Headshot photo of Linda Peyton, a smiling white woman in a dark suit with straight, short brown hair and dark glasses.

LCD Executive Director to Retire, Successor Appointed

The Board of Directors of the Legal Clinic for the Disabled (LCD) has announced the retirement of long-term Executive Director Linda Peyton and the appointment of her successor, Theresa Brabson, LCD’s Legal Director for five years. Peyton’s leadership team transformed the agency through medical-legal partnerships and initiatives that place legal advocates where potential clients need them most.

Read the press release and a letter from the Board of Directors.

The mission of the Legal Clinic for the Disabled, Inc. is to empower low-income people with disabilities and the deaf and hard of hearing in the Philadelphia region to achieve inclusion, independence, and justice by providing free legal representation to overcome legal obstacles that would otherwise affect their independence, health, or quality of life.

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Our General Intake line (all non-housing matters):

Please call: 215-587-3158 Option 2

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Please call 215-587-3158 Option 1

All Intakes Are by Phone Only. The Intake line is open 9am-5pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays.


For all other inquiries please contact:

Mail:  1513 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

FOR SERVICE OF PROCESS:  925 Chestnut Street, Suite 311, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Email:  legalinfo@lcdphila.org

Phone:  215.587.3158

Fax: 215.521.7013