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Our Mission

MidPenn Legal Services is a non-profit, public interest law firm that provides high quality free civil legal services to low-income residents and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in 18 counties in Central Pennsylvania.
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Our Impact In Fiscal Year 2017-2018

  • People Helped

    20,952

  • Cases Handled

    11,070

  • Economic Benefit $

    4,476,455

  • Advocate Hours

    106,909

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News & Notes

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Reading Eagle - Two local attorneys were recently honored at the annual Berks County Bar Association’s Pro Bono Celebration for their pro bono work.

Amy B. Good was named Pennsylvania’s Civil Legal Aid Attorney of the Year, a statewide honor that association Executive Director Donald J. Smith Jr. said was a first for Berks. Jeffrey R. Boyd received the county-level Pro Bono Award for his work in Berks.

Reading Eagle - Peighton Schwalm, a senior, interned at MidPenn Legal Services in Reading. She said she learned and experienced things outside of the realm of the classroom. Schwalm said, "through this program, I have gotten to see many aspects of the legal field and I have used these observations to help me determine what I would like to study in college and my potential career path."