Lackawanna Pro Bono 10th Annual Fundraising Gala

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On November 1, 2018, at Lackawanna Pro Bono’s 10th Annual Fundraising Gala,  Attorney Frank J. Bolock, Jr., Gentex Corporation, and Keith Williams will be honored with the Attorney Robert W. Munley Distinguished Service Award.

Please support Lackawanna Pro Bono’s efforts to provide equal justice to people living in poverty by attending the event, serving as a sponsor, and/or purchasing a program book ad.

The Fundraising Gala will take place at the Scranton Cultural Center ballroom. from 6:30PM to 8:30PM.  For further information or to purchase tickets or ads, call Lackawanna Pro Bono at (570) 961-2714, e-mail to LPBINC@juno.com or carla.probono@gmail.com, or click here.   Deadline for submitting ads is October 18, 2018.

Pictured above, from left to right: L. Peter Frieder, Jr., Chairman, Gentex Corporation; Attorney Frank J. Bolock, Jr.; Keith Williams; Attorney Robert W. Munley; and L.P. Frieder III, President & CEO, Gentex Corporation.

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Free Legal Advice About Family Law Problems

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FREE LEGAL ADVICE!!!!

FAMILY LAW HELP DESK:   September 17, 2018  10AM to Noon        

Sponsored by Lackawanna Pro Bono, this FREE event will provide the opportunity for low income individuals who have family law problems in Lackawanna County to meet briefly with a lawyer – FREE OF CHARGE – to discuss their legal problem.  The lawyer will not represent these individuals, but may offer important information about the legal problem.

To qualify for the Family Law Help Desk, a person must have a household income below 125 per cent of the poverty level and must not be represented by an attorney at this time.

The Family Law Help Desk will take place at the Family Court Administration Office, 200 Adams Ave., Scranton, PA.

TO APPLY FOR THE FAMILY LAW HELP DESK, OR TO LEARN MORE ABOUT LACKAWANNA PRO BONO’S OTHER SERVICES, CONTACT LACKAWANNA PRO BONO AT (570) 961-2714.

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FREE LEGAL ADVICE ABOUT FAMILY LAW PROBLEMS

FREE LEGAL ADVICE!!!!

FAMILY LAW HELP DESK:   

  • MONDAY, JUNE 4, 2018 – 10AM TO NOON
  • THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 2018 – 10AM TO NOON
  • THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 2018 – 10AM TO NOON
  • THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2018 – 10AM TO NOON
  • MONDAY, JUNE 25, 2018 – 10AM TO NOON
  • THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2018 – 10AM TO NOON                                                   

Sponsored by Lackawanna Pro Bono, these FREE events  will provide the opportunity for low income individuals who have family law problems in Lackawanna County to meet briefly with a lawyer – FREE OF CHARGE – to discuss their legal problem. The lawyer will not represent these individuals, but may offer important information about the legal problem.

To qualify for the Family Law Help Desk, a person must have a household income below 125 per cent of the poverty level and must not be represented by an attorney at this time.

The Family Law Help Desk will take place at the Family Court Administration Office, 200 Adams Ave., Scranton, PA.

TO APPLY FOR THE FAMILY LAW HELP DESK, OR TO LEARN MORE ABOUT LACKAWANNA PRO BONO’S OTHER SERVICES, CONTACT LACKAWANNA PRO BONO AT (570) 961-2714.

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Free Legal Advice About Family Law Problems

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FREE LEGAL ADVICE!!!!

FAMILY LAW HELP DESK:
MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2018 – 10AM TO NOON

Sponsored by Lackawanna Pro Bono, this FREE event will provide the opportunity for low income individuals who have family law problems in Lackawanna County to meet briefly with a lawyer – FREE OF CHARGE – to discuss their legal problem. The lawyer will not represent these individuals, but may offer important information about the legal problem.

To qualify for the Family Law Help Desk, a person must have a household income below 125 per cent of the poverty level and must not be represented by an attorney at this time.

The Family Law Help Desk will take place at the Family Court Administration Office, 200 Adams Ave., Scranton, PA.

TO APPLY FOR THE FAMILY LAW HELP DESK, OR TO LEARN MORE ABOUT LACKAWANNA PRO BONO’S OTHER SERVICES, CONTACT LACKAWANNA PRO BONO AT (570) 961-2714.

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FREE LEGAL ADVICE ABOUT FAMILY LAW PROBLEMS

FREE LEGAL ADVICE!!!!

FAMILY LAW HELP DESK:
TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2018 – 1PM to 3PM

Sponsored by Lackawanna Pro Bono, this FREE event will provide the opportunity for low income individuals who have family law problems in Lackawanna County to meet briefly with a lawyer – FREE OF CHARGE – to discuss their legal problem. The lawyer will not represent these individuals, but may offer important information about the legal problem.

To qualify for the Family Law Help Desk, a person must have a household income below 125 per cent of the poverty level and must not be represented by an attorney at this time.

The Family Law Help Desk will take place at the Family Court Administration Office, 200 Adams Ave., Scranton, PA.

TO APPLY FOR THE FAMILY LAW HELP DESK, OR TO LEARN MORE ABOUT LACKAWANNA PRO BONO’S OTHER SERVICES, CONTACT LACKAWANNA PRO BONO AT (570) 961-2714.

