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Medical-Legal Alliances Help Low Income Patients

Check out this recent Philadelphia Inquirer article about LCD's medical-legal partnership with St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, where we are working with doctors and hospital leadership to address hunger and other health-harming legal needs.

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LCD and FPCN Hold Panel at National Nursing Centers Consortium

LCD attorneys and their healthcare partners from the The Family Practice and Counseling Network presented a panel on medical-legal partnership at the annual conference of the National Nursing Centers Consortium in Alexandria, VA. The panel, which explored the integration of legal services into a primary care setting, was moderated by Ellen Lawton of the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership.

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Staff Attorney Tomas Bednar and Board Member Beth Freeman Invited to Speak on Buxmont LIVE

Hosted by John Ralston, BuxMont Live is a weekly radio magazine featuring interviews with representatives from local non-profits and community leaders, and highlighting special events in Bucks and Montgomery counties. On Saturday, May 24, Board member Beth Freeman and Staff Attorney Tomas Bednar went on the program to talk about who we are at LCD and the great work that we do, highlighting our MLP sites and CLOC clinics.

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April Planning Document Clinic at Associated Services for the Blind

On April 17, 2014, staff attorney Brandon Kuykendall conducted a Planning Document Clinic for clients at Associated Services for the Blind in Philadelphia (ASB). Volunteer attorneys from Cozen O'Connor were on hand to meet with clients and complete last wills, powers of attorney, and living wills for them same-day.

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LCD honored with award from Acquired Brain Injury Network

On Saturday, May 3rd, staff attorneys Theresa Brabson and Tomas Bednar and board member Beth Freeman attended a luncheon for the Acquired Brain Injury Network of Pennsylvania, where LCD was presented with an award for our service to the brain injury community. LCD is thankful for the recognition and committed to continuing to provide quality legal help within the brain injury community of the Greater Philadelphia region! 

 

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Become Part of Giving Tuesday!

Spend purposefully this holiday season by supporting the Legal Clinic for the Disabled’s important work. Donate on Tuesday, December 2nd as part of #GivingTuesdayPHL.

You know Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, but have you heard of #GivingTuesday? #GivingTuesday is a worldwide call to action to celebrate and inspire charitable giving during the holiday season.  #GivingTuesday provides the opportunity to celebrate the holidays by giving back and using one's wallet for more than just shopping!

 Become a part of this important day by making your donation to the Legal Clinic for the Disabled today.<http://www.lcdphila.org/index.php/support-us>

 

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