Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Philadelphia Bar Association Military Assistance Program

The Military Assistance Program of the Philadelphia Bar Association serves active duty members of the military and their families in Southeastern Pennsylvania. The legal services are provided free of charge by volunteer attorneys.

Calls are handled by the MAP “hotline” at 215-238-6388. There is a voice mail system if staff is not available to answer the line, and messages are returned within 24 hours.

For Lawyers

To volunteer for this program an attorney must
1) be licensed to practice in Pennsylvania,
2) carry professional liability insurance and
3) possess a willingness to providepro bono services to our fighting men and women and their families on short notice.
To participate, see this FAQ and Application.
Membership in LRIS is not required to volunteer for this program.

This program is part of the nationwide LAMP (Legal Assistance for Military Personnel) effort spearheaded by the ABA.

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