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SeniorLAW Center Presents at 26th Annual National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA) Conference in Orlando, FL

Friday, October 2nd, 2015
SeniorLAW Center’s Project S.A.F.E. Coordinator, Dana Goldberg, Esq. presented at the 26th annual National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA) Conference in Orlando with Joe Snyder, Director and Jennifer Spoerie, Supervisor, Older Adult Protective Services of  the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging.  Dana, Joe and Jennifer presented “It Takes a Team: The Philadelphia Elder Financia… click for more

SeniorLAW Center Attorneys to Present about Vital Housing Issues at 2015 Regional Conference on Aging

Friday, October 2nd, 2015
On October 19, 2015, SeniorLAW Center attorneys Cateria McCabe, Elizabeth Shay and Susanna Ratner will be presenting at PCA’s 2015 Regional Conference on Aging on “How to Resolve Vital Housing Issues to Prevent Senior Homelessness.” This interactive session will teach professionals how to address vital housing issues faced by senior homeowners and tenants, and will cover property tax and mor… click for more

Important SeniorLAW Center Closures and Procedures for the Pope’s Visit to Philadelphia

Thursday, September 10th, 2015
CLICK HERE:  for important information about SeniorLAW Center closures and procedures during the Pope's visit to Philadelphia.    … click for more

ANOTHER VICTORY FOR THE COZEN O’CONNOR/SENIORLAW CENTER CONTRACTOR FRAUD TEAM

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
Cozen O’Connor attorneys Dan Luccaro and Paul Bartolacci successfully pursued a home repair contractor who misrepresented that he had performed home repairs and ran off with $10,000 from two unsuspecting, elderly homeowners. The Southwest Philadelphia couple was told a new roof was installed on their home but the Cozen attorneys found that the roof had been simply coated with a sealing compound.… click for more

SeniorLAW Center CELEBRATES ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR PA VOTERS!

Friday, August 28th, 2015
Philadelphia, PA. SeniorLAW Center celebrates the Wolf Administration’s decision to allow eligible Pennsylvanians the opportunity to register online to vote. “SeniorLAW is proud to have been a strong advocate for voting rights for seniors, the poor and other vulnerable populations who bravely fought, marched, bled and suffered for that right. We are excited and pleased that the voting process … click for more

Senate Passes Older Americans Act Reauthorization Unanimously!

Friday, July 17th, 2015
SeniorLAW Center applauds the U.S. Senate's unanimous passage today of the Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2015 (OAA). Bipartisan support of this essential law for older adults, which celebrated its 50th anniversary on July 14th , is welcome. The Older Americans Act is the foundation of critical services for older Americans, including legal services. The OAA is an important tool in t… click for more

Historic Elder Justice Announcements at 2015 White House Conference on Aging

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
SeniorLAW Center applauds the Obama administration for making elder justice a priority of its 2015 White House Conference on Aging and is proud to be a member of the national Elder Justice Coalition. Significant and historic elder justice announcements were made at the Conference, including a new rule to be issued by the end of 2015 addressing with the Victims of Crime Act (“VOCA”). The Depart… click for more

Larry Felzer Named New President of Temple Law Alumni Association

Friday, June 19th, 2015
[caption id="attachment_5379" align="aligncenter" width="470"] Larry Felzer with Dean Joanne Epps[/caption] June 8, 2015 was an amazing day as Larry Felzer was named New President of Temple Law Alumni Association. Surrounded by his peers, SeniorLAW Center couldn't be prouder. Congratulations, Larry. You've made history! Full link of the event here.… click for more

Legal Director, Wendy Bookler Quoted in Thomas R. Kline School of Law’s Docket Newsletter on Public Interest

Thursday, June 18th, 2015
Expanding Philly's Public Interest Footprint Article is here, highlighting the need for young lawyers in non-profit arenas, ensuring the welfare of the public at-large. SeniorLAW Center's own, Wendy Bookler, was quoted in the article. Read more by clicking on the link above.… click for more

Beth Shay, Esq., of SeniorLAW Center Testifies to Philadelphia City Council

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015
On Wednesday June 10, 2015 Beth Shay, Coordinator of the SeniorLAW Center’s Homeowner’s Assistance Program, testified before the Finance Committee of the Philadelphia City Council and acknowledged the City’s first time grant to SLC to conduct a triage program for seniors in the Philadelphia Mortgage Foreclosure Diversion court. Attorney Shay coupled her acknowledgement with a plea for in… click for more
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