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.
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.