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Deborah R. Gross is a champion for Philadelphia's public interest legal community and firmly believes in the importance of giving back.
As many members of Philadelphia’s legal community have been asking what they can do to help the community-at-large, “The Challenge Ahead: Access to Justice” pro bono volunteerism initiative provides opportunities for Association members and beyond to help people in need by providing limited legal representation, education, advice and advocacy.
The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has adopted a comprehensive plan to improve access to justice for those with limited English proficiency and those who are deaf or hard of hearing.
The 12,000-member Philadelphia Bar Association and Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts will host candidates for the Superior Court of Pennsylvania at a Decision 2017 Chancellor's Forum on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 from 4 - 5:30 p.m.…
The 12,000-member Philadelphia Bar Association will host a panel of deans from six area law schools at a Chancellor's Forum moderated by Young Lawyers Division Chair Matthew S. Olesh on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 from 4 - 5:30 p.m…
Chancellor Deborah R. Gross testified on Licenses and Inspections and the Committee on Public Health and Human Services…
In response to the breaking news of Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams’ indictment, Chancellor Deborah R. Gross today issued the following statement on behalf of the 12,000 members of the Philadelphia Bar Association…
In response to President Trump’s proposal to cut all funding to Legal Services Corporation (LSC), Chancellor Deborah R. Gross today issued the following statement on behalf of the 12,000 members of the Philadelphia Bar Association…
Due to an overwhelming response to the April 4 Chancellor’s Forum featuring candidates for Philadelphia District Attorney, the event has been moved to Moore College of Art & Design, located at 20th Street and The Parkway, Philadelphia.
In a letter sent March 13 to U.S. Senators Robert P. Casey Jr. and Patrick J. Toomey, Chancellor Deborah R. Gross, Chancellor-Elect Mary F. Platt and Vice Chancellor Rochelle M. Fedullo urge support for full funding of the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) and a rejection of any attempts to decrease LSC funding in the coming budget cycle.
Chancellor Deborah R. Gross joined in a letter with representatives from 30 other organizations sent March 10 to members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, urging them to vote no on Senate Bill 10, which exposes municipalities and counties to liability for failing to comply with an ICE detainer request, even if the request is not supported by a warrant.
Join the Philadelphia Bar Association for its 2017 Spring Quarterly Meeting & Reception at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel on Wednesday, March 29 at 5:30 p.m. After last year's success, this year's Spring Quarterly Meeting will again be held as an evening networking reception.