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Vetrano Law’s Wayne family lawyer appointed to the Board of Directors of Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania

Lindsay Hanifan Childs, Esquire, of Vetrano|Vetrano & Feinman LLC has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania (“LASP”).  She will serve a three-year term.  LASP serves low-income and vulnerable individuals in Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties by providing legal representation in a wide range of civil practice areas, including family law, housing, elder law and public benefits.  The organization also seeks to provide legal education to the community and to alter local systems that lead to poverty.  

Legal representation is provided both by staff attorneys employed by LASP, and by local attorneys who volunteer their time to support the LASP mission.  Much of LASP’s community education and outreach is accomplished through partnerships with the county Bar Associations, other non-profit organizations and numerous educational institutions who all have in an interest making justice more accessible for all.

LASP was created in 2001 as a merger of the legal services programs in the four individual counties.  During the 2014-2015 fiscal year, almost 17,000 individuals and their families received assistance from LASP.  The organization recently expanded by opening a new office in Media, Delaware County.   Other offices are located in Bristol, Doylestown, West Chester, Chester, Norristown and Pottstown.  For more information about Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania, visit their website at www.lasp.org, or call the toll-free helpline at 1-877-429-5994.

About Lindsay Hanifan Childs: Lindsay Hanifan Childs, Esq. is an associate attorney at the law firm Vetrano|Vetrano & Feinman LLC.  She limits her Wayne practice to family law matters, including divorce, custody, and support.  In addition to serving as a Director of Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania, she volunteers her time with the Women’s Resource Center and organizes many community service projects in her position as the Secretary of the Montgomery Bar Association’s Young Lawyers’ Section.  Mrs. Childs has also been appointed as a Guardian Ad Litem and Child Advocate in a number of cases in Montgomery and Chester Counties, representing children in custody and abuse cases. For more information about Wayne family lawyer, Mrs. Childs, or Vetrano|Vetrano & Feinman LLC, call 610-265-4441 or visit www.vetranolaw.com.

 

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