If you are in need of legal aid, click here and fill out the PBA Pro Bono Program Legal Assistance Request Form you find there. You should also check out The search engine on the website is excellent. Enter the county where you are having the problem and list the area of law to locate resources to pursue.

If you are a pro bono volunteer, the entry below will outline how pro bono is done in this county and detail any organized pro bono program for you to work with here. You can also go to the main PBA pro bono site for lawyers, and check out and sign up on Check out the The Pro Bono Program Directory is a searchable database of organizations that are seeking the assistance of volunteer pro bono advocates. You can find an opportunity that meets your volunteer goal by using the guide's filters to find an opportunity in your locality and legal area of preference.


Probono Coordinator

Pro Bono in this County:

Information is currently being updated.

Jefferson County is part of the six-county region covered by Laurel Legal Services(LLS).
Check out the LLS statistics of service in the county for 2019-20.

Punxsutawney Legal Needs Clinic, June 13, 2018
Pictured below at the June 13, 2018, Legal Needs Clinic at the County Housing Authority Social Center in Punxsutawney are Laurel Legal Services (LLS) Director of PAI and Pro Bono Jessica Lynch, LLS Client Board Member Minta Livengood, PBA Administrative Assistant Gabriele Miller-Wagner, Jefferson County lawyer Kerith Strano Taylor, LLS Board Member John Achille, LLS staff Attorney Eric Hackenberg and PBA Pro Bono Coordinator David Trevaskis. “I think that the law clinic is a good idea,” stated  Livengood. “It helps people to understand their legal rights and shows them how to try to resolve the matters they face.” Clients attending the program had praise for the program and the volunteers: “Everyone was well-informed and my problems were handled professionally” “I would recommend this for everyone,” said another. “The lawyers helped me a lot!”



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