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Board Member, Roberta Jacobs-Meadway Receives Dennis H. Replansky Memorial Award

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
We are proud of Board Officer, Bobbi Jacobs-Meadway for being selected by the Executive Committee of the Business Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association for the Dennis H. Replansky Memorial Award. The award is meant to recognize members of the Philadelphia business law community who have demonstrated superior legal talent, made significant contributions to the business law community and t… click for more

New Video Released! SeniorLAW Center and AARP are working together to develop innovative pro bono opportunities for leaders in the legal community.

Monday, January 7th, 2019
SeniorLAW Center and AARP’s innovative partnership is using the power of the city’s legal community to improve the lives of senior veterans, elder abuse victims, and grandparents raising grandchildren. Hear more here about our work together through this new video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4Xi3F-sbAQ… click for more

Karen Buck, Executive Director, Testifies Before the United States Senate

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
So proud of our Executive Director, Karen Buck, as she testified before the U.S. Senate on the rights of older Americans, the crisis of guardianship and how legal services and states are working to make change in a flawed system. View the full testimony here.… click for more

SeniorLAW Center Testifies Before the City Council Public Safety Committee Hearing

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
Today, Cateria R. McCabe, Esq., Director of Veterans, Kinship and Tenants Rights, testified at the City Council Public Safety Committee hearing in support of two bills: No. 180741 regarding Criminal and Defiant Trespassers and Bill No. 180978 regarding Fraudulent Leasing of Residential Property.  SeniorLAW Center is proud to support the proposed amendments in Bill No. 180741 because they p… click for more

DISCOUNTED TRANSPORTATION FOR VOTERS!

Monday, November 5th, 2018
Uber and Lyft are discounted to anyone going to vote on Election Day: Read more here. Happy voting!… click for more

SeniorLAW Center and partners present Veterans Discharge Upgrade Clinic on 11/16/18

Friday, November 2nd, 2018
SeniorLAW Center is proud to partners with the Lawyers Serving Warriors® program of the National Veterans Legal Services Program, Center in the Park, Morgan Lewis and Exelon to serve veterans. NVLSP will present a “Know Your Rights” informational session on how to correct military records and upgrade less than fully honorable discharges at 10 am. New military policies allow reconsideration of… click for more

SeniorLAW Center Presents at the National Law and Aging Conference

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018
SeniorLAW Center is honored to be presenting at the 2018 National Law and Aging Conference taking place October 25-26, 2018 in Alexandria, VA. Karen C. Buck, Esq., Executive Director will present on Court-Based Access to Justice Programs for Older Americans” with President Judge Sheila Woods-Skipper (Philadelphia Co.) and President Judge George Zanic (Huntingdon County).  Karen and Cateria … click for more

SeniorLAW Center and AARP Leverage Pro Bono to Change Systems and Lives

Monday, October 8th, 2018
SeniorLAW Center was recently featured in the Legal Intelligencer, highlighting our new project with AARP. Together, SeniorLAW Center and AARP are developing an innovative partnership that will use the power of the city’s legal community to improve the lives of senior veterans, elder abuse victims, and grandparents raising grandchildren, far too many of whom face poverty or other challenges. Rea… click for more

SeniorLAW Center Presents at the 2018 Regional Conference on Aging Hosted by the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
SeniorLAW Center is proud to be presenting at the 2018 Regional Conference on Aging, hosted by the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA). The conference will be held at PCA’s offices: 642 North Broad St. in Philadelphia, Wednesday September 26 – Friday September 28. The conference will feature 30 workshops over three days centered on clinical programs, public policy issues and resources for… click for more

Senator Casey’s Bill to Support Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Becomes Law

Friday, July 13th, 2018
This new law will create a one-stop-shop of resources to support grandparents raising grandchildren. In Pennsylvania, more than 100,000 children are being raised by grandparents or other relatives, and experts say this number is rising as the opioid epidemic devastates communities. Recently, Senator Casey hosted a series of roundtables with Pennsylvania grandparents to discuss how the bill will he… click for more
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