Welcome to the 2020 PLAN Virtual Statewide Conference

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Thursday, October 22

10:00am EDT

Evidence in a PFA Case
This presentation will discuss PFAs/SVPOs and evidence that clients provide us in a PFA case.

ATTENTION: Due to technical difficulties the first approximately 30 minutes of this presentation was not recorded. The portion recorded and available here focuses on the Pennsylvania Wiretap Act.


Alisa Petersen

IOLTA Fellow, MidPenn Legal Services
Alisa L. Petersen is the 2020-2021 IOLTA Fellow with MidPenn Legal Services in Carlisle, PA. Ms. Petersen earned a B.A. in Political Science/Pre-Law with a minor in Professional Writing from Bloomsburg University in 2017, graduating summa cum laude. In May 2020, Ms. Petersen earned... Read More →
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Paul Edger

Managing Attorney, MidPenn Legal Services
Paul D. Edger, Esquire is the Managing Attorney of the Carlisle, Chambersburg, and Gettysburg offices of MidPenn Legal Services, managing all services provided in Adams, Cumberland, Franklin, and Fulton counties. Mr. Edger earned a B.A. in Political Philosophy and Legal Studies from... Read More →

Thursday October 22, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
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2:00pm EDT

Defending Subsidized Tenants in Alleged Criminal Activity Eviction and Section 8 Termination Actions
When subsidized housing tenants face eviction or Section 8 terminations due to their household members or guests' alleged criminal activity, the consequences are severe. Their future right to reside in any federally subsidized housing could be rescinded for years, or sometimes forever. This workshop will examine and illustrate the wide variety of possible defenses to these criminal activity-based adversarial proceedings, and describe how these defenses vary, depending upon the type of federally subsidized housing involved.

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Eileen Yacknin

Director of Litigation, Neighborhood Legal Services
Eileen Yacknin works at Neighborhood Legal Services (NLS), her first and only job, arriving straight from Boston College Law School in 1977, before most of you were born. For several years and currently, she serves as NLS’s Litigation Director. For nearly 25 years, she served as... Read More →

Thursday October 22, 2020 2:00pm - 3:30pm EDT
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