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View fabulous photos from our extraordinary 2014 Gala honoring older veterans!

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
THANK YOU for helping us honor our senior veterans and advocates! Our 2014 Gala was the most successful ever, sharing stories of courage, liberation and service which changed our country and our lives. Photos by SAM ZOLTEN, Photo/Facts (with enormous gratitude from all of us at SeniorLAW Center) Please CLICK HERE for photos of this extraordinary evening.… click for more

Margarita Martinez recipient of the Emergency Fund Coalition 2014 Community Service Award!

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
[caption id="attachment_4456" align="alignleft" width="418"] Margarita receiving her award at the EFC luncheon, with PCA Senior VP Louis Colbert[/caption] Congratulations to SeniorLAW Center's Hispanic Legal Services Coordinator Margarita Martinez on winning a 2014 Community Service Award from the Emergency Fund Coalition for Older Philadelphians! Her work in the Hispanic comm… click for more

Obama declares June 15th World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Thursday, June 12th, 2014
SeniorLAW Center fights elder abuse, neglect and exploitation as a key priority of our work.  Elder abuse is a human rights issue.  Each year, the international community renews its commitment to addressing elder abuse, recognizing that it damages public health and threatens millions of our parents, grandparents, and friends. It is a crisis that knows no borders or socio-economic lines. On… click for more

SeniorLAW Center is Moving!!!

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014
We will be closed on Friday, June 6 and Monday, June 9, opening for business in our new offices on Tuesday, June 10, 2014. Our new address is:  SeniorLAW Center Suite 1501, 2 Penn Center 1500 JFK Boulevard (across from Love Park) Philadelphia, PA  19102-1718   Phone and email will remain the same: General:  215-988-1244    Intake:  215-988-1242    PA SeniorLAW Help… click for more

THANK YOU for helping us honor our senior veterans and advocates!

Friday, May 23rd, 2014
Our 2014 Gala was the most successful ever, sharing stories of courage, liberation and service which changed our country and our lives. Thank you to our extraordinary Presenting Partners,  all our generous sponsors, and all who joined us. Those who attended experienced a moving evening of gratitude to and celebration of those who valiantly served and continue to serve our county and all of us,… click for more

SeniorLAW Center volunteer lawyers serving older veterans featured in the Philadelphia Bar Reporter

Thursday, May 15th, 2014
Philadelphia Bar Reporter – May 2014   Volunteering For Those Who Served Daniel E. Rhynhart And Rosemary McKenna [caption id="attachment_4391" align="alignleft" width="118"] Daniel E. Rhynhart[/caption] [caption id="attachment_4392" align="alignleft" width="117"] Rosemary McKenna[/caption] The legal problems facing Pennsylvania’s seniors today – homelessness, elder abuse… click for more

Don’t forget key work of U.S. vets

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
Philadelphia Inquirer 5/4/2014 Patrick Murphy is a partner with Fox Rothschild LLP, an Iraq war veteran, a former U.S. congressman, and an MSNBC host Karen C. Buck is the executive director of SeniorLAW Center (www.seniorlawcenter.org) Don't forget key work of U.S. vets [caption id="attachment_4376" align="alignleft" width="300"] A group of World War II veterans from Florida visiting … click for more

The 2014 Inductees into the SeniorLAW Center Hall of Fame:

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
Champions for seniors, leaders in the founding and success of SeniorLAW Center, and tireless advocates for improving the lives of older Pennsylvanians. JOSEPH B. SILVERSTEIN, ESQ. Joe is a partner at the law firm of Green, Silverstein & Groff, LLC and represents individuals and corporations, focusing on complex commercial litigation, insurance and transactional work. For almost fift… click for more

Cozen O’Connor – 2014 Partner of the Year

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
Cozen O’Connor has been selected as SeniorLAW Center’s 2014 Partner of the Year.  This award recognizes an exceptional partner whose efforts have significantly promoted our important mission of protecting the rights of older Pennsylvanians.   Cozen O’Connor lawyers are leaders in advancing the mission of SeniorLAW Center through pro bono service, taking a leading role in representi… click for more

SeniorLAW Center and its two “Fighting Contractor Fraud” practice group partners team up to help seniors!

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
On December 5, 2013 SeniorLAW Center and Pepper Hamilton hosted a first time ever gathering of the Pepper Hamilton and Cozen O’Connor “Fighting Contractor Fraud” practice groups.  Each of the firms, in partnership with SeniorLAW Center, has been representing low income senior homeowners “ripped off” by unscrupulous home repair contractors.  The successful launch of these two prac… click for more

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