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Philadelphia Landlord/Tenant Legal Help Center, A Collaborative Project Administered by SeniorLAW Center and Operated by TURN

  • To Volunteer, Contact:
    Michele Cohen
    215-606-3556
  • Location:
    Walk-In Help Center: Municipal Court,
    1339 Chestnut Street, 10th Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19107
  • Map: maps.google.com
  • Phone: 215-606-3556

Mission: To provide free legal information, advice, and limited representation to unrepresented, low-income individuals who are facing eviction and other legal rental housing problems in Philadelphia

Description: Legal information, advice and limited representation services are provided to tenants who live in Philadelphia and whose income is 200% of the federal poverty level or below. Tenants may receive services coming to the Help Center during intake hours. Tenants sign-in at the Clerk’s Counter to meet with an attorney on a first-come, first-served basis.

Walk-In Help Center: Municipal Court, 1339 Chestnut Street, 10th Floor
Operating Hours: Mondays: 1:30-3:30 p.m.; Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

  • County(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: Philadelphia
  • Area of law: Homeless, Housing
  • Populations Served: Low Income
  • Opportunities For: Law Students, Lawyers
  • Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Operating Hours: Mondays: 1:30-3:30 p.m.; Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: No
  • Training Provided: No
  • Training Required: No
  • CLE credit for trainings: No
  • CLE credit for pro bono: No
  • Mentoring or supervision offered: No
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: No
  • Types of projects in need of Pro Bono help: Client counseling (e.g., brief advice)
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: No
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Volunteer Profile

Yoana Rodriguez is a lawyer from Guatemala whose main interest lies with human rights, specifically with indigenous communities and women’s rights. Rodriguez volunteers regularly at The Advocates for Human Rights on their National Asylum Help Line, or Linea de Ayuda Nacional de Asilo. LEARN MORE

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