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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.
A new study, Economic Return on Investment of Providing Counsel in Philadelphia Eviction Cases for Low-Income Tenants, which was commissioned by the Association and conducted by Chicago-based Stout Risius Ross, LLC (Stout), estimates that spending $3.5 million annually to provide legal counsel for low-income tenants at risk of eviction would save the city approximately $45.2 million annually.
Chancellor Mary F. Platt made the following statement today congratulating members who won seats in the 2018 election…
Freeman's is auctioning the Philadelphia Bar Association's historic collection of portraits and sculptures that previously resided at Jenkins Memorial Law Library on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 at 10 a.m.…
Mary F. Platt, Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association, issued the following statement today regarding the shooting of worshippers at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA…
The Philadelphia Bar Association's Board of Governors unanimously adopted a resolution in September to adopt the Philadelphia Bar Association 2018-2021 Strategic Plan.
The Board of Governors will meet on Thursday, September 27, 2018, at 4 p.m. in the 10th Floor Board Room at the Philadelphia Bar Association.
Members of the Philadelphia legal community are invited to participate in a wide range of pro bono recruitment, recognition, and training events in October 2018 to commemorate the American Bar Association's National Pro Bono Celebration, a coordinated national effort held during the week of October 21-27, 2018, to encourage and support local efforts to expand the delivery of pro bono legal services…