MidPenn Legal Services 2015-16 Fact Sheet, Posted January 2017
The legal-aid provider in Clearfield County is MidPenn Legal Services. Read the overview of the MidPenn's services to counties in 2015-16. Read the report on MidPenn's services in Clearfield County in 2015-16.
Ann B. Wood Receives PBA Pro Bono Award for Volunteerism, March 16, 2015
Each year the PBA presents Pro Bono Awards to attorneys who work with local legal aid organizations to increase access to justice for our most vulnerable populations. Ann B. Wood of the law firm of Bell, Silberblatt and Wood in Clearfield was presented with a Pro Bono Award at the Clearfield County Bar Association's meeting on March 16, 2015. The award recognizes Wood for donating countless hours of legal services to nearly 400 low-income residents since 1975. Shown with Wood at the award presentation are Kathy J. Cella, MidPenn Legal Services pro bono coordinator, and Alicia Merrill, MidPenn Clearfield staff attorney.
Wills for Heroes Clinic, Nov. 9, 2013
The Pennsylvania Bar Association Young Lawyers Division and the Wills for Heroes Foundation, with sponsorship by Ballard Spahr LLP, are holding upcoming events across Pennsylvania. At these events, free wills and powers of attorney are prepared for police officers, firefighters and other first responders who risk their lives every day to make sure our communities are safe. Programs are staffed by lawyer volunteers and are conveniently offered to first responders at meeting halls and police and fire stations. On Nov 9, volunteer lawyers will be conducting a Wills for Heroes program for all Pennsylvania first responders, including volunteer, active and retired police officers, fire fighters and emergency medical personnel. The Clearfield County event will be held at the Dubois Area United Way, 223 South Jared St., Dubois. For more information, visit the Wills for Heroes Foundation website at www.willsforheroes.org.