Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


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Armed with high-tech assistance, legal aid attorneys aim to assist more people filing for bankruptcy

Kate Giammarise
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
January 22, 2018
Attorneys at Pittsburgh's Neighborhood Legal Services Association, with the assistance of volunteer attorneys, have started using Upsolve, a software program that automates much of the work that used to require the time and effort of a human attorney.

Op-Ed

Dick Thornburgh: Ensuring justice for all with legal aid

Dick Thornburgh
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
March 5, 2017
Legal aid services are a lifeline for many, and essential to our system of justice.

News Story

Federal cuts would target civil legal aid for poor

Kate Giammarise
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
February 27, 2017
Funds for low-income people seeking legal help in civil cases — such as those involving domestic violence protection from abuse orders, child custody issues, evictions, mortgage foreclosures — could potentially become scarcer.

News Story

Rent-to-own: Court case sheds light on business practice

Kate Giammarise
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
September 26, 2016
A recent report from the National Consumer Law Center about such contracts noted that they are marked by grossly unequal bargaining power.

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Teaming up to help Pittsburgh-area tenants in public housing eviction cases

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
June 28, 2015
Article about the partnership in Pittsburgh between legal aid and a private law firm to help with unlawful evictions.



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