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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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In This Issue: PNA Survey Concludes with Great Response from PEERS, Training Calendar, Pumpkin Streusel Muffins, Virtual Resident Rights Bingo, Welcome New Volunteer, History of Scarecrows, Volunteers Opportunities, Residents' Rights Month, One Step at a Time - But Always Forward

Whether you choose to volunteer at a local shelter, support military service personnel or donate to a cause you care about, your Labor Day can be focused on honoring those who have worked so hard to build up our country’s economic and political well being. 

To be a lawyer, you have to be intelligent. Right? If you are a judge, you have probably demonstrated a high level of intelligence as well. What does it mean to be intelligent? Are we all intelligent in the same way? What is emotional intelligence? What role, if any, does emotional intelligence have in our performance as attorneys or judges?

I, by no means, claim to possess a definitive answer to these questions. After all, I only have a bachelor's degree in psychology and a little over four decades on this planet. I do, however, declare myself a curious student of the matters of the brain and the mind.

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