Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania

  • To Volunteer, Contact:
    Kesha James, Esq., Deputy Director
    610-275-5400, Ext. 131

Pro Bono CLE Pilot Project logoLegal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania (LASP) is a non-profit Pennsylvania corporation committed to providing quality legal representation to low-income and vulnerable people in Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery County, to empower them to solve problems without legal representation through legal education and increased access to the courts, and to change community practices and systems that cause or aggravate poverty. To volunteer an attorney may contact Deputy Director Kesha James, Esq., at 610-275-5400 x131 or kjames@lasp.org or the county specific contacts listed below.

Locations:

Montgomery County Office
 625 Swede Street
 Norristown, PA 19401

Local Contact: Michael Kelley, Esquire
 610-275-5400, Ext. 125; mekelley@lasp.org

Chester County Office
 222 North Walnut Street
 Second Floor
 West Chester, PA 19380
Local Contact: Brain Doyle, Esq
610-436-4510 Ext. 211; bdoyle@lasp.org

Delaware County Office
 410 Welsh Street
 Chester, PA 19013
  610-874-8421

Local Contact: Tom Kerstan, Esquire
 610-874-8421, Ext. 113; tkerstan@lasp.org

Bucks County Office
 1290 Veterans Highway
 Box 809
 Bristol, PA 19007
 215-781-1111

Local Contact: Jennifer Pierce. Esq.
215-340-1818, Ext. 205; jpierce@lasp.org

 

 

 

  • County(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery
  • Area of law: Custody; Protection From Abuse; Bankruptcy; Landlord/Tenant; Expungement; Divorce, Elder Law (wills, powers of attorney and living wills); Unemployment Compensation;and Consumer Law.
  • Populations Served: Domestic Violence Victims, Elderly, Low Income, State Residents
  • Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: Yes
  • Training Provided: Yes
  • Training Required: No
  • CLE credit for trainings: Yes
  • CLE credit for pro bono: Yes
  • CLE pro bono comments: Beginning in 2019, attorneys may receive one (1) CLE credit hour for every five (5) hours of pro bono service completed through Accredited Pro Bono CLE Providers. A maximum of three hours may be applied per compliance period.
  • Mentoring or supervision offered: Yes
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: No
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: No
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