SeniorLAW honors PECO as 2010 Partner of the Year!

SeniorLAW Center is proud to honor PECO with our 2010 Partner of the Year Award for PECO’s support and many partnerships with SeniorLAW Center to improve the lives of Pennsylvania seniors. PECO’s leadership and staff have worked closely with SeniorLAW Center to provide pro bono legal services to low-income elders, including special projects to serve…



SeniorPROM 2010 is a dazzling success!

SeniorLAW Center’s 2010 fundraiser, the SeniorPROM, drew over 250 friends and partners for dancing, food and celebration at The Westin Philadelphia on a beautiful Spring evening on Friday, April 23, 2010.   PECO’s Bill Donohue and Jeff Gordon accepted the 2010 Partner of the Year Award honoring PECO’s support and volunteer efforts to improve the lives…



Temple University Beasley School of Law Conwell Community Corps Fellowship awarded

SeniorLAW Center was recently awarded a Conwell Community Corps Fellowship, an innovative program established by Temple Law providing a 6-month full time fellowship for recent graduates at non-profit legal organizations.  We are pleased to welcome Erin Worrell, Esq., who began her fellowship at SeniorLAW Center in January 2010 and will be focusing her work on…



New Program Launched to Foster Connections to Kinship Care and Help Grandparents Care for Children at Risk (supported by Independence Foundation)

THE FOSTERING KINSHIP CARE LEGAL PROJECT provides legal advice and representation to senior relatives who wish to participate in the care and placement of children in their families who are involved in the Philadelphia child welfare system.  Recognizing the importance and necessity of kinship care families, this project seeks to assist senior relatives as they…



Jeni C. Wright Esq.

Jeni joined SeniorLAW Center in September 2006 as an Independence Foundation Fellow. Her fellowship project focused on assisting tenants of public and private housing who faced eviction and/or unsafe conditions. She now serves as Intake Coordinator and Staff Attorney, coordinating SeniorLAW Center’s high-volume intake services. Jeni has represented SeniorLAW Center clients primarily in Protection from…



Ezra Wohlgelernter, Esq.

Ezra Wohlgelernter is a founding member of the law firm of Feldman, Shepherd, Wohlgelernter, Tanner & Weinstock. Ezra was born and raised in Philadelphia and received his Juris Doctor from Temple University School of Law in 1981. He is a member of the Pa, NJ and NY bars. Wohlgelernter concentrates his practice in the field…



CARIE

The Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly, is a non-profit organization, based in Philadelphia, dedicated to improving the quality of life for vulnerable older people. CARIE was founded in 1977 primarily as an advocacy organization for the frail elderly. Its initial program, the CARIE LINE, quickly became recognized throughout the…



PA probono.net

PA probono.net is an online legal community that provides information and resources for pro bono attorneys, legal aid attorneys, public defenders, and other legal advocates interested in increasing access to justice.



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