SeniorLAW Center Volunteer Attorney & Former Intern Has a Big Win for a Senior Homeowner and Grandmother Facing Crisis



Congratulations to Eric Sando, former SeniorLAW Center Intern, now an associate at Earp Cohn P.C. and pro bono attorney for SeniorLAW Center. Eric obtained successful verdicts for his client, after a two-day trial, addressing fraudulent deed conveyance and a host of other problems.  He saved her home, where she is raising her infant granddaughter.  Read below to learn more about Eric’s excellent lawyering and the impact on his client’s life.  As Eric notes:  “[H]er story is not uncommon in our city. More volunteer attorneys from supporting firms are needed to continue to protect and advocate for the rights of indigent seniors suffering similar injustices in Philadelphia.”  With gratitude to Eric and everyone at Earp Cohn! You have changed lives.

Attorneys Provide Valuable Support For Indigent Seniors At Risk

Eric P. Sando

Philadelphia Bar Reporter, May 2016

A recent win for a Philadelphia senior, after a two-day trial, highlights a persistent threat in our city and the need for volunteer attorneys to protect the rights of the indigent. In 2009, a perpetrator stole Mrs. Locke’s home when a deed was recorded bearing her forged signature.  Read more here.


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