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Justice Rising Advocates

Justice Rising Advocates


As a group, Justice Rising Advocates (JRA) for Community Legal Services engages young Philadelphians by broadening their understanding of CLS’s extensive work and why that advocacy is crucial to the fight for access to justice for all.

As individuals, JR Advocates are committed to advancing the mission of CLS as they rise in the community and their careers.

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CLS Justice Rising Advocates offers you substantive service and social opportunities.

Completed Events:

“A Decade of Diversion: An All-sides View of Mortgage Foreclosure Prevention,” 1.5 CLE credits, Magna Legal Services, 5:30 PM, April 25, 2018

CLE: "Ethical Issues for Low Wage Workers," August 15, 2018

Justice Rising Advocates Third Annual Reception, September 25, 2018

Justice Rising Advocates Executive Committee

Patrick Devine
White and Williams
CLS-PLA Finance Committee

Geneva Campbell Brown
Vice Chair

Melanie J. Foreman
Immediate Past Chair
Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin
CLS Board of Directors

Zachary Arbitman
Youman & Caputo

Cheryl-Lyn Bentley
Outten & Golden

Gregory S. Bergman
Blank Rome LLP

Caroline Buck
Community Legal Services

Rachel Collins Clark
Cozen O'Connor

Jenna Collins
Community Legal Services

J.P. Faunes
Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock & Dodig, LLP

Shawn Hendricks
Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young

Eli H. Klein
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

Judy Moon
Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires & Newby LLP

Chi-Ser Tran
Community Legal Services