June 23, 2015
Erica Briant, Esq. - Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Fellow and Drexel alumni
Erica Briant, an Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Fellow at LASP, is featured in an article about the growing number of Drexel University Kline School of Law alumni who are pursuing careers in public interest. The Docket, the law school’s newsletter, notes that Ms. Briant, a 2014 graduate of Drexel’s law school, worked a pro bono student with HIAS, an organization that serves refuges and other displaced persons, and continues to make a powerful impression in the field of public interest law. Ms. Briant’s work at LASP focuses largely on expungements. To read The Docket article, click here.
April 13th, 2015
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.