Supreme Court Launches Pilot Program for Pro Bono Appellate Representation

By order dated March 5, 2015, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court established a pilot program to provide pro bono appellate representation to indigent criminal defendants and civil litigants who have a right to appointed counsel (such as an individual facing involuntary termination of parental rights). An appointed pro bono coordinator will maintain a list of experienced appellate attorney volunteers and work with the Supreme Court’s Prothonotary to match attorneys with qualified self-represented litigants who have petitions for appeal pending with the Court. Click here for more information from the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts.

By | 2017-05-19T22:51:29+00:00 April 10th, 2015|Categories: Appellate Practice, Public Interest|Tags: , |Comments Off on Supreme Court Launches Pilot Program for Pro Bono Appellate Representation

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