2020 Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network Excellence Awards - POSTPONED

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UPDATE: The 2020 Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network (PLAN) Excellence Awards, scheduled to take place on March 31, 2020 will be POSTPONED as a result of the growing concern over the spread of the coronavirus. PLAN hopes to reschedule the event for late summer/early fall so that all recipients who were scheduled to receive awards can be honored. More Information

Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. will honor the 2020 recipients of the PLAN Excellence Awards at the PLAN Excellence Award Banquet on Tuesday March 31, 2020 , at the Hilton Harrisburg Hotel in Harrisburg, PA. The Keynote Speaker for the event will be The Honorable David N. Wecht, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice.

The Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network Excellence Awards recognize legal aid attorneys, paralegals, support staff and friends of civil legal aid who support the clients served by the civil legal programs that comprise the Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network.

The 2020 Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network Excellence Award  honorees are:

  • Wesley C. Allen, Esq. 
    Senior Attorney, Family Advocacy Unit • Community Legal Services • Philadelphia, PA
  • Mardi Busanus 
    Volunteer • Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania • Doylestown, PA
  • El Comité de Apoyo a los Trabajadores Agrícolas (CATA) 
    El Comité de Apoyo a los Trabajadores Agrícolas (The Farmworkers Support Committee) • Kennett Square, PA
  • Robert Damewood, Esq. 
    Staff Attorney • Regional Housing Legal Services • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Erin Guay 
    Paralegal • Pennsylvania Health Law Project • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Samuel R. Grego, Esq. 
    Principal • Dickie McCamey, & Chilcote, P.C. • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Gabriele Miller-Wagner 
    Administrative Assistant, Pro Bono Department • Pennsylvania Bar Association • Harrisburg, PA
  • Matthew S. Rich, Esq. 
    Staff Attorney • MidPenn Legal Services • Harrisburg, PA
  • Joan M. Tutak, Esq.  
    Senior Attorney • Neighborhood Legal Services • Butler, PA

In addition, the Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network is honored to present the Outstanding Leadership In Support of Legal Services Award to:

  • Samuel W. Milkes, Esq.
    Executive Director, Pennsylvania Legal Services Network, Inc.

The ceremony will also feature a video tribute of each honoree highlighting their accomplishments. 

For more information on the 2020 Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network Excellence Awards including banquet reservations, program advertising, and event sponsorship opportunities, please visit our website at www.palegalaid.net or contact Christine Kirby via email at ckirby@palegalaid.net

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