Resources For Legal Aid Advocates

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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 send a request by email to webmaster@palegalaid.net from your PLAN program email account to request a membership to the site.

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NLADA logoThe President’s FY 2019 budget blueprint released Monday, February 12, includes a proposal that would eliminate the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.

PSLF was enacted by President George W. Bush in 2007 to encourage graduates to enter into public service and to make it financially viable for them to remain in service for the duration of their careers despite taking on significant student loan debt to earn their degrees. 

A survey conducted by the National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA) suggests that the program has significantly enhanced access to justice in America, and that eliminating PSLF would harm our communities.

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.