About Legal Aid

Our mission: To provide quality legal representation to low-income and vulnerable people in Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery County, to empower them to solve problems without legal representation through legal education and increased access to the courts, and to change community practices and systems that cause or aggravate poverty.

Community Education

LASP offers community legal education, staff in-service training and outreach about our services to a variety of groups in our four-county region. Topics include:

+ Housing Law
+ Consumer Law
+ Family Law
+ Elder Law
+ Public Benefits

If you would like to schedule a LASP respresentative for an upcoming event, contact Kesha James at 610-275-5400 ext. 131.

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News Archive

Latest LASP News

Merck Pro Bono Program receives PLAN Excellence Award!

April 13h, 2015

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The Merck Pro Bono Program is a strong partner for justice. Pro bono attorneys from Merck’s legal department staff LASP’s Lansdale outreach site weekly, playing a key role in efforts to expand access to free civil legal services. This year, LASP nominated the Merck Pro Bono Program for a PLAN Excellence Award in recognition of their dedication and service. The award was presented on March 24, 2015. Congratulations to Merck for this much deserved honor! Pictured are Elizabeth W. Fritsch, Esq, LASP Executive Director, Mark Daniel, Associate Vice President & Group Managing Counsel from Merck (center) who accepted the Excellence Award from PLAN Board President Wesley R. Payne, IV, Esq.(left) Click here to see the video honoring the Merck Pro Bono Program.

Thank You to The TD Bank Charitable Foundation!

November 7th, 2014

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LASP is very appreciative of the $7,500 grant made to our Montgomery County Division by The TD Bank Charitable Foundation.  Funding will help support LASP’s Norristown and Pottstown offices, which handle more than 1,600 cases yearly, helping more than 3,400 low income people.  Pictured, left to right, are Nancy R. Paul, Executive Director, Montgomery Bar Association and President of LASP’s Board of Directors; Dominique Goss, Community Relations Manager, MidAtlantic Region, TD Bank;  Elizabeth W. Fritsch, Esq., LASP Executive Director and Geoffrey Brandon, Regional Vice President for Montgomery County, TD Bank

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