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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.
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's Board of Governors unanimously adopted a resolution in April, approving amendments to the Bylaws of the Probate and Trust Law Section.
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.
The Board of Governors will meet on Thursday, April 26, 2018, at 4 p.m. in the 10th Floor Board Room at the Philadelphia Bar Association.
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Chief Justice Thomas G. Saylor is requesting that all lawyers make a personal commitment to provide pro bono service through direct representation of the poor and financial support of legal aid programs.
The Board of Governors will meet on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, at 4 p.m. in the 10th Floor Board Room at the Philadelphia Bar Association.
On the eve of March for Our Lives 2018, Philadelphia Bar Association Chancellor Mary F. Platt issued the following statement…
Submissions are now being accepted for the Philadelphia Bar Association's 2018 Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg "Pursuit of Justice" Legal Writing Competition.
The New Americans Campaign Philly is soliciting for volunteers. Philadelphia was chosen by NAC, a national group, to be a site in their program to help expand naturalization across the country.