Dilworth Paxson LLP encourages all lawyers to provide pro bono legal services. The firm works with the Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program (VIP), the Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP) and the Prisoner Civil Rights Panel of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (the “Prisoner Rights Panel”). Dilworth Paxson endorses the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service voluntary pro bono policy initiatives, including the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Pro Bono Initiative and the Pennsylvania Interest on Lawyer Trust Account (IOLTA) Board Pro Bono Initiative.
On Friday, November 18th , Dilworth Paxson LLP was proud to be a part of a birth certificate clinic for the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless. The clinic was located at Project H.O.M.E. and hosted by The Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP) DELVACCA (Delaware Valley Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel) and PECO/Exelon. Six Dilworth attorneys - Gino Benedetti, Matthew Whitehorn, Matt Azoulay, Catherine Pappas, Fenita Moore, and Michael Gallagher - processed the majority of the non-Pennsylvania application requests.
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Richard L. Fox, Partner and Chair, of the Philanthropic & Nonprofit Group is providing pro bono services to the Shane Victorino Foundation. Fox has been working with the foundation on nonprofit and tax related issues. The Shane Victorino Foundation is dedicated to promoting opportunities for underprivileged youth in Philadelphia and Hawaii. The Foundation engages in projects which provide children with educational, recreational and wellness programs The Foundation was established in the spring of 2010. Its first major project was the renovation of a100-year-old Nicetown building for the Boys and Girls Club of Philadelphia.
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Visit shanevictorinofoundation.org for more information on the foundation.
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