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President Obama Signs the Older Americans Act

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
On Tuesday, President Obama demonstrated the Administration’s commitment to older Americans by signing into law the Older Americans Act.  The Older Americans Act funds a wide array of programs that are crucial to addressing poverty among older adults, including legal services. Low-income seniors with few other resources rely on those programs to age safely and with dignity, including free le… click for more

SeniorLAW Center Featured on WURD 900 AM Radio Station

Monday, April 11th, 2016
On Wednesday, March 30, 2016, SeniorLAW Center Staff Attorney Cateria R. McCabe appeared on talk radio station WURD 900 AM.  She was the featured guest on the show “Day Break” which is hosted by Thera Martin Milling.  Cateria called into the station to discuss SeniorLAW Center’s Veterans Project.  She explained how the dynamic project provides free legal services to veterans, their widows… click for more

SeniorLAW Center featured on LaSalle TV’s “News You Can Use”

Friday, April 8th, 2016
SeniorLAW Center attorneys Cateria R. McCabe and Wendy E. Bookler were recent guests on LaSalle TV’s “News You Can Use”, hosted by Thera Martin Milling.  Cateria and Wendy had the opportunity to share, with the 300,000+ households that this program goes out to, information about SeniorLAW Center’s general services as well as specific information about our Legal Services for Older Veterans… click for more

SeniorLAW Center and Senior Veteran Client in the Associated Press and hundreds of new outlets around the nation

Thursday, March 31st, 2016
SeniorLAW Center and our senior veteran client, Jep Livingston, appeared in a national story on civil legal aid for the poor. Mr. Livingston is a 69-year-old Vietnam veteran from Philadelphia, faced homelessness last year as the city moved to sell his longtime home after he defaulted on a plan to repay back property taxes. He defaulted, he said, because someone stole his wallet and drained his ban… click for more

We are delighted to announce our 2016 honorees

Monday, March 28th, 2016
6 Over 60 Award   Americans who have had an Extraordinary Impact on our Community   Nolan N. Atkinson, Esq. Advocate for diversity and justice; Current Chief Diversity Officer for the Kenney Administration; Former Duane Morris partner; Founder, Philadelphia Diversity Law Group, Inc.; Petitioned to have his great–grandfather posthumously admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar, a right h… click for more

SeniorLAW Center’s Staff Attorney Speaks Up in the Philadelphia Inquirer on LOOP, Gentrification and Saving Seniors’ Homes

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016
How do we help older homeowners stay in their homes and communities as gentrification occurs?  Philadelphia resident and SeniorLAW Center attorney Susanna Ratner notes in a recent Philadelphia Inquirer Letter to the  Editor the positives and the negatives about gentrification and its impact on seniors and their ability to age in place. Read more here. “Many of our clients have lived in thei… click for more

SeniorLAW Center Attorney Presents at the Women & Aging Webinar Series Hosted by PCA

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016
Philadelphia Corporation for Aging  presents Women & Aging Webinar Series: Combating Financial Exploitation on Wednesday February 10, 2016 from 1pm – 2pm EST. Project S.A.F.E. Coordinator Dana Goldberg, Esq. and Joe Snyder from the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging will co-presenters on this webinar.  Every year, billions of dollars are stolen or scammed from seniors in the United States.… click for more

Introducing Bill & Shelli Fedullo, 2016 SeniorLAW Center Gala Chairs

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
SeniorLAW Center is happy to announce Bill & Shelli Fedullo are our Gala Chairs for the 2016 SeniorLAW Center “6 Over 60” Gala being held on Wednesday May 4, 2016 at the Crystal Tea Room. Bill served as the 87th Chancellor of the 13,000 member Philadelphia Bar Association in 2014 and Shelli has extensive leadership in planning the annual Bench Bar Conference in the past. They are exempl… click for more

SeniorLAW Center Testified Before the Veterans Advisory Commission

Monday, December 21st, 2015
SeniorLAW Center recently presented testimony about our stellar Providing Legal Services to Older Veterans Project at the annual public hearings of the Philadelphia Veterans Advisory Commission*. On Wednesday, December 9, 2015, Legal Director Wendy Bookler and Staff Attorney Cateria R. McCabe testified before the Commission, as well as many invited guests and other veterans’ services providers. … click for more

SeniorLAW Center Presented at Philadelphia’s Annual Public Interest Law Day

Thursday, December 17th, 2015
SeniorLAW Center is proud to hold leadership roles in Philadelphia’s nationally renowned public interest community and to have served as planners and presenters for Philadelphia’s Annual Public Interest Law Day on December 10th, 2015, which brings our stellar community together with leaders in pro bono, the courts and the Bar who care about access to justice.  SeniorLAW Center staff attorney … click for more

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