Notice: All courts will be closed on Monday, January 21, 2019 in observance of MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY, except Municipal Court's Arraignment Court, Bail Acceptance and the filing of Emergency Protection from Abuse Petitions at the Stout Center for Criminal Justice, 1301 Filbert St.
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The First Judicial District recognizes the importance of performing pro bono work in order to ensure justice for the citizens of Philadelphia. It is also important to the First Judicial District to recognize the tremendous effort that many attorneys expend in providing pro bono services to litigants in the Court of Common Pleas or Municipal Court. Consequently, the First Judicial District will publish the Pro Bono Roll of Honor for 2018 and honor those attorneys at a reception on October 24, 2018.
I urge you to submit your name for recognition on the 2018 Pro Bono Roll of Honor, using the attached form. The criteria for eligibility are as follows:
The criteria for eligibility are as follows:
If you or an attorney you know, meet these criteria, please complete the attached form and forward it by September 21, 2018 to Victoria Johnson at email@example.com, by facsimile to 215-686-3748, or mail to Room 336 City Hall, Philadelphia, Pa, 19107.
The Roll of Honor was created under the auspices of the FJD's Pro Bono Committee, which includes members of the bench, bar and pro bono service providers.