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August 2016
2016 Philadelphia Bar Foundation Award. HAP Executive Director, Marsha Cohen, is the recipient of the 2016 Philadelphia Bar Foundation Award, which recognizes a public interest attorney who is dedicating his or her life to promoting equal access to justice for all by working in the non-profit legal services community. Read More.

Back to school backpack and supplies for Eliza Shirley. HAP's Senior Staff Attorney Pat Malley joined HAP Board Member Nancy Smith of Lincoln Financial, Kelly O'Malley of Reger Rizzo & Darnall, and Krystal Kane of Blank Rome in stuffing 30 brand new back packs with school supplies for the children of the Eliza Shirley House. Read More.

July 2016
HAP Client Success Story. HAP Board Member Lori Lasher writes about a recent client success story for the July edition of the Philadelphia Bar Association Bar Reporter. Read More.

Mary Philbrook Public Interest Award. HAP Staff attorney Michael Taub was selected to receive the Rutgers Law School Mary Philbrook Public Interest Award which recognizes Mary Philbrook, the first woman admitted to the New Jersey Bar. Read More.

Birth Certificate Clinic at Project HOME, July 13. This morning 28 HAP volunteers from 7 corporations and 6 law firms: Chubb, Cigna, Comcast, Exelon, Lincoln Financial, Merck and PNC; and Blank Rome, Hogan Lovells, Klehr Harrison, Montgomery McCracken, Morgan Lewis and White & Williams prepared birth certificate applications for 197 clients: 149 adults and 48 children from Pennsylvania and 16 other states! View Photos.

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Training and CLE’s

Ethical Considerations in Representing Homeless Clients
Thursday, September 22, 2016
11:45 AM to 2:00 PM
Cozen O'Connor
1650 Market Street, Suit 2800, Philadelphia
Save the Date for HAP's Annual Benefit April 7, 2016 Annual Benefit Learn More Become A Volunteer Become a Volunteer Information
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Legal Clinics

  • Friday, September 9
    10:00-11:00 a.m.
    RHD Woodstock
    1981 N. Woodstock Street
  • Tuesday, September 13
    6:00-7:00 p.m.
    Stenton Family Manor
    1300 E. Tulpehocken Street
  • Wednesday, September 14
    10:00-11:00 a.m.
    Station House
    2601 N. Broad Street MEN ONLY
  • Tuesday, September 20
    6:00-7:00 p.m.
    Drueding Center
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