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12th Annual GOLF TOURNAMENT

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New Date! New Venue! Same great opportunity for members of the community to network, connect with colleagues, and enjoy a day out of the office! $10,000 up for grabs in the Hole-in-One competition! Register Early & Save! Golf Registration Fee is $135 per golfer/$150 after May 7th. Registration fee includes 18 Holes of Golf, Cart Rental & Green Fees, CLE, Lunch & Beverages, Cocktail Hour & Dinner! Sponsorship opportunities available! For more information and to register for golf or to sponsor this event,  please call Sylvia Hahn at 570-961-2714, Carla Zero at 570-840-7589, or visit 2018 Golf Tournament Registration

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NEPA Match Day 2018

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As a first time participant, Lackawanna Pro Bono is excited to have been selected by the Scranton Area Community Foundation to take part in NEPA Match Day 2018 along with 24 other nonprofit agencies who serve Lackawanna County.

On #NEPAMatchDayMay 4ththe Scranton Area Community Foundation will match donations made to each of the nonprofits in the Collective dollar for dollar, up to $1000 per organization.  Donations over the $1000 threshold will generate points toward bonus prizes.
Your Match Day donation can have double the impact and help us win one of three bonus prizes!  Donations to Lackawanna Pro Bono can be made by contacting us directly, or through the Scranton area Foundation website on Match Day, May 4th. Visit the Scranton Area Foundation website to donate or learn more about NEPA Match Day.
The Match Day initiative helps the participating nonprofits raise much needed capital and encourages philanthropy in our community.

The 25 nonprofits that comprise the Collective are:

  1. Alzheimer’s Association
  2. Children’s Advocacy Center
  3. Countryside Conservancy
  4. Dress for Success Lackawanna
  5. EOTC
  6. Everhart Museum
  7. Greater Carbondale YMCA
  8. Greater Scranton YMCA
  9. Heritage Valley Partners
  10. Indraloka Animal Sanctuary
  11. Jewish Family Service
  12. Junior League of Scranton
  13. Lacawac Sanctuary and Field Station
  14. Lackawanna Pro Bono
  15. Leadership Lackawanna
  16. Marley’s Mission
  17. Maternal and Family Health Services
  18. Meals on Wheels
  19. NEPA Rainbow Alliance
  20. Northeast Regional Cancer Institute
  21. Scranton Cultural Center
  22. The Arc of NEPA
  23. United Neighborhood Centers
  24. Women’s Resource Center
  25. Youth for Christ

 

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Free CLE: January 23, 2018 10AM to Noon

Beat the Winter Chill with a FREE CLE:

THE ABCs OF REPRESENTING THE ELDERLY CLIENT

WHEN: January 23, 2018
10AM – Noon
(Registration Starting at 9:30AM)

WHERE: Lackawanna Bar Association

2 Credits – 1 Substantive and 1 Ethics

This CLE will prepare attorneys to volunteer for Lackawanna Pro Bono’s Elder Law Clinic.

The CLE will provide an introduction to drafting simple wills, powers of attorney, and health care directives while also providing practical advice on ethical issues involved in representing the elderly. Attorneys will learn about the services offered by the Lackawanna County Area Agency on Aging as well as who to call if they suspect fraud, exploitation or abuse of an elderly client.

Presenters: Attorneys Nancy Barrasse, Kim Giombetti, Bruce Zero and Pam Janus.

The Elder Law Clinic is a joint project of Lackawanna Pro Bono, the Lackawanna County Area Agency on Aging, and the Lackawanna County Commissioners.

For additional information or to register, please contact Lackawanna Pro Bono at pam.probono@gmail.com or (570) 961-2714.

CLE Provider: Lackawanna Bar Association

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FREE CLE!!! January 23, 2018

Holiday bills got you down?

SAVE THE DATE! FREE CLE!

Lackawanna Pro Bono and the Area Agency on Aging invite you to a free CLE on Elder Law on January 23rd, 2018 from 10AM to noon.  

For additional information or to register, please contact Lackawanna Pro Bono at pam.probono@gmail.com or (570) 961-2714.

CLE Provider: Lackawanna Bar Association

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FREE LEGAL ADVICE ABOUT FAMILY LAW PROBLEMS

FREE LEGAL ADVICE!!!!

FAMILY LAW HELP DESK:
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2017 – 10AM TO NOONSnow Person Clip Art

Sponsored by Lackawanna Pro Bono, this FREE event will provide the opportunity for low income individuals who have family law problems in Lackawanna County to meet briefly with a lawyer – FREE OF CHARGE – to discuss their legal problem. The lawyer will not represent these individuals, but may offer important information about the legal problem.

To qualify for the Family Law Help Desk, a person must have a household income below 125 per cent of the poverty level and must not be represented by an attorney at this time.

The Family Law Help Desk will take place at the Family Court Administration Office, 200 Adams Ave., Scranton, PA.

TO APPLY FOR THE FAMILY LAW HELP DESK, OR TO LEARN MORE ABOUT LACKAWANNA PRO BONO’S OTHER SERVICES, CONTACT LACKAWANNA PRO BONO AT (570) 961-2714.

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