Lackawanna Pro Bono Honors at Fundraising Gala, Oct. 27, 2016
Susan S. Belin, the Children's Advocacy Center of Northeastern Pennsylvania and lawyers Melinda C. Ghilardi and Sidney J. Prejean will be honored with the Attorney Robert W. Munley Distinguished Service Award during Lackawanna Pro Bono's eighth annual Fundraising Gala, to be held Oct. 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Scranton Cultural Center. Shown below are Sylvia Hahn, executive director of Lackawanna Pro Bono; Mary Ann LaPorta, executive director of the Children's Advocacy Center of Northeastern Pennsylvania; Munley; Belin; Ghilardi; and Prejean. Read the press release.

Lackawanna Pro Bono Family Law Help Desk , Oct. 28, 2015
A Family Law Help Desk, sponsored by Lackawanna Pro Bono, will be held on Oct. 28, 1-3 p.m., at the Family Court Administration Office in Scranton. This free event provides the opportunity for low income individuals who have family-law problems in Lackawanna County to meet briefly with a lawyer to discuss their legal problems. The lawyer will not represent these individuals but may offer important information about the matter. To qualify for the Family Law Help Desk, a person must have a household income of less than 125 percent of the poverty level and must not be currently represented by an attorney For more information, contact Lackawanna Pro Bono at 570-961-2714.

Lackawanna Pro Bono Honors Bishop, Women's Resource Center and Dr. Wright with Distinguished Service Award, Oct. 22, 2015
Lackawanna Pro Bono's seventh annual Fundraising Gala at the Scranton Cultural Center, Oct. 22, will be highlighted by the presentation of Robert W. Munley Distinguished Service Awards to lawyer Richard Bishop, the Women's Resource Center and Robert Wright, M.D. Shown below, from left, are Joseph G. Price, vice president, Lackawanna Pro Bono; Robert Wright, M.D.; Peg Ruddy, executive director, Women's Resource Center; Richard Bishop; and Sylvia Hahn, executive director, Lackawanna Pro Bono. Read the press release.

Wills for Heroes Event, Oct. 3, 2015
The PBA Young Lawyers Division and the Wills for Heroes Foundation, with sponsorship by Ballard Spahr LLP, are hosting a Wills for Heroes event in Lackawanna County on Oct. 3 at the 911 Center, 30 Valley View Drive, Jessup, Pa. Get more information. If you have any questions about the program, contact Lee Ann Munley at



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