Resources For Legal Aid Advocates


Resources for Legal Aid AdvocatesThis page features resources for advocates of the Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. Advocates should login to the site to review the full spectrum of resources available on this site. If you are not a member of the site please complete your membership by clicking on Register link above.

Featured Story

Pennsylvania Health Law ProjectThe Pennsylvania Health Law Project released the following statement on August 28, 2014 regarding the Approval of the Healthy Pennsylvania Plan to expand Medicaid:

On behalf of our clients, the Pennsylvania Health Law Project (PHLP) welcomes today’s announcement that Pennsylvania will soon expand Medicaid to cover adults with incomes up to 138 percent of poverty. This is an important step towards all Pennsylvanians realizing the promise of the Affordable Care Act.

The agreement means nearly 600,000 uninsured Pennsylvanians will qualify for Medicaid coverage beginning in January 2015. It will offer tremendous relief to many of our uninsured clients, among them the low-wage workers -- our fast food cooks, cashiers, clerks, and bus drivers, for example – who are not offered or cannot afford work-based insurance. ...

Discussion Groups and Collaboration

E-mail discussion groups have been set up in the many areas of the law. These groups are a great way to keep up with things and interact with your colleagues. You can discuss recent developments in the law, ask and answer questions, or just read the postings of others to learn about the issues people are working on.