Wednesday, March 21, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM EDT
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Hilton Harrisburg Hotel 
One North Second Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101

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Natalie Bogerman 
Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. 

2018 PA Legal Aid Network Excellence Awards 

The 2018 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 Outstanding Leadership in Support of Legal Services Award will be presented to:

  • The Honorable Dick Thornburgh
    Former U.S. Attorney General
    Former Governor of Pennsylvania
    Pittsburgh, PA

  • The Honorable Stewart J. Greenleaf
    Member, Pennsylvania Senate
    Willow Grove, PA

  • The Honorable Ronald S. Marsico
    Member, Pennsylvania General Assembly
    Harrisburg, PA

The 2018 Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network Excellence Award Honorees are: 

  • Rachel Blake, Esq. 
    Associate Director
    Regional Housing Legal Services
    Glenside, PA

  • Patrick M. Cicero, Esq. 
    Executive Director
    Pennsylvania Utility Law Project
    Harrisburg, PA

  • Suzanne Z. Moschini
    North Penn Legal Services
    Bethlehem, PA

  • Antoinette C. Oliver, Esq.
    Chair, Pittsburgh Pro Bono Partnership
    Partner, Meyer, Unkovic & Scott LLP
    Pittsburgh, PA

  • Mary Coyne Pugh, Esq.
    Executive Director
    Montgomery Child Advocacy Project
    Norristown, PA

  • Randi Riefner
    Legal Assistant
    Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania
    Bristol, PA

  • BethShapiro, Esq.
    Senior Attorney
    Community Legal Services
    Philadelphia, PA

  • The Honorable John Thomas
    United States Bankruptcy Judge

    The Middle District Bankruptcy Bar Association Pro Bono Program
    United States Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
    Wilkes-Barre, PA

Please join us to celebrate the accomplishments and leadership of these individuals and organizations in the provision of legal aid at the PLAN Excellence Award Dinner on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, at the Hilton Harrisburg in Harrisburg, PA. Click the Register Now! link below to purchase individual tickets or to host a table at the Excellence Award Dinner.

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