Tuesday, March 28, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM EDT
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One North Second Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101

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Natalie Bogerman 
Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. 

2017 PA Legal Aid Network Excellence Awards 

PLAN Excellence Awrds The 2017 Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network Excellence Awards honor members and friends of the legal aid community who exemplify excellence in their commitment and accomplishments as advocates for low-income people. A media presentation highlighting the accomplishments of each award recipient will be incorporated into the program.

Each winner has been carefully selected by criteria assessing increased access to civil legal aid, excellence in advocacy, leadership, and/or innovation in service delivery. 

The 2017 Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network Excellence Award Honorees are: 

  • Pamela Lynn Dalton-Arlotti, Esq.
    Director of Program Performance and Compliance
    Neighborhood Legal Services Association
    Pittsburgh, PA
  • Barbara Griffin, Esq.
    Director of the Pro Bono Center
    Allegheny County Bar Foundation
    Pittsburgh, PA
  • Legal Aid of Southeastern PACentralized Telephone Helpline Staff
    Nanci Hoover, Esq., Managing Attorney; Robin Babillis, Paralegal; Delores Wilson Bailey, Paralegal; Kristan Burgess, Esq., Helpline Attorney; Eleonor Glasco, Paralegal; Carolyn Hettell, Paralegal; Randall Hove, Esq., Helpline Attorney; Pamela Manning, Support Staff; Venezla MosesParalegal; and Pandora Murphy, Paralegal
    Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania
    Norristown, PA
  • Michael D. LiPuma, Esq.
    Law Office of Michael LiPuma
    Chair, Board of Directors
    Community Legal Services and Philadelphia Legal Assistance 
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Jill Kelly McComsey, Esq.
    Associate Attorney
    Seidel Cohen Hof & Reid, LLC
    Bethlehem, PA
  • Linda D. Renick
    North Penn Legal Services
    Bethlehem, PA
  • Thomas B. Schmidt, Esq.
    Of Counsel
    Pepper Hamilton LLP
    Harrisburg, PA
  • Patricia A. Shilling
    MidPenn Legal Services
    Pottsville, PA
  • Judith E. Wilson, Esq.
    Managing Attorney
    Northwestern, Legal Service
    Erie, PA

In addition, Fulton Financial Corporation has been selected to receive the Outstanding Leadership in Support of Legal Services in recognition of the bank’s long-standing support and investment in Pennsylvania IOLTA and civil legal aid as an IOLTA Platinum Leader Bank since March 2009.  Platinum Leader Banks exceed the PA IOLTA program requirements by paying a 1%, premium yield, on IOLTA accounts. Since 2009, Fulton Financial Corporation has contributed more than $2.4 million to the IOLTA program.

The featured speaker at the Award Banquet will be Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro.

Please join us to celebrate the accomplishments and leadership of these individuals and organizations in the provision of legal aid.

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