Chief Justice Saylor Reminds Lawyers of Need to Provide Public Service
February 27, 2017
Chief Justice of Pennsylvania Thomas G. Saylor is asking lawyers to support the Commonwealth’s civil legal aid programs by providing pro bono service through direct representation and financial contributions. In a letter to Pennsylvania’s approximately 70,000 registered lawyers, the chief justice also thanked attorneys for their support of legal aid programs as a component of their annual attorney registration fees. The letter is being distributed to the legal community by the courts and the Pennsylvania Bar Association.