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Welcome to the 2020 PLAN Virtual Statewide Conference

All workshops will be presented virtually by webinar on the Zoom platform. You must register for individual workshop webinars by clicking the Register for the Webinar button appearing in the workshop description and completing the registration information to be admitted into the webinar.

Pennsylvania CLE credits will be available to attorneys who actively participate in webinars and indicate their participation through polls displayed periodically during the webinars.
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Paul Edger

MidPenn Legal Services
Managing Attorney
Carlisle, PA
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 Elizabethtown College in 2008 and his J.D from Widener University School of Law in 2011. Mr. Edger concentrates his practice in the areas of domestic and sexual violence prevention, family law, landlord/tenant, unemployment compensation, and criminal expungements. Additionally, Mr. Edger is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Widener University Commonwealth Law School, where he teaches in the areas of family law, property, unemployment compensation, and trial skills. Mr. Edger sits on numerous task forces and organizations specifically directed toward providing legal services to the public, as well as the prevention of domestic and sexual violence.

Mr. Edger is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Cumberland County Bar Association, and Franklin County Bar Association. Mr. Edger currently serves as a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Legal Services to the Public Committee, as well as the Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee. Mr. Edger also serves as Co-Chair of the Cumberland County Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, and previously served for two years as Chair of the Cumberland County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division. Mr. Edger has held numerous leadership positions with the PBA Young Lawyer’s Division over the past seven years, and currently serves as the Chair-Elect of the statewide Young Lawyer’s Division. He will assume the position of Chair in May 2021. As the Chair-Elect, he also sits on the PBA Board of Governors until 2023.

Mr. Edger has authored materials and lectured on numerous legal matters across the Commonwealth on a variety of topics, including expungement of criminal convictions, obtaining Protection from Abuse and Protection from Sexual Violence orders, family law, legal ethics, and trial techniques. Since 2017, Mr. Edger has served on the Board of Directors of Safe Harbour, a homeless shelter located in Carlisle, where he is currently the Chair-Elect. He will become Chairman of the Board in 2021.

Mr. Edger was awarded the George E. Hoffer Award by the Cumberland County Bar Association in 2018 for his service to youth in the local community. Additionally, in 2019 he was named a Rising Star by Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in the field of “Legal Aid/Pro Bono,” a designation reserved for the top 2.5% of attorneys in Pennsylvania. He is the first attorney named to Super Lawyer from MidPenn Legal Services and only the tenth ever in Pennsylvania to that field. He was re-selected as a Rising Star for a second consecutive year in 2020. He was also selected as “Top 40 Under 40” by the Central Pennsylvania Business Journal for 2019.

Mr. Edger resides in Carlisle with his wife Katelynn and two sons, Connor and Aiden.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, October 22
 

10:00am EDT

 
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