Philadelphia Bar Association

Founded in 1802. The oldest association of lawyers in the United States.
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Primary geographic focus: Pennsylvania
Organization type(s): Bar/Pro Bono



Philly tenants should have access to legal aid

Deborah R. Gross, Catherine Carr, Joseph Sullivan
Philadelphia Inquirer
March 17, 2017
Philadelphia should follow the example of Washington and New York and move toward making legal representation in eviction and foreclosure proceedings a right, not a privilege available only to those who can afford it.

Letter to Editor

Don’t chop legal aid funding

Deborah R. Gross
Philadelphia Inquirer
March 21, 2017
Eliminating funding for the Legal Services Corp. poses a threat to our entire community. Denying funding for civil legal aid prevents access to justice for all.

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