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Publications and Resources



Equal Justice Works (video presentation)

Cumberland County Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Diversion Program (video presentation)

Free Membership in Service Organizations

Join the Pennsylvania Bar Association   
Access publications, conferences, and resources that will connect you to a broad network of lawyers interested in bettering the legal profession including an immediate connection to the PBA Pro Bono Office.

Join PaProBonoNet
Access extensive library of law materials including articles, reports and research designed to assist those stepping out of their practice areas to help build the bridge over the justice gap.  Gain access to pro bono projects and community events as well as insights into the ever existing need for pro bono legal services. 

Loan Repayment Assistance

Fellowships, Funding and Job Search 

The Need for Legal Services

Access to Justice Resource Center (ABA)
The Resource Center for Access to Justice Initiatives was created to better serve bar, bench and legal services leaders who are engaged in establishing or expanding state access to justice efforts. This Resource Center, and these web pages, bring together in one place a wealth of information on structures for access efforts, activities undertaken by access commissions in various states, and assistance with raising funds to support expanded legal aid/access to civil justice programs.

Access to Justice Support Project (NLADA)
The Access to Justice Support Project (formerly SPAN, the State Planning Assistance Network) is a joint project of NLADA and the Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants (SCLAID) of the American Bar Association. It provides support and coordination for state-level partnerships dedicated to improving civil legal assistance and expanding access to justice for low-income people

Documenting the Justice Gap in America (LSC)
This updated report of the need for legal services for the poor in America expands on the 2005 report and shows that a continuing justice gap exists. It addresses pro bono services as one facet of the answer to closing that gap.  

Legal Services to the Public Committee Access to Justice Task Force Civil Gideon Resources (PBA)
The Access to Justice Task Force is charged to develop broad implementation strategies for the right to civil counsel that was passed at the Nov. 30, 2007, PBA House of Delegates meeting, including strategies to fund a right to civil counsel as well as strategies to maximize private bar efforts in that regard in support of court and other efforts to improve access to the justice system.

Pro Bono Bankruptcy Programs and Resources (Penn State Law Professor Gary S. Gildin)
This catalog of Pro Bono Bankruptcy Programs and Resources was produced by The Miller Center for Public Interest Advocacy at The Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law pursuant to a grant from the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges Endowment for Education and the American College of Bankruptcy.