MidPenn Legal Services

Pro Bono CLE Pilot Project logoMidPenn Legal Services is a non-profit, public interest law firm dedicated to providing equal access to justice and high quality civil legal services to low income residents and survivors of domestic violence in 18 counties in Central Pennsylvania.

MidPenn strives to help clients to become independent and self-sufficient members of the communtiy by strenghtening families, stablilizing housing, securing ad maintaining income, providing access to health care and education, protecting personal safety and protecting individual rights.

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  • To Volunteer, Contact:
    Carrie M. Bowmaster, Esquire
    717-848-3605 ext. 2612
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  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers
  • Training Provided
  • Training Required
  • CLE credit for trainings
  • CLE credit for pro bono
  • Mentoring or supervision offered
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance
  • County(s) of Volunteer Opportunity
    Adams, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Centre, Clearfield, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Mifflin, Perry, Schuylkill, York
  • Area of law
    Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Disability, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Foreclosure, Housing, Taxes
  • Populations Served
    Domestic Violence Victims, Elderly, General Public, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Low Income, Persons with Disabilities
  • Opportunities For
    Interpreters, Law Students, Lawyers
  • Need for non-English services
    Arabic (Egyptian), Chinese, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, Signers for the deaf: ASL, Vietnamese
  • Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities
    Monday - Friday, 8:30 am-4:30 pm
  • CLE pro bono comments
    Beginning in 2019, under a pilot project approved by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, attorneys may receive one (1) CLE credit hour for every five (5) hours of pro bono service completed through Accredited Pro Bono CLE Providers. A maximum of three hours may be applied per compliance period. NOTE: Some of our 18 Counties do not participate in the CLE Pro Bono Program.