and related events is available on the conference app website at

Pre-Conference Programs

Trial Advocacy Skill Training

There was a pre-conference Trial Advocacy Skills Training program on September 26, 2018. This program offered instruction and practical skills needed to improve the participants ability to represent clients in trial advocacy environments.

Legal Server Training

On Wednesday, September 26, 2018, PLAN, Inc. is sponsored a one-day LegalServer Pre-conference Training before the start of the September 27-28 statewide training.

Topics included New Tools & Enhancements, Supervisory Reports and Compliance Monitoring, a refresher on Forms, Processes, and Branch Logic, and an API Workshop. Ron Wilhoite and Jeff Hogue of LegalServer led the workshop sessions.



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