We are pleased to announce that Sarah Anderson, Esquire has been hired as a staff attorney for our Warren Office. Welcome, Sarah!
Keith Kirsch has left his employment with NWLS after 27 years of service. We wish him the best of everything.
William Taggart was hired as a part time attorney in our Erie Office doing housing and family law cases. Welcome, Bill!
We are pleased to announce that Jacqueline Lager was hired as a full time attorney stationed in our Erie Office. Jackie will be doing family law cases, mortgage foreclosure and unemployment cases.
Erin Steehler was hired as a full time attorney in our Erie office. Her law focus will be housing and family law.
We wish to congratulate James Montero on his recent retirement. Jim has been dedicated and hard working for nearly 38 years. Best of luck to you!
The following staff have left their employment with NWLS. We wish them luck in their future endeavors: Eva Palmer, Vince Brocki, Patty Gowan, Andrea Amicangelo, Sufana Chowdry and Laurie Tewinkle.
Karen Klapsinos has left her employment with NWLS. Best of everything to you, Karen!
Larry Meredith has left his employment with NWLS. We wish Larry the best of luck in his future endeavors.
NWLS Executive Director Robert A. Oakley, Esq., was named a 2012 Excellence Award honoree by the Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network (PLAN), the agency that administers state funding for civil legal services. Oakley was honored for his 35 years of service to legal aid as a community educator, board member, staff attorney and managing attorney for a legal services organization in Ohio, and as executive director of programs in both southeastern Wyoming and northwestern Pennsylvania. In addition to his years of service to legal aid, Oakley has been active in community groups in the region. He is currently the board president for the JFK Center, Inc., a neighborhood organization that provides a wide variety of essential services to inner city residents of Erie.
Teri Zalewski has joined our staff to fill a vacancy in our Central Intake Unit as an Intake Screener. Welcome to Teri.
Bobbie Battles was hired as a part time secretary in our Bradford Office. Join us in welcoming her.
Autumn Johnson has left her employment with NWLS. We wish her the best of luck!
Chelsea Sinclair was hired in our Farrell Office to fill the position of a full time staff attorney. Welcome Chelsea!
Autumn Johnson, Attorney in NWLS' Farrell, Pennsylvania Office was recognized in Pittsburgh Tribune for her hard work and committment to low-income individuals. We are proud to have her as a part of our staff.
Kathy Landis has left her employment with
NWLS after 37 years of service. Thanks to Kathy for her dedication
over the many years to our program and the low income community.
Good luck to Kathy.
Welcome to Laurie Tewinkle who has been
hired as a part time attorney in our Erie Office.
Brian Cabaday has been hired to fill a
paralegal position in our Erie Office. We are pleased to have him
join our staff!
Debbie Place leaves her employment with
NWLS after 34 years of service to accept a position with North Penn Legal
Services. We wish the best to Debbie!
Welcome to Attorney Larry Meredith who
joins our Erie Office staff! Larry has been an attorney since
1973, working in private practice and has been a part time public
defender. As a lifelong resident of Erie, he has been involved with our
client community and with the general community. We are glad to have
him join our program.
Susan Thomas has left her employment with
NWLS and we wish her the best of luck.
James A. Montero, NWLS Paralegal, receives
Pennsylvania Legal Services Network's Excellence Award.
Jim has been employed with NWLS for over 35 years and has been very
active in serving the Latino and low-income community. A
ceremony to honor the recipients is scheduled for March 23, 2010 at the
Harrisburg Hilton Towers. Congratulations Jim!