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Wood Equal Access To Justice Award and Pro Bono Award recipient Jennifer Ayers with PBA President Sara Austin at last night's Lycoming Law Association's Annual Banquet. Attorney Ayers is a former staff attorney at NPLS. Congratulations on a most well-deserved honor!

NPLS Board Member Michael Vargo presented Northampton County Bar Association's 2016 Pro Bono Award to Michael Light, II last week.  We appreciate Michael's efforts to assist low-income people in Northampton County with their civil legal needs.  Congratulations Michael!

We'd like to share some news about the late Pete Macky - former Managing Attorney at NPLS' Sunbury office. Northumberland County President Judge Sayler announced today that their new pro bono award will be named the "Peter B. Macky Pro Bono Award". A memorial ceremony was held today in honor of Pete.

PBI, PBA and PLAN are pleased to honor Pennsylvania pro bono volunteers with the release of 10 one-hour free CLE videos offering training for lawyers taking a pro bono case from any legal aid, county bar or other poverty law organization.  A list of the ten CLE programs is attached along with a letter from the Presidents of the three sponsors.  These ten videos allow pro bono volunteers to get free online CLE from the comfort of their office desks while gaining valuable insight into a variety of common pro bono matters.

North Penn Legal Services and the Wilkes-Barre Law & Library Association (both accredited continuing legal education providers) will Conduct a Continuing Legal Education Program on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at the Educational Center of Luzerne County Community College in Nanticoke, PA.