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Mary F. Platt is a litigator at Fineman Krekstein & Harris P.C., with extensive experience representing corporate clients in individual cases and class actions.
As many members of Philadelphia’s legal community have been asking what they can do to help the community-at-large, “The Challenge Ahead: Access to Justice” pro bono volunteerism initiative provides opportunities for Association members and beyond to help people in need by providing limited legal representation, education, advice and advocacy.
Nominations are being accepted for Philadelphia Bar Association's Large Firm Management Committee Public Service Awards to honor and recognize two young attorneys for their exceptional pro bono or public service work. Eligible attorneys must have practiced law for five years or less in private practice or the public sector. The awards will be presented at the City-Wide Summer Associate Reception on Wednesday, July 11 at Water Works…
Commending the Pennsylvania Supreme Court for its May 9, 2018 Order, Chancellor Mary F. Platt issued the following statement on behalf of the 12,000-member Philadelphia Bar Association encouraging retired attorneys to apply for emeritus status to serve low-income clients of legal service organizations…
You're invited to celebrate 10 years of saving homes by the Philadelphia Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Prevention Program in Court Room 653, City Hall, on Thursday, June 14 at 3:30 p.m. A reception will immediately follow in the Law Library, Room 600. RSVP is required…
The Philadelphia Bar Association's Board of Governors unanimously adopted two resolutions in May, opposing the use of risk assessment tools to determine criminal sentences and opposing H.R. 4508, the “PROSPER” Act.
The Board of Governors will meet on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at 4 p.m. in the 10th Floor Board Room at the Philadelphia Bar Association.
Chancellor Mary F. Platt today urged area members of the state House of Representatives to vote in favor of House Bill 111, which calls for merit selection of appellate court judges in Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia Bar Association Chancellor Mary F. Platt today issued the following statement lauding the pilot program allowing CLE credit for pro bono service…
The 12,000-member Philadelphia Bar Association will celebrate Law Week 2018 (Monday, April 30 – Friday, May 4), with an array of free community service events coordinated by the Association’s Young Lawyers Division and presented by volunteer lawyers.
The Philadelphia Bar Association has championed the cause of merit selection of judges for more than fifty years. As early as next week, members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives may vote on House Bill 111, which will introduce merit selection of appellate court judges.