Law Center Updates

Nationally-recognized Special Education Expert Sonja Kerr to Join the Cuddy Law Firm

Sonja D. Kerr will be leaving the Public Interest Law Center in early January 2016 to join Cuddy as National Director of Impact Litigation. 

Staff, Partners to Receive National Award for Florida Medicaid Case

Staff attorney Ben Geffen, former staff attorney James Eiseman, and pro bono attorneys from Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP will receive the Child Health Advocate Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Amy Laura Cahn, Eastwick Clients to be honored by Bread & Roses

We will celebrate with staff attorney Amy Laura Cahn and her clients, the Eastwick Friends & Neighbors Coalition, at the 2015 Tribute to Change on October 1.

Keir Bradford-Grey to Join Board of Directors

In September we will welcome the new chief of the Defender Association of Philadelphia as an ex-officio member of our board.

2014 Annual Report and 2015 Strategy

Our 2014 Annual Report and 2015 Strategy is now available online:

Law Center Honored to Receive NAACP Award

On July 13, 2015, we received the Juanita Jackson Mitchell Award from the NAACP at its annual convention.

Fellowship Applications

The deadline has passed for 2015 fellowships.

Three New Board Members Elected at Annual Meeting

We are pleased to welcome three new board members, thank departing board members for their service, and celebrate a new slate of board officers.

Law Center Welcomes New Ex Officio Members, Says Goodbye to Ellen Greenlee

The Law Center’s bylaws provide a wonderful infusion of talent each year by designating eight individuals as ex officio board members.

Law Center Receives Major Donation from Former Board Chair Barry F. Schwartz

The Law Center is pleased to announce a new gift from former Board Chairman Barry Schwartz to support our public education work. Mr. Schwartz served as Board Chair in 1989 and is currently executive vice chairman of MacAndrews & Forbes.

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