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Theresa D. Brunson, Esq.

Theresa joined SeniorLAW Center as a staff attorney with our Pursuing Justice for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren in Pennsylvania Project in April 2020. Her role primarily consists of providing legal assistance, counseling and representation to grandparents and other older adults seeking custody of their grandchildren when their birth parents are unable to care for them and…



Catherine Beideman Heitzenrater, Esq.

Catherine Beideman Heitzenrater (Kate) is a partner in the Philadelphia office of Duane Morris LLP. Kate practices in the areas of bankruptcy, corporate reorganization, creditors’ rights, commercial finance and secured transactions. She represents insurance companies, secured creditors, chapter 11 debtors-in-possession, chapter 11 trustees, chapter 7 trustees, liquidating trustees and creditors’ committees in all aspects of…



Elder Victim Staff Attorney (Montgomery County office)

Elder Victim Staff Attorney (Montgomery County office) SeniorLAW Center seeks an experienced candidate to join its team of public interest attorneys and advocates. We seek a full-time Staff Attorney, with at least four to five (4-5) years of experience in civil litigation to serve in our Norristown office. Candidates from diverse backgrounds and orientations with…



Instructions Regarding filing for Protection from Abuse Orders

For any older adult experiencing abuse, we urge you to contact our helpline; please see the attached document for instructions regarding filing for Protection from Abuse Orders in Philadelphia. SeniorLAW Center leaders were instrumental in advocacy in this effort with our partners. COVID-19 has a disproportionate and deathly impact on the older Americans we serve,…



Elder Victim Staff Attorney Temporary Position

Elder Victim Staff Attorney Temporary Position Founded in 1978, SeniorLAW Center is a dynamic nonprofit public interest legal services organization whose mission is to improve the lives of Pennsylvanians 60 and older and to protect their rights through legal representation, education and advocacy. We are the only non-profit agency in Pennsylvania whose sole focus is…